University - All Channels Steven Hyman awarded 2016 Sarnat Prize 2016-10-21T19:50:30.000000Z The National Institute of Mental Health has awarded Professor Steven Hyman ’80 the 2016 Sarnat Prize for his work on treating and understanding psychiatric disorders as biological diseases. Rose petals for the lost 2016-10-21T19:45:06.000000Z Recently the Harvard Art Museums acquired the evocative “A Flor de Piel,” a room-sized tapestry by contemporary Colombian artist Doris Salcedo made of thousands of dyed rose petals stitched together to form a giant burial shroud. For the director of Harvard’s Straus Center for Conservation and Techn... A tension as old as the country 2016-10-21T18:54:19.000000Z The Gazette interviewed Kristen Carpenter ’98, Oneida Indian Nation Visiting Professor of Law, about the current relations between Native Americans and state and federal government. Youth justice study finds prison counterproductive 2016-10-21T05:00:54.000000Z A study by the Harvard Kennedy School cites high recidivism, bloating costs, and widespread abuses in U.S. juvenile detention centers and calls for support- and education-focused rehabilitation alternatives. The stressed-out electorate 2016-10-20T21:11:19.000000Z Harvard analysts discuss findings of a new study that shows more than half of Americans say the presidential election is stressing them out. Visual synesthesia 2016-10-20T18:59:01.000000Z The words “Folding, Refraction, Touch” provided a useful framework for the Busch-Reisinger Museum’s exhibition of works by Wolfgang Tillmans and other modern and contemporary artists in dialogue with the German photographer. Harvard’s religious past 2016-10-20T17:16:23.000000Z A Harvard Divinity School lecturer says that to understand where the University is, it’s important to see where it’s been. Faculty Council meeting held Oct. 19 2016-10-20T14:13:32.000000Z On October 19 the Faculty Council heard a review of the Biomedical Engineering concentration and a proposal on course scheduling. They also met with Provost Garber to ask and answer questions as representatives of the Faculty. The Council next meets on November 16. The next meeting of the Faculty is... The unchanging election 2016-10-19T20:43:56.000000Z Veteran pollster Peter D. Hart analyzes the 2016 election and sees far less volatility than headlines would suggest. A family history of wartime heroism 2016-10-19T20:40:13.000000Z Artemis Joukowsky worked with Ken Burns on a documentary about his grandparents, Waitstill and Martha Sharp, who helped hundreds escape Nazi death squads in from 1939 to 1940.