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Statue of John Harvard

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More women in science, and a steady increase in Asian-American admits 


Illustration by Michael Parkin/Folio Art

The Undergraduate considers the composition of Harvard College.

January-February 2019

Illustration by Taylor Callery

Ethics and the dawn of decision-making machines

January-February 2019

Degree-program affiliates now number 53, with 15 in the Senate and 38 in the House.

January-February 2019

Detail of the entryway of the A.D. Club 

Photograph by Daderot/Wikipedia

Two lawsuits allege the College’s sanctions policy constitutes sex-based discrimination. 


Land company CEO Thomas P. Glynn and chairman Nitin Nohria, dean of Harvard Business School
Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

New organization, management focus efforts for “enterprise research campus.”



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“None of my friends are going to The Game, which is evidenced by the fact that we’re at IHOP deliberating whether our crêpes should come with lingonberry, and not on a shuttle into Boston.” 


A panoramic shot of the Advanced Cold Molecule Electron EDM, a device in the laboratory of Silsbee professor of physics John Doyle that is designed to make measurements of the quantum physical behavior of electrons so precise that the results could change understanding of the Standard Model of particle physics.
Photograph courtesy of John Doyle/Harvard Research Center for Quantum Optics

Harvard thinks bigger about the odd realm of matter at the very smallest scale.


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