A memorial service for James Q. Wilson, former Henry Lee Shattuck Professor of Government at Harvard, will be held on April 13, at 2 p.m. in the Memorial Church, Harvard Yard. Reception to follow.
E.O. Wilson has devoted his life to a better understanding of the workings of the natural world and to sharing his research and insights with Harvard students.
Harvard University announced today that New York–based The Pershing Square Foundation (PSF), founded by alumni Bill Ackman ’88, M.B.A. ’92, and his wife, Karen Ackman, M.L.A. ’93, has awarded the University $17 million to catalyze the work of its Foundations of Human Behavior Initiative.
A study following more than 1,800 children from ages 6 months to nearly 8 years old found a small but consistent association between increased television viewing and shorter sleep duration.
Harvard College has sent admission notifications to 2,023 students, 5.9 percent of the applicant pool of 34,295. Included are record numbers of African-American and Latino students, who constitute 11.9 and 13 percent of the admitted class, respectively.
Myelin, the electrical insulating material in the body long known to be essential for the fast transmission of impulses along the axons of nerve cells, is not as ubiquitous as thought, according to new work led by Professor Paola Arlotta.
Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) senior lecturer Hannah Riley Bowles discusses her research on the role gender plays in negotiations and offers advice for women trying to negotiate higher pay.
Science Center Plaza, Rain Location: Science Center Arcade
CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA
Yenching Auditorium, 2 Divinity Ave.
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum, 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge, MA
Belfer Center Library (Littauer-369)
Wiener Auditorium, Ground Floor Taubman Building, HKS