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Photographs of Harvard Forward petition candidates for Board of Overseer: Yvette Efevbera, Natalie Unterstell, and Megan Red Shirt-Shaw

From left: Yvette Efevbera, Natalie Unterstell, and Megan Red Shirt-Shaw

Photographs courtesy of Harvard Forward

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Three aspirants for election to the Board of Overseers, under its new rules limiting petition candidates 

11.18.20

Photograph of demonstrators in front of the federal courthouse in Boston where the SFFA v. Harvard trial took place, with signs reading "Harvard No More Racial Stereotyping" and "My Race Should Not Hurt Me In Admissions.

In October 2018, supporters of Students for Fair Admissions hold signs in front of the federal courthouse where the admissions trial took place.

Photograph by Alamy Images

The latest ruling in a yearslong lawsuit alleging that the College’s admissions process discriminates against Asian-Americans 

11.12.20

Claudine Gay, dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Photograph courtesy of Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

…prompting a different kind of Faculty of Arts and Sciences annual report.

11.3.20

Photograph of Emma Dench, dean of Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Emma Dench, dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Photograph coutresy of Harvard University

Harvard continues to change with the coronavirus.

10.29.20

Portrait of Harvard President Lawrence S. Bacow

Lawrence S. Bacow

Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

President Bacow remains positive despite the pandemic.

10.26.20

Photograph of Harvard Science Center tent where arriving first-year College students began virus-testing procedures

This fall’s welcome to Harvard Yard began with PPE-equipped greeters, virus testing, and pre-isolation meal kits.

Photograph by Kristina DeMichele/Harvard Magazine

A semester conducted in the shadow of the coronavirus

November-December 2020

An illustration showing a teacher sitting on an enormous open book with students on screens hovering around her, some raising their hands to ask questions

Illustration by Daniel Baxter

Students, faculty, and staff adjust to a changed landscape.

November-December 2020

hotograph of demonstrators in front of the federal courthouse in Boston where the SFFA v. Harvard trial took place, with signs reading "Harvard No More Racial Stereotyping" and "My Race Should Not Hurt Me In Admissions.

In October 2018, supporters of Students for Fair Admissions hold signs in front of the federal courthouse where the admissions trial took place.

Photograph by Alamy Images

Appellate arguments are heard in a closely watched admissions case. 

9.16.20

Photo of Harvard College dean Rakesh Khurana in shirtsleeves

Dean of Harvard College Rakesh Khurana
Screenshot captured by Harvard Magazine

A virtual Convocation for the College class of 2024

9.1.20