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Stephen M. Kosslyn, of Minerva, has pioneered in applying the science of learning to design a new core curriculum and technologically based pedagogy.
Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JSR

News

Lessons old and new at the annual Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching conference

9.24.18

A Medical School real-estate deal, and a busy post-presidency for Drew Faust

September-October 2018

“Connections” and “Transformations” are both organized around frequent critique sessions,…

Image courtesy of Megan Panzano

Design courses enlarge the College curriculum.

September-October 2018

Lawrence S. Bacow
Photograph by Jonathan Shaw/Harvard Magazine

On the first day of classes, President Larry Bacow reminds students of the importance of reflection and contemplation.

9.4.18

Photograph by Jon Chase/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

President Larry Bacow’s first Freshman Convocation 

9.3.18

Andrew Pérez and James Bedford present Larry Bacow a FYRE t-shirt.

Photograph by Rose Lincoln/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Harvard’s inaugural pre-orientation program for low-income freshmen

8.27.18

A 1944 map of the beaches of Iwo Jima, donated by a Harvard staff member who served in the U.S. assault on the island 

Courtesy of the Harvard Map Collection

Maps can be applied to straightforward ends; they can also be fanciful, surprising, or plain weird. 

8.17.18

The 2018 participants in the Global Health Delivery Intensive summer session

Photograph by Nilagia McCoy

A Harvard summer program provides a “lexicon” for healthcare professionals.

8.8.18

An art installation designed by local architect Haydee Casellas sits in the center of “Passports: Lives in Transit,” created with glass plates and dozens of passports purchased by the curators on eBay.  

Photograph by Brandon J. Dixon/Harvard Magazine

Houghton exhibit documents “the dream of a globalized world.”

8.1.18