Nature AND Nurture: Can new science inform child policy? – interview with Jack Shonkoff | VIEWPOINT

Nature AND Nurture: Can new science inform child policy? – interview with Jack Shonkoff | VIEWPOINT

Jack: It’s that amazing that things happen early that could influence long term outcomes. And what epigenetics is telling us is actually how it happens biochemically. Katharine: Hi, Jack. It’s really great to see you here today. Thanks so much for coming in to talk …

Apple’s Campus 2: The Never Before Seen Images

Apple’s Campus 2: The Never Before Seen Images

These are the never before seen photos of Apple’s “Spaceship” headquarters the tech company is building in California. The 2.8 million square foot corporate campus will be completed in 2016. Lead architect Norman Foster – with the help of Steve Jobs, of course – wanted …

Cambridge Students Get Rid of it Right

Cambridge Students Get Rid of it Right

In front of me is a box of materials. There’s recycle, compost, and trash. Can you sort into those three categories for me? OK. Yes. I guess. Yeah, sometimes it says if it can be recycled or not. These on. I think this is recycling. …

Prasenjit Duara on Spiritual Ecologies: Sustainability and Transcendence in Contemporary Asia

Prasenjit Duara on Spiritual Ecologies: Sustainability and Transcendence in Contemporary Asia

Hello, everyone and welcome to the environment forum at the Mahindra Humanities Center. I’m Ian Miller, co-convener of the forum with Robin Kelce, a professor of photography and Dean of Arts and Humanities here at Harvard. This is the final event of ours for the …

Gidon Eshel | Rethinking the American Diet || Radcliffe Institute

Gidon Eshel | Rethinking the American Diet || Radcliffe Institute

– All right. Thanks so much for coming. Thanks for this great introduction, but let’s do it systematically, OK? That’s my family. And when I told Laura, who you see in the middle, that I got this phone call from Judy, she said, oh, we …

Campus Natural Reserve: Where learning comes alive

Campus Natural Reserve: Where learning comes alive

The UC Santa Cruz Campus Natural Reserve is a 400-acre education research and habitat reserve located on the main UC Santa Cruz campus. The campus lands are an incredible resource for students and teaching classes. Students from a wide variety disciplines can walk steps from …

Cambridge University research and the East of England

Cambridge University research and the East of England

The University wants to bring its global research expertise to the service of the local region. In fulfilling our mission to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research, we are fundamentally committed to engaging with communities and partners close to home. …

Naomi Oreskes on “Giant Power: Technology, Energy, and the Beginnings of Post-Truth America”

Naomi Oreskes on “Giant Power: Technology, Energy, and the Beginnings of Post-Truth America”

Good evening, everybody. I’m Homi Bhaba, director of the Mahindra Humanities Center, and I’m absolutely delighted to welcome you to the launch of the second year of our environment forum. Last year’s wide array of events, including visits by Terry Tempest Williams, Jedediah Purdy, Roy …

Land Economy at Cambridge

Land Economy at Cambridge

(acoustic guitar music) – I think the excitement of Land Economy is this ability to go across different social sciences, and to be taught by experts who themselves, well-trained in one discipline, are doing interdisciplinary work. – The Land Economy Tripos has the subtitle, Environment, …

Author Mandy Berman on journaling, bookstore shopping, and writing spaces | Author Shorts

Author Mandy Berman on journaling, bookstore shopping, and writing spaces | Author Shorts

I kept journals for a long time since I was 6-years-old I’ve been keeping journals. And observing the people around me and my family members, the people I went to school with and those became sort of the backbone of what would later become my …