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A poster for Heat Week with the words Flood Harvard - Rally for Fossil Fuel Divestment & Climate Justice. Happening on Harvard Yard on April 26th at 2:30 PM

A flier for Heat Week

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Students, faculty, and alumni urge the ditching of corporations linked to climate change. 

4.23.19

After graduating from the College in 1861, Holmes obtained a commission as first lieutenant in the Twentieth Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, known as the “Harvard Regiment.”

Photograph courtesy of the Harvard Law School Library, Historical & Special Collections

A new biography of Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. illuminates the Supreme Court during the centennial of his most momentous dissent.

May-June 2019

Howard Gardner and Wendy Fischman, now analyzing interviews from 10 campuses

Photograph courtesy of Howard Gardner

Howard Gardner and colleagues release a seven-year study of higher education in the twenty-first century.

May-June 2019

Timothy R. Barakett and Mariano-Florentino (Tino) Cuéllar
Photograph courtesy of Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

New Corporation members, renewing Adams House, and more University news

May-June 2019

A toehold for the arts in Allston 

Photograph by Clare O’Keefe

ART to Allston and dual-degree decision

May-June 2019

Transitions, appointments, and honors

May-June 2019

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Source: Data from Office of Faculty Development & Diversity

A tenure track, resources for recruiting and retention, childcare, and more contribute to changes in the professoriate.

May-June 2019

Winthrop House tensions and government department concerns

May-June 2019

Allan Bakke’s admissions suit began four decades-plus of protests and litigation.

Photographs from Bettmann/Getty Images

Closing arguments in the admissions lawsuit, and affirmative action in broader context

May-June 2019