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Photograph of entrance to Loeb House, where Harvard governing boards convene

Loeb House, where the governing boards convene 

Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons/ Caroline Culler

News

Responses to Harvard Magazine’s questionnaire about the University’s challenges and opportunities—and Overseers’ role in leading the institution forward

1.19.21

Photographic portrait of Philip W. Lovejoy, executive director, Harvard Alumni Association

Philip W. Lovejoy, executive director, Harvard Alumni Association

Photograph by Will Halsey/Courtesy of the Harvard Alumni Association

The alumni association announces the inevitable.

12.15.20

Photograph of John West

John West

Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

HAA president John West promotes interconnections within the University.

September-October 2020

Beds were set up for Spanish flu patients outside the Harvard-affiliated Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in 1918.
Photograph courtesy of the Brigham and Women's Hospital Archives

Fall semester interrupted, a century ago

6.23.20

Photograph of Martin Baron

Martin Baron

Screenshot by Harvard Magazine

Details of the virtual degree-conferral ceremonies

July-August 2020

Photos of three Harvard Medalists

David L. Evans, Leila T. Fawaz, and Joseph J. O’Donnell
Photographs from left: HPAC, George Ellmore, and HPAC

For extraordinary service to the University

July-August 2020

Photograph of Nelson Mandela receiving honorary degree and University Marshal Rick Hunt

Nelson Mandela, holding his honorary degree, and University Marshal Rick Hunt

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Campus and Commencement without people, social distance, Dr. Fauci, and a meaningful password

July-August 2020

Photo of the author sitting with two friends, all in masks, in the Radcliffe Quadrangle as they watched virtual Commencement

The author (right) sitting with blockmates Mike Shirek (left) and Ernie Omondi (center) as they watched virtual Commencement

Photograph courtesy of Caroline Englemayer

A return to campus, to take in virtual graduation with friends

6.1.20

Photograph of Jenny Odell

Jenny Odell
Screenshot by Harvard Magazine

Artist Jenny Odell speaks at the Graduate School of Design Class Day ceremony.

5.28.20