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The big science of building a giant telescope
Black, White, and Many Shades of Gray
Randall Kennedy probes the “variousness” of charged racial issues.
The Urban Jobs Crisis
Paths toward employment for low-income blacks and Latinos
Vita: John Usher Monro
Brief life of an uncommon educator: 1912-2002
Raising the Bar
Nico Weiler and the art of the pole vault.
An Animation of the Giant Magellan Telescope
An animation of the next class of super giant earth-based telescopes that promises to revolutionize our view and understanding of the universe.
Micro-units: A New Trend?
Tiny apartments are on the rise in cities like San Francisco and Boston.
A fairy tale for today’s world
Like Garlic or Burning Matches
A new book traces napalm’s invention to Harvard—and its evolution from heroic discovery to pariah
Soul Beyond the Skin
Indelible Lalita’s saga of pigmentation and personhood
Off the Shelf
Recent books with Harvard connections
A Scientist in Full
The fruitful, flawed Louis Agassiz
Chapter & Verse
Correspondence on not-so-famous lost words
Letters on same-sex marriage, cardiac care, engineering in Allston
A letter from the editor
Connections and Competition in Asia
A letter from President Faust
On the Trail of Human Diversity
Scientists probe the function of a human gene by observing its effects in a mouse.
Living Large in Tiny Apartments
With micro-units, three GSD alumni hope to revolutionize apartment living in New York City.
Mice Aren’t Men
Mice don’t work as model organisms for human burns, blunt trauma and infection.
Commencement and Reunion Guide
A glimpse into the class of 2013
Hats of Their Own
New top hats for women appear at Commencement
The Week’s Events
Commencement and reunion week 2013 at Harvard
A Special Notice Regarding Commencement Exercises
Instructions for degree candidates and others
Something old, something new
The Builder’s Art
A sidewalk-superintendent’s report
John Harvard's Journal
Harvard Makes Hoops History
The Crimson shocks New Mexico in NCAA tournament upset, loses in 2nd round.
Fallout from cheating investigation widens as additional reviews of a resident dean’s accounts are reported to the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
HarvardX at One
A first-year report on HarvardX and edX, the online-education partnership with MIT
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Harvard Alumni Bulletin
Harvard Portrait: Martin Puchner
The English professor has already written three books and edited the 6,000-page third edition of the
Norton Anthology of World Literature.
The University approaches a public fundraising drive
The Undergraduate, from Ireland, finds friendship in a local host family.
Harvard news: Oprah at Commencement, Cass R. Sunstein, College admissions and costs, union contract, quiz-show titles overturned, sustainable-investing vice president, and more
Up, Up, and Over!
Nico Weiler clears inhuman heights, and not by human instinct.
Aisha Price: Women’s Water Polo
Women’s water polo player Aisha Price is one of Harvard’s leading scorers.
A Broadway actor on the “true spark of theater”
2013 candidates for Harvard University Overseers and HAA elected directors
Shared Interest Group events in May and June
Harvard alumni may sign in to view class notes and obituaries.
Art on display from Iran, Iraq, and Central Asia spans a millennium.
The College Pump
From a hole in the ground to Harvard