After his wife was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, Arthur Kleinman shares what he learned

Harvard Professor Arthur Kleinman’s wife, Joan, began to struggle with a rare form of early Alzheimer’s disease at 59. Eight years after losing her, he chronicles their journey in “The Soul of Care: The Moral Education of a Husband and a Doctor.”

Jill Radsken • harvard
Oct. 31, 2019 ~10 min

In ‘Why Trust Science?’ Naomi Oreskes explains why the process of proof is worth trusting

Harvard Professor Naomi Oreskes, author of "Why Trust Science?," discusses the five pillars necessary for science to be considered trustworthy, the evidentiary value of self-reporting, and her Red State Pledge.

Jill Radsken • harvard
Oct. 22, 2019 ~13 min

Harvard researcher finds canine brains vary based on breed

Erin Hecht, who joined the faculty in January, has published her first paper on our canine comrades in the Journal of Neuroscience, finding that different breeds have different brain organizations owing to human cultivation of specific traits.

Jill Radsken • harvard
Sept. 3, 2019 ~7 min

Harvard undergrad Michael Chen works at the corner of med and tech

Undergraduate Michael Chen, who created an extraordinary program to help treat TB, also works with a student program to treat ordinary patients.

Jill Radsken • harvard
Aug. 9, 2019 ~5 min

Author examines the strange relationship between good and evil

Richard Wrangham’s new book examines the strange relationship between good and evil.

Jill Radsken • harvard
Jan. 28, 2019 ~13 min

Author examines the strange relationship between good and evil

Richard Wrangham’s new book examines the strange relationship between good and evil.

Jill Radsken • harvard
Jan. 28, 2019 ~13 min

Nell Scovell ’82 schools Harvard students in joke writing

Nell Scovell ’82 schools Harvard students in the art and science of joke writing.

Jill Radsken • harvard
Jan. 24, 2019 ~5 min

Producer, consultant share creative ambition behind Pixar’s ‘Coco’

Harvard’s Office for the Arts will welcome producer Darla Anderson and cultural consultant Marcela Davison Aviles for a conversation about their work on the Academy Award-winning Pixar film “Coco.”

Jill Radsken • harvard
Oct. 31, 2018 ~6 min

Harvard course pairs Faulkner with ‘Scandal’

For “Faulkner, Interracialism and Popular Television,” Harvard’s Linda Chavers pairs the white Southern writer’s work with the TV series “Scandal” from African-American writer-producer Shonda Rhimes.

Jill Radsken • harvard
Oct. 26, 2018 ~5 min

Du Bois medals honor outstanding contributions in black arts, culture

Bestowed by the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, eight laureates received the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal at Sanders Theatre for their contributions to African and African-American history and culture.

Jill Radsken • harvard
Oct. 12, 2018 ~6 min

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