Bart Bonikowski, an associate professor who studies political sociology and nationalist political movements, discusses the seeming resurgence of white supremacist and nationalist groups in the wake of the weekend violence in Charlottesville, Va.
Investigators at Harvard-affiliated Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center reported a sharp rise in opioid-related admissions and deaths in U.S. intensive care units since 2009.
Political scientist Maya Sen discusses why she believes that, despite accusations by the president and many on the right, a lawyer’s history of political donations to Democrats isn’t proof of professional bias.
A paper co-authored by Harvard economist Daniel Shoag found that Japanese-Americans who were sent to internment camps in poorer regions fared worse than those who were sent to richer areas, and the economic disadvantage persisted for generations.
Forty mayors from the United States and overseas gathered in New York City for the inaugural session of the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative, whose aim is to promote urban innovation.
Rolf Mowatt-Larssen, director of the Belfer Center’s Intelligence and Defense Project, assesses revelations that in June 2016 top Trump campaign officials met with Russians who claimed they could deliver damaging information on Hillary Clinton.
Economist Mihir Desai sets aside his usual academic work in a new book in which he uses plain language and stories drawn from literature and art to explain the basic principles of finance and show how deeply they are rooted in the humanities.
In year-end showcase, Bok Center showcases new approaches for innovative teaching and learning.
Swanee Hunt, a lecturer at the Kennedy School and former U.S. ambassador to Austria, has written a book about the role of women in leading post-genocide Rwanda.
Retired judge and Harvard lecturer Nancy Gertner weighs in on legal issues surrounding former FBI Director James Comey's testimony about President Trump.
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Harvard Business School professor Frances Frei takes leave from classroom to reform the workplace culture at Uber.
At a time when American commitments to major global institutions and agreements are a hot issue around the world, the Harvard Marshall Forum celebrated the legacy of one of America’s greatest humanitarian outreach efforts: the Marshall Plan, $13 billion in U.S. aid to a faltering Western Europe after World War II.
In Harvard visit, Supreme Court Associate Justices Gorsuch, Breyer emphasized their deep faith in the rule and primacy of law.
In a new book, the Harvard Kennedy School’s Graham Allison looks at how the power struggle between Athens and Sparta in classical Greece offers important insights into the looming complexities as China’s meteoric rise threatens to displace the U.S. as the dominant world power.
In a Q&A session, Kennedy School fellow Ban Ki-moon reflects on his decade-long tenure as United Nations general secretary.
Harvard Business School course focuses on case studies of black business leaders and their challenges.
Harvard Law School Professor Alex Whiting discusses the legal issues swirling around President Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey.
Arthur Goldhammer, an analyst of French politics, discusses the impact of France’s presidential election on that nation and on Europe.
Harvard President Drew Faust traveled to Vietnam and Singapore in March to speak about the benefits of higher education.
Amid Trump’s shifting harsh immigration policies, the Gazette talked with four Harvard undocumented students, all protected from deportation under a federal program, about their hopes and concerns.
Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and Mike Rogers, former chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, discuss Russia’s interference in the 2016 election.
A visit by Harvard students to the Holy Land shows everyday life, and many complications.
In a visit to Harvard Kennedy School, Ohio Gov. Kasich urged that cooperation replace rancor in American political life.
Excellence, access, and affordability are top concerns for higher education, Faust and other presidents say in Washington discussion.
A new report from Harvard’s FXB Center for Health and Human Rights examines the “emergency within an emergency” of sexual exploitation of child migrants.
The world expects ethics and honor from American troops, service academy chiefs say at Harvard panel.
Harvard Kennedy School pays tribute to the enduring ideals and principles of President John F. Kennedy on the anniversary of his 100th birthday
When European conservatives accept the Democratic system, stability tends to ensue, author Daniel Ziblatt says.
Novelist Jonathan Franzen had some corrections for fellow liberals in a lecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.
Kennedy School analyst Gary Samore discusses North Korea’s latest nuclear provocation and what it means for U.S. policy under the Trump administration.
Civil Rights icon and Congressman John Lewis, coming to Harvard to receive an award for citizen activism, talks about his how far the country has come in taking care of all, despite recent setbacks, and why he remains hopeful for the future.
Ed School Dean James Ryan has written a book based on his Commencement speech from last year.
Expatriates from Berlin and Istanbul who live in each other’s cities offer insights to help guide policymakers.
Just a day after Neil Gorsuch survived a political firestorm and was sworn in as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, Kelly Ayotte, the former senator from New Hampshire, talked about her experience guiding him through the confirmation process.
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Ph.D. student Nancy Khalil looks at the difficulty of finding and training Muslim imams. The Harvard Horizons Scholar will present her research on April 12.
Study says that female M.B.A. students may downplay their career ambitions if they sense doing otherwise will harm their marriage prospects.
Civil Rights icon Ruby Sales will talk about her life and activism in a visit to the Divinity School.
Ann Compton talked about the landmark events she has covered in her 40-year career as an ABC News reporter and White House correspondent. Compton was the guest speaker at Harvard Extension School’s Lowell Lecture.
Former Vermont governor and others discussed possible strategies against the U.S. opioid epidemic in a conversation at the JFK Jr. Forum.
Don’t blame data analytics for Trump’s unexpected victory, Nate Silver says, blame political reporting’s conventional wisdom.
Although the news spotlight is shining on questions about possible collusion between Russia and President Trump’s campaign organization, Russian-American journalist Masha Gessen cautions against making that issue the key focus of national attention.
Professor Ousmane Kane of the Divinity School discusses the roots of Islam in Africa.
Foes of the Dakota Access Pipeline under land owned by the Standing Rock Sioux explain their opposition and cite the lessons learned during their protests.
Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow moderated a Berkman Klein forum titled “Fake News, Concrete Responses: At the Nexus of Law, Technology, and Social Narratives.”
Noted sociologist and author Arlie Hochschild discussed her research into the emotional life of “red state” conservatives and the “deep story” that informs their worldview.
Panelists in a Kennedy School forum assessed the threat of future conflict between the United States and China.
Harvard Law School’s Cass R. Sunstein says as social media has made the world smaller and more connected, it’s also driven people further apart, pushing them into fragmented camps, which threatens democracy.
As President Trump signals that he wants to expand the nation’s nuclear arsenal, two experts at a Harvard forum argued that some of the touted advantages of being a nuclear power have been overstated.
Harvard alumna Sarah Hurwitz, the speechwriter behind two of the world’s most popular and powerful women, former first lady Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton, talks about her unusual career path and why politics is all about failure.
The Gazette interviewed historian Caroline Light about her new book, “Stand Your Ground: A History of America’s Love Affair with Lethal Self-Defense.”