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Juan Manuel Santos.

A prophet of peace

Juan Manuel Santos, who won the Nobel for stabilizing Colombia, is back at Harvard to share what he learned



Alfredo Garcia is an undocumented student pursuing a master's degree at Harvard Divinity School. “Immigrants have been romanticized or dehumanized, but we have the power to act," he says. "We still have ... the agency to decide how to respond to our circumstances.”

Stuck between two lives

Undocumented Divinity School student talks of his journey from Mexico to Harvard, and the summer labor that feeds his drive



Luis Castillo, standing before ceramic pots depicting women on display at the Peabody Museum, discusses his research on high-status burials featuring female priestesses in ancient Peru and female power in the Andean culture.

Where women once ruled

Excavated tombs of Peru’s Moche priestesses provide archaeologists with troves of artifacts, data



On the 400th anniversary of Miguel de Cervantes’ death, Professor Mary Gaylord brought two of her grad students,  José Ángel De León (left) and Rodrigo del Rio, to Houghton Library to see works related to Cervantes, the author of “Don Quixote de la Mancha.”

A true giant

Four centuries dead, Cervantes remains an epic presence through ‘Don Quixote’