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Meredith Rosenthal (center) spoke about pharmaceutical marketing's role in the opioid crisis. She is  Gray professor of health economics at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. 

Photograph by Keith Tolman

News

A joint Harvard-University of Michigan summit addresses opioids stigma, drug marketing, and race. 

5.14.19

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

Rachel L. Gable
Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JC

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

November-December 2017