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Five flutists playing together on stage

Claire Chase (left, on contrabass flute) and students (Jessica Shand, Jennifer Wang, Mai Nguyen, and Taiga Ultan), all on flutes, play a work by Vijay Iyer during the ArtLab's opening celebration.
Photograph by Karen Philippi/Courtesy of the ArtLab

News

The ArtLab debuts.

9.20.19

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

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

Drew Gilpin Faust and her husband, Charles Rosenberg, at Massachusetts Hall, May 9, 2018.

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Drew Faust’s presidency in perspective

July-August 2018

Bill Gates

Image courtesy of OnInnovation/Flickr

The Microsoft co-founder talked about his life as a philanthropist—and answered myriad student questions.

4.27.18

News briefs, from green-energy goals and a move to course preregistration to final-club final sanctions

May-June 2018

A homecoming: Announced as president-elect, Lawrence S. Bacow speaks on February 11

Photograph by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Lawrence S. Bacow named Harvard’s twenty-ninth president


May-June 2018

Tamara Elliott Rogers
Photograph by Rose Lincoln/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Development leader departs, undergraduate ed dean steps down, and more

March-April 2018