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.
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.
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.
Language, literature, and the liberal arts are key disciplines in forming leaders, Harvard President Drew Faust said during a speech at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh C. Johnson spoke to students at Harvard Kennedy School about the complex efforts that go into national security, particularly in the wake of terrorist attacks.
Nearly everybody in the Boston area knows that March 17 is the feast day of Patrick, patron saint of Ireland. Perhaps fewer are aware that in 10 days’ time, the Republic of Ireland will celebrate its 100th anniversary as an independent nation. Professor Catherine McKenna guided the Gazette through the struggle behind that independence.
For blacks and Hispanics, damaged neighborhoods undercut education, health, jobs — the keys to overcoming inequality and succeeding.
Harvard analysts discuss the deep roots of Republican anger driving this confounding and historic 2016 election.
Evelyn Krache Morris, an associate with the International Security Program of the Belfer Center, assesses the Mexican drug trade in the wake of the arrest of El Chapo, the world’s most powerful trafficker.
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Veteran political journalists Jill Abramson, formerly of The New York Times, and CNN’s Sam Feist discuss the good, the bad, and the ugly of the 2016 presidential election coverage.
Harvard reacts to the death of Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia.
Two legal scholars debated whether U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, who was born in Canada, is a “natural born citizen” according to the Constitution, and thus eligible to serve as president.
The Kennedy School hosted a talk by veteran newsman Bob Schieffer on the state of the presidential race.
Ash Center senior research fellow Charles Chieppo weighs in on how to begin to fix the troubled MBTA, and assesses the reforms thus far.
Lawrence Lessig speaks candidly about his failed presidential bid, in which he spotlighted the importance of campaign finance reform.
Retired four-star general and former Secretary of State Colin L. Powell expanded on the “intensely human experience” of high-level negotiations in a conversation at HLS.
A former justice in Guatemala, now a Scholar at Risk, says that a lack of judicial independence creates fertile ground for corruption.
At a State Department forum, Harvard President Drew Faust says that universities have a responsibility to play a key role in developing solutions to climate-change issues.
Marianne Williamson, the internationally acclaimed spiritual leader, will discuss the moral evolution of America, starting from its founding, in her talk “On Consciousness, Spirituality, and Politics in America” at Harvard Divinity School on Oct. 14.