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Tracy K. Smith

Photograph © Rachel Eliza Griffiths

The announcement comes at a busy time for the writer, who is at work on two operas and will soon publish her fifth verse collection, Wade in the Water.

6.14.17 | Literary Life

Business dean Nitin Nohria and engineering and applied sciences dean Francis Doyle III meet at the classrooms above the iLab to discuss their faculties’ new joint master’s degree.

Eliza Grinnell, SEAS Communications

A new joint business-engineering master’s program to accelerate innovation, entrepreneurship, and leadership for technology companies

6.13.17 | News

Paolo Benato and his research team designed exosuits like this one, worn by a study participant, to improve mobility.

Courtesy of Paolo Bonato

Two Harvard research groups design exosuits to improve mobility.

6.8.17 | Research

Fred Glimp in Massachusetts Hall, 1996

Photograph by Jim Harrison

The long-serving dean and vice president was a proud member of the College’s “Great Middle Class.”

6.8.17 | News

Juhwan Seo, founder of the Ethnic Studies Coalition at Harvard, received the Ames Award at the College’s Class Day Exercises last week for promoting ethnic studies within the history and literature concentration. The award is given to seniors who have shown heroic character and energy in helping others and whose substantial contributions may not have been acknowledged.

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Student activists hope to establish an ethnic-studies academic program at the College.

6.6.17 | Students
John Manning

John Manning

Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard University

The faculty member succeeds Martha Minow.

6.1.17 | News

Jonah Goldberg, Danielle Allen, A'Lelia Bundles, and E.J. Dionne at a panel moderated by Ann-Marie Lipinski (seated far left)

Photograph by Tony Rinaldo

At Radcliffe Day, participants dissected the future of journalistic integrity. 

5.30.17 | Commencement

Mark Zuckerberg
Photograph by Jim Harrison

Mark Zuckerberg and Drew Faust, on freedom of speech and creating “a sense of purpose for everyone”

5.25.17 | Commencement

Gina McCarthy

Courtesy of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Former EPA head Gina McCarthy addresses graduates at the Harvard Chan School of Public Health.

5.25.17 | Commencement

Namit Choksi and his M.P.H. classmates (from left) Ashley Cheng, Trusha Patel, and Anu Ghuman celebrate the day. Some School of Public Health degree recipients carried rubber light bulbs bearing the message “Bright ideas for a healthy world.”

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Harvard's 366th Commencement Morning Exercises

5.25.17 | Commencement