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Illustration by Wesley Bedrosian

Opinion

Harvesting innovations from around the world to improve American medical care

10.5.16

Illustration by Wesley Bedrosian

Harvesting innovations from around the world to improve American medical care

November-December 2016

Illustration by Francis Livingston

Learning to negotiate the backyard and the divine

November-December 2016

When it pays to rethink a policy

November-December 2016

Readers comment on charter schools, final clubs, the doubly disadvantaged, veterans’ memories

November-December 2016

Saint Barbara, attributed to the “Ghent Associates” of the Master of Mary of Burgundy, from a book of hours-missal, c. 1485-1490

Courtesy of Houghton Library/Harvard University

A new exhibit highlights how medieval monasticism’s “cult of the book” transmitted beauty and knowledge to the modern world.

9.13.16

Photograph by Sean Locke/Stocksy

Although I respected my oncologists for the important role they played in my cancer treatment, I found the wide and varied “turf” that exceptional nurses cover astounding.

8.17.16

Readers comment on Harvard and slavery, scientists and sex, final clubs, Seamus Heaney, and more

September-October 2016

Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JB

How Harvard might better explain itself to faculty, friends, and the world at large

September-October 2016