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Photograph Commencement procession into Harvard Yard Tercentenary Theatre

At last, an opportunity for the coronavirus-affected classes to proceed into Tercentenary Theatre and partake of the festival rites

Photograph by Jennifer Beaumont/Harvard Magazine

News

The coronavirus short-circuited their Commencement. Harvard plans a do-over.

11.18.21

An illustration showing a professor held back by ivy vines, representing traditional and reluctance to change

Illustration by Dave Cutler

Considering fundamental change in the wake of the pandemic

September-October 2021

Photographic portrait of Harvard provost Alan M. Garber

Alan M. Garber

Photograph courtesy of Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Harvard and MIT sell to a for-profit company, and pursue their mission with a new model.

September-October 2021

Opportunities in admissions, online degrees, research, and more

September-October 2021

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.

6.29.21

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. 

3.8.21

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.

10.20.20

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