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Lawrence S. Bacow
Photograph by Jonathan Shaw/Harvard Magazine

On the first day of classes, President Larry Bacow reminds students of the importance of reflection and contemplation.

9.4.18 | News

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President Larry Bacow’s first Freshman Convocation 

9.3.18 | News

Fresh efforts to understand the writer’s history and craft

8.28.18 | Humanities

Andrew Pérez and James Bedford present Larry Bacow a FYRE t-shirt.

Photograph by Rose Lincoln/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Harvard’s inaugural pre-orientation program for low-income freshmen

8.27.18 | News

The worrisome distribution of the fruits of American economic growth

8.24.18 | Research

A 1944 map of the beaches of Iwo Jima, donated by a Harvard staff member who served in the U.S. assault on the island 

Courtesy of the Harvard Map Collection

Maps can be applied to straightforward ends; they can also be fanciful, surprising, or plain weird. 

8.17.18 | Museums and Collections

Despite its toxic reputation, arsenic may play a key role in the battle against cancer.

8.9.18 | Research

The 2018 participants in the Global Health Delivery Intensive summer session

Photograph by Nilagia McCoy

A Harvard summer program provides a “lexicon” for healthcare professionals.

8.8.18 | International

Photograph by SARINYAPINNGAM/iStockPhoto

The “glass ceiling” in the operating room

8.8.18 | Research

Laura van den Berg

Photograph by Paul Yoon

In Laura van den Berg’s fiction, the deeply strange is ordinary.

8.2.18 | Books