Science and the Environment

Noel Michele Holbrook

Noel Michele Holbrook

Chair, DRCLAS Andes & Southern Cone Faculty Committee
Charles Bullard Professor of Forestry
Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology

Professor Michele Holbrook studies the physics and physiology of vascular transport in plants with the goal of understanding how constraints on the...

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Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology

Harvard University
16 Divinity Avenue
Biological Laboratories, Room 3119
Cambridge, MA 02138 USA
2019 Jan 31

Gallery talk with artist Clarissa Tossin: Future Fossil

2:00pm

Location: 

8 Garden Street, Johnson-Kulukundis Family Gallery, Byerly Hall

Clarissa Tossin, a Radcliffe fellow in 2017–2018, expands upon her fellowship project with a newly commissioned exhibition that considers the ecology of an uncertain future. Inspired by Octavia E. Butler’s science fiction trilogy Xenogenesis (1989), in which the Amazon becomes the site for a new civilization of alien-human hybrids, Tossin speculates upon a postapocalyptic world following ecological collapse. Pairing DIY plastic recycling techniques with the materials and practices of Amazonian...

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2018 Feb 02

2018 Latina Empowerment & Development (LEAD) Conference: Check in and Reception

6:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Northwest Labs

The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies is pleased to support Latinas Unidas de Harvard and the 2018 LEAD Conference. 

The Latina Empowerment & Development Conference, also known as LEAD, is an annual conference hosted at Harvard University by Latinas Unidas. LEAD is about empowering Latinas and other minorities who plan on fulfilling leadership and other professional career-oriented paths. Since its inception in 2007, LEAD has brought together hundreds of college Latinas and professionals from all over the country. The 11th annual LEAD...

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DRCLAS Announces Mexico Innovation Fund Grants for Harvard Faculty to Collaborate with Mexican Counterparts

December 4, 2017

 

The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies is pleased to announce the launch of the Mexico Innovation Fund (MIF) and a call for proposals from Harvard faculty seeking to conduct collaborative research in Mexico to be supported by the MIF.

The MIF seeks to deepen research ties between Harvard and Mexican academia, in order to address Mexico's most salient, social, political, economic,...

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Worldwide Week at Harvard

October 20, 2017

 

Throughout the week of October 22-28, 2017, Harvard University will host a series of events covering a range of themes that are united in their larger goal of exploring global impact. The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies would like to call special attention to two events: a premiere screening and Q&A with the director of a film titled Los cubanos de Harvard (The Harvard Cubans), and a panel featuring Harvard University President Drew Faust titled "The Future of Cities."

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