University News

The State of Black America

Harvard African American scholars take stock of a difficult moment. 

by Lydialyle Gibson

Threats Foreign and Domestic

Joseph Nye discusses geopolitics and Harvard’s challenges.

by Lydialyle Gibson

The Interim President’s Agenda

Alan Garber on campus speech, academics, and his other Harvard priorities

by John S. Rosenberg

Inside Harvard’s Taylor Swift Class

An English course pairs the music with Willa Cather, William Wordsworth, and Dolly Parton.

by Nina Pasquini

Strategic Planning

A chess player’s moves on AI safety

by Nina Pasquini

News in Brief

Education dean and football coach step down, a significant art acquisition, and more

Applying AI—How and Why

Using AI in pedagogy, research, and University administration

by Jonathan Shaw

Talking about Talking

Fostering healthy disagreement

by Max J. Krupnick

Reengineering Arts and Sciences

Spurring innovation, rethinking departments, tapping centers—and Ph.D. support

by John S. Rosenberg

A Presidency’s End

Controversies over terrorism and antisemitism, free speech, plagiarism, and broader cultural currents bring a brief presidency to a traumatic end.

by John S. Rosenberg

Kenneth C. Frazier and Joseph Y. Bae to Join Harvard Corporation

Will succeed David M. Rubenstein and Paul Finnegan

by John S. Rosenberg , Jonathan Shaw