Most Iconic Duo: Amy Benedetto and Chris Wirth
Now seniors, Wirth, an astrophysics concentrator, and Benedetto, a chemical and physical biology concentrator, recently celebrated their three-year anniversary.
The Fires Underneath Pforzheimer House
We set out to uncover and understand the system that keeps Harvard running — from heating and cooling to electricity. A deeply complex system emerged — one at once modern and old-fashioned — and one that will have to change as climate change accelerates.
Fifteen Questions: Anne Harrington on Hist of Sci, Mental Health, and Ice Cream
The History of Science professor and faculty dean of Pforzheimer House sat down with Fifteen Minutes to discuss the history of mental health and some pfun Pfoho traditions. “I think the Quad is great, I really do,” she says. “How can we move people’s minds and hearts a little bit on this issue?”
Anne Harrington Portrait
To Swipe or Not to Swipe (Your HUID): Harvard’s Libraries are Single and Ready to Mingle
Ever wondered about the sex lives of college libraries? Five hot, single libraries are less than a mile away…
Law School Library Dating Profile
Houghton Dating Profile
Cabot Dating Profile
Widener Dating Profile
Lamont Dating Profile
Avi Loeb's Galileo Project Reaches for the Stars
There may be more Earth-like planets in the universe than grains of sand on all of Earth’s beaches combined, researchers predict. “The extraordinary claim is to say that we are special and unique,” Loeb says.
At Harvard, Psychedelic Drugs' Tentative Renaissance
In the early 1960s, the Harvard Psilocybin Project made national headlines for its unethical research methods and controversial leader, psychologist Timothy F. Leary. Now, sixty years after Leary's departure, Harvard is again part of the conversation around the future of psychedelics. From research in the lab to conversations among the student body, psychedelics are making a tentative yet undeniable renaissance on campus — a renaissance conscious of Harvard’s checkered history with the substances, yet working to move beyond it.
‘Don’t Test Chaos Theory on Us’: Harvard’s 1995 Switch to Housing Randomization, Revisited
Adams: artsy and queer. Eliot: preppy, blue-blooded schmoozers. Kirkland: jocks. Lowell: studiers. The Quad: Black and Hispanic students with an emphasis on activism. These were just some of the reputations that Harvard Houses had from the 1930s to 1995.
Harvard Study Finds Ancient Asteroid Collisions Far More Common Than Previously Thought
Past asteroid collisions took place far more frequently than previously thought and influenced the timeline of Earth’s increase in atmospheric oxygen, according to a recent study by Harvard Earth and Planetary Sciences faculty.
Billionaire Ken Griffin ’89 Breaks with DeSantis on ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Expansion Amid Criticism at GSAS
Jokes That Aren’t Funny: Racism and Harassment in Student Traditions
Michael Smith Returns To Administration As Interim SEAS Dean
‘Happy Place’ Review: An Ambitious Emily Henry Novel
The Hardest Courses at Harvard