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Elise D. Hawkins

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Food and Drink

Cambridge Chefs Named James Beard Award Semifinalists

Three Cambridge chefs — Tracy Chang of PAGU, Conor Dennehy of Talulla, and Patricia Estorino of Gustazo Cuban Kitchen & Bar — were nominated as semifinalists for the James Beard Award for best chef in the Northeast region.

Museum Closings

Harvard Offers Kurdish Language Course for First Time in University History

Harvard offered its first Kurdish Language course in the University’s history this fall after students from Kurdish-speaking backgrounds pushed for its creation.

Students in Smith Campus Center

Former EPA Administrator Discusses Biden Administration’s Climate Policies at Harvard Weatherhead Lecture

Former Environmental Protection Agency administrator and first-ever White House national climate adviser Gina McCarthy discussed President Joe Biden’s climate policies and obstacles to further legislation during a Wednesday lecture.

Chan School of Public Health

Penn State Researcher Jessica Williams Discusses Worker Health and Safety in Health Care Industry

Health policy researcher Jessica A. Williams discussed how to prioritize health and wellbeing among low-wage health care workers in a Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies talk Wednesday afternoon.

CGIS South

Experts Discusses Poland and Germany’s Response to Ukrainian Refugees at Harvard Davis Center Panel

Sociologists and other experts discussed how Ukrainian refugees have been received by neighboring European countries in a panel hosted by Harvard’s Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies on Monday.

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

CDC Specialist Discusses Evolution of HIV Prevention Campaign at Harvard School of Public Health Workshop

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention communications specialist Jo Ellen Stryker discussed the future of HIV prevention in a student workshop at the Harvard School of Public Health last Thursday.

Harvard Law School

Experts Discuss Psychedelics Policy in the Global North at Harvard Law School Webinar

The Project on Psychedelics Law and Regulation at Harvard Law School’s Petrie-Flom Center hosted a virtual panel on psychedelics in Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom on Monday.