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2018 newly elected Harvard Overseers and HAA directors

5.24.18

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

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