Jose Gomez-Ibanez, a transportation and infrastructure policy expert at Harvard Kennedy School and the Harvard Graduate School of Design, talks about the political and financial hurdles to smoothly running public transit systems.
A pair of Harvard seniors, aided by Harvard’s innovation environment, have launched a company that helps people make sense of Congress by gathering in one place diverse information on representatives, districts, bills, and legislative proceedings.
With talk of austerity and bailout terms as the backdrop, experts gathered at the Center for European Studies to discuss the Greek debt crisis in depth. They were not optimistic that a solution is near.
Harvard sociologist and Radcliffe fellow Bruce Western recently completed a study tracking 122 incarcerated men and women in the Boston area who were released back into society. Western’s research helps shed light on how poverty, along with unaddressed problems, helped shape his subjects’ lives.
Exhibition at Harvard Business School’s Baker Library celebrates the rich career of one of the School’s most influential faculty members, Georges Doriot.
In a recent Edcast, NASA astronaut Stephanie Wilson shares her thoughts on women and STEM education, her personal journey as a student, and her time in space.
HGSE panelists outlined ways to counter the shortage of women pursuing careers that require a STEM education, particularly in computer science.
In a question-and-answer session, the leaders of a Radcliffe Institute seminar on America’s long “war on drugs” shared why they are looking back at history and ahead for fresh answers.
With Harvard experts helping, clever and dynamic Mexico City is dealing with global megacity challenges like traffic and housing, and could be a template for a flexible, functioning urbanism of the future.
Public opinion analyst Peter Hart sizes up the country’s mood and the primary field during a talk at the Shorenstein Center for Media, Politics and Public Policy.
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Harvard Law School Professor Carol Steiker is devoting her Radcliffe Fellowship year to working on a book with her brother about the past half-century’s experiment with the constitutional regulation of capital punishment in America.
New political science research from faculty at Harvard Kennedy School and Stanford University quantifies the political makeup of the nation’s judiciary.
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.