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In his famous speech, “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?,” Frederick Douglass implored the audience to think… https://t.co/U96Fp9fp59
7/4
2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is leaving many Americans hungry, and experts at a recent forum said that legislation to reli… https://t.co/nVkqmEeJKpThe app features 2 tours: a half-mile walk along Meadow Road, with stories about the @ArnoldArboretum's past, missi… https://t.co/uu4pA43OLQ
7/3
2020
In 1918, Greater Boston was ground zero for the flu pandemic in the United States. This proximity put @harvardmed s… https://t.co/oyty9Rl8mSSummer enrichment programs can have profound, positive effects on students’ academic and social growth, but as the… https://t.co/Q1EYlDWu0W
Retweeted by Harvard UniversityKeidrick Roy, a doctoral student in American Studies at @HarvardGSAS and a U.S. Air Force veteran, is hosting a vir… https://t.co/pSRRJJ5mmP
7/2
2020
Evolutionary biologist Dino Martins discusses the plague of locusts that has descended on East Africa, devouring cr… https://t.co/z08w193iW2From Irish fiddle tunes to Bollywood dance numbers, @HarvardChanSPH students came together for a virtual Internatio… https://t.co/bdauDWsdECThe new app showcases more than 60 plants throughout the @ArnoldArboretum, and users can read and hear detailed nar… https://t.co/rOK4VAeP8vLooking at insights from tuberculosis research, a Harvard infectious disease expert suggests that air conditioning… https://t.co/NILHQdda9X
7/1
2020
Explore the hundreds of free online courses offered at Harvard: https://t.co/cEWkPrjDdi https://t.co/MigowxThSyCould air conditioning help spread COVID? https://t.co/sd6iUe4rayBecause of the coronavirus pandemic, the Harvard Ed Portal’s Mural Club had to function differently than in the pas… https://t.co/Z83hsFQ9VtAs schools re-imagine what learning will look like post-COVID, are students being asked for their input? https://t.co/ZCfLJAQ4l2
6/30
2020
Abraar Karan, @HarvardChanSPH alum, co-founded Longsleeve with a goal to create long-lasting, safe mosquito repelle… https://t.co/g1VBXbYHCSA new collaborative effort has already identified approved compounds that show promise against SARS-CoV-2, the viru… https://t.co/oW6Xnv6t0A
Retweeted by Harvard UniversityThe method can detect kidney cancers with high accuracy, including small, localized tumors which are often curable… https://t.co/0bgezvJ3OBProfessor Laurence H. Tribe prepares to retire from @Harvard_Law, where he has taught since 1968 https://t.co/NYGbVojfWxWith cases rising rapidly in the hardest-hit states and a two-week lag between infection and hospitalization, the s… https://t.co/QYpAVKknD3
6/29
2020
Although the club functioned differently than in the past due to the coronavirus pandemic, students said it was sti… https://t.co/rfQvsP7OmKThrough the Harvard-MIT Science Research Mentoring Program, a group of local high school students worked on origina… https://t.co/9te1vDITayThe data, collected as part of the COVID-19 Mobility Data Network, shows that Americans began moving more several w… https://t.co/tAcwXJPTIr
6/28
2020
Joseph Allen says the risk can be kept relatively low as long as schools foster a culture of healthy compliance amo… https://t.co/m0vFGPCwABDeborah Washington Brown was the first Black computer scientist to earn a Ph.D. in applied mathematics at Harvard,… https://t.co/cf7zP4eXQBA popular professor at @Harvard_Law, Laurence Tribe’s courses have influenced generations of students https://t.co/NYGbVojfWx“We must bring our fight to racism with the same urgency that we brought to the fight against COVID-19,” Boston May… https://t.co/OhFCIrTY42In contrast to the early spike in COVID-19 cases in the U.S. that were concentrated in a few states, the current su… https://t.co/1yJLCSs7QK
6/27
2020
Harvard Kennedy School faculty—in fields ranging from climate change to international development, from democracy t… https://t.co/1N8r6u3E7DPrimary care practices are projected to lose more than $15 billion in revenue, following drastic declines in office… https://t.co/HX9uzKZUojHealthy buildings expert Joseph Allen expects the biggest challenge in reopening schools to be compliance by all https://t.co/q1ep0sVxu2Harvard scientists are leading a global research project that will use health and mobility data to help shape pande… https://t.co/PEgpx1qNuPIn a conversation with @HarvardChanSPH Dean Michelle Williams, Boston Mayor @marty_walsh said it will take communit… https://t.co/Q1uHReNlr7
6/26
2020
The students worked with Harvard and MIT astrophysicists mentors, who taught them how to think like a scientist, pe… https://t.co/ZlPgkvYujiData suggests that Americans are now moving around at nearly the same rate as they were before the pandemic began,… https://t.co/izvqIeBYGvAs the first Black woman to graduate from @HarvardGSAS in 1981 with a Ph.D. in applied mathematics, Deborah Washing… https://t.co/DqEBzjlwUeThe discovery could lead to new therapeutics to help people manage their blood cholesterol levels https://t.co/YZAi682G28This year, the fund sought projects using technology-driven solutions to social problems. The grants ranged from $2… https://t.co/RuX6IoFLlo
6/25
2020
Scientists are using data from mobile devices and social media to help government officials set pandemic policy wor… https://t.co/3FUhJVYr0nDuring these unprecedented times, @Harvard is proud to join our partners, colleagues, and organizations across #MAhttps://t.co/KUNjSagtaV
Retweeted by Harvard UniversityThe pandemic has turned a spotlight on the lack of clear workplace protections, in particular for women and people… https://t.co/cyxlREJLuaA Harvard panel recently discussed the 1921 Tulsa race massacre, an atrocity often overlooked in classrooms https://t.co/SUzag2AHKKThe new project studies the acute rise in anti-Asian racism during the COVID-19 pandemic https://t.co/SJoJg868UF
6/24
2020
A recent study found that a biomarker test is highly accurate in detecting early kidney cancer https://t.co/VwVA7IEmonSherri Ann Charleston is a historian trained in U.S. history with a focus on race, women, gender, citizenship, and… https://t.co/G0d75aDYzUThe Kluge Prize recognizes individuals whose outstanding scholarship in the humanities and social sciences has shap… https://t.co/XwDafgHPfDHouse Majority Whip James Clyburn spoke with @Kennedy_School Professor Cornell Brooks just before Juneteenth https://t.co/jXHTul9fF1News of the Supreme Court judgment last week was met with relief and celebration by DACA recipients, professors, an… https://t.co/NxofNrBsq8A recent panel on the dispossession of African Americans said that there is no way forward until we truly reckon wi… https://t.co/riQxEmX0D4
6/23
2020
The next dean of Harvard’s Division of Continuing Education, Nancy Coleman, will begin the role in July https://t.co/oUCO8HWPFeThe report found that 2/3 of the total drop in credit-card spending came from households in the top 25% of the inco… https://t.co/4YuYXO0KBsSherri Charleston will begin her role as Harvard's chief diversity and inclusion officer on August 1 https://t.co/GnggDDQTqxA 2018 report found there are more than 1,700 monuments to the Confederacy still in public spaces. Historian and le… https://t.co/DTf3Ro6Id9
6/22
2020
The Artisan’s Asylum, a local nonprofit arts collaborative, has moved to Allston, where they will make medical gown… https://t.co/xm84R4cbseInsights could help researchers identify or design effective treatments for COVID-19, develop vaccines, track infec… https://t.co/aTW8GViKyeThis month, join Harvard students for a free, 30-minute live Zoom tour of the @harvartmuseums! Tuesdays at 8pm EDT… https://t.co/SEeczlrEPwNews of the judgment was met with relief and celebration by Dreamers and supporters of immigrants’ rights across th… https://t.co/5AIsWNfzZb
6/20
2020
In 2016, President Drew Faust, joined by Rep. John Lewis, unveiled a plaque memorializing Titus, Venus, Bilhah, and… https://t.co/eL9ax0rB6jThis Juneteenth, @harvartmuseums curatorial fellows have selected works of art connected to histories of enslavemen… https://t.co/bCHKXHraKjJarvis Givens, a historian and assistant professor at @hgse, describes the history of Juneteenth, and speculates on… https://t.co/3rOuNrdcsz"Of all the Juneteenths I’ve seen, this one seems to have captured the imagination of a wide swath of individuals a… https://t.co/vYHIFdI9BDWhat Is Juneteenth? Harvard University Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. explains the origins and significance of the… https://t.co/xZB0fs70kWExperts examine the financial fallout resulting from the the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre https://t.co/DPeq6qglTEProfessor Annette Gordon-Reed and others discuss the significance of Juneteenth. Hear more: https://t.co/2DAAeOVxqO https://t.co/qU3o1dYGcUHarvard faculty and students share what Juneteenth means to them https://t.co/tLeomPaw61Nancy Krieger, professor of social epidemiology at @HarvardChanSPH, discusses how longstanding structural racism ha… https://t.co/wuHtb3am9W
6/19
2020
As people are seeking out books to learn more about race and racism in America, Harvard faculty members offer recom… https://t.co/dvcNCfOHm8“Hundreds of thousands of young people who were brought to this country as children have been granted a welcome, al… https://t.co/uBipO6oCRLHarvard University Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. discusses the history and significance of Juneteenth https://t.co/dUm5swpQPI
6/18
2020
Experts are thinking through the options as a COVID-19 resurgence appears possible in fall https://t.co/fpHzDetOG3How do we turn this moment’s energy into lasting change? Harvard experts discuss what happens next. https://t.co/UCXsCGTTPSAfter nearly three months away due to the coronavirus pandemic, close to 2,000 Harvard faculty and staff have retur… https://t.co/ULXRdtTJlFThe @wyssinstitute will use its technology to identify and test already FDA-approved drugs that may prevent or trea… https://t.co/dVxFdqRnAFHarvard faculty members share book recommendations for learning more about systemic racism, white privilege, and th… https://t.co/qw7tao2x78
6/17
2020
On Friday, June 19, Harvard will be closed to commemorate Juneteenth https://t.co/GSJN1KID8lTwo professors at the @Kennedy_School examine the nation’s uneven justice system https://t.co/DchRq065AKThe Harvard Farmers market reopens today, from noon to 6 p.m., with safety protocols in place:… https://t.co/XBqIT4jo8kWhy don’t people speak up more often when they see wrongdoing? @HarvardHBS Professor Francesca Gino says one reason… https://t.co/aWQ8aodrJ3Harvard faculty members discuss how to begin building a more just society https://t.co/UCXsCGTTPS
6/16
2020
“How do you spark curiosity, challenge assumptions, enable discovery, and inspire learning?”@bharat_n_anand discuss… https://t.co/RSBPF8QMMA
Retweeted by Harvard UniversityNew Harvard research finds a link between police-involved killings and the academic and psychological well-being of… https://t.co/TKOVdl2SjvFaculty and scholars from @Harvard_Law share their thoughts on systemic racial discrimination, the unequal administ… https://t.co/tG8Cs6vNElLooking for a rainy-day (or any day) activity? @hdslibrary has turned these images from their special collections,… https://t.co/rYqlT2gU9a
Retweeted by Harvard UniversityWhy do some people fall ill from COVID-19 while others infected with the virus experience no symptoms? https://t.co/lH4zx4T7f5Studying in Egypt during the Arab Spring fueled #Harvard20 graduate Hainer Sibrian's desire for a career as a U.S.… https://t.co/k5r5lwLCIR
6/15
2020
Assistant Professor Durba Mitra talks about her new book, “Indian Sex Life: Sexuality and the Colonial Origins of M… https://t.co/668wEZFB9aHarvard faculty members discuss how to begin building a more just society https://t.co/UCXsCHbuHqThe HKS Library has created a reading list with resources about racial justice, racial equity, and anti-racism https://t.co/Lxkuq7emLx
6/14
2020
The findings could translate into applications in humans, such as preventing brain injury during a stroke https://t.co/KraDhVMQAqResearchers caution that COVID-19 disease transmission may increase in the fall and winter months https://t.co/j1FsA6pp9B
Retweeted by Harvard University“It’s brought a lot of optimism,” Professor Conor Walsh says as the Harvard science labs begin to reopen amid safet… https://t.co/Dei70RLI20
6/13
2020
New research by HKS's @ProfDesmondAng suggests a direct link between police violence and the academic achievement o… https://t.co/TlOFIUd26P
Retweeted by Harvard UniversityWith safety measures and precautions, Harvard science labs are beginning to reopen https://t.co/ofIw2MjPi5Harvard faculty members answer this question: What actions would you most like to see taken next to begin building… https://t.co/BhvvnhNBz9Professor Jill Lepore's new podcast, “The Last Archive," takes listeners on a journey through the last century exam… https://t.co/CdzYE7Kqi6HLS faculty and scholars have been sharing their perspectives on systemic racial discrimination, the unequal admini… https://t.co/Chkfb0regW
Retweeted by Harvard UniversityAfter a close friend experienced rapid hearing loss, Wei Hsi “Ariel” Yeh dedicated her research to solving some of… https://t.co/NnKSTNsKqDDean Lawrence D. Bobo talks about the police killings of George Floyd and addresses why training in police departme… https://t.co/wLMvfyWftUWhy don’t people speak up more often when they see wrongdoing? One reason is the significant perceived risk of doin… https://t.co/vkOtNkecRc
6/12
2020
#HarvardMed20 graduate Damari Croswell plans to be an agent of change for those who are most vulnerable https://t.co/X10TJMxvx2
Retweeted by Harvard UniversityA major new research project exploring the history of African American education has launched at @Harvard with a gr… https://t.co/NxYGk5zViD
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6/11
2020

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