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Photograph of Lawrence S. Bacow

President Lawrence S. Bacow


Larry Bacow puts Harvard in the perspective of the pandemic.


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.


Photograph of Nitin Nohria

Nitin Nohria
Photograph courtesy of Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Nitin Nohria, scheduled to step down June 30, will remain dean through 2020.


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Students transition to online learning—perhaps for the rest of the semester—and are asked not to return after spring break.


Photograph of Steven Choi urging passage of driver’s license bill

Choi and supporters gathered at the New York state capitol last year to urge passage of new driver’s license legislation.

Photograph courtesy of the New York Immigration Coalition

Steven Choi, J.D. ’04, works—and fights—at the vitriolic epicenter of immigration politics.

March-April 2020

Frank Hu holds a plate filled with food.

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Hu believes a plant-based diet can help feed a growing population in a healthy, sustainable way.
Photograph by Jim Harrison

Frank Hu confronts the triple threats of obesity, undernutrition, and climate change.

March-April 2020

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

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Alan Jenkins
Photograph by Jim Harrison

A brief look at a Harvard Law School professor's long journey

March-April 2020

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Labor law experts Benjamin Sachs and Sharon Block, co-leaders of Clean Slate
Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

A Harvard Law School initiative calls for a revitalized labor law “to shift power from corporations to workers.”

March-April 2020