The golden burial mask of King Tut, which is in the Egyptian Museum.
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.
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.
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.
Johnston Gate, Harvard’s main portal since it was finished in 1889, is getting a landscaping facelift to celebrate its 125 years.
Knafel Gymnasium, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study (18 Mason Street, Cambridge)
Harvard Film Archive
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