In a new polemic, Harvard Kennedy School Professor Thomas Patterson calls for sweeping changes to the education of journalists and the practice of journalism.
Urban planning scholar Judith Grant Long spoke with the Gazette about the impact of hosting a mega-event like the World Cup.
Harvard South Africa specialists discuss the legacy of Nelson Mandela and the future of the country he changed.
A panel of experts and scholars from a range of fields convened at Harvard Divinity School to explore the role that universities can play in forging interreligious dialogue and peacemaking.
A new national poll of America’s 18- to 29-year-olds by the Institute of Politics finds a solid majority of millennials disapprove of the comprehensive health reform package that the president signed into law in 2010, regardless of whether the law is referred to as the Affordable Care Act (56 percent disapprove) or “Obamacare” (57 percent disapprove).
The results of the latest program for international student assessment tests have been released, and there is both good news and bad news to report for U.S. students.
In a Harvard talk the head of Germany’s central bank advocated steps to de-link failing governments and banks from the inflation-fighting monetary policy of central banks.
Jack Schlossberg, grandson of President John F. Kennedy, honored the founder of an online charity that supports public schools and a combat veteran who is now a congresswoman during the 2013 John F. Kennedy New Frontier Awards.
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear challenges by some for-profit companies that have a religious objection to a mandate under the Affordable Care Act that employers must provide employees with health insurance that includes contraceptive coverage. In a question-and-answer session, Harvard Law Professor Mark Tushnet examines what’s at stake in the suits.
Harvard Graduate School of Education Professor Paul Reville talks about the new national standards for K-12 education, known as the Common Core State Standards, and the recent controversy surrounding their implementation.
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Five from Harvard remember where they were when President John F. Kennedy was killed on Nov. 22, 1963, and what effect the shooting had on their lives.
Harvard Kennedy School Professor Michael Ignatieff talks about why he put aside academia to make an improbable and ill-fated foray into Canadian politics.
Harvard Business School hosts its first academic conference on bringing sustainability into the corporate world.
Panelists at the Harvard Kennedy School consider why Congress isn’t working.
Herman "Dutch" Leonard, the George F. Baker Jr. Professor of Public Management, talks about relief efforts in the Philippines and the challenges facing those trying to help following a major typhoon on Nov. 8 that has killed more than 2,500 people.
Ten years after Goodridge v. Department of Public Health, Harvard Law School’s Margaret Marshall, who was chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, looks back on the milestone ruling that launched the gay marriage wave.
Since 1913, the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau has helped countless people in the Boston area who have been unable to afford legal representation.
Steven Poftak, the executive director of Harvard Kennedy School’s Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston, talks about Marty Walsh’s victory and what this means for the city of Boston.
Peter Hart, one of the nation’s leading opinion pollsters, gave students at Harvard Kennedy School a lesson in the art of asking questions and probing answers.
Harvard Law School students argued a case before the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, seeking to establish the rights of veterans who are redeployed and who also have benefits claims pending.