University News

The Uses of Discomfort

The first in a series of public conversations about Harvard and the legacy of slavery

by Lydialyle Gibson

Convocation 2023: The New Crew

Welcoming the class of 2027—and several first-year Harvard leaders

by John S. Rosenberg

Parkes Named Harvard Engineering and Applied Sciences Dean

The computer and data scientist is known as a listener and a leader.

by Jonathan Shaw

The Burst of the South Sea Bubble

A Harvard Business School exhibit documents the first global financial crisis. 

by Ryan Doan-Nguyen

Marla Frederick Named Dean of Harvard Divinity School

The scholar of the African American religious experience will become dean January 1.

by Jonathan Shaw

Embracing AI

The dawn of the virtual teaching fellow

by Jonathan Shaw

The New Crew

The 2023-24 Ledecky Undergraduate Fellows. 

The Elephant in the Room

Conservative undergraduates’ campus debates

by Max J. Krupnick

Picking Team Players

A test can identify these productivity-boosting personnel.

by Max J. Krupnick

New Digs

Claudine Gay’s first day in her presidential office

After Affirmative Action

The Supreme Court upends admissions.

by Jonathan Shaw , Lincoln Caplan