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Ned Friedman 15Q Arboretum Trees
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Ned Friedman 15Q Arboretum Trees

"I’m gonna take you back a different way through the conifers, so we don’t repeat anything," Friedman says.

Ned Friedman 15Q Arboretum Road
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Ned Friedman 15Q Arboretum Road

"Because these are really important trees for science and their conservation, we have to keep them alive," Friedman says.

Ned Friedman Tree Picture
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Ned Friedman Tree Picture

"It’s kind of a magical tree, and it’s a mutant tree, too," Friedman says.

Ned Friedman Portrait
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Ned Friedman Portrait

William “Ned” Friedman is the Director of the Arnold Arboretum and a Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology.

Ned Friedman Portrait
Conversations

Fifteen Questions: Ned Friedman on the Arnold Arboretum, ‘Botanizing,’ and His Favorite Tree

The Organismic and Evolutionary Biology professor and Arboretum director took FM on a tour of the Arboretum, discussing botany, evolution, and his love of trees along the way. “Everything that is our reality has been shaped by plants,” he says.

Testeson Medical Education Center
Central Administration

External Panel Urges Harvard to Implement Internal Policies, Improve Tracking for Anatomical Gift Program

An external panel released recommendations for changes to Harvard Medical School’s Anatomical Gift Program Thursday morning, nearly six months after its morgue manager was accused of stealing organs and other parts of cadavers donated for medical research.

Indigenous History Scrut Cover
Scrutiny

‘Medicine for Harvard’: Harvard's Struggles to Repair Relationship with Native American Tribes

It’s been almost 400 years since Caleb Cheeshahteaumuck graduated, and there have been few University-led initiatives to redress or reconcile Harvard’s role in the persecution of Native Americans. Today, few Indigenous students benefit from a Harvard education.

Harvard Medical School
Harvard Medical School

Harvard University Launches Center for Suicide Research and Prevention with Mass. General

Researchers at Harvard Medical School partnered with Massachusetts General Hospital to launch the Center for Suicide Research and Prevention in August.

MGH Psychedelics
Health

Mass General Cancer Center Renames Research Division After Largest Donation in Its History

Philanthropists Jason and Keely Krantz gifted the Mass General Cancer Center — a division of the Mass General Brigham system — the largest donation in its history, per a Wednesday press release.

Feast of Saint Cosmas and Damian
Photo Essay

In Photos: The Feast of Saints Cosmas and Damian

Every year, the residents of East Cambridge gather at the intersection of Porter and Warren streets to celebrate the Feast of Saint Cosmas and Damian, a festival brought by Italian immigrants from the town of Gaeta in 1926. The 98th annual celebration took place the weekend of September 8-10, and we sent a team of photographers to cover it.

Testeson Medical Education Center
Crime

Buyer of Human Remains Stolen from Harvard Medical School Morgue Pleads Guilty

A Pennsylvania man who bought cadavers that were donated to Harvard Medical School pleaded guilty to conspiracy and interstate transportation of stolen property on Thursday, according to the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.

HMS
Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School Pushes Expected Conclusion of Morgue Report to October

Harvard Medical School has pushed the expected timeline for a report on its Anatomical Gifts Program — whose former morgue manager was indicted for stealing and selling human remains — from the “end of summer” to October.

Harvard Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
College

‘Feather in Your Cap’: Radcliffe Graduates Look Back on 50 Years of Co-Ed Living

In an unofficial merger move, the Class of 1973 saw co-ed living introduced during the spring of their first year. The decision resulted in an exchange — some male students moved up to inhabit Radcliffe housing, today known as the Quad — while some female students moved down to the river Houses.

Students in Smith Campus Center
Sustainability

Former EPA Administrator Discusses Biden Administration’s Climate Policies at Harvard Weatherhead Lecture

Former Environmental Protection Agency administrator and first-ever White House national climate adviser Gina McCarthy discussed President Joe Biden’s climate policies and obstacles to further legislation during a Wednesday lecture.

Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center
Harvard Kennedy School

Technology Experts Discuss Role of AI in Democracy at Harvard Kennedy School Talk

Former South Korean business minister Young-sun Park and social media CEO Will Hohyon Ryu discussed potential applications of artificial intelligence to democracy during a talk at Harvard Kennedy School Tuesday.

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