Educators came to the Harvard Graduate School of Education on Tuesday for the kickoff of the Education Redesign Lab’s By All Means initiative, which will work closely in the field with six cities to tackle early childhood challenges.
UPenn political scientist Diana Mutz spoke at Radcliffe on the gap between how citizens and economists view global trade.
The Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning celebrates its 40th anniversary with a conversation between President Drew Faust and President Emeritus Derek Bok and a symposium on educating.
Former top intelligence officials from the Central Intelligence Agency and Israel’s Mossad discussed threats from the Islamic State, issues involving Israel, and the future of the Iran nuclear deal.
Top academics, government officials, legal practitioners, and representatives from major think tanks, NGOs, and financial institutions meet this week at Harvard Law School to debate the present and future of the World Trade Organization.
Nine finance ministers from developing countries gathered at Loeb House to discuss the importance of health to a nation's economic performance and explore ways for health and finance ministers to work together.
Three diplomats discuss the demands of life as a U.S. ambassador and advise HKS students as they prepare to enter the Foreign Service.
U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, a key architect of the historic Iran nuclear deal, talks about the essential role science can play in diplomatic efforts to solve major global challenges.
Laurence Ralph, John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences in the Departments of Anthropology and African and African American Studies, will give a talk on the history of police violence in the United States.
Deborah Popowski is a Harvard Law School lecturer and human rights lawyer who has led efforts to hold psychologists accountable for their participation in torture during the war on terror.
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Harvard hosted the first-ever conference featuring thought leaders at the intersection of politics and data analytics to assess the 2016 election and challenges facing this emerging field.
Harvard analysts discuss the politics at work behind the Supreme Court nomination of Merrick Garland ’74, J.D. ’77.
Diane Moore, director of the Religious Literacy Project at Harvard Divinity School, used Harvard’s Memorial Church as a focal point in kicking off her discussion on religion. Moore spoke as part of the Harvard Ed Portal’s faculty series.
In letter, Harvard officials tell congressional committees why endowments are fundamental to higher education’s stability, research, and mission.
Prime Minister Matteo Renzi of Italy talked about challenges facing Europe in a stop at Harvard during a four-day trip to the U.S.
The U.S. Treasury Department has begun scrutinizing the secret world of the American luxury real estate market to better assess how much of it may be enmeshed in money laundering.
Vitriolic politics and terror strikes are fueling an increase in suspicion and mistrust of American Muslims, panelists say.
St. Louis planners and activists converge on Harvard to talk with one another and ponder the future of a troubled area.
At the fourth annual Anita Hill Lecture on Gender Justice, Wake Forest University Professor Melissa Harris-Perry said that while more women have entered into today’s knowledge economy, they still make only 77 cents to every dollar men earn — and black and Latino women earn even less.
A discussion at Harvard Law School will highlight the negotiation work of James B. Donovan, an alumnus who negotiated the release of several Cold War prisoners. Donovan's story is the subject of the film "Bridge of Spies," which will be screened before the discussion.