Harvard University

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The climate victories of 2021 that put fossil fuels in check
From local activism to shareholder rebellions, here’s what climate advocates accomplished over the last year.

Ray Levy Uyeda

31, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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János Kornai obituary
Hungarian-born Harvard professor who pinpointed the flaws of communist bloc command economies in the 70s and 80s

Klaus Nielsen

29, Nov, 2021 @8:16 PM

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Turns out, Harvard students aren’t that smart after all | Tayo Bero
A whopping 43% of white students weren’t admitted on merit. One might call it affirmative action for the rich and privileged

Tayo Bero

17, Nov, 2021 @11:19 AM

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Wolfgang Fischer obituary
Other lives: Gallery owner who introduced the work of classical Austrian modernists to British art lovers

John Charap

15, Nov, 2021 @9:13 PM

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England has highest death rates of older patients in western world, study finds
Exclusive: research body looks at over-65s hospitalised with hip fractures, heart failure or diabetes

Andrew Gregory Health editor

10, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Two-legged dinosaurs may have swung tails to run faster, say scientists
A computer simulation could help us better understand the evolution of movement in animals

Linda Geddes

22, Sep, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Newly discovered Tennessee Williams story published for the first time
The 1952 work by the Streetcar Named Desire playwright was found in Harvard University’s archives

Alison Flood

15, Sep, 2021 @11:35 AM

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The climate advocates who say Harvard’s oil divestment is a mistake
As the Ivy League university sheds its fossil fuel investments, some argue it’s dangerous to limit leverage over oil and gas companies

Chris McGreal

14, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Harvard University will divest its $42bn endowment from all fossil fuels
University president cites need to decarbonize economy as student campaigners say: ‘Activism works, plain and simple’

Guardian staff and agencies

10, Sep, 2021 @4:40 PM

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Harvard University’s new chief chaplain is … an atheist
Greg Epstein, unanimously elected by his fellow university chaplains, says: ‘I want to be a positive force’

Maya Yang

28, Aug, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Bob Moses obituary
American civil rights activist who brought intellectual rigour and courage to his political campaigning

Godfrey Hodgson

03, Aug, 2021 @4:20 PM

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Richard Lewontin obituary
Pioneering biologist and geneticist whose research showed the emptiness of traditional biological concepts of race

Andrew Brown and Steven Rose

28, Jul, 2021 @5:07 PM

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