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Alec Karakatsanis puts “human caging” and “wealth-based detention” in America on trial.

8.15.17

Ensemble members reminisce in Party People, about the Black Panthers and Young Lords.

Photograph by Jenny Graham

Historical plays for a nation “stuck in the middle”

September-October 2017

Though songwriter Dan Wilson mostly stays out of the spotlight these days…

Photograph by Devin Pedde

The Grammy Award-winning songwriter Dan Wilson reclaims his catalog.

September-October 2017

Carl Thorne-Thomsen in high school (with fellow student-council member Linda Jones Docherty)

Photograph from Lake Forest High School 1964 Yearbook/Courtesy of Linda Docherty

Brief life of a man of principle: 1946-1967

September-October 2017

Photograph by Elsa Dorfman

Elsa Dorfman, BI ’73, looks back on her photography.

September-October 2017

A Harvard committee proposes eliminating unsanctioned student social organizations.

September-October 2017

A surgical technique designed to preserve proprioceptive signals after amputation should allow patients to sense the location of their prostheses, feedback that is often compromised by convential surgery.

Image courtesy of Shriya Srinivasan

Improved surgical techniques enhance prosthetic function.

September-October 2017

From left: Sam (Annie Parisse), Nick (Nat Faxon), Ethan (Keegan-Michael Key), Lisa (Cobie Smulders), Marianne (Jae Suh Park), Max (Fred Savage), and Felix (Billy Eichner)

From left: Sam (Annie Parisse), Nick (Nat Faxon), Ethan (Keegan-Michael Key), Lisa (Cobie Smulders), Marianne (Jae Suh Park), Max (Fred Savage), and Felix (Billy Eichner)

Photograph by David Lee/Netflix

The real tragedy underlying Friends from College stems from the indignities of the post-recession economy.

7.17.17

Tracy K. Smith

Photograph © Rachel Eliza Griffiths

The announcement comes at a busy time for the writer, who is at work on two operas and will soon publish her fifth verse collection, Wade in the Water.

6.14.17