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A bright and colorful historical map of Boston with details of streets, buildings, and green spaces

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(1 of 5) Edwin Olsen and Blake Clark, The Colour of an Old City: A Map of Boston, Decorative and Historical, 1926
Map courtesy of the Harvard Map Collection

An exhibition maps the making of a metropolis.

2.18.20 | Museums and Collections
Detail of a painting showing long grasses and the moon

Tani Bunchō, Grasses and Moon (detail), Japanese, Edo period, 1817.

Image: John Tsantes and Neil Greentree; © Robert Feinberg.

Paintings from the Edo period convey “a powerful sense of there-ness.” 

2.13.20 | Arts
Elizabeth Banks looks at the camera as she rides in a convertible with two members of the Hasty Pudding Theatricals.

Elizabeth Banks smiled and waved to the crowd along the parade route.
Photograph by Harvard Magazine/KD

Elizabeth Banks and Ben Platt received this year’s honors.

2.10.20 | Theater
Diana L. Nelson

Diana L. Nelson
Photograph courtesy of Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

The former chair of Carlson Inc. has long been active in alumni affairs and in nonprofits focused on education, the arts, and children.

2.10.20 | News
Side-by-side portraits of Joshuah Campbell and Gabe Fox-Peck

Movie music-makers Joshuah Campbell (left) and Gabe Fox-Peck

Photographs courtesy of Joshuah Campbell and Gabe Fox-Peck

An Oscar-nominated collaboration

2.7.20 | Alumni
Ben Zauzmer

Ben Zauzmer—a titan in the world of Oscars analytics
Photograph courtesy of Ben Zauzmer

Ben Zauzmer '15 tackles Oscars predictions, with math. 

2.5.20 | Alumni
Six women sit at a table at the front of an auditorium.

From left: Co-panelists Nienke Grossman '99, J.D.'04, Terry Karl, Suzanna Challen, Ph.D.'11, Charna Sherman '80, Sejal Singh, and Debra Katz  Photograph by Harvard Magazine/LG

Accusers of former Harvard government professor Jorge Domínguez speak out about their experiences. 

2.5.20 | News
University Hall, where the  Faculty of Arts and Sciences convenes

University Hall, where the Faculty of Arts and Sciences convenes
Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JC

FAS votes for divestment, and perhaps a contending Overseers’ slate

2.4.20 | News
Five Harvard deans sit on stage in a panel.

Five Harvard deans—Bridget Terry Long, Nitin Nohria, Claudine Gay, Douglas Elmendorf, and Michelle Williams—discuss the importance of education.
Photograph courtesy of Harvard Graduate School of Education

At its centennial, the Harvard Graduate School of Education celebrates and looks ahead. 

1.31.20 | News
Photograph of Lawrence S. Bacow, President of Harvard University

Lawrence S. Bacow
Photograph courtesy of Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

President Bacow on the challenges to higher education in a polarized era

1.31.20 | News