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University Hall

Photograph by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications


A slow but steady increase in women and minority faculty


The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao in Bilbao, Spain. Photograph by Myk Reeve

Gehry is the first architect to earn the distinction. 


Ron Unz—shown speaking about Proposition 227 in Los Angeles in 1998—brings deep experience in initiative campaigns to the slate of petitioners for the Board of Overseers.
Photograph by Chris Pizzello/APimage

Petitioners pursuing election to Harvard’s board seek to change admissions and tuition policies.


Janet L. Yellen
Photograph courtesy of the Federal Reserve

The Radcliffe Institute will honor the first woman to lead the Federal Reserve. 


A Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers publicity poster

The deal marks the end of nearly a year of strained negotiations between the University and its largest labor union.


Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington
Photograph by iStock

The Hasty Pudding picks the Scandal actress for its famous pot.


Sean D. Kelly
Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Harvard prepares to reset its undergraduate curriculum—again.


His Highness the Aga Khan 
Photograph by Jon Chase/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

His Highness speaks about welcoming differences in the modern world.


Richard Posner

Photograph by John Gress/Corbis Images

The double life of Richard Posner, America’s most contentious legal reformer

January-February 2016