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Photograph of Lawrence S. Bacow

President Lawrence S. Bacow

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Larry Bacow puts Harvard in the perspective of the pandemic.

4.6.20

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

3.24.20

Photograph of Elisa New

Elisa New began teaching online humanities courses in 2013.
Photograph by Rose Lincoln/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Literature professor Elisa New spearheads an online poetry course for talented students in underserved high schools.

March-April 2020

Online summer programs get students ready for inclusive M.B.A., J.D., and M.Ed. studies.

January-February 2020

Then-Harvard president Drew Faust and Harvard Law School professor Annette Gordon-Reed unveiled a monument dedicated in 2017 to people enslaved by law school benefactor Isaac Royall Jr.

In 2017, then-Harvard president Drew Faust and Harvard Law School professor Annette Gordon-Reed unveiled a monument dedicated to people enslaved by law school benefactor Isaac Royall Jr.

Photograph by Jon Chase/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

The president announces a $5-million initiative.

11.22.19

Union protesters march at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Wednesday, May 1, 2019.

Graduate student union protesters, May 2019

Photograph by Michael Dwyer/Associated Press

After more than a year negotiating, the union sets a deadline of December 3. 

11.12.19

A scan from the program for the eighth annual conference of the Harvard Initiative for Learning and Technology, including the words "peer learning" and a drawing of a lightbulb.

    

The eighth annual conference of the Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching

10.1.19

Screenshot from the Harvard Business School Online website

Screenshot from the Harvard Business School Online website

Harvard professional schools help their incoming students thrive. 

8.28.19

Are data from massive open online courses a crystal ball into the future of online education?

Data from Science Magazine/Chart by Lydia S.C. Rosenberg

Harvard and MIT experiences suggest a more constrained vision for massive free courses.

1.10.19