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Upsolve co-founder Rohan Pavuluri (right) and summer staffer Nick Brown in front of an Upsolve sign.

Upsolve co-founder Rohan Pavuluri (right) and summer staffer Nick Brown are Crimson activists helping those in the red.

Courtesy of Upsolve

Alumni

Rohan Pavuluri and Upsolve help low-income families cope with debt.

8.9.19

Photograph of John Fish

In “Taking Time Off When I’m Most Inspired,” Fish explains the benefits of rest to his nearly 600,000 followers.

Courtesy of John Fish

On YouTube, watch John Fish grow.

September-October 2019

Photo of a defunct Saturn dealership

Remote corporate decisions devastate local employers: a defunct Saturn dealer

Photograph by Paul Velgos/Alamy Stock Photo

“The rise of the deal and the decline of the American dream”

September-October 2019

A stage set from “The Bridges of Madison County”

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(1 of 4) Mak designed lighting for a 2019 staging of The Bridges of Madison County by the Philadelphia Theater Company.

Photograph by Rich Hein

Lighting and set designer Elizabeth Mak communicates stories.

September-October 2019

A still from “Reneepoptosis” by animator Renee Zhang

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(1 of 2) In “Reneepoptosis,” by animator Renee Zhan, three versions of the artist go on a quest for God, traversing an unfamiliar terrain that turns out to be her own body.

Film still courtesy of Renee Zhan

Animator Renee Zhan finds self-discovery in strange landscapes.

September-October 2019

Elizabeth Thomas shown on her couch at home with her own small dogs, Chapek and Kafka, and her son’s large dog, Clover, whom she watches when he is away.

Elizabeth Thomas at home with her own small dogs, Chapek and Kafka, and her son’s large dog, Clover, whom she watches when he is away.

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Elizabeth Marshall Thomas’s “laser beam” insights into the lives of animals and humans

September-October 2019

Photograph of Alice Hill

Alice Hill
Photograph by Jim Harrison

Harvard Alumni Association president Alice Hill ’81, Ph.D. ’91

September-October 2019

Unlike a Band-Aid®, an active adhesive dressing mechanically pulls a wound shut. Eventually, such bandages may find applications in the closure of internal wounds. 

Photograph courtesy of Serena Blacklow Appignani

Researchers in the lab of Professor David Mooney have developed a wound-dressing design that works like embryonic skin to heal injuries rapidly.

7.24.19

Bridget Terry Long

Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

New HGSE dean Bridget Terry Long seeks to “expand, double down, and deepen our impact.”

July-August 2019