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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


Martha Minow

Photograph by Ken Richardson

The Law School dean steps down, graduate-student union balloting, divestment, and more

March-April 2017

Jeremy Lin, undergraduate star, in action against Dartmouth, January 2010

Photograph by Jon Chase/Harvard Public Affairs and Communcations

NBA player (and alumnus) Jeremy Lin gives $1 million for financial aid and Lavietes renovation.


Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JB

The capital campaign proceeds.

November-December 2016

Winthrop House is being renovated and enlarged.

Photograph by kris snibbe/hpac

Affording House renewal

November-December 2016

Investment losses and distributions for the budget reduce the assets by $1.9 billion.

November-December 2016

Harvard's Endowment declines 1.9 Billion


A negative investment return and annual spending reduce the endowment’s value 5.1 percent.


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.