Persuading people to support a particular candidate or party is an essential test of any political campaign. But precisely how to move voters successfully is a matter still not fully understood — and theraison d’etre for political strategists and pundits.
Narrated by John Lithgow ’67, this visual love letter to libraries celebrates books and those who watch over them while marking the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Harry Elkins Widener Memorial Library, Harvard’s flagship library.
A total of eight (8) Harvard varsity athletic teams have received Division I Academic Progress Rate (APR) Public Recognition Awards from the NCAA, in an announcement on Wednesday morning. The NCAA recognized more than 1,100 Division I sports teams from across the country for their exceptional work in the classroom as part of the NCAA's Academic Performance Program.
A new study has found that the financial health of Social Security, the program that millions of Americans have relied on for decades as a crucial part of their income, has been dramatically overstated.
Imagine a day when scientists are able to alter the DNA of organisms in the lab in their search for answers to a host of scientific questions. Imagine a day when doctors treat genetic disorders by administering drugs designed to alter patients’ genomes.
When he set out to understand how the motor cortex changes with learning, Bence Ölveczky, the John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Natural Sciences, assumed, like nearly all other scientists, that unique learned motor behaviors originate in the motor cortex.