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Facing legal challenges, the University does away with its controversial regulations on final clubs, fraternities, and sororities.


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


Nancy Coleman 
Photograph by Michelle Dunham Photography

A new leader for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ large extension operation


The choices and challenges facing the University and the Harvard community


The factors influencing the fall semester—and beyond

July-August 2020

…and the endowment distribution is decreased, as the College completes its plans.


I. Glenn Cohen, faculty director of Zero-L, as he appears in the online orientation to law school.
Courtesy Harvard Law School


An online orientation encourages enrollment at an anxious moment for students—and universities.


Photograph of Bharat Anand

Bharat N. Anand
Photograph courtesy of Bharat N. Anand

A push to emphasize learning rather than teaching

May-June 2020

Professor and platform: William C. Kirby logs on to Zoom from home for his first remote teaching session.

On taking a Harvard Gen Ed class remotely with William C. Kirby