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

A Run to Remember
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A Run to Remember

Read the story at Harvard.edu. More than 600 Harvard faculty, staff, and students laced up their track shoes — or ran barefoot — to participate in the 11th annual Brian J. Honan 5K Run/Walk in Allston-Brighton on Saturday. The race has become a community event, bringing together people from both sides of the Charles River. … Continue reading