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 Maurice Lalau image for “The Juggler of Notre Dame,” by Anatole France (1924)

(Click on arrow at right to see a gallery of images.) Maurice Lalau image for “The Juggler of Notre Dame,” by Anatole France (1924)

Image courtesy of Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection

A Dumbarton Oaks exhibition connects “an enchanted past” to the human condition.

10.18.18 | Museums and Collections

Edward Blum, founder of Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA), speaks to reporters at a rally in Boston on October 14, one day ahead of the start of the trial. 

Photograph by Brian Snyder/Reuters

First day of trial for the case that could restrict affirmative action in college admissions

10.16.18 | News

One hand, two points: Tight end Adam West fended off Holy Cross’s Cullen Honohan with his right hand and caught the ball with his left for a conversion catch that made the list of Top 10 plays on ESPN’s SportsCenter.
Photograph by Tim O’Meara/The Harvard Crimson

A loss turns into a win—just in the kick of time.

10.14.18 | Sports

Harvard Kennedy School

Photograph by Peter Vanderwarker

Panelists discuss what it looks like, what led us here, and what can be done to fix it. 

10.12.18 | News

Photograph by Martin Falbisoner/Wikicommons

Harvard Magazine Roundtable

10.12.18 | Research

Crimson streak: Aaron Shampklin sails past Cornell defenders on a 47-yard touchdown jaunt that gave the Crimson a 7-0 lead. The sophomore sensation finished with a career-high 191 yards.

Photograph by Tim O’Meara/The Harvard Crimson

A galling defeat

10.7.18 | Sports

(Click on arrow at right to see a gallery of images.) Lawrence S. Bacow delivering his inaugural address
Photograph by Jim Harrison

On a brilliant autumn day, the University and its new leader embrace new challenges for higher education in America.

10.5.18 | News

Left to right, top row: Matthew Aucoin, Clifford Brangwynne, Amy Finkelstein, and John Keene; bottom row: Kristina Olson, Sarah Stewart, and Doris Tsao

Photographs courtesy of the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

This year's winners include a composer, a health economist, and a neuroscientist.

10.4.18 | News

(Left to right) Governor Charlie Baker, President Lawrence Bacow, Seth Klarman, Beth Klarman, and HBS dean Nitin Nohria at the ceremonial ribbon-cutting for Klarman Hall.

Photograph by Susan Young Photography/Harvard Business School

Klarman Hall, HBS’s newest building, hosts a symposium on the state of U.S. democracy and competitiveness.

10.3.18 | News

On tippytoes: Harvard’s Justice Shelton-Mosley performs a sideline balancing act after one of his game-high 10 catches. The senior wideout moved into third place on the career receptions list.
Photograph by Tim O’Meara/The Harvard Crimson

 

A quick and aggressive opponent makes the Crimson look sluggish.

9.29.18 | Sports