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

12.13.18

Are data from massive open online courses a crystal ball into the future of online education?

Data from Science Magazine/Chart by Lydia S.C. Rosenberg

Harvard and MIT experiences suggest a more constrained vision for massive free courses.

1.10.19

Statue of John Harvard

Statue of John Harvard

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

12.13.18

Supporters of affirmative action protested in Harvard Square the day before SFFA v. Harvard went to trial...

Photograph by Liu Jie/Xinhua/Alamy Live News

The lawsuit that could determine the fate of affirmative action

January-February 2019

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

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. 

12.5.18

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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.” 

11.21.18

Edward Blum, founder of Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA), speaks to reporters at a rally in Boston on October 14, one day ahead of the start of the trial. 

Photograph by Brian Snyder/Reuters

First day of trial for the case that could restrict affirmative action in college admissions

10.16.18