Expanding Opportunities for Undergraduate Education

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
May 8, 2019

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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Arboretum gets a solar boost

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

Spring stalwart

by Jonathan Damery, Associate 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

Behind the Scenes of Lilac Sunday

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
April 13, 2016

New solar panels bring renewable energy to Arboretum

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
November 16, 2015

New solar panels bring renewable energy to Arboretum

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As a leading institution for deepening understanding and appreciation of plants, horticulture, and biodiversity, the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University has been a longtime proponent of environmental sustainability. In addition to cutting edge research on climate change and its impact on plant life and ecosystems conducted at the Arboretum’s Weld Hill Research Building, the Arboretum […]

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Faust: Step up on climate change

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
October 21, 2015