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Martha Whitehead

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News

A new leader for the library system

2.12.19

Carpenter Center: home to Visual and Environmental Studies, soon to be Art, Film, and Visual Studies—a better name for the work done there

Photograph by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Public Affairs & Communications

Renaming Visual and Environmental Studies to signal a clearer focus on making art and film

2.5.19

Are data from massive open online courses a crystal ball into the future of online education?

Data from Science Magazine/Chart by Lydia S.C. Rosenberg

Harvard and MIT experiences suggest a more constrained vision for massive free courses.

1.10.19

Ruth Okediji

Photograph by Jim Harrison

A Nigerian-born professor who brings unusual perspective to intellectual-property law

January-February 2019

Coming together: Greater Boston biomedical and life-sciences panelists (from left) Eric Lander (Broad Institute), Vasant Narasimhan (Novartis), and Laurie Glimcher (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute), with moderator Susan Hockfield (MIT)

Photograph by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

A $200-million gift from the Blavatnik Family Foundation paves the way.

January-February 2019

Illustration by Taylor Callery

Ethics and the dawn of decision-making machines

January-February 2019

Land company CEO Thomas P. Glynn and chairman Nitin Nohria, dean of Harvard Business School
Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

New organization, management focus efforts for “enterprise research campus.”

 

11.29.18

Harvard Medical School Shield

Foundation of Len Blavatnik, M.B.A. ’89, makes record pledge for basic and applied science.

11.8.18

Mohsen Mostafavi

Photograph courtesy of the Harvard Graduate School of Design

Mohsen Mostafavi plans to step down after leading the Graduate School of Design since 2008.

10.24.18