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.
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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.”
For retail, the revolution is being televised, or at least delivered through online screens.
The Kennedy School’s Mary Graham talks about her new book, “Presidents’ Secrets: The Use and Abuse of Hidden Power.”
After the twin triumphs of Trump and Brexit, right-leaning European parties see fresh paths to political power.
At the Global Food+ 2017 summit, a panel heard 24 capsule discussions on the future of food in key areas, along with concerns about how to feed the world.
A new Kennedy School paper looks at early investor reaction to Donald Trump’s presidency.
With the Republican Party controlling Washington, one might consider this the best of times for the conservative movement. Yet the consensus at a Kennedy School forum was often just the opposite.
To understand Donald Trump’s rise to power, Harvard Professor Michael Sandel says, it’s important to learn from his voters, who are concerned about economic inequality, professional hubris, dignified work, and patriotism.
Authoritarianism appears on the rise in the United States, but fascism does not, panelists say at Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies.
A clinical instructor at the Human Rights Program at Harvard Law School, Anna Crowe traveled to Jordan to study the challenges some Syrian refugees face to obtain the legal documentation they need to access basic services and humanitarian assistance.
Rolf Mowatt-Larssen, a former CIA officer and now a senior fellow at the Belfer Center, discusses the intelligence community’s investigation into Russian hacking of the 2016 election and the ongoing friction between these agencies and the administration of President Trump.
Khizr Khan, the Gold Star father who offered to lend Donald Trump his pocket Constitution in a rebuke of a proposed Muslim ban during the Democratic National Convention, urged Harvard students to “remain standing” for democratic values and principles during this “dark chapter” in American history.
Karen Mardini ’18, who grew up in Aleppo, Syria, says that the Trump immigration order has made her feel uncertain about her future in the U.S.
Using the case-study method, Harvard Business School historian David Moss examines pivotal moments in American history where disagreement and conflict reshaped our democracy for the better.
Harvard Scholars at Risk fellow Mahmoud Hariri is focused on helping others gain the experience they need to become doctors in his war-ravaged country, where skilled medical professionals are increasingly rare.
A Harvard Kennedy School panel sees a major threat to good governance when U.S. presidents decide to keep sweeping secrets.
Speaking at a student conference at the Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics, historian Doris Kearns Goodwin said the young may be able to prompt Americans to work together again politically.
Law School scholars react to President Trump’s nomination of Neil M. Gorsuch to the Supreme Court.
Top reporters and editors discuss the future of news, as well as the opportunities and the challenges the industry faces in what many observers call the “post-truth” era.
Neil M. Gorsuch, a 1991 graduate of Harvard Law School (HLS), is President Donald Trump’s pick as the next justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, it was announced Tuesday night.
A Divinity School conversation focused on religious freedom in the wake of President Trump’s executive action on immigration.
In Harvard Law School’s January term course on fashion law, students dealt with legal issues faced by the fashion industry, from intellectual property to franchising to sustainability.
Faculty at Harvard Business School discuss how Donald Trump’s experience as a businessman may inform his approach to the U.S. presidency.