Fake News
Harvard Kennedy School

Media Expert Discusses Misinformation and Fake News

Starbird, an assistant professor of human centered design and engineering, spent nine months probing Twitter and Reddit to study the prevalence and incentive behind propagating misinformation and its effect on politics and society.

Harvard Kennedy School

HKS Affiliates Debate Need for Conservative Speakers

In an era of political polarization, HKS affiliates consider both the need and potential consequences of hosting more conservative speakers on campus.

Hasty Pudding Man and Woman of the Year Tickets
Student Groups

HPT Man of Year Tickets Cost More Than Twice Woman of Year Price

Tickets to see Hasty Pudding Theatricals Man of the Year Paul Rudd are priced at $200, while Woman of the Year Mila Kunis tickets cost $80.

Out of Silence
Student Groups

Reproductive Justice Group Stages Annual Performance

“We are interested in sharing real abortion narratives just to destigmatize abortion, to bring humanity, compassion, and empathy to this topic,” said an organizer of the event.

Yale Bowl
Student Life

Harvard-Yale 2017: Seen from the Sidelines

In photos: Even as the score turned in the Bulldogs' favor, school spirit remained strong on the sidelines and in the stands of the Yale Bowl.

Valarie Long and Unions

Union Leader Calls for Racial Justice at Law School Event

"You really can’t get economic justice if you don’t have racial justice,” she said.

Sally Q. Yates

Former Deputy Attorney General Yates Criticizes Trump At IOP Event

“Our standard for our president shouldn’t be, ‘Anything short of a felony is okay,'" she said.

Understanding Trump’s America

Allott Brothers Encourage Engagement with Diverse Perspectives at IOP

Brothers Daniel and Jordan Allott, who are currently working on a documentary to understand how Trump won the 2016 election, spoke at the IOP Wednesday.

Affirmative Action Discussion

Students Examine Harvard's Affirmative Action Case

Dozens of students gathered Wednesday to discuss a lawsuit challenging Harvard’s affirmative action admissions policy and explore equity in education more broadly.


China Experts Analyze 19th Party Congress

Chinese President Xi Jingping may continue to centralize his power even as the country’s ideological balance remains constant, experts predicted at the event.

The Lure of Prosperity Gospel in the Age of Trump

Experts Discuss Role of ‘Prosperity Gospel’ in Trump’s Success

Popular among some American Protestants, the prosperity gospel is a concept which holds that material wealth and physical health are signs that an individual is favored by God.


Documentary on Harvard-Cuba Teacher Exchange Premieres

A documentary detailing Harvard's role in unprecedented cultural exchange between Cuba and the United States made its premiere at the Tsai Auditorium Monday evening.

On Campus

Harvard Kicks Off First-Ever Black Playwrights Festival

Harvard’s first-ever Black Playwrights Festival kicked off Thursday with a reading of an original student play and a conversation on intimacy and authenticity in black theater.

A Calmes Conversation

LA Times Editor Warns of Conservative Media ‘Closed Loop’

The “closed loop” of conservative media has pushed the Republican Party farther to the right, argued Jackie K. Calmes, the White House editor for the Los Angeles Times.

Lisa Borders

WNBA President Urges Students to Rebound from Failures

Borders, who has led the WNBA since 2016,​ shared anecdotes during a conversation at the Kennedy School Tuesday about her life and career in the nonprofit, public, and private sectors.