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A signing ceremony with  John A. Paulson, M.B.A. '80, and President Drew Faust marked the celebration of Harvard's largest gift. The $400 million will  support research, teaching, financial aid, and faculty development for Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, which has been renamed in honor of Paulson.

Big boost for SEAS

John A. Paulson’s $400 million gift will fuel School’s rapid growth in technology, engineering fields



The Harvard Economics Department celebrates Roland Fryer, Henry Lee Professor of Economics, the newest winner of the John Bates Clark Medal  at Harvard University. Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer

Going forward, a look back

The University in 2014-15 saw milestones with the reopening of the Harvard Art Museums and the renaming of the T.H. Chan School of Public Health



Since visiting Hiroshima a decade ago, historian Vincent J. Intondi has been exploring a corollary American question: What had blacks thought of using the bomb in 1945? His findings are in his dramatic and readable new book “African Americans Against the Bomb: Nuclear Weapons, Colonialism, and the Black Freedom Movement.”

Unsettled by the bomb

African-Americans, no strangers to heavy-handed authority, were far less supportive of nuclear weapons, author says