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H. Luke Shaefer directs the University of Michigan’s Poverty Solutions—now partnering with Harvard to address economic mobility in Detroit.
Photograph courtesy of Poverty Solutions/University of Michigan


Joint efforts aim at alleviating poverty and fighting the opioid epidemic.


Jeremy Lin, undergraduate star, in action against Dartmouth, January 2010

Photograph by Jon Chase/Harvard Public Affairs and Communcations

NBA player (and alumnus) Jeremy Lin gives $1 million for financial aid and Lavietes renovation.


Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JB

The capital campaign proceeds.

November-December 2016

Winthrop House is being renovated and enlarged.

Photograph by kris snibbe/hpac

Affording House renewal

November-December 2016

Investment losses and distributions for the budget reduce the assets by $1.9 billion.

November-December 2016

Harvard's Endowment declines 1.9 Billion


A negative investment return and annual spending reduce the endowment’s value 5.1 percent.


Lavietes-to-be: a rendering of the renovated entry façade, scheduled for player and fan use by the beginning of the 2017-2018 season.

Courtesy of Bruner/Cott& Associates, Inc.

A mid-course change in Allston yields renovated basketball facilities.


University donors set a new higher-education standard—and fundraising continues.


Harvard bestirs itself for the fall term.