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Student in gas mask "smalls" a flower in New York on the first Earth Day.

The culture of Earth Day

How the event moved environmentalism into legislatures, the boardroom, and the living room



Herzl re-imagined

Derek Penslar weighs the impact of the Zionist leader's personal power


U.S. map dotted with To Serve Better icons.

The collective effort

Harvard students, alumni, faculty, and staff from the nationwide ‘To Serve Better’ project reflect on how coronavirus is affecting their communities


prison hallway.

In prisons, a looming coronavirus crisis

Harvard professors call for reducing populations, warning of rapid spread amid crowded conditions and large numbers of older inmates with chronic conditions


Man holding box of food.

Waste not, want not

Law School's Food Law and Policy Clinic steps up its efforts in time of pandemic


Illustration of two people doing virtual handshake.

Wither the handshake?

Harvard experts weigh in on the origin and fate of the universal greeting


Man in supply warehouse.

Getting ready for the inevitable

Medical School and Partners in Health aim to empower vulnerable communities globally and locally to respond to coronavirus


Crowd of people using cellphones.

An awakening over data privacy

Zuboff says public finally starting to understand the dangers of freely sharing their information with corporations, government