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A hybrid classroom showing the large screens enabling a teacher to see all the students, remote or present, as he is followed by a camera operator.

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(1 of 4) The large-screen HELIX system, here deployed in Henry Leitner's Computer Science 1 class, makes it possible for an instructor to teach students who are physically present and see students attending class online, without being confined to a small computer screen at a fixed lectern location; the camera follows the professor and assures that he can be seen effectively by “roomies” and “Zoomies” in a hybrid course.

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Faculty of Arts and Sciences tests hybrid classrooms and other pandemic adaptations.

4.16.21

Photograph of Kate Murtagh, chief compliance officer and managing director of sustainable investing at Harvard Management Company

Kate Murtagh, chief compliance officer and managing director of sustainable investing at Harvard Management Company

Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell, Harvard University. 

Harvard Management Company issues its first report on the “net-zero” greenhouse-gas emissions goal.

2.25.21

What Ivy institutions’ diverging paths reveal

March-April 2021

Exhibit showing Harvard Management Company investment returns by asset class in fiscal year 2020

The pandemic—and prospects for the University and the Faculty of Arts and Sciences

January-February 2021

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And other changes to Harvard’s COVID-19 workforce policies

11.12.20

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

…prompting a different kind of Faculty of Arts and Sciences annual report.

11.3.20

Cover of Harvard fiscal year 2020 nnual Financial Report

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Harvard reports lower revenues and a loss for the year, as the pandemic’s sweeping effects begin to take hold.

10.22.20

Photograph of Harvard Science Center tent where arriving first-year College students began virus-testing procedures

This fall’s welcome to Harvard Yard began with PPE-equipped greeters, virus testing, and pre-isolation meal kits.

Photograph by Kristina DeMichele/Harvard Magazine

A semester conducted in the shadow of the coronavirus

November-December 2020

Graph shows rise in Harvard endowment over fiscal year from $40.9 billion to $41.9 billion.

The endowment’s recent upward trajectory continued, as it was valued at $41.9 billion at the end of the fiscal year.

The endowment increases to $41.9 billion, and Harvard Management Company reports a 7.3 percent return on investments.

November-December 2020