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Union protesters march at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Wednesday, May 1, 2019.

Graduate student union protesters, May 2019

Photograph by Michael Dwyer/Associated Press

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After more than a year negotiating, the union sets a deadline of December 3. 

11.12.19

Photograph of the Murr Center

The Murr Center

Photograph by Daderot/Wikicommons

Outgoing athletics director Bob Scalise on recruitment, sports and society, and the educational role of sports

10.25.19

Cover of Harvard University 2019 annual financial report

The University discloses a sixth consecutive budget surplus—and details enormous changes in the endowment.

10.24.19

Portrait of Robert L. Scalise

Robert L. Scalise

Photograph by Gil Talbot

Scalise has been Nichols Family Director of Athletics for the past 18 years.

10.17.19

An image of a gate in Harvard Yard

    

Results from the second campus survey of sexual misconduct show that sexual assault and harassment remain serious problems at institutions of higher education nationwide.

10.15.19

Image of a Nobel Prize medal

      

Professor Michael Kremer shares the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences with two scholars from MIT.

10.14.19

Recovery coach Raina McMahan (left) talks with addiction-medicine physician Sarah Wakeman about her stigmatizing experiences with health care and drug use.

Recovery coach Raina McMahan (left) talked with addiction-medicine physician Sarah Wakeman about her stigmatizing experiences with health care and drug use.

Photograph courtesy of Lisa Abitbol/Harvard Chan School

Harvard and the University of Michigan’s second joint summit on opioids addresses stigma, race, and access to care.

10.13.19

Photograph of Lawrence S. Bacow

Lawrence S. Bacow

President Bacow describes the potential for Harvard’s new Allston campus to benefit both gown and town.

November-December 2019

An illustration of an elementary school classroom with two teachers and an observer

Illustration by Jason Blower

Education policy should focus on schools as a whole, not individual teachers, argues Susan Moore Johnson.

November-December 2019