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(1 of 4) The large-screen HELIX system, here deployed in Henry Leitner's Computer Science 1 class, makes it possible for an instructor to teach students who are physically present and see students attending class online, without being confined to a small computer screen at a fixed lectern location; the camera follows the professor and assures that he can be seen effectively by “roomies” and “Zoomies” in a hybrid course.
Courtesy Faculty of Arts and Sciences/ Office of Undergraduate Education
Faculty of Arts and Sciences tests hybrid classrooms and other pandemic adaptations.
From left to right: Walter K. Clair, Nancy-Beth Gordon Sheerr, Preston N. Williams.
Photographs courtesy of HAA.
Alumni Association announces Harvard Medalists.
Michael Mina holds up a rapid test during a Zoom call with journalists.
Rapid COVID-19 tests, of the kind that Michael Mina has been advocating since last year, are finally approved for home use.
A renovated Claverly Hall shines at the center of this aerial view of Adams House, as work continues in other parts of the complex.
Photograph by Peter Vanderwarker
Less construction in prospect, quantum science and engineering, and more
Tishman Speyer unveiled its vision for a second, post-2024 phase of development (outside the blue dotted line delineating the phase-one project perimeter)—encompassing an additional million square feet of office/lab and residential space.
Credit: Henning Larsen, Studio Gang, Utile, and Scape.
Bigger Allston ambitions, an admissions-lawsuit appeal, and a new center for cities
The Harvard home page highlighted work on climate change.
Harvard Management Company issues its first “Climate Report,” and an update on divestment advocacy, and other institutions’ progress
A withering investigation of sexual harassment
Ruth J. Simmons
Courtesy of Prairie View A&M
The spring semester, coronavirus KO’s in-person Commencement, and fall prospects