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Portrait photograph of Harvard president Lawrence S. Bacow

Lawrence S. Bacow

Opinion

President Bacow on the engaged upside to online teaching and learning

10.8.20

Portrait photograph of Harvard president Lawrence S. Bacow

Lawrence S. Bacow

President Bacow on the engaged upside to online teaching and learning

November-December 2020

Educational, financial, political, and values issues challenge Harvard’s leaders—and the University community.

November-December 2020

Drawing of a college student seated at her desk in her bedroom at home, looking at images of friends on her computer screen. On the desk are a book and a bowl of salad, reflecting recommendations made by friends previously.

Illustration by Amelia Flower/Folio Art

The Undergraduate considers friendships on and away from campus.

November-December 2020

The author's dog, Yuki, sits on the grass during a walk in the park.

The author's dog, Yuki, out for a walk. 
Photograph courtesy of Matteo Wong

A new College semester begins, at home. 

9.8.20

Graphic with red background that reads: At Home with Harvard: Back to School

  

Our coverage of the freshman experience at Harvard

9.4.20

Illustration about meritocracy: one mother penguin and chick wear college mortarboards, while another mother penguin and her chick don’t.

Illustration by Barbara Dekeyser

Michael Sandel makes the case against meritocracy.

September-October 2020

Photograph of students in caps and gowns graduating from college

Photograph by Rattankun Thongbun/iStock

Derek Bok on curriculum reform

September-October 2020

Photographs of the new student writing fellows Che Applewhaite and Mean Venkataramanan

Photographs courtesy of Che Applewhaite and Meena Venkataramanan

The 2020-2021 Ledecky Undergraduate Fellows

September-October 2020