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Woodruff and Ifill Receive Radcliffe Medal

Amid applause and light drizzle, journalists Judy Woodruff and the late Gwen Ifill received the Radcliffe Medal at the annual Radcliffe Day Ceremony Friday.

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Year in Review 2017

From Harvard's response to Donald Trump's election to a Faculty debate on a contentious new social policy, the past academic year has been anything but uneventful.

Police Investigate Dead Body Found in Dental School Lab

A dead man’s body was found in a Harvard Dental School laboratory on Friday morning, spurring deployment of a hazardous material team.

Zuckerberg Asks Graduates to Create ‘Purpose’ in the World

Mark Zuckerberg at HAA meeting

Zuckerberg said the biggest challenge facing Harvard’s Class of 2017 is to create a world “where everyone has a sense of purpose.”

Khurana: A Case Study

Administrative Savior

Rakesh Khurana's scholarship on organizational behavior provides, for him, a guiding philosophy to approach his deanship.

The University's 'Bedrock'

Faculty Meeting

The College's controversial social group policy has awoken a historically formidable contingent: the Faculty.

At College Class Day, Biden Encourages Public Service

Biden and Khurana

“Don’t fool yourself into thinking that disengaging from the system that you think is broken will hold you harmless from the system’s failures," Biden said.

Year in Review 2017

From Harvard's response to Donald Trump's election to a Faculty debate on a contentious new social policy, the past academic year has been anything but uneventful.

Khurana: A Case Study

Administrative Savior

Rakesh Khurana's scholarship on organizational behavior provides, for him, a guiding philosophy to approach his deanship.

The University's 'Bedrock'

Faculty Meeting

The College's controversial social group policy has awoken a historically formidable contingent: the Faculty.

Faust Advocates for Free Speech in Commencement Address

University President Drew G. Faust laid out an impassioned defense of free speech in her annual Commencement address Thursday.

Kerry Urges Optimism at Kennedy School

Kerry urged the school’s Class of 2017 to pursue activism in a “moment of adversity” at a graduation ceremony for the school.

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Free Speech, Not Free Reign

Any infringement on any person’s speech, however odious that speech might be, is a threat to the free expression that has fueled our democracy.

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The Transformation of Harvard Square

As far as transformative experiences go, Harvard Square has had a remarkable one. More worrying: it's becoming a Square catering to affluent tourists and students with money to spend.

This week, the Harvard College Class of 2017 will enter a world still divided over November’s presidential election and, overwhelmingly, begin their post-graduate lives deeply pessimistic about the direction the country is headed.
Anti-war student activists clashed with politicians and University administrators as the nation grappled with one of the most controversial wars in the country’s history.
​“He’s in the crowd, but you can’t pick him out,” a 1991 article said of Harvard’s newly-elected President Neil L. Rudenstine. “He doesn’t look like a Harvard president.”