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Using local accommodations and assisting commercial tenants

9.24.20

Michael Kremer

Michael Kremer
Photograph courtesy Michael Kremer/Harvard University

Development economist pulls up roots.

8.24.20

Newly elected Overseers. Top, from left: Raphael William Bostic, and Margaret (Midge) Purce; bottom, from left: Tracy K. Smith, Thea Sebastian, and Jayson Toweh

Harvard Forward divestment advocates win three Board of Overseers seats—and other results from alumni voting.

8.21.20

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

Claudine Gay

Claudine Gay, dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Photograph courtesy of Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Changes include a new dean, added faculty.

8.20.20

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Businesses are adapting to survive—if they can.

8.17.20

Thomas J. Hollister

Thomas J. Hollister, vice president for finance and Harvard’s CFO, and colleagues are grappling with hundreds of millions of dollars in unbudgeted revenue shortfalls and increased costs.

Paige Brown, Courtesy Tufts Medical Center

In volatile circumstances, plans are upended and remade.

 

8.14.20

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

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Nearing the August 18 voting deadline, heated charges are leveled as petitioners seek divestment, governance changes. 

8.10.20