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March-April 2015

Letters

A letter from the editor on Harvard’s construction costs

Publishing, women’s safety, football

A letter from President Faust

The College Pump

Love Story locale, and other passionate pursuits

Treasure

Harvard’s collection of early American paintings are mostly portraits, all men.

In this Issue

The progress of palliative medicine

A public interest movement redefines architecture.

Brief life of an American champion: 1757-1834

From the “Teaching Machine” to the promise of twenty-first-century learning technology

Letters

A letter from the editor on Harvard’s construction costs

Publishing, women’s safety, football

A letter from President Faust

Right Now

Modeling how globalization leaves the least-skilled workers behind

A new Harvard School of Public Health study suggests people naturally regulate their coffee consumption.

Two scholars—in jazz, and in German music—team up on a tool that makes musical structure visible.

Harvard Squared

Art, history, and eclectic restaurants—less than an hour away

Things to do and places to go eat in Manchester, New Hampshire

Bucolic Powisset Farm has a strong Community Supported Agriculture program.

A new exhibit traces navigation by mariners from the fourteenth to the nineteenth centuries.

The pick for Schlesinger Library Movie Night is Dark Victory

A new baseball exhibit at the Concord Museum is curated by Doris Kearns Goodwin.

Irish film festival at the Somerville Theater

John Harvard's Journal

After years of planning, significant development in Allston is imminent.

Harvard’s first tenured professor and jazz-artist-in-residence.

From the pages of the Harvard Alumni Bulletin and Harvard Magazine

Honoring Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, sexual-assault settlement, honor codes, HUB hoopla, and more

Coping with what the college brochures don’t tell you

Pursuing another Ivy championship, the men’s basketball team finds new challenges.

Montage

Conductor Sara Jobin highlights the intimate stories within grand productions.

Photographer Tim Carlson focuses on athletes in nature.

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Tracy K. Smith ’94 crafts a memoir.

Dissecting her diary, a writer weaponizes solipsism.

Recent books with Harvard connections

Correspondence on not-so-famous lost words

Alumni

How a farrier spends her days

The slates for this spring’s elections

Honoring the providers of exemplary service and exceptional programming

Guidelines from the Commencement Office

Alumnae-i Network for Harvard Women

Harvard alumni may sign in to view class notes and obituaries.

The College Pump

Love Story locale, and other passionate pursuits

Treasure

Harvard’s collection of early American paintings are mostly portraits, all men.