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From Prototypes to PPE

In light of COVID-19, the Harvard Graduate School of Design has begun to use “The Fabrication Lab” to help create personal protective equipment (PPE) out of new materials.

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A Harvard Scientist's Search for a Coronavirus Vaccine

Levy predicts that there will be a spectrum of reactions to the pandemic once it is over, ranging from demands for stricter border controls to calls for increased global cooperation. He hopes that the public doesn’t forget the crisis, but instead strengthens its dedication to public health, research, and vaccine development to prepare for future pandemics. He warns, “The next one is just around the corner.”

Jennifer Winters

FM Talks to Jennifer Winters and Her Three Suns

Discovering a planet isn’t a celebratory feeling, exactly. Winters describes it as more of a deep, satisfying exhale after three months of challenging work.

Derek Kopon

Shooting for the Stars with Derek Kopon

As an astrophysicist, environmental activist, and now a candidate for Cambridge City Council, Derek A. Kopon finds inspiration at the intersections.


Socializing with President Obama's Social Secretary

Dyer, who served as Social Secretary from 2015-2017, has no shortage of stories from her time working in the Obama administration. She was in charge of hosting all the social events at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, ranging from formal state dinners to tea with the First Lady. “Man, it was crazy,” she remembers, a hint of nostalgia in her voice.