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.
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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.
A comprehensive report from the Berkman Klein Center found stark differences between what conservative media consumers read and shared online and what everyone else was doing.
On Capitol Hill, the everyday business of government rolls along, aided by many Harvard-trained officials.
Cybersecurity expert Bruce Schneier, a fellow with the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, discusses what consumers can do to protect themselves from government and corporate surveillance.
The price tag for constructing a long-discussed north-south rail link between Boston’s North and South stations is now estimated at $4 billion to $6 billion, much less than prior estimates, according to a new study.
Bart Bonikowski, an associate professor who studies political sociology and nationalist political movements, discusses the seeming resurgence of white supremacist and nationalist groups in the wake of the weekend violence in Charlottesville, Va.
Investigators at Harvard-affiliated Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center reported a sharp rise in opioid-related admissions and deaths in U.S. intensive care units since 2009.
Political scientist Maya Sen discusses why she believes that, despite accusations by the president and many on the right, a lawyer’s history of political donations to Democrats isn’t proof of professional bias.
A paper co-authored by Harvard economist Daniel Shoag found that Japanese-Americans who were sent to internment camps in poorer regions fared worse than those who were sent to richer areas, and the economic disadvantage persisted for generations.
Forty mayors from the United States and overseas gathered in New York City for the inaugural session of the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative, whose aim is to promote urban innovation.
Rolf Mowatt-Larssen, director of the Belfer Center’s Intelligence and Defense Project, assesses revelations that in June 2016 top Trump campaign officials met with Russians who claimed they could deliver damaging information on Hillary Clinton.
Economist Mihir Desai sets aside his usual academic work in a new book in which he uses plain language and stories drawn from literature and art to explain the basic principles of finance and show how deeply they are rooted in the humanities.
In year-end showcase, Bok Center showcases new approaches for innovative teaching and learning.
Swanee Hunt, a lecturer at the Kennedy School and former U.S. ambassador to Austria, has written a book about the role of women in leading post-genocide Rwanda.
Retired judge and Harvard lecturer Nancy Gertner weighs in on legal issues surrounding former FBI Director James Comey's testimony about President Trump.
Harvard Business School professor Frances Frei takes leave from classroom to reform the workplace culture at Uber.
At a time when American commitments to major global institutions and agreements are a hot issue around the world, the Harvard Marshall Forum celebrated the legacy of one of America’s greatest humanitarian outreach efforts: the Marshall Plan, $13 billion in U.S. aid to a faltering Western Europe after World War II.
In Harvard visit, Supreme Court Associate Justices Gorsuch, Breyer emphasized their deep faith in the rule and primacy of law.
In a new book, the Harvard Kennedy School’s Graham Allison looks at how the power struggle between Athens and Sparta in classical Greece offers important insights into the looming complexities as China’s meteoric rise threatens to displace the U.S. as the dominant world power.
In a Q&A session, Kennedy School fellow Ban Ki-moon reflects on his decade-long tenure as United Nations general secretary.
Harvard Business School course focuses on case studies of black business leaders and their challenges.
Harvard Law School Professor Alex Whiting discusses the legal issues swirling around President Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey.
Arthur Goldhammer, an analyst of French politics, discusses the impact of France’s presidential election on that nation and on Europe.