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A drawing showing a large crossbar being hauled into place between two tall smokestacks to make a giant "H" for "Harvard"

Illustration by Mark Steele


Headlines from Harvard’s history


Photograph of Café Pamplona, now out of business

Photograph courtesy of Café Pamplona

Prognostications on disease defense, China, deficits, and sweat

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

A partial list of those mentioned in this article

September-October 2020

Illustration imagining the evolution of computer science at Harvard in a playful way

Illustration by Mark Steele

The “yeasty” times” when computer research grew at Harvard

September-October 2020

Photograph of David Evans

David Evans

Photograph by Jon Chase/HPAC

David L. Evans made a difference for 50 years.

September-October 2020

Cartoon of a submerged submarine with a cut-out view of the interior, where crew members are taking a Harvard course via video recording.

Illustration by Mark Steele

Headlines from Harvard’s history

September-October 2020

Lowell House
Phtoograph by Harvard Magazine/JC

The faculty deans prompt a discussion.


Beds were set up for Spanish flu patients outside the Harvard-affiliated Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in 1918.
Photograph courtesy of the Brigham and Women's Hospital Archives

Fall semester interrupted, a century ago