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Photographs of Harvard Forward petition candidates for Board of Overseer: Yvette Efevbera, Natalie Unterstell, and Megan Red Shirt-Shaw

From left: Yvette Efevbera, Natalie Unterstell, and Megan Red Shirt-Shaw

Photographs courtesy of Harvard Forward

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Three aspirants for election to the Board of Overseers, under its new rules limiting petition candidates 

11.18.20

Time to rethink the campus-development agenda?

September-October 2020

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

6.23.20

Photograph, Allston science and engineering complex with construction halted, April 9, 2020

So close: the Allston science and engineering complex, shown on April 9, where the final stages of construction have been halted during the coronavirus pandemic
Photograph courtesy of Harvard University Construction Cam/OxBlue

As the pandemic halts construction, the move-in schedule for the fall semester has slipped.

4.10.20

Drawing of proposed new campus buildings in Allston

Rendering courtesy of Tishman Speyer

 

The Law School launches a “Shield Working Group,” Allston update, keeping tabs on “fake news,” and more

March-April 2020

A conceptual rendering of a portion of the Enterprise Research Campus

A conceptual rendering of a portion of the Enterprise Research Campus
Rendering courtesy of Tishman Speyer

The Allston Land Company designates Tishman Speyer to develop the “enterprise research campus” on Western Avenue, with detailed plans yet to come. 

12.19.19

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Source: Harvard Enterprise Research Campus Master Plan
Courtesy Harvard Allston Land Company

 

From among three finalists, a partner is expected to be chosen by the end of December.

11.25.19

Then-Harvard president Drew Faust and Harvard Law School professor Annette Gordon-Reed unveiled a monument dedicated in 2017 to people enslaved by law school benefactor Isaac Royall Jr.

In 2017, then-Harvard president Drew Faust and Harvard Law School professor Annette Gordon-Reed unveiled a monument dedicated to people enslaved by law school benefactor Isaac Royall Jr.

Photograph by Jon Chase/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

The president announces a $5-million initiative.

11.22.19

Photograph of Lawrence S. Bacow

Lawrence S. Bacow

President Bacow describes the potential for Harvard’s new Allston campus to benefit both gown and town.

November-December 2019