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Rakesh Khurana, Dean of Harvard College, photographed in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ Faculty Room

Dean of Harvard College Rakesh Khurana and colleagues are preparing for a larger resident undergraduate population in the spring term. 

Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell, Harvard Staff Photographer

 

News

After a successful fall term, but with coronavirus protocols still in place, an attempt to accommodate more undergraduates in residence

12.1.20

I. Glenn Cohen, faculty director of Zero-L, as he appears in the online orientation to law school.
Courtesy Harvard Law School

 

An online orientation encourages enrollment at an anxious moment for students—and universities.

5.20.20

Photograph of Bharat Anand

Bharat N. Anand
Photograph courtesy of Bharat N. Anand

A push to emphasize learning rather than teaching

May-June 2020

Professor and platform: William C. Kirby logs on to Zoom from home for his first remote teaching session.

On taking a Harvard Gen Ed class remotely with William C. Kirby

3.24.20

Photograph of Elisa New

Elisa New began teaching online humanities courses in 2013.
Photograph by Rose Lincoln/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Literature professor Elisa New spearheads an online poetry course for talented students in underserved high schools.

March-April 2020

Online summer programs get students ready for inclusive M.B.A., J.D., and M.Ed. studies.

January-February 2020

Then-Harvard president Drew Faust and Harvard Law School professor Annette Gordon-Reed unveiled a monument dedicated in 2017 to people enslaved by law school benefactor Isaac Royall Jr.

In 2017, then-Harvard president Drew Faust and Harvard Law School professor Annette Gordon-Reed unveiled a monument dedicated to people enslaved by law school benefactor Isaac Royall Jr.

Photograph by Jon Chase/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

The president announces a $5-million initiative.

11.22.19

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

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

11.12.19

A scan from the program for the eighth annual conference of the Harvard Initiative for Learning and Technology, including the words "peer learning" and a drawing of a lightbulb.

    

The eighth annual conference of the Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching

10.1.19