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Hamna M. Nazir

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A Conversation with Steven Spielberg
Humanities Division

Spielberg Discusses Sources of Inspiration, Offers Filmmaking Advice

Filmmaker Steven Spielberg discussed the role of empathy, childhood, and toy trains in his works during a discussion at the Loeb Drama Center Tuesday evening.


WGS Sees Rise in Course Enrollment Numbers

Despite having just 37 concentrators in the College, the Women, Gender, and Sexuality department boasts two classes with more than 100 students each.


Harvard Faculty, Researchers Voice Concerns about Ukrainian Crisis

As the political crisis in Ukraine continues, Harvard affiliates have voiced concern over what one professor called Russia’s “naked aggression” in the situation, while remaining optimistic about possible U.S. intervention.


History Department Adds Latin American Scholars

The expansion is part of the department’s larger effort to restore its faculty in Latin American history after several years with no professors specializing in the field.

Student Groups

IOP Poll on Young Adults Indicates Waning Approval for Obama

The majority of young adults disapprove of current healthcare reform efforts and their approval rating of President Barack Obama is at its lowest point since 2009, according to Institute of Politics poll results that were released Wednesday.


Researchers Find Methane Emissions Greater Than Estimated

A recent study conducted by researchers from Harvard and seven other institutions suggests that methane emissions in the United States could be 1.5 times greater than the amount estimated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and 1.7 times greater than that estimated by the Emissions Database for Global Atmospheric Research.

Undergraduate Council

Gong and Goffard Seek To 'Go Forward'

The duo envisions a transformed Council focused on increasing student activities funding, advocating for inclusivity, and empowering students.

Student Groups

Asian Culture Celebrated at Annual "Feast"

Fourteen student groups showcased their cultural cuisines and talents to a packed audience at the Asian American Association’s “Feast” in Quincy dining hall Friday night.

Ed School

John Wood, Founder of Room to Read, Discusses Literacy In Developing Nations

Before an audience of students, professors, and other members of the Harvard community, John Wood, founder and board co-chair of Room to Read, discussed his experiences founding the educational non-profit and laid out key lessons about social entrepreneurship and leadership at the Harvard Graduate School of Education on Monday.

Harvard Kennedy School

Harvard Scholars Assess Iranian Nuclear Proposal

While many politicians and state department officials have expressed skepticism over the sincerity of Iran’s recent proposal to curb its nuclear development program, Harvard affiliates were more optimistic about the intentions behind the plan.