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Daishi Miguel Tanaka ’19
Photography by Ela Chavez ’21

News

DACA recipient Daishi Miguel Tanaka '19 graduated last month without his parents in attendance.

6.20.19

Cecile Richards

Photograph by Josh Levine/Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Former president of Planned Parenthood Cecile Richards addresses Harvard’s public-health graduates.

 

5.29.19

William F. Lee, senior fellow of the Harvard Corporation

Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Senior fellow William F. Lee on the University’s priorities during President Lawrence S. Bacow’s first year

5.23.19

The University discloses top employees’ pay in its annual tax filing. 

5.10.19

Transitions, appointments, and honors

May-June 2019

Semma Therapeutics CEO Bastiano Sanna with Xander University Professor Douglas Melton, scientific founder of the startup. The company is working to commercialize a diabetes therapy.

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Robust licensing revenue and corporate alliances boost translational research.

March-April 2019

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

Coming together: Greater Boston biomedical and life-sciences panelists (from left) Eric Lander (Broad Institute), Vasant Narasimhan (Novartis), and Laurie Glimcher (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute), with moderator Susan Hockfield (MIT)

Photograph by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

A $200-million gift from the Blavatnik Family Foundation paves the way.

January-February 2019

Source: Harvard University Fact Book

A survey of the University’s annual financial report

January-February 2019