A former general counsel for the U.S. Navy, among the earliest Pentagon critics of detainee abuse, offers firsthand insights into the findings of the still-secret Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on CIA torture.
Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) senior lecturer Hannah Riley Bowles discusses her research on the role gender plays in negotiations and offers advice for women trying to negotiate higher pay.
Pathways exist for children to succeed in life, confirmed a group of researchers, policymakers, lawyers, and educators gathered at the Harvard Graduate School of Education on April 10. However, they acknowledged that obstacles may stand in the way.
In describing his country’s progress in recent years, Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa made an energetic case in support of his policies during an address at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum at Harvard Kennedy School on Wednesday.
Former World Bank President Robert Zoellick advocated engagement with China in areas of agreement as the nation faces its multiple challenges in environment, economy, and energy supply.
The HDS Episcopal/Anglican Fellowship hosts the fourth annual New England Anglican Studies Conference, an academic and ecumenical conference at Harvard Divinity School. The theme of this year’s conference is “Christianity and Capitalism.”
The “swarm intelligence” that guides flocks of birds was evident in the extraordinary response to last year’s Boston Marathon bombings, attendees were told at a Harvard-sponsored symposium.
Harvard President Drew Faust convened a panel of top female leaders in media, business, and government to talk about the evolving role of women, and the challenges as well as opportunities facing women today.
After the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the ensuing reorganization of the Department of the Interior, Frances Ulmer, a member of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, turned to Harvard Law School’s Emmett Environmental Law and Policy Clinic.
The man dubbed President Obama’s pastor, Joshua DuBois, said in a lecture that he is dismayed that Americans turn to God to resolve “infinitesimally small” questions not worthy of the Almighty.
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The timely and effective use of social media in the hours and days following the Boston Marathon bombings may serve as a model for other law enforcement agencies in the United States, according to a report published as part of the New Perspectives in Policing Series by the Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management at Harvard Kennedy School.
Harvard Law School Professor Noah Feldman discusses whom the U.S. Supreme Court’s most recent ruling on campaign contributions will affect, and what the decision means for the future of campaign-finance reform, and for American politics.
A new report by Harvard crisis-management and criminal-justice experts, and former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis, considers the factors that led to the successes and failures of last year’s emergency response to the Boston Marathon bombings and manhunt.
Peter Carfagna, a sports law expert at Harvard Law School, talks about growing legal pressure on the NCAA to reconsider the way it treats student-athletes.
A two-day conference organized by Harvard Law School students will bring together key players in the environmental justice movement. "Environmental Justice: Where Are You Now?" will be held March 28-29.
Temple Grandin, a professor of animal science at Colorado State, brought her experience as an advocate for autistics to a talk at the Ed School.
A professor in the department of epidemiology and population health at the American University of Beirut, Huda Zurayk has spent years trying to promote health in the Arab world. She discussed her work and how Arab women are coping with their lives, their health, and the survival of their families in the midst of uncertainty and conflict.
A large study of child growth patterns in 36 developing countries finds that, contrary to widely held beliefs, economic growth has little to no effect on the nutritional status of the world’s poorest children.
Ben Wizner of the ACLU talked about his work on the Edward Snowden case in a visit to HLS.
A classic Harvard Business School case about the Apple creation myth gets a Japanese manga-style comic-book reboot.