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Wendy Lesser standing happily among her books

Wendy Lesser

Photograph by Glenn Matsumura

Alumni

The revered literary magazine editor discusses the writing (and reading) life.

6.6.22

Phil Caruso with two Afghan translators

After struggling to secure a U.S. visa for an Afghan informant, Phil Caruso has helped others navigate this complex process. 

Photograph courtesy of Phil Caruso

The U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are over—but promises remain unfulfilled.

May-June 2022

As a singer and songwriter, Claudia García performs mariachi-inspired Latin fusion music.

As a singer and songwriter, Claudia García performs mariachi-inspired Latin fusion music.

Photograph by Javier Vela; courtesy of mariachimusic.com

How Claudia García got “mariachi fever”

May-June 2022

Anna Soltys Morse (red shirt, gray pants) performing hand-to-hand acrobatics with other cast members of the outdoor show Branché

Photograph by Christopher Duggan

Anna Soltys Morse and the art of hand-to-hand flying

May-June 2022

Three TikTok screenshots of Abigail Mack

After receiving her Harvard acceptance, Abigail Mack ’25 went from dozens of views per TikTok video to tens of thousands.

Screenshot courtesy of Abigail Mack’s TikTok videos

How students make videos for a world fascinated by Harvard

May-June 2022

Sabrineh Ardalan

Sabrineh Ardalan

Photograph by Jessica Scranton

Sabrineh Ardalan directs Harvard’s Immigration and Refugee Clinic.

May-June 2022

Illustration of a floating particle of the virus that causes Eastern Equine Encephalitis, the mosquito vector, and bird, horse, and human hosts

Illustration by Davide Bonazzi

New research identifies the cellular receptors for Eastern Equine Encephalitis and two related viruses.

May-June 2022

The gains and losses from changes in Commencement and “shopping week”

May-June 2022

Tracy Palandjian outside of Loeb House

Tracy Palandjian ’93, M.B.A. ’97, new Corporation member, shown outside Loeb House, where the governing boards meet

Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard University 

Succeeds retiring member William F. Lee

4.4.22