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Photograph of Kit Parker on duty in Afghanistan, spring 2003, with a village leader in Kandahar Province

On duty: Kit Parker in spring 2003, with a village leader in southern Kandahar Province, whose son had been kidnapped by the Taliban

Photograph courtesy of Kit Parker

Opinion

But will we be better? A veteran’s reflections

8.18.21

Photograph of Kit Parker on duty in Afghanistan, spring 2003, with a village leader in Kandahar Province

On duty: Kit Parker in spring 2003, with a village leader in southern Kandahar Province, whose son had been kidnapped by the Taliban

Photograph courtesy of Kit Parker

But will we be better? A veteran’s reflections

8.18.21

An illustration showing a professor held back by ivy vines, representing traditional and reluctance to change

Illustration by Dave Cutler

Considering fundamental change in the wake of the pandemic

September-October 2021

“/Gaishay focusing the camera,” a photograph taken during a 1957-58 ethnographic expedition in Namibia, shows three indigenous boys, one standing behind a camera on a tripod

“/Gaishay focusing the camera,” a photograph taken during a 1957-58 ethnographic expedition in Namibia.

Photograph is a gift of Laurence K. Marshall and Lorna J. Marshall © President and Fellows of Harvard College, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, PM2001.29.15489

Seeking mentorship as a student of color, and finding a calling in the arts

September-October 2021

Opportunities in admissions, online degrees, research, and more

September-October 2021

Michael Porter

Michael Porter

Photograph courtesy of Harvard Business School

Michael Porter on the new business agenda

7.28.21

Lawrence S. Bacow

Lawrence S. Bacow

President Bacow on exploring better work-life balance after the pandemic

July-August 2021

A standard-setter retires—plus U.S. presidential debates, Overseer elections, admissions biases

July-August 2021

Corporation members’ civic-mindedness, and undergraduate education at research universities

July-August 2021