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Harvard through Drew Faust's eyes

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Harvard through Drew Faust's eyes

Campus & Community

Harvard through Drew Faust's eyes

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Outgoing president reflects on her favorite spaces on campus

A particular sound or scent, the memory of a cherished event, or a moment of profound and absolute beauty can leave an indelible mark that we carry with us for the rest of our lives.


‘What the hell — why don’t I just go to Harvard and turn my life upside down?’

Family, history, and the 1960s all helped to shape Drew Faust, but it was illness that urged her forward

Two leaders, one Harvard

Drew Faust and Larry Bacow on learning from each other, the value of humility in decision-making, and the biggest challenges facing higher education

From Memorial Hall and the Lavietes Basketball Pavilion to the Smith Campus Center, Drew Faust reflects on the places, times, and ways Harvard marked her, sharing with us times of joy, laughter, sorrow, and poignancy during her 10 years as president of Harvard.

Come experience Harvard through her eyes.

The following are 360° videos. If viewing on an iOS device, use the title links to open the video on the YouTube app. Otherwise, click and drag your mouse, or move your mobile device around, to explore the 360° environment. For the most immersive experience, try using a headset, such as Google Cardboard.

Memorial Hall transept

Director & Editor: Ned Brown; 360 Cinematography: Kai-Jae Wang & Justin Saglio/Harvard Staff

Lavietes Pavilion

Calderwood Courtyard at the Harvard Art Museums

Annenberg Dining Hall

Harvard Yard

Sanders Theatre

Harvard i Lab

Knafel Center (Radcliffe Gym)

Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center