Harvard had a role in creating Mexico’s decade-old comprehensive health plan for the poor — and now University researchers are helping close stubborn gaps in breast-cancer care.
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren returned to Harvard, along with others, to advocate that undergraduates consider careers in public service, as part of the “Public Interested” conference.
While seeking economic relief for the middle class during his State of the Union address, Obama formally proposes making community college tuition-free.
It is often said that the modern era began in the death and devastation of World War I, but Harvard President Drew Faust said during a speech at the University of Cambridge that such destruction started in the American Civil War.
Harvard Professor Michael Sandel led members of the United Kingdom’s House of Commons and House of Lords, along with students and members of the public, through an intense discussion on the nature and importance of democracy, as part of a first-of-its-kind program held in the Speaker’s House in Parliament.
Michael Sandel, the renowned political philosopher and professor, will debate the meaning of democracy at the Palace of Westminster in London as part of the BBC’s “Democracy Day.”
Harvard Divinity School Professor Harvey Cox was a longtime friend of Civil Rights icon the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. The clergymen had similar interests and a desire for social justice and equality.
Following the attack in Paris, the Harvard Kennedy School asked Adjunct Professor Muriel Rouyer, a French citizen living in the United States, to provide her perspective on the events and what lies ahead for the citizens of France.
On the cusp of a new education bill from Senate Republicans, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan called this week for repeal and replacement of No Child Left Behind, the signature education reform from a decade ago.
Forty-seven Harvard alumni will be part of the 114th Congress, which began this week.
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Developmental psychologist Howard Gardner discusses the time-tested values of truth, beauty, and goodness in a three-part lecture series at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
For students so young, an old war — captured in a history and literature course on Vietnam this fall — continues to have resonance and to provide “a punch in the gut.”
Harvard faculty members react to the surprising news from President Barack Obama that the United States plans to end 50 years of diplomatic and economic sanctions against Cuba.
With Harvard’s Vivek Murthy confirmed as the next surgeon general, health experts shared their views on areas where his focus and influence are most needed.
The director of Harvard Kennedy School’s Ash Center evaluates a new survey of citizens from 30 countries, including China, and how they rank the performances of the world’s best-known political leaders.
A recent HKS and HBS working paper studies the art of leveraging the truth to gain the upper hand in negotiations.
A recent Harvard Business School survey on U.S. competitiveness looks at how business is engaged with helping boost K-12 public education and whether these efforts are effective.
Author and economist Sendhil Mullainathan talks about the research behind “Scarcity: The New Science of Having Less and How It Defines Our Lives.”
Julio Frenk is dean of the Faculty at the Harvard School of Public Health and T & G Angelopoulos Professor of Public Health and International ...
Alberto Mora, a top civilian lawyer for the U.S. Navy in the administration of President George W. Bush and an early critic of the CIA torture program, assesses the findings and conclusions of the newly released Senate Intelligence Committee report.