Striking a Strong Balance
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Striking a Strong Balance

Dalya Oprian, a junior high school student from Cleveland, Ohio, spent the summer of 2015 on Harvard’s campus in the Secondary School Program. Correspondent Jennifer Doody asked the track and field athlete about her summer experience, both in and out of the classroom.  Q: Tell us about your Harvard experience. I learned a lot in my … Continue reading

A Global System That Failed
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A Global System That Failed

Between 1976 and 2012, Ebola outbreaks claimed approximately 1,600 lives. But the most recent outbreak of 2013–14, which consumed the coast of West Africa and spread to the U.S. and Europe, claimed more than 11,000. Why was this Ebola outbreak so different? “If you look at what happened in this global catastrophe, it was completely … Continue reading

Art That Interrupts
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Art That Interrupts

Walking through level one of the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, visitors these days are immersed in a visceral, dynamic experience. Created by Shahryar Nashat, an exhibit titled “Skins and Stand-Ins” uses video, sound, color, and sculpture to “intervene” in the space originally built by modernist architect Le Corbusier. Two benches by the artist … Continue reading