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Photograph of entrance to Loeb House, where Harvard governing boards convene

Loeb House, where the governing boards convene 

Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons/ Caroline Culler

News

Responses to Harvard Magazine’s questionnaire about the University’s challenges and opportunities—and Overseers’ role in leading the institution forward

1.19.21

Image shows a dendritic cell (shown in yellow) attached to a man-made polymer lattice inside a pill-sized implantable device.

Dendritic cells (like the one shown in yellow, within a pink polymer support structure) can be activated to recognize cancer cells. After migrating to the lymph nodes and spleen, they then train immune-system T cells to attack and destroy tumors.

Image courtesy of the Wyss Institute at Harvard University

An implantable cancer vaccine shows promise in training the immune system to attack tumors.

January-February 2021

Photograph of Harvard president Lawrence S. Bacow

Lawrence S. Bacow

As SEAS moves to Allston, President Bacow highlights the University’s newest innovation hub.

January-February 2021

Portrait of Rachel Gable, author of new book on first-generation students at elite colleges

Rachel Gable

Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JC

Rachel Gable’s research on helping first-generation and low-income students succeed at elite colleges

January-February 2021

Photograph of Srikant M. Datar, new Harvard Business School dean

Srikant M. Datar

Photograph courtesy of Harvard Business School

New Business School dean, alumni Nobelists, more on fossil fuels, and other University news

January-February 2021

Updates on the spring term, naming conventions, and racial equity

January-February 2021

Formal portrait of the Board of Editors for volume 70 of the “Harvard Law Review” (1956-1957), photographed on the steps of Austin Hall. The author, only the third woman admitted to Review membership, stands in the fourth row, at upper left.

The Board of Editors for volume 70 of the Harvard Law Review (1956-1957), immortalized on the steps of Austin Hall. The author, only the third woman admitted to Review membership, stands in the fourth row, at upper left.

Photograph courtesy of Nancy Boxley Tepper/reproduction by KLK Photography

An alumna looks back.

January-February 2021

Portrait of Harvard Law School dean—and perfectionist—Ezra Thayer circa 1910, who found the school’s dire finances overwhelming.

As dean, the perfectionist Ezra Thayer, shown circa 1910, found the school’s dire finances overwhelming.

Public Domain

The making of the modern Harvard Law School

January-February 2021

Rakesh Khurana, Dean of Harvard College, photographed in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ Faculty Room

Dean of Harvard College Rakesh Khurana and colleagues are preparing for a larger resident undergraduate population in the spring term. 

Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell, Harvard Staff Photographer

 

After a successful fall term, but with coronavirus protocols still in place, an attempt to accommodate more undergraduates in residence

12.1.20