Creating an “Ecosystem” for Business
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Creating an “Ecosystem” for Business

Addressing an audience of community members and small business owners at the Harvard Ed Portal last Thursday, Karen Mills ’75, M.B.A. ’77, a senior fellow at Harvard Business School and former vice chair of the Harvard Board of Overseers, said that an “ecosystem” is vital to driving economic development in a community. An ecosystem is … Continue reading

The Universe and the Big Picture
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The Universe and the Big Picture

  Yeilanise Noriega, a sixth-grader at Jackson/Mann K-8 School, recently experienced a course that changed her world perspective exponentially — so much so that she is now convinced life exists on other planets.   “I didn’t think so before, but I do now believe there is life elsewhere,” she said. “There are billions and billions … Continue reading

Trash, Treasure, Art
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Trash, Treasure, Art

Except for a small piece of paper, Konstantin Simun might have worked with oil and canvas rather than the sculptures for which he is internationally known. Originally hoping to be a painter, Simun was accepted to art school in his native Russia when he was 11 years old. He was given a piece of paper … Continue reading

Within Each of Us, a Legacy of Collaboration
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Within Each of Us, a Legacy of Collaboration

In exploring how humans harness energy to do work, Robert A. Lue – faculty director of HarvardX, professor of the practice of Molecular and Cellular Biology, and the Richard L. Menschel Faculty Director of the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning – said the answer lies within. Very deep within. “When we think about work, we think … Continue reading

Connecting History and Art
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Connecting History and Art

Cambridge Rindge and Latin (CRLS) students are building a special connection to the Harvard Art Museums with the museums’ Graduate Student Teacher program, which the students say has changed the way they experience art and history. “In history class, we usually look at the pictures and talk about the context, but here we get to … 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

Creating Community in Harvard Housing
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Creating Community in Harvard Housing

When Adam and Sarah Palmer, who are both from Australia, moved to the area so Adam could his pursue his Ph.D. at the Department of Systems Biology at Harvard Medical School (from which he graduated in 2013), Sarah didn’t anticipate the feeling of isolation she would experience. It’s been eight years since the couple first … Continue reading