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Twenty-eight top Harvard Gazette stories of 2019 – Harvard Gazette (via Qpute.com)


Recalling a year of quantum computing and Commencement, a black hole and a big statue on campus, South Pole life and sustainable commuting.


Angela Merkel speaks at Harvard.

By Christina Pazzanese

German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged the graduating class to “to embrace new beginnings” and take nothing for granted.

Illustration for Thumbelina.Split screen of Aurora Straus, half, in her racing gear and at Harvard.

By Jill Radsken

An interactive look at the two worlds of professional race-car driver Aurora Straus ’22.

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By Aaron Goldman

Hanging with first-years as they learn where they’ll live next.

Illustration for Thumbelina.Football players.

By John Powers

Its early history entwines with that of the game itself.

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Application essay.

By Manisha Aggarwal-Schifellite

First-year students reflected on their College essays.

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By Jill Radsken

Harvard first-year Crystal Wang and Harvard police officer Chuck Marren re-create a photo from 15 years ago when they first met.

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Sergio Lopez with his tutor.

By Brett Milano

Extension School student Sergio Lopez’s recovery after three heart attacks shows the undeniable spirit of a Navy SEAL.


black hole.

By Peter Reuell

A global team of astronomers, led by Harvard scientists, captured an image of a black hole for the first time.

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Sunset in Provincetown.

By Christina Pazzanese

Graduate design students ponder how to protect Provincetown while retaining its charm.

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Professor Frank Hu.

By Alvin Powell

Nutrition Department chair Frank Hu clears up the confusion over red meat recommendations.

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Two students studying together in a lecture hall.

By Peter Reuell

A study showed students in “active learning” classrooms learn more than they think.

Illustration for Thumbelina.Rachel Carmody

By Clea Simon

Research suggests gut microbes adapt quickly to changes in diet and preparation, particularly in starchy vegetables.

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Ronald Ferguson.

By Liz Mineo

A look at what makes a “master parent.”

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Mikhail Lukin.

By Alvin Powell

Harvard Quantum Initiative Co-Director Mikhail Lukin weighs in on the prospects for next-generation, super-fast computing.

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Crow using a stick.

By Peter Reuell

Using tools makes these crows happy.


Commencement proceedings.

By Harvard Staff Photographers

Portraits of embraces, laughs, goodbyes, cheers, and triumphs.

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LaShyra “Lash” Nolen.

By Rose Lincoln

Incoming medical and dental students thank those who helped along the way.

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Family on scooters and skateboards.

By Kris Snibbe

By scooter and skateboard and bicycle: the sustainable commutes of Harvard faculty and staff.

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Autumn leaves.

By Jon Chase

Capturing the poignancy of autumn.

Illustration for Thumbelina.John Harvard statue feet.

By Stephanie Mitchell

Focusing in on the star of the Yard, the John Harvard Statue.


Harvard Square.

By William Cannon and Rose Lincoln

People from the University community share their favorite spots on campus.

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Stack of books on a beach.

By Lian Parsons

Summer reading suggestions from faculty and staff.

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Rowing blades.

By Juan Siliezar

A definitive guide to the 19 designs on oars of University teams and clubs.


Larry and Adele Bacow.

By Colleen Walsh

Harvard President Larry Bacow reflects on his first year at the helm.

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Northern lights.

By Juan Siliezar

Harvard researchers detail what it’s like to live and work at the South Pole.

Illustration for Thumbelina.James Hoffa.

By Christina Pazzanese

Law professor Jack Goldsmith tries to solve the mystery of the disappearance — and to clear his stepfather’s name.

Illustration for Thumbelina.Bruce Donoff.

By Alvin Powell

Bruce Donoff examines his 28 years as dean of the School of Dental Medicine.

Illustration for Thumbelina.Rachel Gilchrist faces tour group in Harvard Yard.

By Liz Mineo

Following Rachel Gilchrist ’20, a guide with the gift of gab on a historical tour of campus.


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