PhD candidate Shuang Frost was named a 2019 Harvard Horizons Scholar for her project entitled "The Moral Values of Platform Based Governance". Each Year, PhD candidates are chosen by the Harvard Horizons Faculty Fellows to receive in-depth, personalized mentoring and coaching designed to enhance their presentation skills. The program culminates in a symposium, which will be held on April 10, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. in Sanders Theatre.
"A complex network of research funding, institutional ties, and personal influence allowed Coca-Cola, through connections with a nonprofit group, to exert substantial influence over obesity science and policy solutions in China, nudging government policy into alignment with the company’s corporate interests, a Harvard study has found.
Professor Susan Greenhalgh’s study reveals not just efforts by the food industry to influence public policy, but also the impact of those efforts. It is described in a pair of Jan. 9 articles published in ...
Brittany Ellis '19, a concentrator in Anthropology, is one of the two Harvard students to receive the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship for 2019! Ellis plans to pursue a Masters in Visual, Material, and Museum Anthropology at Oxford University. Congratulations to Brittany!
Harvard University signed an agreement with the American University in Cairo (AUC) to establish long-term relations and increased cooperation, especially between Harvard and AUC's Department of Egyptology. As part of this new partnership, AUC will be hosting a Harvard PhD student in Spring 2019. Professor Peter Der Manuelian "believes the new agreement will enhance Harvard's Egyptology studies and will be an opportunity for Harvard students to study with AUC's distinguished Egyptology Department and gain field experience".
The Boston Globe wrote a short feature on the "Archaeology of Harvard Yard" course, a collaboration between the Anthropology Department and the Peabody Museum where students conduct archaeological excavations in Old Harvard Yard near the location of earliest Harvard structures. Read the full article... Read more about In the News! Archaeology of Harvard Yard
Davíd Carrasco is featured in a new PBS series called Native America, a four-part series exploring the world created by America's First Peoples. Carrasco was included for his work in the religious worldviews of pre-Hispanic cultures of central Mexico and the story of the conquest/encuentro of the 16th century. The first episode will air on October 23. Check out the series trailer here!...