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Photograph of Lawrence S. Bacow

President Lawrence S. Bacow


Larry Bacow puts Harvard in the perspective of the pandemic.


Photograph of Lawrence S. Bacow

Lawrence S. Bacow

The president and his wife are in isolation.


Professor and platform: William C. Kirby logs on to Zoom from home for his first remote teaching session.

On taking a Harvard Gen Ed class remotely with William C. Kirby


In a paper aimed at fellow educators, David Malan reports on interventions designed to teach academic honesty in the wildly popular introductory computer science course he teaches at Harvard. 


Photograph of Marc Lipsitch in his lab

Epidemiologist Marc Lipsitch, director of the Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics
Photograph by Kent Dayton

Epidemiologist Marc Lipstich outlines what the country must do swiftly, and what strategically.


Commencement 2019 photograph

What a real Commencement looked like, in 2019

Photographed by Jim Harrison

Harvard Commencement will be postponed, but degrees will be awarded virtually.


Photograph of the author's Harvard dorm room with chairs, sofa, posters

Photograph by Drew Pendergrass

“What will it mean to end our time on this campus with no closure, no time to reflect on what it all meant?”


Photograph of Nitin Nohria

Nitin Nohria
Photograph courtesy of Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Nitin Nohria, scheduled to step down June 30, will remain dean through 2020.


Photograph by Karen Dynan

Karen Dynan
Photograph courtesy of Karen Dynan

The severe economic fallout, in context