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n95 mask in the foreground, Harvard Yard in the background

Harvard prepares for yet another pandemic-influenced spring term.

Image of mask by Unsplash; montage by Niko Yaitanes/Harvard Magazine


Harvard prepares for a pandemic-influenced spring term.


A “pause” after winning four seats in recent elections


Drew Faust

Drew Faust chaired the committee on principles for de- or renaming.

Photograph courtesy of Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Faust-led committee addresses building and professorship naming decisions “profoundly antithetical” to present values.


Photo of Bloody Sunday during voting rights march, Selma, Alabama

From the inconic Selma-Montgomery voting-rights marches, 1965: Bloody Sunday, as state police attack marchers at the Edmund Pettus Bridge, beating John Lewis, LL.D. ’12 (on ground)

Photograph by Bettmann/Contributor/Getty Images

Tomiko Brown-Nagin’s bifocal view of the civil-rights movement

January-February 2022

Image of Giant Magellan Telescope design

Image courtesy of the Giant Magellan Telescope/GMTO Corporation

No more Harvard Teacher Fellows, universities and slavery, and more

January-February 2022

Legacies challenged, campus sustainability, affirmative-action litigation, and honored scientists

January-February 2022

Portrait of Claudine Gay, dean of Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Claudine Gay

Photograph courtesy of Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Better results than expected during the pandemic, and a sweeping effort to plan for academic improvements

January-February 2022

Chart of Harvard Management Company endowment allocation and returns by asset class

Robust financial results despite the pandemic, and historic endowment returns

January-February 2022

Illustratio of a man sleeping on a mattress made of stacks of dollars.

Illustration by Blair Kelly

High savings rates among the wealthiest U.S. earners may represent a macroeconomic risk

January-February 2022