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Photograph Commencement procession into Harvard Yard Tercentenary Theatre

At last, an opportunity for the coronavirus-affected classes to proceed into Tercentenary Theatre and partake of the festival rites

Photograph by Jennifer Beaumont/Harvard Magazine


The coronavirus short-circuited their Commencement. Harvard plans a do-over.


Photograph of University Hall, Faculty of Arts and Sciences headquarters

University Hall, home to the Faculty of Arts and Sciences leadership

Photograph by Niko Yaitanes/Harvard Magazine

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ annual report portrays a good foundation for its academic future. 


Claudine Gay

Claudine Gay, dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Photograph courtesy of Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Post-pandemic, Harvard’s core faculty embraces new paradigms to adapt academically.


The Harvard shield

Group finds that tenure is not broken but can use improvements.


Head shots of smiling Aloian Scholars

Fariba Mahmud and Courtney Rabb

Photographs courtesy of the Harvard Alumni Association

Enriching life at the Houses 

November-December 2021

Amy Goodman featured in her broadcast studio giving the peace sign

Goodman preps for her show in the studio.

Photograph courtesy of Democracy Now!

At Democracy Now! Amy Goodman goes “where the silence is.”

November-December 2021

Photograph of Houghton Library’s renovated reading room

The newly renovated Houghton Library features an upgraded reading room, a redesigned lobby, and improved accessibility features inside and out. The library reopened on September 1 for students and faculty and staff members.

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Resuming Harvard in residence, with continuing coronavirus cautions

November-December 2021

2021 HILT Conference

2021 HILT Conference

Image courtesy of HILT

Harvard teaching and learning conference on educating for a global, changed society


Jim Stock, new vice provost for climate and sustainability

James Stock, newly appointed vice provost for climate and sustainability

Photograph by Stu Rosner

A summary of current work—and an important new appointment