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Ashton Carter

Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter performing an oath of enlistment ceremony, Chicago, July 28, 2016

Courtesy of Department of Defense Photo


The former U.S. Secretary of Defense rejoins the faculty in a new role.


David Parkes and Francesca Dominici, co-directors of Harvard's new data-science initiative

Photograph by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Unveiling a University research initiative


A tradition transformed, to prepare for undergraduate education across the river.


<p class="credit">Photograph by Susan Young Photography</p>

Harvard's three-legged encouragement of entrepreneurship

January-February 2017

Lavietes-to-be: a rendering of the renovated entry façade, scheduled for player and fan use by the beginning of the 2017-2018 season.

Courtesy of Bruner/Cott& Associates, Inc.

A mid-course change in Allston yields renovated basketball facilities.


University donors set a new higher-education standard—and fundraising continues.


Harvard bestirs itself for the fall term.


Assembling the Harvard Life Lab, on Western Avenue, at the edge of the Business School campus

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Harvard's sweeping building boom.

September-October 2016

Chao Center

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Chao Center, a Law School alumnus as vice-presidential nominee, sexual-assault lexicon, Gen Ed transition, and more

September-October 2016