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Adriana Colón, a casually dressed, smiling young woman with curly brown hair, sits in a doorway.

Adriana Colón
Photograph courtesy of Adriana Colón

Arts

Adriana Colón forges aural connections.

8.6.20

Bill Keenan and Trevor Gretzky

Bill Keenan with actor Trevor Gretzky on the set of Odd Man Rush.

Bill Keenan ’09 brings his first book onto the screen. 

8.28.20

James Cuno

James Cuno, president of the Getty Trust, draws on his Harvard Art Museums experience in responding to the pandemic.

Photograph courtesy of the Getty Center

Pandemic perspectives from the Getty and the Harvard Art Museums—and art’s role in refreshing “the dialogue with other human beings”

8.20.20

An image of a 10-centimeter-wide glass model of Phymactis pustulata, found in intertidal zones in the Western South Atlantic.

A 10-centimeter-wide glass model of Phymactis pustulata, found in intertidal zones in the Western South Atlantic. The Blaschka model is listed in the 1878 mail-order catalog of Ward’s Natural Science Establishment.
Photograph by Peter Fried/Sketchfab.com/ARC-3D

Complementary imaging techniques combine to create 3-D models that virtual visitors can examine from any angle.

8.12.20

At Home with Harvard: Library Treasures

Our coverage of Harvard’s libraries, more relevant than ever in an online world

8.7.20

View of the Royall House and the slave quarters.

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(1 of 4) The Georgian mansion and adjacent slave quarters were once part of a 500-acre farm just north of Boston.

Photograph by Theresa Kelliher/Courtesy of the Royall House and Slave Quarters museum

Preserving black history as “an act of liberation”

September-October 2020

People perusing books outside at the Boston Book Festival

The Book Festival attracts book lovers from across Greater Boston 

Photograph by Gaia DeSimoni/Courtesy of the Boston Book Festival

A literary festival for children and adults

September-October 2020

Aerial view of Essex Bay, part of the coastline north of Boston.

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(1 of 4) Essex Bay reflects New England’s history and reliance on the natural world.

Photograph courtesy of Essex River Cruises Inc.

Exploring the coastal wonders of Essex, Massachusetts

September-October 2020

A drawing of students rebelling in a dining hall.

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(1 of 3) Battle in Commons Hall drawing,1819, by William Henry Furness. HUD 2818.75.45A, Harvard University Archives

The Class of 1823 goes rogue and gets booted.

September-October 2020