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


In admissions lawsuit, a test for affirmative action at Harvard and in higher education


The Office of Admissions and Financial Aid 

Photograph by Lydia Carmichael/Harvard Magazine

Motions for summary judgment outline plaintiff’s allegation of discrimination, and Harvard’s defense of its admissions program. 


Chai confers with a colleague in SPiNE’s Yangon office.

Photograph courtesy of SPiNE

Practicing architecture in Myanmar

July-August 2018

The urgency of getting Gen Ed right

July-August 2018

Drew Gilpin Faust and her husband, Charles Rosenberg, at Massachusetts Hall, May 9, 2018.

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Drew Faust’s presidency in perspective

July-August 2018

Matthew Meselson
Photograph by Constance Brukin

A symposium honors a scientist who championed biological and chemical weapons control.


Photograph by Jim Harrison

The 367th Commencement: the student speakers, the honorary-degree recipients, and the full spectacle of Harvard’s Morning Exercises


William Fitzsimmons and Thomas Dingman outside the Freshman Dean’s Office

Photograph by LC/Harvard Magazine

This summer, Tom Dingman will retire after 13 years as dean of freshmen and a 45-year career at Harvard.