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Peabody Museum

Harvard Peabody Museum Releases Data on Repatriation Efforts

The Harvard Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology released updates on its repatriation efforts under the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act last Wednesday.

Peabody Museum North America Collection

Harvard Peabody Museum Removes Nearly 40 Native American Objects From Display

The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology removed nearly 40 Native American and Indigenous cultural objects from their displays to comply with new regulations from the Department of the Interior.

Native American Program Office

Harvard to Fund Travel Expenses for Tribal Repatriations

Harvard will fund Native American Tribal representatives’ travel to the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology for the repatriation of ancestral remains and funerary belongings, the University announced this month.

Harvard Museum of Natural History

Caroline Jean Fernald Named Director of Harvard Museums of Science and Culture

Caroline Jean Fernald was selected as the new executive director of the Harvard Museums of Science and Culture, Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Hopi E. Hoekstra announced last month. She began her tenure Wednesday.

Harvard Medical School

Health Experts, Artists Discuss Need to Change Media Portrayals of HIV/AIDS at Harvard Medical School Panel

Health experts and artists discussed the need to change the narrative in popular media around HIV/AIDS to avoid stigma and provide true representation in a panel last Friday hosted by Harvard Medical School in recognition of World AIDS Day.

Rochelle Walensky at the IOP

Former CDC Director Rochelle Walensky Discusses Interplay of Public Health and Politics at IOP Forum

Rochelle P. Walensky, the 19th director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discussed her tenure at the center throughout the Covid-19 pandemic while facing political strife amid the urgent public health crisis, during a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Wednesday evening.

Harvard Medical School

NIH Awards Grants to Eight Harvard Med Researchers for ‘High Risk, High Reward’ Research

Eight researchers affiliated with Harvard Medical School were awarded the National Institutes of Health’s High-Risk, High-Reward Research program grants, the agency announced last month.

Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center
Harvard Kennedy School

Restorative Justice Activist Advocates for Prison Abolition at Harvard Kennedy School Event

Danielle Sered, a restorative justice activist, advocated for prison abolition and extensive reforms to the current criminal justice system during an online Harvard Kennedy School event on Wednesday.