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Photograph of Lawrence S. Bacow

President Lawrence S. Bacow

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Larry Bacow puts Harvard in the perspective of the pandemic.

4.6.20

Photograph of Lawrence S. Bacow

President Lawrence S. Bacow

Larry Bacow puts Harvard in the perspective of the pandemic.

4.6.20

Photograph of Sarah Whiting

Sarah Whiting
Photograph courtesy of Harvard Public Affairs and Communicaitons

The new dean has been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

4.6.20

The blue regions are oil palm plantation, while the forest regions (yellows and greens) are colored by tree height, which is a proxy for carbon.
Image courtesy of Global Airborne Observatory, ASU Center for Global Discovery and Conservation Science.

The world needs tropical forests—but rainforest destruction continues unabated, and it may be even worse than you thought. 

4.1.20

Photograph of Harvard’s Loeb House

Loeb House, where the University's governing boards meet
Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JC

The coronavirus pandemic threatened to disenfranchise alumni balloting.

3.31.20

University Hall
Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JC

“We cannot proceed as if nothing has changed,” FAS dean Claudine Gay wrote. “Everything has changed." 

3.27.20

The Office of Admissions and Financial Aid 
Photograph by Lydia Carmichael/Harvard Magazine

And the term bill exceeds $70,000 for the first time. 

3.26.20

Massachusetts Hall
Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JC

Harvard is expected to announce a decision by the end of this week about whether and how it can help subcontracted workers. 

3.26.20

Photograph of Thomas J. Hollister, vice president for finance

Thomas J. Hollister, Harvard’s chief financial officer
Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Barely a decade after the 2008 crisis and Great Recession, new challenges loom. An early assessment of the University’s strengths this time

3.26.20