Radcliffe Dean Tomiko Brown Nagin presented the Radcliffe Medal to Justice Sonia Sotomayor.

Using the Law for Good

2024 Radcliffe Medalist Sonia Sotomayor on civic engagement and optimism

by Max J. Krupnick

"Doonesbury" comic nominating Duke for Harvard president

Honorands Three

Three honorands connected in time through Wilbur and Orville Wright, the fathers of aviation

by Primus VI

A cartoon of lobster and other foods for Harvard reunions

Yesterday’s News

Headlines from Harvard’s history

Raising Voices

Saying things unsaid since October 7

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Leadership crisis, Israel and Gaza, “Undergraduate” Insights

University Hall occupied by student protestors, April 9, 1969

Darker Days

The current disquiets compared to Harvard’s Vietnam-era traumas

by Primus VI

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AWOL from Academics

Behind students' increasing pull toward extracurriculars

by Aden Barton

View of Harvard University campus from the Charles River

Why Americans Love to Hate Harvard

The president emeritus on elite universities’ academic accomplishments—and a rising tide of antagonism

by Derek Bok

Photograph of Winthrop Bell 1910

Winthrop Bell

Brief life of a philosopher and spy: 1884-1965

by Jason Bell

Illustration of Carpenter Center

Yesterday’s News

The Carpenter Center celebrated

A Look in the Mirror

Challenges for Harvard governance and leadership