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From left, top to bottom: Cigall Kadoch, Shingo Kajimura, Emily Balskus, Flaminia Catteruccia, Sun Hur

Photographs courtesy of the subjects unless otherwise noted.

Photograph of Flaminia Catteruccia courtesy Wikimedia Commons/ Harvard SPH. 


The designation comes with $9 million in research support


Photograph of teaching a playwriting class under a tent outdoors

Playwriting and performance classes were piloted outdoors.

Photograph courtesy Faculty of Arts and Sciences/Office of Undergraduate Education

Pilot program points to the potential of hybrid instruction.

July-August 2021

Namwali Serpell

Photograph by Liz Hafalia/San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images

The professor of English is also a novelist and a critic.

July-August 2021

Melvin B. Miller

Melvin B. Miller

Photograph courtesy of Melvin B. Miller

The founder, editor, and publisher of The Bay State Banner profiled


Photograph of Commencement guest speaker Ruth J. Simmons

Ruth J. Simmons, the guest speaker
Screenshot by Harvard Magazine

The Morning Exercises—further adapted for the era of COVID and streaming—come with strong messages about racial justice.


Screenshot of Emily Romero Gonzales

Emily Romero Gonzales '21
Screenshot by Harvard Magazine

President Bacow on reconnecting with other people, and new First-Gen and LGBTQ+ graduation celebrations join the roster


University leaders announce that full, in-person operations will resume, with continuing public-health protocols.


Lawrence S. Bacow

Lawrence S. Bacow

“This has not been a typical year”—but a tradition resumes, virtually.


University Hall

University Hall, home to the Faculty of Arts and Sciences offices, where faculty meetings are held

Photograph by Bostonian13/Wikipedia.


Honors teaching excellence, and the memory of Nathan Glazer, in last regular meeting of the academic year