On April 7, graduate alumni from around the world will gather for a reunion and symposium that celebrates the history, scholarship, and bright future of Harvard SEAS. Register now to join your classmates and colleagues at this special event: [ Hvrd.me Link ]

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170 years ago, Harvard SEAS was founded on the idea of building a professional school where advances would not be made in a vacuum, but rather provide inspiration for the work of those who would come later: [ Hvrd.me Link ]

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Why does a weeping willow grow downwards while nearby poison ivy shoots upwards? Researchers from SEAS have constructed a framework that explains and quantifies the different shapes of plant stems: [ Hvrd.me Link ]
Scientists have long grappled with the challenges of delivering drugs directly into cells. New research at SEAS shows that tiny gold pyramids could hold the key to delivering molecules into cells with high efficiency and no lasting damage: [ Hvrd.me Link ]

Laser activated gold pyramids could deliver drugs, DNA into cells...

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Green and lush, the Amazonian rainforest of Peru’s Madre de Dios region envelops students and faculty as they trek through thick underbrush. Ahead, rivulets of tainted water flow into the nearby river, giving the water a dull, orange hue. During a collaborative field program in Peru, Harvard students developed equipment that could be used by local villagers to filter river water contaminated...
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Alumna Amy Kerdok, Ph.D. '06 (biomedical engineering) spends her workdays developing surgical robots. But she finds fresh perspective in her spare time by learning the delicate craft of woodworking with hand tools: [ Hvrd.me Link ]

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Spring has officially arrived. Students are picking up speed working on final thesis and course projects. Add harvardseas on Snapchat to see what #LifeatSEAS is like during this busy season: [ Snapchat.com Link ]

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Check out our new microsite to stay up-to-date with the latest information about the new home for Harvard SEAS, a 500,000+ square foot, state-of-the-art complex currently under construction in Allston: [ Hvrd.me Link ]

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For nearly a year, alumnus Nuseir Yassin, A.B. ’14 (economics with a secondary in computer science) has been traveling the world, posting daily, one-minute videos chronicling his global adventures: [ Hvrd.me Link ]

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Blue-sky thinking helps alumna Carolina Ragolta, A.B. ’13, navigate the largely uncharted territory of the commercial drone industry: [ Hvrd.me Link ]

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One in five women will be sexually assaulted in college. Shocked by that jarring statistic, a team of Harvard students used computer science to raise awareness of this multi-dimensional epidemic: [ Hvrd.me Link ]

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This new method of cellular manipulation could advance biomedical research, robotic actuation, and even the cleaning of industrial surfaces: [ Hvrd.me Link ]

Life-like stretching of cells | Harvard John A. Paulson School of...

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717 million years ago, 'snowball' Earth was covered pole-to-pole in ice. Researchers have developed a new hypothesis that could explain the largest glaciation event in our planet's history: [ Hvrd.me Link ]
Newswire has a sleek new look. Check out the new design in the March issue, and read about a long-lasting flow battery, an agricultural e-commerce platform in China, novel materials inspired by an ancient paper craft, and more: [ Hvrd.me Link ]

Harvard SEAS Newswire March, 2017

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The opportunity to work in Harvard SEAS laboratories as an undergraduate helped senior Keegan Mendez develop her passion for biomedical engineering research. Read more about Keegan: [ Harvard.edu Link ]

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Undergraduate biomedical engineering concentrator Keegan Mendez talks about her cardiac device work with the Walsh and Mooney labs.

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While attending the Emerging Researchers Network Conference in Washington, D.C., Kathryn Hollar, Director of Educational Programs (left), and Christina Zaldana, Advising Programs Administrator (right), ran into Lidya Abune, an alumna of the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program at SEAS. Abune, who studied biomedical engineering at Bucknell University, is now a grad student at...
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This #ThrowBackThursday photo features Mark Zuckerberg, then a computer science concentrator, sitting in the Winthrop House dorm room where he launched Facebook. Zuckerberg will be the featured speaker at Harvard University's 366th Commencement on May 25: [ Hvrd.me Link ]
Grad students Nabiha Saklayen and Marinna Madrid have launched a startup that seeks to make curing blood cancer or HIV as easy as pressing a button: [ Hvrd.me Link ]

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This squash-playing, sky-diving, thrill-seeking student is gearing up for her next great adventure­—in biomedical engineering research and discovery: [ Hvrd.me Link ]

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Accomplished information integration technology researcher Laura Haas, A.B. '78 (applied math), has been named Dean of the College of Information and Computer Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst: [ Hvrd.me Link ]

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