Crimson staff writer
Tess C. Wayland
Brenda D. Tindal will serve as the inaugural chief campus curator for Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences starting Feb. 13, FAS Dean and University President-elect Claudine Gay wrote in an email Wednesday.
Harvard Peabody Museum Transfers Ownership of Ancestral Kayak to Alutiiq Museum as Part of Ongoing Repatriation Efforts
The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology recently transferred ownership of an ancestral Alutiiq, or Sugpiaq, kayak to the Alutiiq Museum, a cultural museum and tribal repository in Kodiak, Alaska.
Following the 2022 midterm elections, Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger and former West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant discussed election security, former U.S. President Donald J. Trump, and the politicization of their office at an Institute of Politics forum held Tuesday evening.
New York Times journalist Jodi Kantor and actress Ashley Judd talked about the making of the ground-breaking investigative story that amplified the #MeToo movement during a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Thursday.
College sophomore Jennifer R. Yu ’25 took home the 2022 U.S. Women’s Chess Championship title late last month after a 17-day tournament in St. Louis.
A panel of psychology and sociology experts discussed how psychedelics can be used as therapy for racial trauma at an event hosted Thursday by Harvard Law School’s Petrie-Flom Center.
This isn’t just any aged tree — this is what is known as a witness tree. Witness trees are, by definition, any tree that has experienced historical events through its significant age and location. Many well-known witness trees were present for major Civil War battles. In the case of the one at the Harvard Forest, these historical events have less to do with military and politics and more to do with the climate and ecology of the forest.