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Harvard Wins 'Bicycle Friendly University' Award

The award, which is given by the League of American Bicyclists, recognizes universities for initiatives focused on bicycle safety and access.


Harvard Engineering Professor Wood Awarded Medal for Work in Robotics

Robert J. Wood, a Harvard professor of engineering and applied sciences, won the Max Planck-Humboldt Medal last week for his innovations in soft robotics. The medal comes with $68,000 in prize money.

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Association for Black Harvard Women Hosts Annual 'Road to Success' Conference

The conference, which has run every year for the past 16 years, aimed to facilitate pre-professional development and mentoring opportunities for black women on campus, according to organizers.


Harvard Health Services Implements Consumer Drug Take-Back Program

The dropbox, located in the HUHS pharmacy in the Smith Campus Center, accepts “unused or expired prescription medication, unused or expired over-the-counter medication, and pet medication."

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Harvard Medical School

Twelve Harvard Professors Elected to National Academy of Medicine

Twelve Harvard faculty members were elected to the National Academy of Medicine, considered one of the highest honors in health and medicine, on Oct. 15.

Nancy Pelosi Comes to Harvard

At Harvard Event, Nancy Pelosi Calls for United Approach to Midterm Elections

Pelosi expressed confidence in a Democratic victory in the November midterm elections. “If the election were today, we would win the majority,” she said.