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Attentive Schlesinger, “Bellboys,” bigger data

Quiet Campaign

A letter from the editor

“The Region of Ideas and Invention”

A letter from President Faust

May-June 2014


Toward Cultural Citizenship

New gateways into the humanities for students “still fully molten as human beings”

by Jonathan Shaw

Superbug: An Epidemic Begins

As antibiotic resistance spreads, scientists and doctors race time.

by Katherine Xue

Vita: Ishvarchandra Vidyasagar

Brief life of an Indian reformer: 1820-1891

by Brian A. Hatcher

A Nation, Building

During a quarter-century of engagement in Vietnam's economic development, Harvard scholars create a unique educational institution.

by John S. Rosenberg

RIGHT NOW Harvard research and ideas

A Better Path to High Performance

Under pressure, getting excited yields better results than remaining calm.

Climate Change’s Economic Heat

Climate change has diverse and far-reaching economic effects.

Joseph Conrad’s Crystal Ball

Historian Maya Jasanoff says fiction can capture the subjective experience of the past.

John Harvard's Journal University news

All but the Art

After a multiyear renovation, Harvard Art Museums make ready for a November reopening.

Learning by Doing

Instructors experiment with hands-on learning.

Harvard Portrait: Rohini Pande

Economist Rohini Pande assesses the impact of public policies.

Harvard Measures Its MOOCs

The first analyses of online-course registrants—and "dropouts"—and other MOOC news

Yesterday’s News

From the pages of the Harvard Alumni Bulletin and Harvard Magazine


Two new Corporation members, College tuition and admissions, Allston teaching spaces, and more

Mr. Speaker

Former New York mayor Michael R. Bloomberg speaks at Commencement.

An E-privacy Policy

A Harvard task force released its recommendations in late February.

Undergraduate Aid and Campaign Milestones

A landmark gift for financial aid, and other campaign gains

The Undergraduate: Word-upmanship

Big words and their use on campus

Speed to the Maks

Distance runner Maksim Korolev has set Harvard and Ivy League records in cross-country and track.

Roundball Royalty

Harvard’s men’s basketball team lost, 80-73, to Michigan State in the NCAA tournament, giving them a scare.

Montage Books, creative arts, performance and more

The Art of the Quilt

Fabric art that rises from mattresses to museum walls

Raw Wood Sings

Bob Childs makes world-class violins.

Chapter & Verse

Correspondence on not-so-famous lost words

The Anti-Superheroine

“Starling” can handle thugs and palookas, but not daily life.

Baseball by the Numbers

Economist Andrew Zimbalist analyzes the sabermetric revolution

Off the Shelf

Recent books with Harvard connections

The Intoxication of Celebrity

Leonard Bernstein’s life, in his letters

Almuni Harvardians far and wide

Duty Calls

An alumna chooses “the harder right.”

Vote Now

2014 candidates for Harvard Overseer and HAA elected directors

The SIGnboard

Shared Interest Group events during Commencement week

Author’s Expos Query

For the period between 1979 and 1994

The Classes

Harvard alumni may sign in to view class notes and obituaries.