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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie 

Photograph by Dawani Olatunde/Wani Olatunde Photography

News

The decorated writer is best known for her novels and feminist writing. 

4.19.18

Linnea Olson, shown with her dog, Kumo, has survived 13 years with lung cancer.

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Using precision medicine, Harvard researchers target cancer.

May-June 2018

Professor Jorge Domínguez is placed on administrative leave.

May-June 2018

Photograph by Lydia Carmichael/HM

First-Gen policies, Smith Center services, and more University news

May-June 2018

Course credit toward fast-tracking the A.B. is eliminated.

May-June 2018

News briefs, from green-energy goals and a move to course preregistration to final-club final sanctions

May-June 2018

FAS dean to step down, John Lewis to speak at Commencement, Hillary Clinton at Radcliffe, and more

May-June 2018

A homecoming: Announced as president-elect, Lawrence S. Bacow speaks on February 11

Photograph by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Lawrence S. Bacow named Harvard’s twenty-ninth president


May-June 2018

A deputy sheriff confronts civil-rights marchers in front of the county courthouse in Greenwood, Mississippi, in 1966. Greenwood, nicknamed “the Cotton Capital of the World,” depended heavily on slave labor in the nineteenth century and became a flashpoint for racial strife throughout the twentieth.

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A new book traces today’s politics back to chattel slavery.

May-June 2018