Photograph courtesy of Andrew Knoll
Andrew Knoll on the planet’s past—and fraught future
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From a huge new book on the history of information, an excerpt on the role of secretaries
Illustration by Robert Neubecker
Active citizens are humanists.
Photograph courtesy of Che R. Applewhaite
The Undergraduate learns about making knowledge mutual.
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Bigger Allston ambitions, an admissions-lawsuit appeal, and a new center for cities
Photograph courtesy of Braxton Shelley
A gospel scholar shapes music theory.
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Around the globe, Vikram Patel finds, improvements in financial or mental health support both.
Illustration by Dan Page
Ellen Langer rejects binary thinking, embracing instead a “third way.”