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Wrapping our heads around 5,000,000 dead: A philosopher’s view

Amid another grim milestone of the COVID era, Susanna Siegel speaks to the ways death shapes our civic and private lives.

Dean launches strategic planning for Faculty of Arts and Sciences

“This is an opportunity for the current generation of faculty to be founders for a future FAS,” Claudine Gay said.

U.S. teens are following parents into racial divide

Young people are “perhaps even more polarized” than adults, according to research led by a Harvard professor of economics.

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A curator’s remembrance of things passed

What motivates widowers, daughters and sons, siblings, parents, and others to offer up the papers, often very personal, of people they loved?

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