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Glen Mpani, a Harvard Kennedy School Mason Fellow, discusses the soft coup in Zimbabwe that has toppled dictator Robert Mugabe and explains what the shake-up could mean for the beleaguered nation.
Julian SpearChief-Morris is the first indigenous president of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau in its 104 years. The bureau is the country’s oldest student-run organization providing free legal services, and one of the three honor societies at Harvard Law School.
Rhodes Scholars from Harvard reflect on learning at Oxford, the world’s oldest English-speaking university.
“Suspicious of the privileging of the personal,” author and journalist Susan Faludi, who’ll speak at the Schlesinger Library soon, has written an unexpected look at her own life.
Harvard’s Advanced Leadership Initiative brings 44 top business executives to campus so they can do something off course.
Shipping container visiting Harvard Divinity School gives immersive screen time with refugees living in Germany, Gaza City, Jordan, and Iraq.
Education experts have expressed concern that taxing endowments would harm students and faculty and could impact critical programs and initiatives.
The Harvard historian has a new book about five leaders — Ernest Shackleton, Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, and Rachel Carson — and what links their stories.
Georgetown Professor Michael Kazin says the ideas of the left are more popular than ever, but to succeed changes must be made — and he lists three ways that can happen.
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David Shulkin, the secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, spoke to Harvard Law School in advance of giving the 2017 Disabled American Veterans Distinguished Lecture at Harvard Law School.
Two Harvard Law clinicians and four students took part in negotiating the treaty banning nuclear weapons as partners of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, which recently received the Nobel Peace Prize.
Michelle C. Sanchez of Harvard Divinity School considers the legacy of Martin Luther 500 years after his 95 Theses set the Reformation in motion.
In a new book, Harvard's Cass R. Sunstein discusses the vital role that the impeachment process plays in American democracy and dispels some misconceptions about the scope of presidential powers.
At a time when American politics are beset by deep divisions and regular paralysis, five U.S. senators told a Harvard Law School audience that there is real reason for concern and yet some hope for their institution and the country.
A panel at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health discussed a poll that found more than half of African-Americans reported being discriminated against in the workplace and in police interactions.
Six Supreme Court justices, five current and one retired, took part in an amiable public conversation at Sanders Theatre to mark the 200th anniversary of Harvard Law School.
A Harvard panel on the future of cities examined challenges in planning and sustainability.
The U.S. needs to remain an active leader in addressing global health problems both for its own sake and for that of populations around the world.
Fernando Reimers’ new book, “One Student at a Time,” follows graduates from the Graduate School of Education’s International Policy Program and analyzes the impact they make, the challenges they face, and the lessons they learn and teach as they try to improve educational opportunity around the world.
Harvard scholars participated in a Tom Ashbrook-moderated panel on global citizenship as part of Worldwide Week at Harvard.
The prosperity gospel, a strain of Christian belief that that links faith, positive thinking, and material wealth, is finding a foothold in American politics with the rise of President Trump, according to panelists at a Kennedy School forum.
Veteran CBS News journalist Bob Schieffer returns to Harvard to discuss the Trump administration and how the technological changes reshaping the news business are also reshaping our ability to process information.
Workers with strong social skills are increasingly valuable to employers, according to a new analysis by Harvard education economist.
A new Harvard initiative focused on inequality in the U.S. includes a postdoctoral fellowship to begin in the 2018-19 academic year.
Panel examines the white nationalist movement’s rise to prominence, discusses ways to weaken it.
Former Obama cabinet members talk with MSNBC host Rachel Maddow about national security issues in the Trump administration.
Harvard Kennedy School’s Anthony Saich previews China’s upcoming national congress, where President Xi Jinping is likely to begin his second term as general secretary of the Communist Party.
A symposium at the Harvard Global Institute examined the ethical, legal, social, cultural, and economic implications of migration.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Applebaum will discuss her research on the Holodomor, a famine in Ukraine in the early 1930s that killed nearly 4 million people, and which she contends was orchestrated by Joseph Stalin.
At an Ed Portal public lecture on “Driving Forces in American Government,” Kennedy School Professor Tom Patterson urged his audience to keep talking about politics.
The Institute of Politics at Harvard opened up the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum to students’ questions and concerns about America.
In their book “The Truth about Crime,” Harvard Professors Jean and John Comaroff consider how shifts in attitudes toward criminality have contributed to the fear of other people, to racial violence, and to public distrust of government.
Austin Valido '18 shares his transition from Harvard student to living in rural Uganda and the lessons he learned.
The host of “The Opposition w/ Jordan Klepper” shared thoughts on Trump, satire, and our polarized nation during a visit to the Kennedy School.
“Morning Joe” co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski stop by Harvard to discuss the difficulties women face getting equitable treatment in the workplace, the future of the Republican Party, and critique their former friend President
Harvard Law School held a symposium to honor Professor Charles J. Ogletree Jr. of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice.
Harvard scholars and experts weigh in on NFL players’ recent protests during the national anthem.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos argued in favor of more school choice as a remedy for the nation’s beleaguered public education system during a protest-marked forum at the Harvard Kennedy School Thursday evening.
After a two-year absence helping cultivate a startup to a point of business stability, five students return to Harvard.
Five former law clerks of the late Supreme Court Associate Justice Thurgood Marshall took part in a panel discussion at Harvard Law School about his life and legacy.
Two recent Harvard Kennedy School graduates talk about how their involvement in Emmanuel Macron’s insurgent campaign in France had roots in their time at Harvard.
Harvard Business School Professor Steven Rogers told an audience at the Harvard Ed Portal that identifying problems and creating ways to solve them can change society, especially in underserved communities.
Pete Souza, former White House photographer for Presidents Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama, joined Ann Marie Lipinski at the JFK Jr. Forum to discuss his time photographing the First Families.
Colombian President and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Juan Manuel Santos was honored with Harvard Law School’s 2017 Great Negotiator Award for his work to end his country’s 52-year civil war.
A Harvard Law School conference will bring experts to analyze the phenomenon of populist plutocrats, political figures who, after being elected on ground-level campaigns, use the presidency to advance the interests of themselves and their allies.
When it comes to DACA, panelists say, the road ahead still promises more questions than answers.
In a conversation with sportscaster James Brown ’73, Berkeley Professor Harry Edwards described the history of activism by black athletes and how current players such as Colin Kaepernick continue their legacy.
Harvard doctor Bertram Zarins recalls watching copters being pushed off his ship, operating on some of the last people to leave Vietnam as Saigon fell.
A new report from Harvard Business School Professor Michael E. Porter and co-author Katherine Gehl looks at the country’s dysfunctional political system through the lens of business competition to find practical, effective ways to improve how politics serves what should be its most important customers: average voters.