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In a study abroad program in Kenya, a Harvard College student learned that global health solutions begin at the local level. 
http://www.summer.harvard.edu/blog-news-events/helping-transform-healthcare-kenya
Our campus map and directions, contact information, downloadable forms, and privacy policy are in this section. Find us 51 Brattle Street Cambridge, MA 02138-3722 USA See the campus map and directions. Call or e-mail us +1-617-495-4024 su...
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The course examines the root causes of the War of 1812, its main events and major personalities, as well as its importance to the United States and to the world, especially North and South America. Emphasis is placed on the political, economic, diplomatic...
http://www.summer.harvard.edu/courses/war-1812
This course covers electricity and electric circuits, magnetism, waves, and optics. It fulfills one of two semesters of physics for entrance to medical school. May be taken concurrently with PHYS S-1a Prerequisite: strong knowledge of algebra, geometry, a...
http://www.summer.harvard.edu/courses/principles-physics-electromagnetism-circuits-waves-optics-imaging
Vectors are introduced, then applied to a variety of problems that cover almost the entire spectrum of high school mathematics: solving systems of linear equations, proving theorems of plane geometry, deriving trigonometric identities, and describing moti...
http://www.summer.harvard.edu/courses/vectors-tool-teaching-algebra-geometry-trigonometry
This course aims to help students become writers. Building on the mastery of fundamental prose skills that they bring to the course, students explore the essay form in all its variety and complexity, striving to discover those approaches that feel most na...
http://www.summer.harvard.edu/courses/advanced-essay-writing
This course helps students develop a dramatic character through comic mask work, improvisation, commedia dell'arte physicality, the techniques of farce, and scene work from plays by Anton Chekhov, Kaufman and Hart, and Tennessee Williams. Students learn t...
http://www.summer.harvard.edu/courses/acting-workshop-developing-character
Adolescents are the most demanding readers of narrative. To them, story is everything. Understanding what makes adolescent literature successful helps answer the most elemental questions about storytelling. Reading writers like the Grimms, C.S. Lewis, Sal...
http://www.summer.harvard.edu/courses/adolescent-literature
The concept of sustainability is presented from the perspective of an organization operating at the community level. Sustainability has three responsibilities: environmental stewardship, social well-being, and economic prosperity. This course explores the...
http://www.summer.harvard.edu/courses/strategies-sustainability-management
This course is designed for students seeking preparation for EXPO S-25, Introduction to Academic Writing and Critical Reading, a course required for admission to the Undergraduate Program at the Harvard Extension School. Students review such basics of aca...
http://www.summer.harvard.edu/courses/fundamentals-academic-writing
This course serves as an introduction to reading and translating modern French texts for students who require a basic knowledge of the language for research purposes. It presents the principal structures of French grammar while developing strategies for r...
http://www.summer.harvard.edu/courses/french-reading-knowledge
The course analyzes the competition over the meanings of symbols in post-colonial Muslim societies. Course participants survey the thought of prominent twentieth-century Muslim political thinkers (Islamists and liberals) as well as factors leading to the ...
http://www.summer.harvard.edu/courses/muslim-politics
The goal of this course is to develop skills for making corporate investment decisions and for analyzing risk. Topics include discounted cash flow and other valuation techniques; risk and return; capital asset pricing model; corporate capital structure an...
http://www.summer.harvard.edu/courses/corporate-finance
This course deals with human behavior in a variety of organizations. Conceptual frameworks, case discussions, and skill-oriented activities are applied to each topic. Topics include communications, motivation, group dynamics, leadership, power, the influe...
http://www.summer.harvard.edu/courses/organizational-behavior
Web conference courses are held live weekly at a specific time through a third-party software, Elluminate/Blackboard Collaborate or Adobe Connect.
http://www.summer.harvard.edu/courses/distance-education/online-web-conference-courses
In this course we explore how to create a polished and convincing song performance. Each class meeting begins with a group warmup, reviewing the basics of good singing technique. Through individual work, we approach each song from both a musical and a dra...
http://www.summer.harvard.edu/courses/performing-musical-theater
We're committed to creating a sustainable environment here at Harvard.
http://www.summer.harvard.edu/blog-news-events/sustainable-harvard-summer-school
Writing the screenplay for the next box office smash or indie darling requires inspiration; it also requires knowledge of the screenwriter's craft. This course provides both. Under the guidance of an award-winning and critically acclaimed director and scr...
http://www.summer.harvard.edu/courses/advanced-screenplay-writing-page-screen
This course helps business professionals improve their writing so they are better equipped to accomplish their educational and professional goals. While covering the primary forms of business writing (memos, cover letters, resumes, proposals, PowerPoint p...
http://www.summer.harvard.edu/courses/business-rhetoric
From corporate giants to small businesses, product manaufacturing firms constantly strive to optimize operations and logistics techniques and practices. This course introduces the concept of supply chain management (SCM) and identifies how companies are u...
http://www.summer.harvard.edu/courses/supply-chain-management
From academic support to computer help, intramural sports, and music concerts, there are plenty of resources and activities available to all Summer School students.
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It may seem that questions about human responsibility toward the natural world are new, but there are long-standing traditions within Western philosophy of arguing for ethical behavior in relation to nature, whether to benefit humans or to help non-humans...
http://www.summer.harvard.edu/courses/study-abroad-venice-italy-nature
High school students who pursue experiences before college can stand out among the competition.
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The fundamentals of astronomy are covered in the context of contemporary research. We study five areas being actively investigated by astronomers today. Topics include stars, galaxies, and the large-scale structure of the Universe; the history of the Univ...
http://www.summer.harvard.edu/courses/fundamentals-contemporary-astronomy-stars-galaxies-universe
In this proseminar, we focus on science writing, data interpretation, and collaborative and independent experimental design. Students who successfully complete the course are those who demonstrate an ability to assess information from the primary scientif...
http://www.summer.harvard.edu/courses/graduate-research-methods-scholarly-writing-biotechnology
Today's leaders must convey their messages concisely, confidently, and memorably. This course is for students who want to strengthen their public speaking and writing skills, and develop their authentic voices as professionals. We explore speechwriting, p...
http://www.summer.harvard.edu/courses/art-communication
This course examines the strategic opportunities and challenges of exchanging goods and services over networks. Students learn how companies plan electronic commerce initiatives and harness networked hardware and software capabilities to improve their rel...
http://www.summer.harvard.edu/courses/electronic-commerce-strategies
Galileo wrote that "the book of the universe is written in the language of mathematics." Speaking the language of modern mathematics requires fluency with the topics of this course: infinite series, integration, and differential equations. The course aims...
http://www.summer.harvard.edu/courses/calculus-ii
An understanding of basic probability and statistics is increasingly important for students in secondary school as they get ready for today's information age. Probability involves the study of uncertainty, something that surrounds us every day, and statis...
http://www.summer.harvard.edu/courses/inquiries-probability-statistics