Readers comment on linguistics and sign language, academic class gaps, “Fair Harvard,” final clubs, and more.
President Drew Faust on scientific research and federal funding
The administration’s potentially costly misunderstanding about science
In the Woodberry Poetry Room, a landmark audio collection waits to be heard.
Brief life of an intrepid botanical illustrator: 1878-1969
Harvard geneticists seek the biological basis for schizophrenia.
Yale-NUS, Nicholas Lemann, and Minerva remodel liberal arts for the twenty-first century.
RIGHT NOW Harvard research and ideas
Studying how a movement went from activist activity to aspirational lifestyle
Domestic outsourcing, not globalization, has redefined employer-employee ties.
John Harvard's Journal University news
Harvard’s wet 366th Commencement proved the occasion for thoughtful conversations about social media, inclusion, and the political landscape.
The 2017 honorands
Words of wisdom from Joe Biden, Drew Faust, Mark Zuckerberg, student speakers, and more
Regalia update, alumni who serve alma mater, family ties, notable guests, and more features from the festival rites
The status of a contested election
An art historian on race and photography
Documenting a decade of gradual evolution in the professoriate
The 1932 solar eclipse, the Naval Training School, and more from the Harvard Alumni Bulletin and Harvard Magazine
New Board of Overseers leaders, top teachers, Pulitzer Prize winners, and more
The vexatious business of defining a gen-ed course in quantitative literacy
The College’s final-club sanctions: an update
New Law School dean, new House leaders, Harvard’s top salaries, and more
From HarvardX to the classroom, Harvard Medical teaching online, and more
The Undergraduate dives into meme culture.
Track and field, golf, crew, tennis
Montage Books, creative arts, performance and more
Alan Yang serves up warm, epicurean comedy.
Tahmima Anam’s Bengal trilogy finds a resting place.
The diary of a “unexceptional collegian”—attending class, or not
Harvard Squared What to do in Boston, Cambridge and beyond
Paddling the Merrimack in Lowell and Lawrence
A Boston Athenaeum print exhibit reveals “a distinctive sense of place.”
Almuni Harvardians far and wide
Harvard alumna Debbie Bial's Posse Foundation and a “new national leadership pipeline”
Honorands whose contributions to society emerged from graduate study
Honorees include an architect, athletics enthusiast, and longtime University administrator.