The premiere of an alumnus’s film about a seminal year at Harvard and beyond
Click on arrow at right to see full image gallery (1 of 4) Adams House, encompassing buildings ranging from Colonial America to Harvard’s Depression-era creation of the House system (and trisected by city streets), poses design and construction challenges as renewal nears.
This year's Ivy League basketball tournaments will be played this weekend at Yale's John J. Lee Amphitheater, which seats 2,800 and was the site of a thrilling playoff game between the Harvard and Princeton men in 2011.Photograph by David Silverman/Yale Athletics
Since Harvard Management Company established its current, highly diversified asset mix and investment strategies for the endowment in 1991, financial returns have been strongand handsomely ahead of market results in general. The annualized rate of return for the past five years (even including the losses in fiscal years 2001 and 2002) is 11.8 percentmore than twice market benchmarks. For the past decade, the annualized rate of return has been 15.9 percent, 4 points more than market returns.