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Endowment taxes, final clubs, Chapter and Verse

Topping Off

President Drew Faust on Allston

Searching Insights

Ideas from Harvard’s presidential search

March-April 2018


The Mirage of Knowledge

Tom Nichols dissects the dangerous antipathy to expertise.

by Lydialyle Gibson

Art and Activism

Rediscovering Alain Locke and the project of black self-realization

by Adam Kirsch

Mary Ellen Avery

Brief life of a groundbreaking neonatologist: 1927-2011

by Amalie M. Kass , Eleanor G. Shore

A New Green Revolution?

Abundant food and better than ever?

by Jonathan Shaw

RIGHT NOW Harvard research and ideas

The Newsmakers

Observations from Twitter prove that even the smallest news outlets can shape public opinion.

The Emergent Mind

Research with infants suggests the ability to understand abstract relationships.

Of Mice and Mating

Mate choice is often controlled by genetics, but sometimes culture plays a role.

John Harvard's Journal University news

Klarman Construction

Harvard Business School’s evolving campus

Endowments, Taxed

The new tax law boosts financial pressures.

Final-club Finality

The Corporation decides.

Makeda Best

Focusing on the Harvard Art Museums’ new photography curator

News Briefs

Allston development, advanced standing, Medical School monies

University People

Development leader departs, undergraduate ed dean steps down, and more


Grad-student unionization, sexual assault, and more

Yesterday’s News

Headlines from Harvard’s history

Harvard and the Valley

The Undergraduate on Silicon Valley at Harvard

Growing Pains

A young men’s basketball team battles inconsistency.

Steering Softball

Under coach Jenny Allard, Crimson players come alive together.

Montage Books, creative arts, performance and more

Brew’s Clues

A historian tracks the craft-beer boom, and the evolution of American taste.

Comedy Compulsion

TV writer Nell Scovell looks back on Just the Funny Parts.

Slaves’ “Private Arenas”

The power and legacy of African-American folktales

Time in Space

Renée Green’s exhibition “Within Living Memory” closes her Harvard residency.

Off the Shelf

Recent books with Harvard connections

Can Science Justify Itself?

Steven Pinker’s Enlightenment Now defends science from modern-day foes.

Chapter & Verse

Correspondence on not-so-famous lost words

Harvard Squared What to do in Boston, Cambridge and beyond

Hidden Treasures

New Britain’s “Little Poland” and museum of American art

“Gorey’s World”

Edward Gorey’s own art collection at the Wadsworth Atheneum

Boston Roller Derby

Harvard ties to the increasingly popular, rigorous sport

The Cambridge Science Festival

Engage in “hands-on, creative activities directly with scientists.”

Broadsheet Coffee Roasters

An antidote to Starbucksification?

Almuni Harvardians far and wide

Tuning In to Urban Noise

Erica Walker aims to put “tools and data into the hands of people who can use it.”

HAA Honors Alumni Clubs and SIGs

A celebration of significant alumni and shared interest groups

Overseer and Director Candidates

The official 2018 slates

Harvard’s 367th Commencement Exercises

Guidelines for the gala 2018

Justice Seeker

Stephen J. Rapp seeks justice for Syrian victims of war crimes.