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A few visitors in the arcade overlooking the Calderwood Courtyard of the Harvard Art Museums

Soon visitors will return to the arcade overlooking the museums' Calderwood Courtyard.

Photo: Matthew Montieth; © President and Fellows of Harvard College. Image courtesy of the Harvard Art Museums.


The musems will welcome students back on September 1, and the public on September 4.


Provost Alan M. Garber

Provost Alan M. Garber
Photograph courtesy of Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Proceeds from the transaction will fund a nonprofit dedicated to addressing educational inequities.


Photograph of Harvard President Lawrence S. Bacow

President Lawrence S. Bacow

Taking stock of a pandemic year, President Bacow sketches how Harvard might change—and where it will not. 


Photograph of Nancy Coleman, dean of continuing education

Nancy Coleman, dean of continuing education

Photograph by Michelle dunham Photography

Pandemic-driven virtual learning booms—and perhaps promises improved residential education, too.

March-April 2021

Headshot photographs of Sherri Ann Charleston, Anthony Jack, Dustin Tingley, Maria Luisa Parra, and Clint Smith

Professor of government Dustin Tingley (bottom right), faculty director of the Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching and deputy vice provost for advances in learning, introduces HILT conference panelists (clockwise from top left): Sherri Ann Charleston, Anthony Jack, María Luisa Parra, and Clint Smith.
Screen capture by Harvard Magazine/LG

The Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching conference considers classroom inclusion and equity.


An illustration showing a teacher sitting on an enormous open book with students on screens hovering around her, some raising their hands to ask questions

Illustration by Daniel Baxter

Students, faculty, and staff adjust to a changed landscape.

November-December 2020

Cartoon of a submerged submarine with a cut-out view of the interior, where crew members are taking a Harvard course via video recording.

Illustration by Mark Steele

Headlines from Harvard’s history

September-October 2020

Beds were set up for Spanish flu patients outside the Harvard-affiliated Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in 1918.
Photograph courtesy of the Brigham and Women's Hospital Archives

Fall semester interrupted, a century ago


Portrait photograph of Nancy Coleman

Nancy Coleman 
Photograph by Michelle Dunham Photography

A new leader for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ large extension operation