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Oreskes and Co-Authors Dispute Premise in EPA-related Supreme Court Case

February 28, 2022
In an opinion piece in The Boston Globe, DHS Prof. Naomi Oreskes and Harvard graduate student co-authors Colleen Lanier-Christensen, Hannah Conway, and Ashton Macfarlane dismiss the idea that writers of the 1970 Clean Air Act never intended the then newly conceived Environmental Protection Agency would have regulatory purview over issues of climate change. Read more about Oreskes and Co-Authors Dispute Premise in EPA-related Supreme Court Case
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New Report Addresses Underrepresentation of Women of Color in Tech

December 16, 2021
Evelynn Hammonds, Barbara Gutmann Rosenkrantz Professor, and History of Science department chair, served as co-chair on a committee for the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine that has released a report titled "Transforming Trajectories for Women of Color in Tech." The report urges a range of organizations across the tech ecosystem to take steps to improve the representation of women of color in tech fields and careers. Read more about New Report Addresses Underrepresentation of Women of Color in Tech
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Prof. Naomi Oreskes Weighs in on Congressional Testimony of Big Oil Execs

October 28, 2021

CEOs of Exxon Mobil, Chevron, BP and Shell were grilled by members of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform on oil industry efforts to evade responsibility for a seemingly concerted campaign of disinformation on the dangers of climate change resulting from the excessive use of fossil fuels. Interview excerpts courtesy of CBSN and CNN.... Read more about Prof. Naomi Oreskes Weighs in on Congressional Testimony of Big Oil Execs

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LGBTQ Grad Student Student Group Honors Evelynn Hammonds

June 23, 2021
Evelynn Hammonds, Chair of the Department of the History of Science; Barbara Gutmann Rosenkrantz Professor of the History of Science; and Professor of African and African American Studies has received another leaf for her well-earned laurels. The Harvard grad student group LBTQ@GSAS has inaugurated the Evelynn Hammonds Award for Exceptional Service to BGLTQ+ Inclusion as part of its first ever... Read more about LGBTQ Grad Student Student Group Honors Evelynn Hammonds