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FAS

Brenda Tindal Appointed Harvard FAS Inaugural Chief Campus Curator

Brenda D. Tindal will serve as the inaugural chief campus curator for Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences starting Feb. 13, FAS Dean and University President-elect Claudine Gay wrote in an email Wednesday.

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Ethnic or Cultural Groups

Harvard Peabody Museum Transfers Ownership of Ancestral Kayak to Alutiiq Museum as Part of Ongoing Repatriation Efforts

The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology recently transferred ownership of an ancestral Alutiiq, or Sugpiaq, kayak to the Alutiiq Museum, a cultural museum and tribal repository in Kodiak, Alaska.

Harvard Museum of Natural History
Museums

Scientists, Artists Discuss Henry David Thoreau Plant Collection

A panel of artists and scientists involved in creating an exhibit on the plant collection of Henry Thoreau explored the intersection between art and botany as a means to inspire conversations about climate in a Harvard Museum of Natural History event on Thursday.

Harvard Law School
Harvard Law School

Federal Judge David Stras Reflects on the Holocaust and First Amendment at Harvard Law School Talk

Federal judge David R. Stras reflected on his grandparents’ experience in the Holocaust and its implications for the First Amendment at a Harvard Law School lecture Tuesday afternoon.

Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center
Politics

Kennedy School Postdoc Discusses Government-Sanctioned Mass Expulsion at Belfer Center Seminar

Meghan M. Garrity, a postdoctoral fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School, discussed her research on government-sanctioned mass expulsion events at a virtual Belfer Center seminar Thursday.

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Research

Harvard and MIT Researchers Find Limitations in Current Models of Exoplanet Atmospheres

A team of Harvard and MIT researchers have discovered accuracy limitations in climate models used to describe the properties of exoplanets — planets outside the solar system — given an influx of cosmic data from the newly launched James Webb Space Telescope.

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Research

Harvard Astrophysicists Discover Black Hole With Delayed Stellar Burp

In October 2018, Sebastian Gomez, then a Harvard PhD student, observed a black hole tear apart and engulf a small star in a galaxy located 665 million light years away from Earth. Almost three years later, he and a team of researchers noticed that the same black hole had begun ejecting stellar material.

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Radcliffe Institute

Radcliffe Fellow Emil’ Keme Discusses Indigenous Perspectives on Environmentalism at Virtual Event

Emil’ Keme, a 2022-2023 Radcliffe Institute Fellow, discussed Indigenous Yanomami attitudes toward the Amazon rainforest and approaches to environmental conservation at a Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study event Wednesday afternoon.

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