A panel convened by HLS professor Charles Ogletree reflected on the broad social, legal, and political issues raised by the protests in Ferguson, Mo., last month.
Niall Ferguson explains the motives behind the national referendum on Scottish independence and what’s on the horizon if Scotland leaves the U.K.
Atalia Omer, who received a Ph.D. from Harvard in 2008 and is currently associate professor of religion, conflict, and peace studies at the University of Notre Dame, will deliver the 2014 Dana McLean Greeley Lecture for Peace and Social Justice at Harvard Divinity School's Center for the Study of World Religions at 5:15 p.m. today in Andover Hall on the Divinity School campus.
Harvard Humanitarian Initiative researchers polled residents of a war-torn part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, finding that though many think the security situation has improved, trust in government is at a low ebb.
Faculty from HLS and HKS examined recent upheaval in the Middle East as part of a new Harvard Hillel series on politics and public policy.
In a panel discussion, Harvard academics wrestle with the issue of when to speak out on pressing public issues.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan peeled back part of the curtain on the court’s inner workings during a lively discussion with Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow.
America’s older population is experiencing unprecedented growth, but the country is not prepared to meet the housing needs of this aging group, concludes a new report released today by Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies and the AARP Foundation.
Crisis management expert Herman “Dutch” Leonard talks about how the confrontation in Ferguson, Mo., was mishandled.
Newly elected the next commissioner of Major League Baseball, Harvard Law School grad Rob Manfred talks about the future of the game.
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HGSE economist Tom Kane explains the issues behind the debate over tenure policies for public school teachers in New York and California.
Mihir Desai spoke with the Gazette about the controversy surrounding tax inversion.
In a new paper, Shorenstein Fellow Steve Oney details the radical vision of NPR’s earliest days.
Max Bazerman, a leadership and applied behavioral psychology expert at HKS and HBS, writes that successful leaders must seek out what they don’t know to overcome the human tendency to turn a blind eye to unethical behavior.
A question-and-answer session with political scientist Harith Hasan al-Qarawee on the rise of the Sunni extremist group the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
Harvard Business School professor Nancy Koehn weighs in on the importance and the future of the sharing economy.
Students at HGSE are hard at work building new companies they hope will someday transform learning and young lives.
Economist Lawrence Summers and foreign policy expert Graham Allison talk about lessons learned from a Chinese research team’s comparison of the conditions around the Great Depression and the recession of 2008.
A new analysis of four blended-format courses taught last fall offers practical guidance for faculty members interested in fresh pedagogical approaches. The pilot study led by the Bok Center for Teaching and Learning placed a premium on person-to-person interaction, and found redundancies between in-class and online instruction.
Harvard Business School’s John A. Davis, who chairs the Families in Business program, talks about the struggles that companies like New England grocery chain Market Basket face when family members are at the helm.