Harvard-backed HUBweek to showcase Boston arts, science innovation

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 16:42 in Mathematics & Economics

This fall, Harvard will help lead the third annual HUBweek festival celebrating the region’s commitment to innovation in the arts and sciences. The University, along with The Boston Globe, MIT, and Massachusetts General Hospital, is a founding supporter of the weeklong festival. With its world-renowned universities, hospitals, and arts organizations, Greater Boston has long been a draw for creative thinkers. “HUBweek offers an opportunity to showcase Boston to the wider world,” said Harvard Provost Alan M. Garber. “Harvard embraces the creative forces that enable innovation and discovery in Boston, Cambridge, and beyond. We are excited to participate once again in this unique collaboration.” The festival will begin Oct. 10 and feature symposia, lectures, and interactive events examining a wide range of topics. A session created by the Center for Research on Computation and Society at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Harvard Business School will focus on digital...

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