Science

Making medieval German sing

In lieu of a final exam, students in “Women’s Voices in German Medieval Literature” created a final performance of spoken word and song.

Social Science

Vivid reminders of war

Vivid reminders of war

June 24, 2015

Minoo Emami’s artistic spin on the iconic painting “The Birth of Venus” is as much about the birth of terror as it is a nod to Botticelli’s sweeping romantic panorama.

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Arts and Humanities

Bringing far nearer

Bringing far nearer

July 21, 2015

Maybe you couldn’t afford a vacation this summer, and the closest you’ll come to paradise is a glass of rosé and some dollar oysters on the waterfront. Fortunately, you can now tag along on other people’s jaunts, without the galling price tag — and minus the jetlag.

Ode to a venerable library

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.

Sea level correction

The acceleration of global sea level change from the end of the 20th century through the last two decades has been significantly swifter than scientists thought, according to a new Harvard study.

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