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Ambassador Rob Ford
Events

Former Ambassador to Syria Discusses Hazards, Hopes in Middle East

Robert S. Ford—who was recalled from his post in Damascus three years ago due to an assault by a pro-government mob—emphasized the desire for human respect motivating the tumult in both Syria and Iraq.

Could WWI Happen Again?
Harvard Kennedy School

Experts Discuss Potential for Another World War

Experts disagreed whether tension between China and the U.S. in the East China Sea has the potential to escalate to global conflict on the scale of World War I by October 2015 at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on Wednesday night.

Hong Kong Crisis
IOP

Panelists Share Mixed Opinions on Hong Kong Protests

The IOP forum brought together a professor, lawyer, and student activist on Tuesday to analyze the ambitions behind recent student demonstrations as well as the Chinese government’s stance on the city-state’s sovereignty.

Physics Talk: Juan Maldacena
Events

Guest Lecturer Highlights 'Beauty' in the Higgs Boson

Physics phenomena are simpler and more elegant than people think, Juan Maldacena, professor of theoretical astrophysics at the Institute for Advanced Study, told a packed Pfizer Lecture Hall Tuesday night.

Events

Experts Compare Education Reform in U.S. and E.U.

Experts compared education policy formation in the European Union and the U.S. at a panel event Monday.

Ed School

Veteran Univ. Administrator Discusses 'Cost Disease' in Higher Ed

American universities will have to tighten their belts in coming years to survive shortfalls in government funding, said Mark Yudof, a veteran university administrator, at the Graduate School of Education Monday.

In Defense of Women 1
Radcliffe Institute

ACLU Director: Recent Rulings Endanger Women’s Rights

The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts executive director discussed the role of women's rights in recent court cases on Monday.

Mass Elections
IOP

Journalists Predict Close Mass. Gubernatorial Race

Two prominent journalists predicted a close gubernatorial election in Massachusetts and discussed next week’s midterm elections at the Kennedy School Monday afternoon.

Jim Kim at Harvard
Events

Jim Kim at Harvard

Jim Y. Kim, former president of Dartmouth and the current president of the World Bank, speaks at the Harvard Asian American Alumni Summit on Friday evening.

Sheryl WuDunn
Events

Sheryl WuDunn

Sheryl WuDunn, Pulitzer Prize winner and wife of Nicholas D. Kristof '81-'82, speaks at the Harvard Asian American Alumni Summit on Saturday evening.

The Best Seat in Town
On Campus

The Best Seat in Town

A family heads towards the Weeks Footbridge to find good viewing spots.

Weld Boathouse
On Campus

Weld Boathouse

The Weld Boathouse was kept busy all weekend with numerous spectators and activities at the Head of the Charles.

Viewing Party
On Campus

Viewing Party

A group of friends relax and sit by the Charles River bank to watch the races.

JFK Street
On Campus

JFK Street

Visitors and spectators alike fill JFK Street on their way to the Head of the Charles.

Partners In Health
Events

Partners in Health Holds Teach-In on Ebola

At the event, which was hosted by Partners in Health Engage and other student groups, attendees discussed inequality, strategies to contain the epidemic, and how poor infrastructure allowed Ebola to spread.

The Oval
Scrutiny

Seeing Red: Stanford v. Harvard

blood handprint
Arts

Dead Letter: The Aesthetics of Horror

Election Strategy
Columns

Where Did All The Ideas Go?

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time