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The holiday season kicked into gear at The Charles Hotel on Saturday when hundreds of attendees gathered in the hotel’s plaza to enjoy live renditions of classic holiday jingles and to watch the hotel's annual tree lighting extravaganza.
Monica Duffy Toft, a professor of public policy at the University of Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Government, speaks about her recent research on demographic politics as part of the Belfer Center’s International Security Brown Bag Seminar Series on Monday.
Monica Duffy Toft described her emerging population transition theory, which posits that changes in state population configurations can portend civil conflict and destabilization.
Law School professor Lawrence Lessig, left, and Law professor Jonathan Zittrain discuss what Lessig learned from his presidential candidacy at Harvard Law School on Monday.
Students take turns reading during a John Milton reading marathon of "Paradise Lost" at the Barker Center Café on Monday night.
Two sisters, novelist Kaitlyn Greenidge and playwright Kirsten Greenidge, spoke about weaving historical and personal influences into their fiction at the Harvard Book Store on Friday evening.
Composed of pianist Danilo Pérez, bassist John Patitucci, and drummer Brian Blade, the Children of the Light jazz trio previously belonged to the Wayne Shorter Quartet, a Grammy award-winning jazz ensemble, before it disbanded in 2014.
The Harvard Extension Environmental Club screened “The True Cost,” a documentary detailing the environmental and humans costs of the clothing industry.
Dina Dwyer-Owens, Co-Chair of Dwyer Group, spoke about her business experience and the importance of embedding values in a well-functioning organization during a speaker series for Women’s Entrepreneurship Day on Thursday evening. Other speakers discussed the role of women in economic development and innovation.
Psychology professor Steven A. Pinker discussed the long-term decline in violence in a presentation hosted by Harvard College Effective Altruism on Thursday. Making multiple references to his 2011 book The Better Angels of Our Nature, Pinker argued for a relatively optimistic view of the future.
Violence, according to Psychology Professor Steven Pinker, has been declining continuously over the course of human history and will continue to fall in the future.
Prominent female entrepreneurs discussed their experiences leading businesses at a speaker series on Thursday evening.
The Pulitzer Prize winner said the media’s overemphasis on objectivity diminishes its ability to present issues accurately.
The i-Lab was founded as a place for students across the University’s schools to collaborate on entrepreneurial projects and learn about innovation, managing director Jodi Goldstein said.
Supreme Court Associate Justice Elena Kagan discussed what she described as “remarkable” changes in interpretation of statutory law in a conversation with law professor John F. Manning ’82 during an event at the Law School on Tuesday.