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EV’s, Frankfurter, Judaica, pandemic education, and more

Loving Critics

President Bacow on critics constructive and otherwise

“O” for Opportunity

The Supreme Court case, and articulating Harvard’s core values

November-December 2022

On the cover: Illustration by Richard Mia


Justice Elena Kagan, in Dissent

Ebbing trust in the Supreme Court, and what to do about it  

by Lincoln Caplan

The Irresistible Allison Feaster

A basketball star's journey from the Harvard hardwood to the Celtics front office

by Lydialyle Gibson

George Reisner

Brief life of a pioneering Egyptologist: 1867-1942

by Peter Der Manuelian

The Off-Kilter Economy

Reckoning with inflation and its remedies

by Jonathan Shaw

RIGHT NOW Harvard research and ideas

Energy-Saving, Low-Cost Air Conditioning

Two new technologies could provide an eco-friendly cooling solution.

Reparations for Slavery?

Documenting the history and scope of federal “reparatory compensation.”

How the Brain Replays Actions During Sleep

Experiments using a neuroprosthetic reveal nocturnal motor neuron learning.

John Harvard's Journal University news

“We Will All Be Arguing”

Convocation and Morning Prayers messages about free speech and fruitful airing of differences

Giang Nguyen

The HUHS executive director’s public health background prepared him well for the pandemic.

Portraying Larry Summers

Celebrating the twenty-seventh president—and assessing his legacy

Apollo 17 Turns 50

Two Harvard alumni recall a return from the last human moonwalk.

Yesterday’s News

Headlines from Harvard’s history


Presidential search, boat house rebuilding, giant telescope, M.B.A. aid, and more

Science Surges

Fostering businesses within enginnering and applied sciences, Amazon’s quantum support, and changing concentrations

Great Expectations

Picked to win the 2022 Ivy championship, the football team got off to a solid start.

Scoring Moves

Alex Tsotadze’s water polo reads and rips

Montage Books, creative arts, performance and more

Straight Lines and Odd Angles

Painter Judith Seligson’s creative juxtapositions

Sargent’s Other Sides

A revealing new biography of John Singer Sargent

Celeste Ng debuts new novel

“Our Missing Hearts” embodies the author’s hope that storytelling can be an agent of change.

Off the Shelf

Recent books with Harvard connections

The Nature of Archives

Installation artist Kapwani Kiwanga on power, resistance, and plants

Where We Went Wrong

A sweeping history of society and the economy in the twentieth century

Harvard Squared What to do in Boston, Cambridge and beyond

Leaning into Winter

Exploring Burlington, Vermont

Downtown Oasis

Connecticut’s Mattatuck Museum

Curiosities: The Art of Childhood

A new exhibit at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

Spirited Celebrations

Winter fun in the Boston area

Almuni Harvardians far and wide

NFL Referee Ron Torbert Makes the Tough Calls

A Harvard Law alum puts his degree to work on the field.

2022 Aloian Scholarship Winners

Enriching life in the Houses

HAA Clubs and SIGs awards

Honoring the providers of exemplary service and exceptional programming

2022 HAA Award Winners

For outstanding service