News from 2017

  • Education

Building Budding Brain Biologists: Harvard’s Inaugural B4 Program in India

In the gleaming academic fortress of the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) in Bangalore, India, MCB professor Venkatesh Murthy and Advisor/Preceptor Laura Magnotti spent two weeks over…

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  • Education

MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS BECOME SCIENTISTS FOR A DAY IN MCB

On March 24th students from Mott Hall Bridges Academy (MHBA) in Brownsville, Brooklyn visited Harvard to explore the university, learn about the college admissions process, and participate in…

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  • Education

TOWARD THE NEXT GENERATION OF GRADUATE PROGRAMS [FANUEL MUINDI]

The current landscape of graduate training in the biosciences is a topic of much discussion among administrators, faculty, policy makers, and of course, student trainees themselves. Topics include…

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  • Archive, Education

GET TO KNOW SROH (SUMMER RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES AT HARVARD)

(l to r) Gonzalo Gonzalez Del Pino, Carolina Salguero, Christina Saak, Kristian Herrera, and Victoria D'Souza Since 2009, Summer Research Opportunities at Harvard (SROH) has hosted talented undergraduates…

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  • Archive

TEACHERS AS SCHOLARS: JOHN DOWLING’S “AMAZING BRAIN” LINKS HARVARD TO THE GREATER BOSTON EDUCATION COMMUNITY

John Dowling with The Amazing Brain class of 2014 An alternative approach to professional development in K-12 education, Teachers as Scholars (TAS) was founded in 1996 in an…

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OUTREACH GIVES HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS A HARVARD LAB EXPERIENCE

(l to r) Alix Lacoste, Katherine Rogers, Eric Wu, Jacqueline Brooks, and Minh Vong One morning before dawn in early April, two dozen high school students and their…

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