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Union protesters march at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Wednesday, May 1, 2019.

Graduate student union protesters, May 2019

Photograph by Michael Dwyer/Associated Press

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After more than a year negotiating, the union sets a deadline of December 3. 

11.12.19

Cover of first-generation alumni report

     

Alumni share their moving stories through the first interest-group “class report.”

11.12.19

A portrait of Harvard Business School dean Nitin Nohria

Nitin Nohria

Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Will step down at the end of this academic year

11.7.19

An image of a gate in Harvard Yard

    

Results from the second campus survey of sexual misconduct show that sexual assault and harassment remain serious problems at institutions of higher education nationwide.

10.15.19

An illustration of an elementary school classroom with two teachers and an observer

Illustration by Jason Blower

Education policy should focus on schools as a whole, not individual teachers, argues Susan Moore Johnson.

November-December 2019

A judge presides over an urban landscape from atop a tall building

Illustration by Pete Ryan

In combatting climate change, will courts hold that the general welfare trumps local sovereignty?

November-December 2019

Photograph of President Donald Trump and Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio

President and supporter: Maricopa County sheriff Joe Arpaio, pardoned by President Trump

Photograph by Scott Olson/Getty Images

…and don’t always forgive

November-December 2019

Photograph of President Lawrence S. Bacow at Morning Prayers in Memorial Church

President Lawrence S. Bacow at Morning Prayers

Photograph by Rose Lincoln/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Opening-days messages focus on free speech and civil discourse within Harvard.

November-December 2019

Harvard education dean Bridget Terry Long and Sesame Workshop CEO Jeffrey Dunn with a group of Muppets

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(1 of 5) Harvard Graduate School of Education dean Bridget Terry Long and Sesame Workshop CEO Jeffrey Dunn pose with Ernie, Bert, Grover, Elmo, Count von Count, and Abby Cadabby.

Photograph courtesy of the Harvard Graduate School of Education

Sesame Street celebrates a 50-year collaboration with Harvard.

10.4.19