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Articles: Harvardiana

In Harvard Yard, workers unload gigantic heads of lettuce and other greens from a truck prominently labeled United Farm Workers as students celebrate the University's decision to support the union workers by buying only UFW-certified produce.

Illustration by Mark Steele

Harvardiana

Headlines from Harvard’s history

10.8.20

Historic photograph of Charles Follen Cabot, Civil War soldier, standing, in uniform

Photograph courtesy of W. Todd Groce

A Civil War image and an Empire State Building homage

November-December 2020

In Harvard Yard, workers unload gigantic heads of lettuce and other greens from a truck prominently labeled United Farm Workers as students celebrate the University's decision to support the union workers by buying only UFW-certified produce.

Illustration by Mark Steele

Headlines from Harvard’s history

November-December 2020

Master Yon Lee extends his hands in a tai chi pose.

Master Yon Lee leads a beginner tai chi course on the MAC Quad.

Photograph by Kris Snibbe/HPAC

The healing of Master Yon Lee

November-December 2020

An image of a 10-centimeter-wide glass model of Phymactis pustulata, found in intertidal zones in the Western South Atlantic.

A 10-centimeter-wide glass model of Phymactis pustulata, found in intertidal zones in the Western South Atlantic. The Blaschka model is listed in the 1878 mail-order catalog of Ward’s Natural Science Establishment.
Photograph by Peter Fried/Sketchfab.com/ARC-3D

Complementary imaging techniques combine to create 3-D models that virtual visitors can examine from any angle.

8.12.20

Photograph of Café Pamplona, now out of business

Photograph courtesy of Café Pamplona

Prognostications on disease defense, China, deficits, and sweat

September-October 2020

A drawing of students rebelling in a dining hall.

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(1 of 3) Battle in Commons Hall drawing,1819, by William Henry Furness. HUD 2818.75.45A, Harvard University Archives

The Class of 1823 goes rogue and gets booted.

September-October 2020

A partial list of those mentioned in this article

September-October 2020

Illustration imagining the evolution of computer science at Harvard in a playful way

Illustration by Mark Steele

The “yeasty” times” when computer research grew at Harvard

September-October 2020