14 stories tagged ‘Innovation at Harvard’
Throughout the Harvard community, students, faculty, staff, and alumni/ae are working every day across disciplines and around the globe to generate innovative ideas and solutions. Here are just a few examples.
Medicine, business, politics....You never know where the spark of innovation may originate at Harvard.
What can termites teach us about building complex computer systems?
Our bodies repair and regenerate with the help of compound structures at the end of chromosomes called telomeres. But as these telomeres weaken, we age. Harvard swimmer Meaghan Leddy COL ’12 explains how Harvard scientists are exploring ways to reverse the symptoms of aging by increasing the levels of a certain enzyme to keep our telomeres healthy.
Students from all disciplines flock to Computer Science 1, or “CS50,” one of the most popular offerings at Harvard.
Harvard researchers and clinicians collaborate across disciplines and around the globe to craft solutions to the world’s toughest health challenges.
Jeremy Geidt, lecturer on dramatic arts and senior actor at the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.), recounts a few memorable moments in Harvard’s history.
The roots of innovation at Harvard can often be found in its students.
In lecture halls, laboratories, and spaces across Harvard, dedicated teachers including Kevin Kit Parker, Gordon McKay Professor of Bioengineering and Applied Physics in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, are creating fertile environments for innovation, championing bold ideas and encouraging students to think in new ways.
In a powerful new approach to scholarship, researchers at Harvard are creating a digital “fossil record” of human culture by tracking the frequency with which words appear in digitized books. Culturomics, a searchable tool developed by a team led by Erez Lieberman-Aiden, junior fellow of the Harvard Society of Fellows, and Jean-Baptiste Michel, post-doctoral fellow in the [...]
What if you could enter a decorated tomb chapel in a Giza pyramid, descend down an ancient burial shaft, or see 5,000-year-old inscriptions come to life—without ever having to travel?
Bringing electricity to remote areas in developing countries is a challenge Harvard graduates Jessica Matthews AB ’10 and Julia Silverman AB ’10 are tackling head on.
Working at the intersection of art and science, Harvard conservators are giving new life to the rare texts, photographs, and materials in the special collections at the Harvard Library
Under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus, the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) is seeking new ways to redefine and reimagine theater for the Harvard community and beyond.