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Photographs of Harvard Forward petition candidates for Board of Overseer: Yvette Efevbera, Natalie Unterstell, and Megan Red Shirt-Shaw

From left: Yvette Efevbera, Natalie Unterstell, and Megan Red Shirt-Shaw

Photographs courtesy of Harvard Forward

Three aspirants for election to the Board of Overseers, under its new rules limiting petition candidates 

11.18.20 | News
Harvard coronavirus dashboard chart shows rising coronavirus cases, particularly among graduate students, in the week to November 16, 2020.

University data from Harvard coronavirus dashboard

Surging coronavirus cases force move to all-remote instruction.

11.18.20 | News
Collage of Cover of Fevers, Feuds and Diamonds by Paul Farmer and a Headshot of Paul Farmer.

Cover of Fevers, Feuds and Diamonds by Paul Farmer and Photograph of Paul Farmer

Photograph of Paul Farmer by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Public Affairs and Communication


The 2014 epidemic was rooted in centuries of exploitation and war, Paul Farmer argues.

11.17.20 | Social Sciences

Our top stories on the crises in American health care 

11.16.20 | At Home with Harvard
Rebecca Henderson headshot over an orange background

Rebecca Henderson

How to reform capitalism to confront climate change and extreme inequality, with economist and McArthur University Professor Rebecca Henderson

11.16.20 | Podcast
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The Ivy League logo

The pandemic continues to affect athletics. 

11.13.20 | News
Carroll Lowenstein standing at the base of staircase

Carroll Lowenstein
Photograph courtesy of Peter Mee 

A performance for the ages—in just nine throws

11.13.20 | Sports
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And other changes to Harvard’s COVID-19 workforce policies

11.12.20 | News
Photograph of demonstrators in front of the federal courthouse in Boston where the SFFA v. Harvard trial took place, with signs reading "Harvard No More Racial Stereotyping" and "My Race Should Not Hurt Me In Admissions.

In October 2018, supporters of Students for Fair Admissions hold signs in front of the federal courthouse where the admissions trial took place.

Photograph by Alamy Images

The latest ruling in a yearslong lawsuit alleging that the College’s admissions process discriminates against Asian-Americans 

11.12.20 | News
Jeannie Suk Gersen headshot over an orange background.

Jeannie Suk Gersen

Photograph by Nina Subin

Harvard Law School professor Jeannie Suk Gersen breaks down the use of race in college admissions and the future of affirmative action at the Supreme Court. 

11.9.20 | Podcast