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Cashing In On Crimson

From nonprofit workshops to lucrative college consulting businesses, here's the story of how organizations leverage the Harvard brand to advance their interests.

It's Harvard's World
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Harvard Without Borders

As the presidential search committee combs the world for Faust's successor, some say that Harvard’s potential as a global university should weigh heavily on their minds.

President Finance Credit Card
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Too Harvard To Fail

As Faust’s tenure draws to a close, some donors, alumni, and industry experts say Harvard should choose a leader with a healthy Rolodex and financial acumen.

Memorial Hall
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Our Own Little War

Harvard doesn’t have a Robert E. Lee, or a John C. Calhoun. Even so, questions of Civil War remembrance and Southern heritage crop up in Cambridge every so often.

Presidential Search and SEAS Mass Hall Code
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Bridge Over the River Charles

Whether or not Harvard’s next president holds an engineering degree, SEAS and its role in Harvard’s future will constitute a central part of their tenure.

Math Common Room
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'A Sort of Everyday Struggle'

Women in Harvard's math department report a bevy of inequalities—from a discouraging absence of female faculty to a culture of "math bro" condescension.

Harvard to the Hill
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John Harvard Goes to Washington

Come June, Faust's successor will need to continue to advocate for American higher education on a national stage.

Social Life President Search
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'Not Going Anywhere'

It will fall to Harvard’s 29th president to implement and oversee the University’s historic effort to reshape undergraduate social life.

Smehmood
Scrutiny

Half the Battle: First-Generation Students at Harvard

First-generation students are navigating uncharted territory. As the first in their immediate families to pursue education at a four-year college or university, they have to surmount all the usual challenges of Harvard. But they face an additional hurdle: their parents can’t give them advice on surviving college.

Newport House
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Banned?

Visiting Williams, Bowdoin, and Amherst and exploring their archives by day reveals how other schools have enacted a Greek life ban. Wandering the three campuses at night offers a glimpse into life without social groups.

Harvard's Next President
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In Presidential Search, Calls for Diversity

Over the course of four centuries, Harvard has seen presidents of many stripes. But to date, all have been white. And, until current University President Drew G. Faust, male.

Professor Danielle Allen
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Professor Danielle Allen

Professor Danielle Allen

Professor Joshua W. Buckholtz
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Professor Joshua W. Buckholtz

Professor Joshua W. Buckholtz

Professor David Charbonneau
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Professor David Charbonneau

Professor David Charbonneau

Professor Charmaine A. Nelson
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Professor Charmaine A. Nelson

Professor Charmaine A. Nelson

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