July 20, 2018
PhD graduate in social policy Monica Bell’s interviews with poor youth of color in Baltimore led her to formulate the idea of “legal estrangement.” While the press focuses on a “trust gap” between black... Read More
July 13, 2018
What stories do refugees tell about their flight from home? And how do displaced people look back on what they've lost?Read More
July 6, 2018
In this episode, PhD student in sociology and social policy Cresa Pugh shares insights from her research on the lives of Rohingya Muslims, a minority group that has been persecuted and displaced within Burma.Read More
May 4, 2018
The 2018 Harvard Horizons Scholars share their research on the Sanders Theatre stage.Read More
February 20, 2018
When Natasha Warikoo, PhD ’05, sociology, moved to the United Kingdom to teach at the University of London, she was surprised by the conversations her students weren’t having. While discussions of race and access to higher education were... Read More
February 16, 2018
Victoria Hwang and Annie Stephenson use bird plumage as the inspiration for their work on structural color. It turns out that replicating some of nature's most impressive colors is actually pretty tricky.Read More
February 9, 2018
In this episode, PhD student Dakota McCoy, who studies Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, asks why birds of paradise evolved to have brightly colored feathers. Then she asks an even bigger question: Why did some of these brightly colored birds also develop super-black feathers?Read More
January 25, 2018
The new age of big data was supposed to make decisions easier, and in some ways it has. Data tells you how much you’re going to like a new film on Netflix. Data lets you know when you can stop running on that treadmill. Data helps predict hurricanes... Read More
January 24, 2018
Catherine Hartmann was first exposed to Buddhism in a church Bible study group. “We were reading a book about other world religions and why they were wrong,” Hartmann says. According to the PhD candidate in the study of religion, the... Read More
January 10, 2018
What do birds and aerospace engineers have in common? Both have invented incredibly dark, “super-black” surfaces that absorb almost every last bit of light that strikes them. Of course scientists worked intentionally to devise these... Read More

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