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Events

Panelists Weigh Implications of Cyprus Natural Gas Reserves

The discovery of natural gas reserves around Cyprus raises both hope and concern regarding relations among countries in the Middle East and Europe, panelists said Thursday at the Center for European Studies.

Harvard Medical School

Professor Outlines Risks, Benefits of Genome Editing

Harvard Medical School professor George M. Church discussed the possibilities and dangers of genetic engineering at a lecture Wednesday.

Harvard Law School

Snowden, Lessig Speak via Google Hangout

Edward Snowden—a whistleblower considered by different groups to be a martyr, a coward, and a traitor—spoke with Law School professor Lawrence Lessig via Google Hangouts at a packed lecture hall Monday.

Stirring of Culture
Politics

Panelists Highlight Art and Culture’s Power in Politics

Art and culture have a large role to play in the politics of the 21st century, a panel of scholars agreed Monday night while discussing past uses of those tools in Colombia and India.

Think About It
On Campus

Think About It

Alicia Lebrija, President of the Televisa Foundation, speaks at the Graduate School of Education on Friday morning. Televisa Foundation is creating a national media campaign to inspire immigrant youth to "Think about it" and apply for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

Aim High
Student Groups

In Keynote, Abramson Urges Women To Be Resilient

Jill E. Abramson ’76, former executive editor of The New York Times, encouraged women to persevere through setbacks during a speech at the Intercollegiate Business Convention Saturday.

"Think About It!" Campaign Preview
On Campus

"Think About It!" Campaign Preview

Eva A. Millona, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition, speaks at the Graduate School of Education on Friday morning. Millona stressed the importance of providing support to immigrant youth and encouraging them to apply for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

"Think About It!" Campaign Preview
Ed School

Televisa Foundation Previews National Campaign at Ed School

The campaign aims to encourage young undocumented immigrants to pursue their educational goals and includes contributions from Harvard students and faculty.

Raunak 2014
Student Groups

Raunak Showcases Diversity of South Asian Dance

Raunak 2014 brought together student dancers from several colleges in a performance exhibiting South Asian cultural diversity on Saturday night.

IOP

IOP To Partner with Think Tanks for Congressional Training Program

The Institute of Politics announced Thursday that it would partner with three prominent think tanks to host its biannual conference to prepare new members of the House for their duties on Capitol Hill.

Future of the EU
Events

Europe Needs More Economic Integration, Former EU President Says

A core group of European countries should integrate their fiscal systems in order to respond effectively to the ongoing economic crisis, according to Josep Borrell Fontelles, who spoke at Harvard Tuesday afternoon.

Revolutionary Women
Race

Scholar Relates Slavery, Feminism in Du Bois Lecture

Vanderbilt English professor Hortense Spillers connected the stories of 18th century female slaves to the modern feminist movement in the first installment of her W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture Series.

Harvard Law School

Assistant Attorney General Discusses Cyber Threats

John P. Carlin, assistant attorney general for national security, discussed cyber threats and the Department of Justice’s continued efforts to fight terrorism Friday at the Law School.

Excellent Sheep
Crime

Students Call on Admins To Alert Teaching Staff of Threats

Several student attendees said all professors and teaching fellows, not just students, should have been notified of the threats through an official email from administrators.

Jocelyne Cesari: Book Talk
Religion

Scholar Discusses Democracy in Islamic States

Cesari, who recently released a book on political systems in Islamic states, said that Islamic states that govern themselves according to both religious and secular principles are not necessarily undemocratic.

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School

Head of the Charles
Men's Crew

Head of the Charles 2014

Understanding Faith
Columns

Understanding Faith