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Aerial photograph of Harvard Stadium

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Photograph by Nick Allen/Creative Commons

An agenda for a new athletic director—and for a wider emphasis on student fitness

6.5.20 | News
Elijah DeVaughn '21 in black shirt bearing the word "melanin," stands with his right fist raised

Elijah DeVaughn ’21 marched in Los Angeles last weekend.
Photograph courtesy of Elijah DeVaughn

As demonstrations grow in the wake of George Floyd’s death, students mobilize against racism and police brutality

6.3.20 | News

and the endowment distribution is decreased, as the College completes its plans.

6.3.20 | News
At Home with Harvard: Racial Justice

Selections from Harvard Magazine's extensive coverage of racism, inequality, and incarceration

6.2.20 | At Home with Harvard
Photo of the author sitting with two friends, all in masks, in the Radcliffe Quadrangle as they watched virtual Commencement

The author (right) sitting with blockmates Mike Shirek (left) and Ernie Omondi (center) as they watched virtual Commencement

Photograph courtesy of Caroline Englemayer

A return to campus, to take in virtual graduation with friends

6.1.20 | Commencement
Photograph of Jenny Odell

Jenny Odell
Screenshot by Harvard Magazine

Artist Jenny Odell speaks at the Graduate School of Design Class Day ceremony.

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Robert Satcher
Screenshot by Harvard Magazine

Harvard medical- and dental-school graduates on the front lines of a worldwide crisis

5.28.20 | Commencement

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