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Jessie Smit
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Jessie Smit

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The Language Exchange: A Home for Culture, Convenience, and Community

Armed with a $12,000 grant from the Culture Lab Innovation Fund, Mary L. DiSalvo, the Language Center manager, hopes that the program will provide students with an opportunity to practice low-commitment language learning with each other.

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The Language Center, located in the Science Center basement, recently received $12,000 in funding through the 2022 Culture Lab Innovation Fund.

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Walter Willett

Walter Willett, who co-chairs HFSI with Haneef, is a public health professor who has devoted much of his career to nutrition research.

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HSHS Scrutling 1

A sign publicizes free showers outside the Harvard Square Homeless Shelter, where Extension School student Kody Christiansen recently launched the "I Deserve ID" program to help unhoused people acquire identification.

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HSHS Scrutling 2

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Language Center FM 2

The Language Center's language exchange program currently counts around 800 active users and 367 matches.

Smith Haneef
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Smith Haneef

Smitha Haneef, who works as the managing director at Harvard University Dining Services, is also co-chair of the Harvard Food Systems Initiative.

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Jews For Liberation 1

Julia M. Wedgle, Ethan Levin, S. Lovett-Graff, and Kevin Keystone sitting outside Harvard Divinity School at the first Jews for Liberation meeting in November 2021.

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Bluebikes S&D 2

Hidden behind Bluebikes’ fairly straightforward user experience is a complex operation, running day and night to keep bikes rolling and stations stocked.

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Bluebikes S&D 1

A lone Bluebike populates a station near Leverett House. The growth of Boston's bikeshare system hasn't come without logistical challenges — chief among them a mismatch in supply and demand between stations.

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Jews For Liberation 2

Jews for Liberation members S. Lovett-Graff and Francesca Rubinson sitting outside Harvard Divinity School.

Jessie Smit
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Mixing up the Menu: The Harvard Food Systems Initiative

The HFSI curriculum combines a series of faculty-led seminars with experiential learning to accomplish an ambitious goal: According to its website, the program aims “to inspire elevated thinking and change to shape future food systems leaders for a more sustainable future.”

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