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Harvard Yard

15 Professors of the Year 2017

From exoplanet explorers to chocolate connoisseurs, these are FM's picks for Fifteen Professors of the Year.

Harvard 2021 Class Photo
College

The Class of 2021, By the Numbers

From first-generation status and admissions statistics to gap years and interest in campus social life, The Crimson's fifth annual survey of Harvard's incoming freshmen breaks down the Class of 2021.

The Harvard Lobby
Central Administration

The Harvard Lobby

Three trips to D.C., 11 lawmakers, two amicus briefs. Under Trump, Harvard's lobbying efforts are heating up.

Harvard Stadium
Department of Athletics

Par for the Course?

High-profile scandals have pushed the normally low-profile Athletics Department into the national spotlight this year.

Administrative Savior
College Administration

Khurana: A Case Study

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

Faust Pop Art
Drew Faust

Ten Years of Faust

On June 14, 2017, University President Drew G. Faust announced she would step down at the conclusion of the 2017-2018 academic year. Here is our retrospective from last month on her ten years in office and the events that shaped them.

David Rubenstein Graphic
Central Administration

The New Corporation Man

Billionaire financier and philanthropist David Rubenstein is emblematic of the changing Harvard Corporation.

Women's Center
Scrutiny

‘Feminist Hysteria’: A History Of Sexual Violence At Harvard

The year was 1960, it was orientation week for Lynn J. Ochberg ’64's freshman year at Radcliffe, and, she said, she had just been sexually assaulted by a senior on Harvard’s football team.

Harvard Computer Society
College

Email Lists Revealing Students’ Private Information Remained Public for Years

More than 1.4 million emails—some divulging Harvard students’ grades, financial aid information, and at least one individual's Social Security number—were open to the public until Monday.

University President Drew G. Faust
Politics

News Analysis: In the Age of Trump, Faust Treads Cautiously

As Faust has taken a more active approach to national politics, her position as president of one of the most renowned universities in the world has both limited and enabled her ability to push for change.

Ali Khademhosseini's Lab
Politics

'Not Welcome Here'

More than 111 Harvard affiliates hold visas from countries listed in President Donald Trump's immigration order. Here are some of their stories.

Faculty Meeting
Faculty

After Tense Meeting, Sanctions Motion Tabled Until 2017

​A motion to oppose a College policy that penalizes members of final clubs and Greek organizations remains in limbo after a tense Faculty meeting Tuesday was adjourned without the expected vote.

Strike Rally
Scrutiny

Harvard's Dining Workers, Behind the Picket Line

On Oct. 5, HUDS employees went on strike for the first time in more than 30 years, and for the first time ever during the academic year. Many of these employees have been at Harvard for years, even decades—so what has that time looked like?

Returns and Endowment Size (FY2006-FY2016) Graph
Endowment

A Tale of Two Endowments

Should Harvard abandon decades of established investment practices and, in short, start investing like Yale does? Can it afford not to?

Harvard Undocumented
College

Harvard, Undocumented

Since the launch of DACA in 2012, young immigrants at Harvard and beyond have become increasingly open about being undocumented.