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Are data from massive open online courses a crystal ball into the future of online education?

Data from Science Magazine/Chart by Lydia S.C. Rosenberg

Harvard and MIT experiences suggest a more constrained vision for massive free courses.

1.10.19 | Online Education

Lapis lazuli pigment entrapped within the dental calculus on the lower jaw of a medieval woman.

Photograph by Christina Warinner

Tracing lapis lazuli provides evidence that women were directly involved in creating medieval illuminated manuscripts.  

1.9.19 | Research
A composite of Radclife College classes through the years: 1896, 1912, 1931, and 1935 on the cover of the November-December 1999 issue of Harvard Magazine.

A composite of Radclife College classes through the years: 1896, 1912, 1931, and 1935 on the cover of the November-December 1999 issue of Harvard Magazine.

From the Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University. Photomontage by Jim Gipe

Completing the University’s self-portrait 

12.18.18 |
Statue of John Harvard

Statue of John Harvard

Photograph by Ericodeg/Flickr.com

More women in science, and a steady increase in Asian-American admits 

12.13.18 | News
Massachusetts Hall

Massachusetts Hall

Photograph by Muns/Wikipedia

The University reports on a continuing trend—and commits to improving the community’s culture.

12.13.18 | News

Harvey Mansfield on the cover of Harvard Magazine in 1999.

The Kenan professor of government’s story of a dissertation published 44 years after it was accepted

12.10.18 | Social Sciences

Angela Merkel

Photograph by 360b/Alamy Stock Photo

The German chancellor will deliver the Commencement address on May 30, 2019.

12.7.18 | News

Wind turbines in Jaisalmer, located in the state of Rajasthan, which has the highest potential electricity generation in India, and is projected to experience the greatest declines in wind-power potential.

Photograph manx_in_the_world/iStock by Getty Images

Diminishing winds may be a harbinger of further climate-change damage to come.

12.5.18 | Research

Detail of the entryway of the A.D. Club 

Photograph by Daderot/Wikipedia

Two lawsuits allege the College’s sanctions policy constitutes sex-based discrimination. 

12.5.18 | News

Land company CEO Thomas P. Glynn and chairman Nitin Nohria, dean of Harvard Business School
Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

New organization, management focus efforts for “enterprise research campus.”

 

11.29.18 | News