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Fear among some immigrants

Fear among some immigrants

November 10, 2016

When Donald Trump announced his candidacy for president in June 2015, he placed the prickly issue of immigration at the forefront of his campaign. He disparaged Mexican immigrants, calling some criminals and “rapists,” and swore he would build a wall on the United States-Mexico border.

Life Lab builds on cross-disciplinary approach

Life Lab builds on cross-disciplinary approach

November 9, 2016

Hundreds of people from across the University and its surrounding communities attended the grand opening of the Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab in Allston last week.

The Life Lab is the newest addition to the growing portfolio of innovation facilities on Western Avenue. It joins the Harvard Innovation Lab (i-lab), which opened in 2011, and the Harvard Launch Lab, an alumni startup community and co-working facility that opened in 2014.

Harvard Foundation names Scientist of the Year

Harvard Foundation names Scientist of the Year

November 4, 2016

Nobel laureate Takaaki Kajita will be honored as the 2016 Scientist of the Year by the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations.

Kajita, professor and director of Institute for Cosmic Ray Research at the University of Tokyo, was awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in physics jointly with Arthur B. McDonald “for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass.”

Now on air: The women

Now on air: The women

October 28, 2016

A group of avant-garde women involved in Boston’s community radio scene in the 1970s and ’80s gathered Tuesday evening for a soulful reunion that showcased the feminist movement at its deepest.

The International Women’s Day (IWD) Radio Project that launched in 1979 and broadcast once a year for 14 years brought together a diverse group who shared one mission: to have a voice at a time when women were hushed in radio media. For the first time since the last IWD broadcast, five pillars of the Radio Project came together to remember and reinvigorate their purpose.