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Photograph of Lawrence S. Bacow

President Lawrence S. Bacow


Larry Bacow puts Harvard in the perspective of the pandemic.


photograph of Lizabeth Cohen

Lizabeth Cohen
Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

The urban historian is honored—for the second time.


Photograph of Stuart Harris

Stuart Harris
Photograph by Jim Harrison

A conversation with emergency doctor Stuart Harris


Harvard Stadium

Photograph © Felix Mizioznikov/

After Harvard informed college students that they must move out, Harvard Athletics began to make its own cancellations—a reasonable decision, but a brutal blow to athletes, coaches, and staff.


Harvard University shield

Students transition to online learning—perhaps for the rest of the semester—and are asked not to return after spring break.


Henry Cobb at the 2017 Harvard Commencement
Photograph by Jim Harrison

The celebrated architect and Design School professor died earlier this week. 


Tommie Shelby, chair of African and African-American studies 
Photograph by Melissa Blackall 

Speakers discuss history, progress, hope, and home. 


Photograph of Melinda Gates

Melinda Gates
Photograph courtesy of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

The philanthropist will highlight Radcliffe Day during Harvard’s Commencement week.


Photographs of Tracy P. Palandjian and Philip Lovejoy

Tracy P. Palandjian ’93, M.B.A. ’97, chair of the Harvard Alumni Association Committee to Nominate Overseers and Elected Directors, and Philip Lovejoy, HAA executive director
Photographs: Courtesy of Tracy P. Palandjian and Will Halsey/Courtesy of the Harvard Alumni Association

On the eve of a contested election for the governing board, looking under the hood of the nominating process