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Illustration by Jeanine Murch

Research

Research aims to discover whether happiness improves physical health.

10.5.16

Neil Rudenstine speaking at the Oak Room at Dumbarton Oaks

Photograph courtesy of Dumbarton Oaks

Neil Rudenstine on the humanities, at Dumbarton Oaks

11.21.16

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.

10.21.16

Illustration by Wesley Bedrosian

Harvesting innovations from around the world to improve American medical care

November-December 2016

This portrait of Edward Holyoke, Harvard’s ninth president, painted ca. 1759-1761, was Copley’s first commission from the College.

Harvard University Portrait Collection (H6); photograph by Harvard Art Museums Imaging Department/©President and Fellows of Harvard College

When the College commissioned Copley

November-December 2016

George Q. Daley

Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Medical School dean, humanities and sciences honorands, and an app for thriving at Harvard

November-December 2016

Illustration by James O’Brien

New methods for manufacturing antibiotics aim to replenish a dwindling drug pipeline.

November-December 2016

Illustration by Jeanine Murch

Research aims to discover whether happiness improves physical health.

November-December 2016

James Kloppenberg conveys the evolution of democracy from early theorists through Tocqueville’s celebration, written some years before this beatific electoral scene, The Verdict of the People (1854-55), by George Caleb Bingham.

Image from the Bridgeman Art Library

Reviewing a masterwork on the past, and future, of democracy

November-December 2016