During the filming, the camera tips upward, revealing a sudden thicket of seabirds crying in the frigid air, frantic for a meal. “We saw those birds flying,” said Paravel, “and we wanted to fly with them.”
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.
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.
A wide range of scientific testing indicates that a papyrus fragment containing the words “Jesus said to them, my wife” is an ancient document, dating between the sixth to ninth centuries C.E. Its contents may originally have been composed as early as the second to fourth centuries.
Reformed workaholic Arianna Huffington talked about her new book, “Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder,” during a visit to HSPH.
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.
Barker Center, Thompson Room
Belfer Center Library, Littauer-369 at HKS
Harvard Museum of Natural History, 24 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Phillips Auditorium, 60 Garden St., Cambridge
Harvard University, Science Center Hall B, One Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Knafel Gymnasium, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study (18 Mason Street, Cambridge)