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The author and her two roommates stand in the snow in front of their future home at Harvard.

March 2018, Randolph Courtyard: The author (center) and her two future roommates, Sreya at left and Pranati at right, have just run over from the Yard on Housing Day, having learned they’d been assigned to Adams House.

Photograph courtesy of Meena Venkataramanan. 

Students

The College’s annual “Housing Day” dramas, conducted online.

3.8.21

Harvard University shield

President Bacow releases directive to the community.

5.5.21

Photograph portrait of Jeremy Lin

Jeremy Lin

Photograph courtesy of Harvard University.

The former NBA star headlines the undergraduates’ virtual celebration May 26.

5.3.21

A group photo of the four Harvard undergraduates, including the author, with their project adviser and two local, older mentors

The team with mentors (from left): Kale Catchings, Percy Green, Saul Glist, Robin McDowell, Catie Barr, Jamala Rogers, and the author.

Photograph courtesy of Che R. Applewhaite

The Undergraduate learns about making knowledge mutual.

May-June 2021

Drawing of a female mallard flying down to her nest on a Harvard rooftop with food for her seven ducklings, each bearing a letter on its chest spelling out H-A-R-V-A-R-D.

Illustration by Mark Steele

Headlines from Harvard’s history

May-June 2021

An open gate with the Harvard Logo over it

Harvard's acceptance rate drops as applications rise. 

Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons/Daderot

Harvard admits a record-low 3.4 percent of applicants 

4.6.21

Close-up image of an "ice lantern" (a light set in an ice casing) in the snow on Radcliffe Quad

Cabot House members cheered up the wintry Quad with their hand-crafted ice lanterns. 

Photograph courtesy of Cabot House faculty dean Ian Miller and resident dean Meg Lockwood. 

Undergraduate Houses experiment and innovate in attempts to revive the effervescence that once characterized their student communities. 

3.26.21

The author and her two roommates stand in the snow in front of their future home at Harvard.

March 2018, Randolph Courtyard: The author (center) and her two future roommates, Sreya at left and Pranati at right, have just run over from the Yard on Housing Day, having learned they’d been assigned to Adams House.

Photograph courtesy of Meena Venkataramanan. 

The College’s annual “Housing Day” dramas, conducted online.

3.8.21

Photograph of Harvard President Lawrence S. Bacow

President Lawrence S. Bacow

Taking stock of a pandemic year, President Bacow sketches how Harvard might change—and where it will not. 

3.8.21