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Harvard Ed Portal Opening
Harvard in the City

Harvard Ed Portal Opening

University President Drew G. Faust seated next to Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh at the opening of the Harvard Ed Portal at its new location in Allston in February.

Waxahatchee
College

Photos of the Day (05/13/2015-05/14/2015)

After Hobby Lobby
On Campus

Photos of the Day (05/08/2015)

John Brown's Song
Visual Arts

John Brown's Song

Laylah Ali, professor of art at Williams College, speaks in the Carpenter Center about “John Brown Song!”, an online art project Ali worked on in 2013. The website featured an assembly of videos focused on the Civil War song "John Brown's Body.”

Straus Study Break
Student Life

Straus Study Break

Students lounged and received acupunctures, massages, and snacks as part of a Wellness Study Break on Wednesday in the Straus Common room.

Harvard University Press
Books

Harvard University Press

Harvard University Press, founded in 1913, must seek to adapt to the digital age while still maintaining its distinguished academic reputation.

Collaborative Poetry
English

Collaborative Poetry

Matthew Battles talks about similarities in poetic style between works of different epochs as part of "re-verse: A Participatory Evening of Poetry." The event engaged with the metaLAB @ Harvard, an interdisciplinary teaching unit, and was part of the week-long Harvard LITFest.

Collaborative Poetry
Crime

Photos of the Day (04/28/2015)

Abe, In Front of Japanese Flag
IOP

Abe, In Front of Japanese Flag

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, standing in front of a Japanese flag, delivers an address in Japanese on Monday morning. Abe’s visit to the Institute of Politics was a part of the Prime Minister’s planned tour through the United States this week, which includes an address to be presented in front of Congress on Wednesday.

Shinzo Abe, with Joseph S. Nye
IOP

Shinzo Abe, with Joseph S. Nye

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, next to Harvard’s Joseph S. Nye, responds to a question from the audience on Monday morning at the Institute of Politics. Abe, currently on a visit to the United States, touched upon topics such as economic development and international cooperations as well as more recent developments in women’s rights.

Protesters at the IOP
IOP

Protesters at the IOP

Harvard students hold up signs in protest of views expressed by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the treatment of “comfort women” during World War II. Abe, considered conservative by many, has attempted to play down the role of the Japanese government in wartime human trafficking.

Protest, from Top
IOP

Protest, from Top

Harvard students hold up signs in protest of views expressed by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the treatment of “comfort women” during World War II. The protest, held outside of the Harvard Kennedy School, preceded an address by Abe at the Institute of Politics.

Honor Code Panel
College

Photos of the Day (04/27/2015)

Take Back the Night, Through the Yard
Sexual Assault

Take Back the Night, Through the Yard

Illuminated by candles and lights from the side of Holworthy, participants in Thursday's Take Back the Night Vigil make their way through the yard in a walk to Memorial Church.

Reigniting Candles
Gender and Sexuality

Reigniting Candles

A participant in Thursday's Take Back the Night Vigil reignites a fellow participant's blown out candle before continuing to walk around the Yard.

Santa Lucía
Highlight

Trading Seasons: Spending Summer Break in a Chile Winter

Adulthood Is Relative
Highlight

Adulthood Is Relative

A Taste of Italy 2
Highlight

A Taste of Italy: On Milan, Siena, and Studying Abroad

Le Quatorze Juillet
Highlight

Le Quatorze Juillet