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U.S. map dotted with To Serve Better icons.

The collective effort

Harvard students, alumni, faculty, and staff from the nationwide ‘To Serve Better’ project reflect on how coronavirus is affecting their communities


prison hallway.

In prisons, a looming coronavirus crisis

Harvard professors call for reducing populations, warning of rapid spread amid crowded conditions and large numbers of older inmates with chronic conditions


Man holding box of food.

Waste not, want not

Law School's Food Law and Policy Clinic steps up its efforts in time of pandemic


Illustration of two people doing virtual handshake.

Wither the handshake?

Harvard experts weigh in on the origin and fate of the universal greeting


Man in supply warehouse.

Getting ready for the inevitable

Medical School and Partners in Health aim to empower vulnerable communities globally and locally to respond to coronavirus


Crowd of people using cellphones.

An awakening over data privacy

Zuboff says public finally starting to understand the dangers of freely sharing their information with corporations, government


Kostas Bakoyannis.

What remakes a legend most?

The new mayor of Athens, Kostas Bakoyannis, M.P.P. ’04, wants to rebuild the capital from the ground up


Students in classroom with computers.

Reframing civics education

Democratic Knowledge Project bridges core knowledge and diverse perspectives in statewide pilot of interactive curriculum


White House in the spring.

Has Trump remade the presidency?

Authors Wittes and Hennessey say he’s bucked norms and expanded power, but whether others will follow his lead is unclear


Steve Kerr surrounded by students.

Get your head in the game

NBA coach Steve Kerr visits the Kennedy School to talk both sports and personal politics


Neal Hovelmeier at Radcliffe.

A flight from homophobia

Fearing for his safety after being outed, an educator and novelist flees Zimbabwe to become Harvard Scholar at Risk