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Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust spoke with journalist and author Ta-Nehisi Coates after his keynote address.

Photograph by Tony Rinaldo

Research

A Radcliffe Institute conference highlights universities' role—and debates how to come to terms with their past.

3.6.17

Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust spoke with journalist and author Ta-Nehisi Coates after his keynote address.

Photograph by Tony Rinaldo

A Radcliffe Institute conference highlights universities' role—and debates how to come to terms with their past.

3.6.17

Illustration by Davide Bonazzi

Traditional methods of preventing suicide have been ineffective, says psychologist Matthew Nock.

March-April 2017

Illustration by Pete Ryan

Gidon Eshel explains the environmental, social, and political effects of food choices.

March-April 2017

Salil Vadhan

Courtesy of Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Protecting human subjects’ research data

January-February 2017

<p class="credit">Illustration by Ken Orvidas</p>

Harvard’s Crowd Innovation Lab studies what motivates crowds to solve problems.

January-February 2017

Asim Khwaja’s experiments in taxation aim to buttress the legitimacy of government in developing nations.

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Paying Pakistani tax collectors for better performance to increase tax revenue

January-February 2017

<p class="caption"> A poster invites citizens to protect protesters from attacks at Maidan Nezalezhnosti, or Independence Square, in Kiev during the 2013-2014 Euromaidan protests.</p>
<p class="credit">Image courtesy of the Ukrainian Research Institute Reference Library</p>

One of the largest Ukrainian-language collections in the world, housed at Harvard

January-February 2017

<p class="caption">A contemporary rendering of the Springfield arsenal attack during Shays&rsquo;s Rebellion&mdash;a shaping event for the Founders</p>
<p class="credit">Image from Bridgeman Images</p>

The anti-democratic origins of the Constitution

January-February 2017