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Readers comment on charter schools, final clubs, the doubly disadvantaged, veterans’ memories

Bricks and Mortar

President Faust on Harvard’s changing campus


When it pays to rethink a policy

November-December 2016


Educating Teachers

Harvard gets serious about training its graduates to teach in the classroom.

by Sophia Nguyen

Facing Harvard

When the College commissioned Copley

by Jane Kamensky

Global Health at Home

Harvesting innovations from around the world to improve American medical care

by Howard Hiatt , Charles Kenney , Mark Rosenberg

Alan Seeger

Brief live of a premonitory poet: 1888-1916

by Dick Friedman

Death Throes

Sibling scholars Carol Steiker and Jordan Steiker seek to change how America thinks about capital punishment.

by Lincoln Caplan

RIGHT NOW Harvard research and ideas

Letters from Prison

Business leaders explain how they went astray.

Can Happiness Make You Healthier?

Research aims to discover whether happiness improves physical health.

Super Drugs for Super Bugs

New methods for manufacturing antibiotics aim to replenish a dwindling drug pipeline.

John Harvard's Journal University news

Artful Campus

At Harvard Business School, contemporary art moves outdoors.

The Endowment Ebbs

Investment losses and distributions for the budget reduce the assets by $1.9 billion.

Paying a $1.4-Billion Repair Bill

Affording House renewal

$7 Billion, and Counting

The capital campaign proceeds.

Matthew Wittmann

Cultural historian Matthew Wittmann makes a home at Harvard's performing-arts library.

Yesterday's News

From the pages of the Harvard Alumni Bulletin and Harvard Magazine

Online-Education Updates

MOOC technology in classroom use, for degrees, and more

John Adams at Harvard

What he learned and what he made of it

Laura Levis

The untimely death of a former colleague


Medical School dean, humanities and sciences honorands, and an app for thriving at Harvard

“A Few Writing Projects”

Learning to negotiate the backyard and the divine

Rebuilding or Reloading?

A successful beginning of the football season

“Acting As If” for 35 Seasons

Basketball coach Kathy Delaney-Smith lives up to, and inspires, with her motto.

New-Look Lavietes

Upgrading a venerable basketball arena

Montage Books, creative arts, performance and more

Outside In

The director of Head Over Heels and The Star, on animation's different dimensions

Bruegel’s Art of Mass Appeal

Crowd painting that attracts crowds.

Lines of Friendship

Poet Jean Valentine on literary companionship

Off the Shelf

Recent books with Harvard connections

Fusion Fantasy

Ken Liu’s hybrid fiction crosses oceans and galaxies.

Toward Democracy in America

Reviewing a masterwork on the past, and future, of democracy

Chapter & Verse

Correspondence on not-so-famous lost words

Harvard Squared What to do in Boston, Cambridge and beyond

“Going Aboard?”

Herman Melville’s epic is “brought to life” in New Bedford, Massachusetts.

Holly Day Fair

Holly Hill Farm’s winter fair in Cohasset, Massachusetts

Take to the Hills

Appalachian Mountain Club’s winter hiking in the Blue Hills

Steampunk’s Sole

Brockton’s Fuller Craft Museum offers Steampunk art that celebrates the city’s shoe-manufacturing legacy.

Almuni Harvardians far and wide

World Music 2.0

In Uproot, Jace Clayton ’97 explores technological trends in music around the globe.

Electing Overseers

Plans to overhaul the Board of Overseers’ election procedures 

Hiram S. Hunn Awards

Seven alumni are honored for volunteer College admissions work.