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Health

New Hope for HIV Patients

The discovery of AZT by two Harvard researchers changes the outlook of the HIV-positive community.

College

New Policy Targets Smokers

Harvard was tasked with complying with an ordinance from the City of Cambridge that banned smoking in public places, and between signs and house newsletters, administrative meetings and conversations between House Masters, smoking was restricted in many indoor common spaces.

College

New Policy Targets Smokers

Harvard was tasked with complying with an ordinance from the City of Cambridge that banned smoking in public places, and between signs and house newsletters, administrative meetings and conversations between House Masters, smoking was restricted in many indoor common spaces.

Profiles

Peter D. Sagal

Sagal, now the host of NPR’s popular news game show, “Wait Wait...Don’t Tell Me,” never intended to be a radio host. But, after spending a decade writing plays, scripts, and screenplays, and taking odd jobs, Sagal landed at the helm of the show.

Profiles

Michael M. Lynton

Devoted to both his academics and ever expanding social network, Lynton has drawn upon his internationally minded attitude, charismatic personality, and passion for business to become a leader within the technology and entertainment industries.

Profiles

Shaun L. Donovan

When Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun L. Donovan ’87 returns to campus for his class reunion, he and ...

Profiles

Rosa Gumataotao Rios

As soon as Philip Wilder, a social studies teacher at Moreau Catholic High School in Hayward, Calif., discovered that his ...

Men's Ice Hockey

Peter E. Chiarelli

After 25 years of waiting for his trophy, Chiarelli led the Boston Bruins to win the Stanley Cup in 2011.

Profiles

Jennifer M. Granholm

The movement for divestment—which raised tensions between students and the University during the 1980s—was a defining part of Jennifer M. Granholm’s experience at Harvard Law School, and helped to shape the advocate and political figure she would become.

University

Harvard Turns 350

The festivities, which drew 44,000 attendees, were part of one of the largest and most extravagant birthday parties the country has ever seen and brought together members of the Harvard community from the class of 1918 to the Class of 1990.

Politics

Iran-Contra Affair Fails to Stir Campus

Though the furtive affair captivated the nation, Harvard’s fairly liberal campus seem insulated from much of the buzz surrounding the scandal.

Graduate School of Design

HKS and GSD Turn 50

Their jubilee year became an occasion not only to invite celebrities and call caterers but also to reflect and look forward.The 50th anniversary marked the beginning of these graduate schools’ shift from a professional orientation to a more academic approach.

College

House Residents Displaced

The 1986-87 academic year saw widespread housing shortages and upheaval due to enrollment miscalculations, renovations in the Quad, and a separate system for transfer students.

Harvard in the World

Students Protest Investment in Apartheid South Africa

Although Harvard never did fully divest from South Africa, 25 years later the student participants look back proudly on the small role they played in the downfall of the apartheid regime.

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School