Just as a glass of red wine can make us healthier but ten glasses can result in a terrible hangover (and possibly alcohol poisoning), a little stress can focus our attention and stimulate us to dig within for new ways to grow... but too much is likely to hurt.
Benjamin Scheuer sat at Buvette in the West Village, a casual grin stretching up toward his perfectly coifed 'do. "I dressed for spring today," he said with a velvet voice, sliding over words like they were made of silk.
From April 13 to 17, Harvard students, faculty, and alumni will assemble in Harvard Yard for Harvard Heat Week, a week of action for fossil fuel divestment. As climate change threatens to become the worst humanitarian crisis that humans have ever faced, we ask all students to join us in the movement for climate justice.
Personal connections begun in members-only clubs will continue to benefit the careers of members, only. But new organizations that are redefining networks have created an entirely different model--open communities rather than private clubs.
My work is not within the accepted box. Maybe because I am a woman. Also an Arab. There was a certain prejudice about these things.
March is a busy time for high school juniors and their families. Here are our March college readiness tips.
Even if a person is reluctant to engage in disruptive forms of protest in general, the Harvard Corporation's method of deciding and defending its fossil fuel investment policy encourages such protests, because the Harvard Corporation's method is unresponsive to attempts from the Harvard community at debate and reasoned persuasion.
Young musicians are fortunate to have many role models from previous generations. One potent example of an admirable music entrepreneur during the twentieth century is a man named Irving Gifford Fine (1914-1962).
The Tribute salutes filmmaking as a collaborative effort, led by the director who guides the cast and crew in creating a film that moves you.
As I walked up the familiar steps and entrance everything seemed as it had been during my time as a student. The inside, however, was quite different and the courtyard was bathed in light, still surrounded by some familiar artwork.
We don't have a spare century--we need Harvard to do the right thing now, and not just in its physical plant or its research labs. The endowment is as much a part of the institution as the dining halls or the swimming pool.
The fossil fuel divestment debate at Harvard continues to intensify, with students performing their first sit-in at the office of Harvard's president last week.
Unsurprisingly, there are a number of uncertainties and undesirable side-effects with this plan and some oppose even studying geoengineering. To date, there has been no major publicly funded research program in geoengineering.
What happens to those Harvard professors who struck up romantic relations with students before the ban went into effect? Are those relationships also prohibited or will they be grandfathered in under the old policy which simply considered them "inappropriate?"
The way we structure community here doesn't just affect us in this place, at this moment. It affects the kinds of powerful, scarily driven, sleep-deprived, sometimes demagogic people we as an institution are putting out into the world.
Today is a snow day at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Amidst the recent blizzards in this historic New England winter, it is important for students to know that while yes, there are many feet of snow on the ground, at least it isn't graduation day.