Happiness comes from choosing to be happy with whatever you do, strengthening your closest relationships and taking care of yourself physically, financially and emotionally. Thus revealed a recent survey of Harvard's class of 1980 - with data likely biased to those feeling good enough about their lives to respond to the survey. Show More Summary
Scientists from Harvard and Yale found that chimpanzees would give up raw food on the possibility that it might emerge cooked later.
New research from Harvard shows that mothers who are in business for themselves or are considered working mothers actually improve the chances their children will find success when they're working.
Federal Reserve policy may have underreacted to strong economic activity over the years because officials were too afraid to spook U.S. government bondholders, Harvard University economist and former Fed governor Jeremy Stein writes in a new paper.
... shoulda restocked those paper towels, guys. Alan Dershowitz is a retired Harvard professor and one of the most famous lawyers on the planet. Alan Dershowitz is also the plaintiff in a lawsuit alleging that there weren't enough paper...Show More Summary
Anthony B. Atkinson (Oxford & London School of Economics), Inequality: What Can Be Done? (Harvard University Press, May 11, 2015): Inequality is one of our most urgent social problems. Curbed in the decades after World War II, it has recently returned with a vengeance. We all know the scale of...
“We are here today to honor how one person -- our honoree, Ruth Bader Ginsburg -- knocked on closed doors, opened them and held them open for others.” That's how the Dean of Harvard's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Lizabeth Cohen, introduced Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at a luncheon at Harvard University on May 29. Show More Summary
[Content Note: Fat hatred; bullying; body shaming; child abuse.]Some of the external commentary, and the dehumanizing "headless fatty" picture, accompanying this interview with Harvard University anthropologist Susan Greenhalgh, author...Show More Summary
Bob Scheiffer‘s not headed to the beach. Just two days after signing off from his longtime role as host of CBS’ Face the Nation, the veteran CBS Newser has been named the Walter Shorenstein Media and Democracy Fellow at the Kennedy School’s...Show More Summary
Harvard Political Review, Scientology and Tax Exemptions: Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney’s latest picture Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief has stirred controversy within the Scientologist community and beyond. Show More Summary
While taking part in a charity football game for “Best Buddies” at Harvard Field on Friday, Tom Brady completed one of the most heart-warming touchdown passes of his career when he dumped the ball off to Chris in the flat and let his receiver do the rest. Check it out: Chris suffers from Down Syndrome, and he’s […]
Feras Morad was a top student who aimed to get into Harvard Law School. He was already a debate team champ with a national ranking. Just 20-years-old, with a 3.9 GPA at a community college and also an Army cadet, Morad never had any trouble with the law. Show More Summary
Harvard Business Review has run a version of Jerry Davis’ essay on the modern management research. A few clips: Is management research a folly? If not, whose interests does it serve? And whose interests should it serve? The questions of good for what and good for whom are worth revisiting. There is reason to worry […]
IN A panel discussion at Harvard University on Saturday, Viet Dinh, who served as assistant attorney general in George W. Bush’s administration and was the chief architect of the USA Patriot Act, was asked whether it was true that Barack Obama’s national security policies were largely a continuation of Mr Bush’s. Show More Summary
One of our greatest concerns today is how technology will alter our lives in the decades to come. Part of the Science & Democracy lecture series at Harvard, Peter Thiel, co-founder of Paypal and Palantir, offered new ways to propel the...Show More Summary
Co-authored by Jillian McLaughlin At last month's JFK Jr. Forum, Jason Furman, who served in President Obama's administration eight months before it was formed, talked with Larry Summers, former President of Harvard and U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, in a fireside chat on the current state and future of the U.S. Show More Summary
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg accepted the Radcliffe Medal from Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study on Friday, and in her speech, the always-inspiring 82-year-old badass advised her young female listeners to lead by example. Read more...
Annual survey finds 21% of seniors were virgins, but 60% reported drinking once a week during college years. Though Harvard University’s graduating class will soon be have a degree from one of the most esteemed schools in the world,Show More Summary
It may be the offseason, but Patriots quarterback Tom Brady threw yet another big touchdown on Friday night. Brady, an ambassador for Best Buddies, participated in a charity football game on Friday evening at Harvard Field, where heShow More Summary
Last year we looked at Harvard University’s prototype for a robot that folds itself up from a flat shape into a spider-like form when exposed to heat. This small…device invented by MIT and TU Munich researchers…