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Foundation of Len Blavatnik, M.B.A. ’89, makes record pledge for basic and applied science.


(Click on arrow at right to see a gallery of images.) Lawrence S. Bacow delivering his inaugural address
Photograph by Jim Harrison

On a brilliant autumn day, the University and its new leader embrace new challenges for higher education in America.


Left to right, top row: Matthew Aucoin, Clifford Brangwynne, Amy Finkelstein, and John Keene; bottom row: Kristina Olson, Sarah Stewart, and Doris Tsao

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

This year's winners include a composer, a health economist, and a neuroscientist.


(Left to right) Governor Charlie Baker, President Lawrence Bacow, Seth Klarman, Beth Klarman, and HBS dean Nitin Nohria at the ceremonial ribbon-cutting for Klarman Hall.

Photograph by Susan Young Photography/Harvard Business School

Klarman Hall, HBS’s newest building, hosts a symposium on the state of U.S. democracy and competitiveness.


In a stronger year for universities’ investment returns, Harvard Management Company continues its overhaul.


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

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


Brian K. Lee

Photograph by Rob Greer

President Lawrence Bacow fills out his new Harvard team.


Smith Campus Center, one of the tangible results of The Harvard Campaign
Photograph by Jim Harrison

The University reveals the results for its record-setting fund drive.


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.