Scientists fighting last year’s outbreak of Ebola used the power of genetic sequencing to unlock the secrets of the deadly virus, and now they’re doing the same for a similar, and far more prevalent, disease — Lassa fever.
Matthew Desmond, the John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences, and Beth Stevens, an assistant professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and neuroscientist at Boston Children’s Hospital, were named MacArthur Fellows today.
Harvard Professor Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, Victor S. Thomas Professor of History and of African and African American Studies, is among the 10 recipients of the 2014 National Humanities Medal.
Logan McCarty and Melissa Franklin
Logan McCarty and Melissa Franklin describe their Hauser Grant project, an innovative, experimental learning space inspiring creative approaches to teaching.
Ode to the Library: Widener Turns 100
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.