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“The first in time and the first in importance of the influences upon the mind is that of nature.” We might think this comes as a surprise from Ralph Waldo Emerson, who is often characterized first and foremost as a transcendentalist,...
An interdisciplinary team of 12 Harvard Graduate School of Design students worked with Dr. Andreas Georgoulias, Lecturer in Architecture and director of the Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure, to deliver the Inter-American Development...
Henk Ovink thinks about the threat posed by rising seas to developed coastlines, a lot. The Dutch expert on the subject brought his water wisdom to the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) this semester, co-teaching a course on managing such...
With longer and hotter heat waves in the offing, a Harvard professor has put the urban “heat island” under the microscope, finding smaller heat islands — mainly occupied by the poor — within city limits, and identifying...
From The Crimson, to Satire V, to the Harvard Advocate, Harvard College offers a wide variety of platforms for students to write, design, and assist in publication both online and off. However, until last semester the University did not have a...
Former Minister of Environment and Forests of India, Jairam Ramesh, recently appeared for a private question and answer session at the Harvard Kennedy School. Ramesh, appointed as a Fisher Family Fellow for the Future of Diplomacy Project , now...
In a rush between classes, practices, and other activities many students grab meals on the run from Harvard’s dining halls, consequently taking valuable reusable plates, cups, and silverware with them. Unfortunately, those dishes often go...
In addition to rest, relaxation, and reflection, winter break can also be a time for learning and self-development through a wide variety of programs offered during Harvard’s Wintersession period before classes begin. Breaking the monotony of...