Salman Khan, the founder of Khan Academy, explained his vision for online learning during a GSE Askwith Forum.
At a celebratory event on Wednesday, the Radcliffe Gymnasium was renamed the Knafel Center in honor of Sidney R. Knafel ’52, M.B.A. ’54, and in recognition of the center’s increasing role in promoting intellectual exchange across Harvard’s Schools and with the public.
Harvard President Drew Faust hosted a panel discussion on the legacy of the Human Genome Project Feb. 22 at Sanders Theatre.
To mark the 10th anniversary of the publication of the Human Genome Map, Harvard President Drew Faust will host a panel discussion on the project next week (Feb. 22) in Sanders Theatre.
Adrienne Rich, one of America’s most lauded poets and a major literary voice of the 20th century, returned to the place where it all began on a recent ...
How did we get here? That’s not the first line in a hangover joke. It’s a question that has been asked for centuries about the origins of life on Earth. At Harvard last week, an A-list of astronomers, physicists, Earth scientists, and chemists met in the Radcliffe Gymnasium to look at this and other fundamental questions. (What is life? Are we alone in the universe?)
Most of us think of the Civil Rights movement as something that took place in the transitional 1950s and the tumultuous 1960s. It’s seen as a cultural artifact squeezed between the defiance of Rosa Parks (1955) and the demise of Martin Luther King Jr. (1968).
The Cambridge Historical Commission recently awarded its Preservation Recognition Award to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study for its renovation of the Radcliffe Gymnasium, which preserved the historical fabric of the building while focusing on accessibility, quality, and sustainability. Cambridge Mayor Kenneth E. Reeves, along with Historical Commission Chair William B. King and Vice Chair Bruce A. Irving, presented the award to representatives from the Radcliffe Institute and Bruner/Cott & Associates — the Cambridge architecture firm that designed and planned the renovation — at a May 23 ceremony held at the Longy School of Music in Cambridge.