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H. Luke Shaefer directs the University of Michigan’s Poverty Solutions—now partnering with Harvard to address economic mobility in Detroit.
Photograph courtesy of Poverty Solutions/University of Michigan


Joint efforts aim at alleviating poverty and fighting the opioid epidemic.


Portraits top to bottom: Robert P. Young Jr and Edward Manfield

Clockwise from left: Photograph by Gary Blakeley/123RF Stock Images; courtesy of the Michigan Supreme Court, courtesy of the Iowa Supreme Court

Edward Mansfield, Robert Young are up for consideration.


Lawrence S. Bacow

Photograph by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

A community letter as the new administration begins


Robert Reid-Pharr

Courtesy of Robert Reid-Pharr

The CUNY scholar will become the first senior faculty hire for the program, which has added new members in recent years.


A rendering of the building's LED exterior

Rendering courtesy of Promontorio/Merge Architects 

Offices, retail, and a brand new cinema are all in the cards for Church Street. 


FYRE’s student steering committee 

Photograph courtesy of FYRE

Harvard begins a program to acclimate freshmen from “historically marginalized communities.”


In admissions lawsuit, a test for affirmative action at Harvard and in higher education


Raj Chetty

Photograph courtesy of the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Chetty is a global leader in research on inequality and social mobility.


Martha Minow

Photograph by Ken Richardson

Former Law School dean receives Harvard’s highest academic appointment.