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at the forefront of teaching and learning and fostering cutting edge research and discovery.

Science

Public Shakespeare

In the expository writing course "Why Shakespeare?" first-year students were challenged to adapt their essays for a public audience. 

Social Science

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Arts and Humanities

Louis Menand

Chronicling an American age of art, thought, and global engagement

May 4, 2021

In his new book “The Free World: Art and Thought in the Cold War,” Louis “Luke” Menand, the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of English and Lee Simpkins Professor of Arts and Sciences, follows up his Pulitzer Prize-winning “The Metaphysical Club” with a richly detailed study of the U.S. between World War II and Vietnam.... Read more about Chronicling an American age of art, thought, and global engagement

Origin of the Armageddon causing comet

A new theory from Avi Loeb and Amir Siraj explains the origin of the comet that killed the dinosaurs.

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. 

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