Expanding Opportunities for Undergraduate Education

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
February 18, 2020

Expanding Opportunities for Undergraduate Education

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As a partner in the educational mission of Harvard University, the Arboretum leverages its resources to support undergraduate education. Arboretum-based faculty and researchers, state-of-the-art laboratories, and the living collections provide field experiences for diverse Harvard classes ranging from the biology of plants and urban ecology to landscape design. A summer short course connects students with […]

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The turkeys of Harvard

by Colleen Walsh for the Harvard Gazette
November 27, 2019

Don’t forget about plants after the leaves fall

by Benjamin E. Goulet-Scott and Jacob S. Suissa
November 6, 2019

Championing sustainability and renewable energy

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
September 11, 2019

Championing sustainability and renewable energy

Sustainability Dig Deeper

Embodying a unique partnership between Harvard University and the City of Boston, the Arnold Arboretum is committed to helping both entities build resiliency in the face of climate change and reach carbon neutrality by the year 2050. Projects toward this goal over the past decade have included modernizing upgrades at the Hunnewell Building and Dana […]

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August 30 tour extravaganza at the Arboretum

by Sheryl White, Coordinator of Visitor Engagement
September 6, 2019

Arboretum gets a solar boost

by Deborah Blackwell, Marketing & Communications Specialist
April 25, 2019

Spring stalwart

by Jonathan Damery, Editor of Arnoldia
April 1, 2019

President Lawrence Bacow addresses the Harvard Class of 2022

by The Harvard Gazette
September 5, 2018

President Lawrence Bacow addresses the Harvard Class of 2022

President Lawrence Bacow

In his first convocation address as President of Harvard, Lawrence Bacow encouraged the Class of 2022 to pursue their curiosity through Harvard’s rich opportunities, from viewing the heights of human creativity on display at the Harvard Art Museums to exploring the astonishing diversity of temperate flora at the Arnold Arboretum. Read more in the Harvard Gazette.

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Director William (Ned) Friedman elected to the Linnean Society

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
December 4, 2017

Director William (Ned) Friedman elected to the Linnean Society

William (Ned) Friedman

William (Ned) Friedman, Arnold Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology (Harvard University), and Director and Faculty Fellow of the Arnold Arboretum, has been elected a Foreign Member of the Linnean Society of London (FMLS)—one of only fifty scholars in the world to be distinguished with the honor. The Linnean Society of London serves science as […]

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Harvard reaches landmark greenhouse gas reduction goal

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
December 9, 2016