Bloomberg Against Censorship

Bloomberg Gives $32 Million for Mayoral Leadership Program

As many as 300 mayors and 400 aides are expected to participate over the course of the four-year program.

IOP 2016 Fall Fellows to Focus on Presidential Election

Former Secretary of Defense Charles T. “Chuck” Hagel is one of the Institute of Politics’ visiting fellows for the fall semester, joining a roster of six resident and two visiting fellows selected broadly to focus on the current presidential election,

IOP Director Williams Joins Clinton Transition Team

​Institute of Politics director Margaret A. “Maggie” Williams will take an unpaid leave of absence in order to join a team of advisers to Hillary R. Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee, tasked with planning for her potential transition to the White House.

Still Seeking a CEO, HMC Adds Butterfield As Natural Resources Exec

Previously the CEO of Brazilian farmland investment firm Radar S.A., Butterfield will join Harvard’s investment arm—which directs the University’s $37.6 billion endowment—this fall, the University announced Thursday.

IOP Executive Director Resigns to Work on Election

Her departure comes just after the Clinton campaign announced that IOP Director Margaret A. “Maggie” Williams would help lead the Democratic nominee’s White House transition team

Several Alumni Call for IOP Director Resignation

A group of University alumni have called for the resignation of Margaret A. “Maggie” Williams, calling her appointment to Hillary Clinton's transition team a "conflict of interest."

Harvard, Other Universities Must Recognize Grad Student Unions, Labor Board Rules

The 3-1 decision handed down Tuesday marks a significant milestone for the unionization effort at Harvard, which began in April 2015 and has since grown in size and sophistication despite opposition from the University administration.

Seneca To Go Gender Neutral, But Membership Could Stay All-Women

This fall, the all-female Seneca organization will formally adopt a gender neutral policy in response to administrative sanctions against single-gender social groups—but future memberships could remain all-women in practice without running afoul of the College’s penalties.



Letter: Maggie Williams Doesn't Have a Partisanship Problem

For 50 years, the IOP has been a source of pride for the Harvard community. As its director, Maggie Williams not only carries its torch, but preserves its tradition as an essential forum for diverse viewpoints.


Letter: IOP Shouldn't Let Maggie Williams Double Dip

We know the Kennedy School of Government places great value on the real diversity of ideas stemming from a bipartisan and independent learning environment. We all benefit when Harvard's Institute of Politics is viewed as a premier forum for everyone.


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Latinos for Trump


Italian Company for the Night

Ahead of NLRB Decision, A Busy Summer for Graduate Student Unionization

Two pending cases before the NLRB could result in a decision to classify graduate students at private universities as employees.

Co-Ed Motion Fails In Fox Club Graduate Vote

A Thursday morning vote that would have allowed Fox undergraduates to elect women as members in the club narrowly failed, effectively reversing a move by Fox undergraduates last year to extend membership to future classes of women.

Daley, Professor and Stem Cell Researcher, Named Medical School Dean

George Q. Daley ’82, a pioneering stem cell researcher and long-serving professor at Harvard Medical School, will lead the school as its next dean, ending a prolonged and at times contested search to fill the position.

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Fifteen Questions

15 Minutes with Jeffrey Toobin

Toobin swung by the Harvard Crimson to talk about his new book, “American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst," his reporting process, and the profession of journalism.


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Jimmy Vesey Chooses Rangers, Concluding Free Agency Frenzy

The New York Rangers became the winners of a wild eight-team sweepstakes for the services of Jimmy Vesey on Friday, inking the ex-Harvard Hockey captain to a two-year entry-level deal.


Yuga J. Cohler '11

Artist Spotlight: Yuga J. Cohler

In support of Tanglewood’s upcoming 50th anniversary celebrations on Aug. 6, Yuga J. Cohler '11 sat down with The Crimson to talk about music, interdisciplinary thinking, and art in the age of the Internet.