Provost Alan Garber

After Criticism, Harvard Offers Additional Health Benefits Plan

Harvard has revised its health insurance options for nonunion faculty and staff members to offer an additional plan without deductibles or coinsurance.

Harvard Works with Feds To Establish University in Vietnam

Fulbright University Vietnam will expand on the existing Fulbright Economics Teaching Program, a public policy master’s program that the Ash Center at the Kennedy School established in 1994.


Svetlana Boym, Professor Whose Work ‘Transformed,’ Dies at 56

Colleagues remember the late Slavic and Comparative Literature professor as an avid writer and artist whose work was known around the world for its transformative power.

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After Federal Feedback, Law School Implements New Title IX Standards

Harvard Law School made final changes to its school-specific Title IX procedures this summer, and they will go into effect this fall.


Woman Sexually Assaulted Near Weld Boat House

Massachusetts State Police are currently investigating the crime that officials say occurred at about 2 a.m. Tuesday.


Man Fatally Shot Near MIT's Campus

​A man was shot and killed Wednesday evening on Main Street near Kendall Square, according to the Cambridge Police Department.


Law School’s Lessig Considers White House Bid

Lawrence Lessig, a Harvard Law School professor, is considering a bid for the Democratic Party’s nomination in the 2016 presidential election.


Shorenstein Center Names Fall Fellows

Three more journalists will join the Kennedy School of Government's Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy as fellows this fall.

Sorry, Dorothy

Sorry, Dorothy

Skipping Stones

Skipping Stones

Katie Ledecky in Kazan

The Fan in Kazan

Santa Lucía

Trading Seasons: Spending Summer Break in a Chile Winter



Skipping Stones

I'm very, very bad at skipping rocks.


Sorry, Dorothy

The Yellow Brick Road never looked so good.


The Realities of Rape Prevention


The Fan in Kazan

Summer Postcards 2015

Peaceful Pondy

Obama Nominates Murray, Former SEAS Dean, to Energy Dept.

Before assuming her role in the administration, former School of Engineering and Applied Sciences dean Cherry Murray must secure a confirmation from the Senate.

As Presidential Primaries Heat Up, Students Get Involved

Harvard students and recent graduates have flocked to the 2016 campaign trail this summer, knocking on doors around the country for the candidates of their choice.

Institute of Politics Names Six Fall Resident Fellows

The IOP announced on Thursday its fall class of resident and visiting fellows, which will include Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman and longtime CNN anchor Candy A. Crowley.

Year in Review

Allston, as FM Imagines

This year Harvard further detailed its plans to move parts of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences to North Allston. Additional improvements will be made to athletic facilities already across the river. Here at FM, we’ve come up with suggestions for additional projects that we think Harvard could actually use in the barren tundra of Allston.



With Impeccably Sweet Songs, The Taste of “Waitress” Lingers

“Waitress," running at the American Repertory Theater until Sept. 27th, employs the experience of director Diane Paulus and score composer Sara Bareilles to surpass its sugar-sweet coating and deliver a message of surprising depth.