Dr. Dominic Mao, originally from Manipur, Imphal — a state in the extreme northeastern region of India — recently set out to create a program there to engage high school students and college-level teaching assistants in a Western-style educational format. He teamed up with three Harvard undergraduates and one alum to make it happen.
Category : In Region
If a university wants to be taken seriously today, it’ll need a global outlook. That’s the key message Professor Mark C. Elliott, Vice Provost for International Affairs at Harvard University, conveyed during a talk in New Delhi on Monday, February 11, as part of the India Seminar Series.
In the small tribal community of Palghar in India, many needlessly become ill due to preventable diseases. One team sets out to change everything.
Each year, the Jaipur Literature Festival brings together dozens of world-class writers, humanitarians, businesspeople, entertainers, and politicians for a five-day program in global literacy in Jaipur, India. This year, five faculty members from across Harvard University were invited to speak at the event.
Preparing Young Indian Scientists for Life Sciences in the 21st Century: In-Country Seminar Synopsis
On January 23, the Building Bharat Boston Biosciences (B4) program held an in-country seminar moderated by Professor Venkatesh Murthy. The panel discussion addressed important issues that impact life science advancement in India from publishing issues to diversity and ethics in the sciences.
For years, Mariam Chughtai has immersed herself in the study of the complex politics of identity, religion, and terrorism in Pakistan. Today, as The Mittal Institute’s Babar Ali fellow, she is writing a book that brings her research and real-world experience in South Asia to life, exploring the tension between the politics and culture of Pakistan to rewrite the narrative that has been erroneously given to the nation.
At a dinner with members of The Mittal Institute in India, Dr. Dominic Mao discussed his recent educational workshop in Imphal, Manipur and his vision to create an ongoing cultural, intellectual, and educational exchange between Harvard students and high school students in Imphal.
“Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World”, an event jointly organized by The Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute and the Harvard Global Health Institute and presented in New Delhi, examined the connections between human, animal and environmental health, and the response to disease outbreaks in India.