In the expository writing course "Why Shakespeare?" first-year students were challenged to adapt their essays for a public audience.
Harvard on Twitter
- In this interview from #RadcliffeMagazine, @STurkle—a College alum and MIT professor—shares the story behind her new memoir, #TheEmpathyDiaries. t.co/U1QedTKyoN
- The initiative will offer $500 no-strings-attached monthly payments to 125 eligible single-caretaker households, chosen by lottery, over an 18-month period beginning in August t.co/jVIosZEPkh
- A new analysis shows that a person’s chances of getting COVID-19 went up if they lived in a community with high unemployment or high numbers of service workers t.co/TQwSd7a4PN
Arts and Humanities
30 years of ecological research in Harvard’s wired forest
In this documentary, Amy Li (Harvard College ’20) speaks with scientists, educators, and students in the Harvard Forest Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Program about the program’s origins, history, and future trajectories. The Harvard Forest was founded in 1907 and is based in Petersham, Massachusetts (Nipmuck ancestral homeland).
A peek inside the new SEC
Harvard’s much-anticipated Science and Engineering Complex (SEC) in Allston is complete. The SEC is home to a portion of Harvard’s John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS). Labs are setting up (some are already operational), furniture has been moved in, and offices are being transitioned.