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There are five new members of the Board of Overseers, and six new directors.

5.19.17

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5.22.17

From left: Henry Cobb, A. Clayton Spencer, and Warren Little

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This year’s honorees include an architect, athletics enthusiast, and longtime University administrator. 

5.19.17

Challenges and response (clockwise from upper left): Prague residents watch a Communist May Day parade in 1948; the Secretary of State; physical destruction in Münster, Germany in 1945; Marshall in the Commencement procession.

Challenges and response (clockwise from upper left): Prague residents watch a Communist May Day parade in 1948; the Secretary of State; physical destruction in Münster, Germany in 1945; Marshall in the Commencement procession.

Clockwise from upper left: © Archive Photos; George C. Marshall Research Library (Montage by Jim Gipe); © Archive Photos; Harvard University News Office

When Secretary of State George C. Marshall received a degree—and established the standard for U.S. engagement with the world 

5.19.17

There are five new members of the Board of Overseers, and six new directors.

5.19.17

An image from an HMX physiology course module

Image courtesy of Harvard Medical School

The application-only courses will be open to the Harvard community and beyond. 

5.16.17

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Federal tax filing reports detail an unusual year for Harvard Management Company—and President Faust.

5.12.17

Students hard at work in soundproof study pods

[Click arrow at right to see more images] Students hard at work in sound-proof study pods

Photograph by Oset Babür/Harvard Magazine

Penny Pritzker ’81 reflects on how the space has been completely transformed into more than just floors of stacks.

5.11.17

A worker in Brazil sprays insecticides into a house to kill Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, which carry the Zika virus. 

Photograph courtesy of Marcia Castro

Harvard researchers race to stem the disease’s deadly spread. 

5.8.17