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The inside of a catholic church

     

Research

A social-science analysis of how Catholicism transformed Western culture

11.7.19

The inside of a catholic church

     

A social-science analysis of how Catholicism transformed Western culture

11.7.19

Book cover for "The Don't Represent Us"

     

How to reform voting and elections in the United States to create a representative democracy

10.31.19

An image of a Heliconius Telesiphe butterfly

Heliconius telesiphe

Photograph by Andrew Neild

Research in butterflies reveals how genes flow among species—and lead to tangled genetic trees

10.31.19

Photo of three speakers seated at a table

Legal scholars convened at Harvard Law School on Saturday, October 19 to discuss reform of the Electoral College.

Photograph by Cherone Duggan

A conference at Harvard Law School focused on reform of the Electoral College

10.21.19

Image of a Nobel Prize medal

      

Professor Michael Kremer shares the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences with two scholars from MIT.

10.14.19

Recovery coach Raina McMahan (left) talks with addiction-medicine physician Sarah Wakeman about her stigmatizing experiences with health care and drug use.

Recovery coach Raina McMahan (left) talked with addiction-medicine physician Sarah Wakeman about her stigmatizing experiences with health care and drug use.

Photograph courtesy of Lisa Abitbol/Harvard Chan School

Harvard and the University of Michigan’s second joint summit on opioids addresses stigma, race, and access to care.

10.13.19

An illustration of an elementary school classroom with two teachers and an observer

Illustration by Jason Blower

Education policy should focus on schools as a whole, not individual teachers, argues Susan Moore Johnson.

November-December 2019

Photograph of Professor Eric Nelson, seated, wearing a coat and tie

Eric Nelson

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Eric Nelson says John Rawls led modern philosophy astray.

November-December 2019