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The proposed 14-acre parcel, in purple stripes, sits south of Harvard Business School and east of the new science and engineering complex. The larger purple space represents the full 36-acre parcel eventually planned for commercial development. 

Courtesy of the Harvard Planning Office

News

The first step of what may become a much larger commercial district

12.8.17

Rachel L. Gable
Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JC

How some colleges help first-generation and low-income students succeed

November-December 2017

Michelle A. Williams

Photograph by Ben Gebo/Courtesy of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Michelle Williams, a year into her role as Public Health School dean

November-December 2017

Derek Bok and other scholars weigh in on improving universities and colleges—and why that’s hard to do.

September-October 2017

HarvardX project leader April Opoliner with Kolokotrones professor of biostatistics and epidemiology Miguel Hernán and teaching assistant Barbra Dickerman

Photograph by Stu Rosner

HarvardX transforms a popular course in epidemiology to serve a global audience.

September-October 2017

President Drew Faust

An expected transition, as the University’s twenty-eighth president plans to conclude her service.

6.14.17

From HarvardX to the classroom, Harvard Medical teaching online, and more

July-August 2017

Online learning, evolving at Harvard and beyond, attracts critical analysis.

May-June 2017

The Business School dean is bullish on engineering and data-science collaborations, and online learning.

May-June 2017