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Articles: Harvardiana

The front of the sleeve from a Dunster Dunces album, which included arrangements of George Gershwin and Irving Berlin, as well as original compositions

Courtesy of Jonathan Aibel

Harvardiana

A look (and listen) back at the Dunster Dunces

8.25.17

Illustration by Taylor Callery

Illustration by Taylor Callery

The chasm between elite academia and working-class Americans—and how to bridge it

May-June 2017

Illustration by Mark Steele

An elephant race, and more from the Harvard Alumni Bulletin and Harvard Magazine

May-June 2017

Drew Faust speaking on the Civil War and the Vietnam War at Ho Chi Minh City University of Social Sciences and Humanities

Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Drew Faust, in Ho Chi Minh City, on the Civil War and the Vietnam War

3.23.17

Illustration by Mark Steele

A morgue for movies, and more from the Harvard Alumni Bulletin and Harvard Magazine

March-April 2017

Photographs by Harvard Magazine/Lydia Carmichael

Amusing campus signage, vanished greenery, and gunplay of yore

January-February 2017

Illustration by Mark Steele

From the pages of the Harvard Alumni Bulletin and Harvard Magazine

January-February 2017

This portrait of Edward Holyoke, Harvard’s ninth president, painted ca. 1759-1761, was Copley’s first commission from the College.

Harvard University Portrait Collection (H6); photograph by Harvard Art Museums Imaging Department/©President and Fellows of Harvard College

When the College commissioned Copley

November-December 2016

Portrait of John Adams by Benjamin Blyth, ca. 1766

Courtesy of the Collection of the Massachusetts Historical Society

What he learned and what he made of it

November-December 2016