9 stories tagged ‘Peace Corps’
David McCann, the Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Literature, is spreading his love of sijo, a poetic form.
Like much of Africa, Liberia relies on ineffective, dirty sources of energy. Coming off a fellowship at Harvard’s Advanced Leadership Initiative, Richard Fahey has one big goal: to transform the country’s electrical grid from the bottom up.
Fifty years after presidential candidate John F. Kennedy first proposed the idea of sending American civilian volunteers to nations in need across the world, current and former directors of the Peace Corps gathered at the Kennedy School Tuesday night (Oct. 12) to discuss how the Corps has impacted generations of young people and societies both [...]
Three former spokespersons discussed their time on the press firing line when they worked in the White House.
Members of Harvard’s Class of 1950 reminisce about their undergrad years and discuss where their lives went in the 60 years that followed.
Harvard Africa Focus opens series of panels, lectures, and performances highlighting the continent’s life and culture.
Earthwatch Institute, a leading international nonprofit environmental group, announces plans to move its headquarters and staff to a Harvard-owned building in Allston. The group hopes to build partnerships with the community and the University.
Ann Pearson, professor of biogeochemistry, uses chemistry to understand ancient biology.
On the Harvard campus, as many as 150 students have an untraditional academic past, as present or former members of the U.S. military, many of whom have had multiple combat tours.