Cybersecurity: “It’s not if you’ll come under attack, but when”
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Cybersecurity: “It’s not if you’ll come under attack, but when”

In an era when cybercrime has become a significant global threat, cybersecurity has evolved from a strictly technological challenge to a vital problem that people from diverse sectors must tackle. This week’s passing of the controversial Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act is an attempt to create partnerships in the fight against cyber threats but—as many see it—comes at … Continue reading

The Power of Theater
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The Power of Theater

At Boston Green Academy (BGA) in Brighton, Brendan Shea, manager of education and community programs at the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.), wrote words on a whiteboard as the audience called them out. “Freedom,” one person said. “Worth. And oppression,” another volunteered. The crowd of advanced placement English students, who had seen the A.R.T.’s production of … Continue reading

A Commitment to the Favelas of Rio
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A Commitment to the Favelas of Rio

Few people might describe spending a year in the favelas of Rio de Janiero—slums for millions of urban poor, with few public services—as a “phenomenal experience.” But that’s precisely what it was to Zak Paster, who studied government at the Extension School, graduating with a Master of Liberal Arts in 2014. Paster’s journey to Rio … 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

Pieces of a Puzzle
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Pieces of a Puzzle

  We recently asked Amy Brauer, the Diane Heath Beever Curator of the Collection, in the Division of Asian and Mediterranean Art, if she could pick an object in the collections that has a compelling story. She immediately thought of a 6th-century BCE Greek vase that had been missing a fragment for years. Q First, … Continue reading

Artful Balance
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Artful Balance

In speaking at Harvard about “dOCUMENTA (13),” Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, the exhibit’s artistic director and the Edith Kreeger Wolf Distinguished Visiting Professor at Northwestern University, found great meaning in a piece of art “the size of an iPod.” The 2012 show was based in Germany with installations in Egypt, Afghanistan, and Canada that attracted scores of … Continue reading

Cultural Revolution Comes to Allston
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Cultural Revolution Comes to Allston

  When Peter K. Bol was in college, a revolution halfway around the world changed his life. In 1966, Bol began to study modern China — the same year that the Cultural Revolution occurred. “All of a sudden, China went from being a very interesting and promising place to a very awful place. A place … Continue reading