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Lisa Albert and Matthew Tuttle at their Zoom wedding.


Life at a distance

Snapshots of the widespread Harvard community: A Zoom wedding; reunion in St. Croix; challenges of teaching ASL online; and a taste of Cuba



In the trenches

Three physicians in three distinct settings detail life in the midst of pandemic


Man in bed suffering insomnia.


Insomnia in a pandemic

Specialist at Chan School forum says problem is becoming more common, and offers tips for falling, staying asleep


Multiple monitors.


Turning Harvard virtual

How the information technology staff moved classes and operations online on a tight, coronavirus-threatened deadline


Student walking with Remy the cat.


The way we live now

One College student adjusts to life on a deserted campus and another to being unexpectedly home a continent away


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


Jonathan Savilonis and sons Julius and Lysander with their LEGO model of Harvard's Music Building.


Notes from the new normal

Bits of the socially distanced lives of staff and faculty, from a LEGO model of the Music Building to Gov. Andrew Cuomo as Henry V to cereal for dinner — in the shower


Tom Hollister.


A recession playbook

Thomas Hollister details the planning the University had already done for the eventuality of a downturn


Two students with suitcases.


Homeward bound

Medical School academic, research community responds to COVID-19 pandemic


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Harvard Graduate School of Education

Educators as first responders

In a conversation with Dean Bridget Long, Geoffrey Canada describes a call to action for educators and a vision for what school might look like this fall

Coronavirus test.

Harvard Medical School

Outpatient COVID-19 clues

What can we learn from people with coronavirus who seek care at outpatient clinics?

Heart illustration.

Harvard Medical School

Heart trouble

Hydroxychloroquine for treatment of COVID-19 linked to increased risk of cardiac arrhythmias

Stylized world map.

Harvard Medical School

COVID-19 context clues

Social medicine offers insight into pandemic’s path, roadmap to more resilient future

Building interior.

Harvard Business School

Why COVID-19 raises the stakes for building health

Like it or not, humans have become an indoor species, so buildings have a major impact on our health. That's why the Healthy Building Movement is gaining momentum, say John Macomber and Joseph Allen

Sign on shop door.

Journalist's Resource

Economic earthquake

Consumer spending in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic

Harvard Medical School

Through the storm

Despite physical distancing, HMS Quad scientists ramp up efforts to combat COVID-19