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Emma C. Cobb

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Visual Arts

Houghton Exhibit Digs into Book Binding

The exhibit, which is making its first U.S. appearance at Houghton, features works created by both American and British binders.


Activists Speak about Homosexuality, Art in Uganda

The American Repertory Theater and the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy kicked off a series of events on art and human rights Tuesday.

Calderwood Courtyard Fogg Museum

Restored Calderwood Courtyard Ready for Art Museums Opening

Awash in natural light and surrounded by the collections of the three Harvard Art Museums, the renovated and revitalized Calderwood Courtyard stands ready to once again serve as the heart of the museums when they reopen on Nov. 16.

Fogg Reopening

Event Offers Glimpse Into New Harvard Art Museums

The night marked the fourth and final installment of “In-Sight Evening: Preparing for the New Harvard Art Museums,” an event series that began in 2012.


Student Board Will Help Connect Art Museums, Students

In preparation for its reopening this fall, the Harvard Art Museums will create a student advisory board composed of graduate and undergraduate students to serve as its connection to the student body.


After Lengthy Wait, Harvard Art Museums Will Open Renovated Building in November

The reconstructed building, which expands total gallery space to 43,000 square feet, will include six levels of public space, a new glass roof, and new resources and spaces for teaching, exhibition, and research.

Poster Child

New Exhibit Explores History and Science of Human Dissection

A new exhibit in the Science Center showcases human body parts and historical objects related to the science of dissection and anatomy.

Quincy Housing Day Screenshot

Quincy Lets Its Housing Video Go

Sunday morning, freshmen all around the Yard received notes under their doors. Quincy had released the first housing day video of the 2014 season.

New Director for Carpenter Center
Visual Arts

Voorhies Assumes Director Position at the Carpenter Center

James Voorhies, who is an art historian, writer, and curator, will be responsible for developing and presenting exhibits and public programs at the Center.


IOP Senior Advisor Named JFK Library CEO

Heather P. Campion, the first woman to serve in this position, will continue the history of collaboration between the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation and the Institute of Politics. She plans to take steps to make the Library more hands-on and high-tech.


Early Admits Celebrate College Acceptances

This December, students from all over the country and all over the world, celebrated not only the well deserved winter break, but also their acceptances into some of the country’s top schools.

Student Life

Anatomy of a Fracket

You don’t want to lose your nice winter coat after you leave it in a huge pile, so it’s about time that you start thinking about what you’re going to wear out to the Owl in the snow. Thus, Flyby presents: The Fracket.


Harvard Researchers Find Potential Clue to Solving Type 1 Diabetes

In a recent study conducted by the Hotamisligil Laboratory at the Harvard School of Public Health, a group of scientists discovered that a naturally occurring molecule called TUDCA, or Tauroursodeoxycholic acid, could prevent Type 1 Diabetes.

The Presidential Candidates

Three Tickets Face Off in UC Presidential Debate

With the voting period for the Undergraduate Council elections underway, the three pairs of candidates vying to become the Council’s next president and vice president faced off in a debate at the John F. Kennedy, Jr. Forum on Monday night.

Student Groups

Bee-Themed Study Breaks Highlight Sustainable Food

The Food Literacy Project and the Harvard Undergraduate Beekeepers will provide students with a variety of bee-pollinated foods at a series of Food Future Study Breaks over the next two weeks.