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A mineral processing plant in Skouries, Halkidiki.

A mineral processing plant in Skouries, Halkidiki.

Unearthing disaster

The Institute of the Arts and Sciences will present a dramatic, four-screen video installation in San Francisco. Titled 'Unearthing Disaster I & II,' the installation was created by Berlin-based artists Angela Melitopoulos and Angela Anderson. Their work examines the destruction of a pristine, mountainous forest region in northeastern Greece by a Canadian mining company.

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New teaching center tackles campus climate

New teaching center tackles campus climate

Jody Greene, founding director, Center for Innovations in Teaching and Learning

The center will host Susan Longerbeam, who studies the role of culture in higher education pedagogy.

Faculty Insight

The future is in interactive storytelling

The future is in interactive storytelling

In 'The Conversation,' professors Noah Wardrip-Fruin and Michael Mateas discuss the deep interdisciplinary approach needed for the next generation of media.

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Zachos elected to National Academy of Sciences

Zachos elected to National Academy of Sciences

James Zachos, a climate scientist, has earned one of the highest honors a U.S. scientist can receive.

U.S. farmland becoming a hot commodity

U.S. farmland becoming a hot commodity

Institutional investors have been buying up farmland across the country in a trend that could have significant impacts on farmers.

Julie Guthman wins Radcliffe Fellowship

Julie Guthman wins Radcliffe Fellowship

Social Sciences Professor Julie Guthman has been awarded a Radcliffe Institute Fellowship that will support a year-long residential research project at Harvard University.

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