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Edward Blum, founder of Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA), speaks to reporters at a rally in Boston on October 14, one day ahead of the start of the trial. 

Photograph by Brian Snyder/Reuters

News

First day of trial for the case that could restrict affirmative action in college admissions

10.16.18

Lawrence S. Bacow and Adele Fleet Bacow, stage center at Sanders Theatre, congratulate, thank, and celebrate the performers at the Thursday evening inaugural concert and performances.

Photograph by JSR/Harvard Magazine

Students, faculty members, and visiting artists perform music, song, drama, and even a work of visual art in real time.

10.5.18

Stephen M. Kosslyn, of Minerva, has pioneered in applying the science of learning to design a new core curriculum and technologically based pedagogy.
Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JSR

Lessons old and new at the annual Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching conference

9.24.18

Smith Campus Center, one of the tangible results of The Harvard Campaign
Photograph by Jim Harrison

The University reveals the results for its record-setting fund drive.

9.20.18

H. Luke Shaefer directs the University of Michigan’s Poverty Solutions—now partnering with Harvard to address economic mobility in Detroit.
Photograph courtesy of Poverty Solutions/University of Michigan

Joint efforts aim at alleviating poverty and fighting the opioid epidemic.

9.17.18

From left, Presidents M. Roy Wilson, M.D. ’80, of Wayne State University and Lawrence S. Bacow of Harvard and Mary Kramer, director of the economic-development forum, speaking on higher education in Detroit on September 14.
Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

President Bacow listens (and builds partnerships) in Michigan.

9.17.18

Gerald López on a pedestrian bridge two blocks from his childhood home in East Los Angeles. For him, rebellious lawyering is not just a legal theory, but a way of being.

Photograph by Coral von Zumwalt

Gerald López’s radical theory—and practice

September-October 2018

Illustration by Taylor Callery

The “Tenth Justice” and the polarization of the Supreme Court

September-October 2018

A Medical School real-estate deal, and a busy post-presidency for Drew Faust

September-October 2018