Harvard's endowment returns have been generally in line with the national average in the past few years, but historically exceeded it, according to data from the National Association of College and University Business Officers and Commonfund Institute.
The graph shows the unequal distribution of high schools in the Harvard Class of 2017. The straight line (above tan shading) is an even distribution. Data is from the Freshman Register.
I had never thought of the language I speak being such a critical part of who I am. Kinyarwanda, however, is spoken in so limited an area that its speakers see it as a big part of their shared identity—and the foreigner who makes an effort to learn gets some respect for it.
19 years ago this month, Rwanda was a place that seemed to be full of evil; it is hard to imagine a society in a worse state. And yet, living here, I frequently find myself marveling at how kind and generous its people are.
Maybe this is just what progress looks like—and here, of all places, there is a lot to move past.
An interactive examination of the habits, preferences, and plans of the graduating senior class.
Compensation for professors varies across the 12 institutions in edX.
The most recently elected board of the Harvard Law Review had only 9 female editors, a low number even considering the historical gender imbalance.