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An activist holding a poster: "Pro-Woman, Pro-Baby, Pro-Life."

The Schlesinger Library hosted “Righting the Record” on October 17.
Image courtesy of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study


In a fractious election season, the Schlesinger Library held a discussion about ideology, trust, and how to expand its reach.


These fat cells were created from human pluripotent stem cells. Being able to create vast numbers of such cells allows scientists to test millions of drug compounds in a petri dish.

Using a stem-cell based screening method, Chad Cowan has found drugs that convert white fat cells to energy-consuming brown fat.


More disclosures about the study of attendance in Harvard courses


Harry R. Lewis

Will lead Harvard's applied-sciences faculty during search


Michael George and Anna Hagen

Michael George and Anna Hagen will study at Oxford and Cambridge, respectively.


Senior Wesley Saunders (shown here, driving to the basket) led Harvard to victory with a game-high 27 points.

Harvard men’s basketball team defeats Houston and UMass.


Oxford University

Seniors Ruth Fong and Benjamin Sprung-Keyser win two or three years of study at Oxford.


Shaking off his first-half rust, quarterback Conner Hempel ’15 rebounded in the final 30 minutes, completing 11 of 16 passes for 163 yards and the enormous final touchdown.

A hard-won victory caps a perfect season.


Senior Wesley Saunders eases in for a layup against Holy Cross last Sunday at Boston’s T.D. Garden. Saunders has led Harvard in scoring through this season’s first three games, averaging 19.3 points per contest..

Harvard thumps Florida Atlantic, 71-49, after an early-season loss.