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A polling site at Cambridge Queen’s Head

Photograph by Marina Bolotnikova/Harvard Magazine


The outcome means that thousands of graduate students can begin collective bargaining with the University. 


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.

Photograph by Bettmann/Getty Images

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

May-June 2018

Illustration by Doug Panton

The digital tools advertisers rely on can be easily manipulated to influence public opinion on politics.

May-June 2018

Illustration by Jason Ford

Interventions that mobilize family support networks have powerful effects.

May-June 2018

Emma Dench

Photograph by Rose Lincoln/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Interim leader of the graduate school now succeeds Xiao-Li Meng.


Erica Viscio, a.k.a. “Maul,” slams by opponents on the track.

Photograph by Steve Jurkovic

Harvard ties to the increasingly popular, rigorous sport

March-April 2018

Photograph by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Grad-student unionization, sexual assault, and more

March-April 2018

Allston development, advanced standing, Medical School monies

March-April 2018

Klarman Hall
Photograph by Jim Harrison

Harvard Business School’s evolving campus

March-April 2018