Events

Research

Explosions Could Provide Clues About First Stars, Fellow Says

A set of explosions that happened thousands of years ago could provide clues about the formation of the earliest stars, according to Robert A. Simcoe, a research fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

Queen's Head Debate Watch
IOP

Bannon Will No Longer Attend Harvard Campaign Debrief Event

​Top Donald Trump adviser Stephen K. Bannon will no longer attend an Institute of Politics event about the 2016 presidential campaign this week.

1st Amendment and Sanctions
College

Lewis Headlines Debate on Constitutionality of Final Club Sanctions

​Four professors debated the First Amendment implications of the College’s plan to penalize members of single-gender social organizations on Tuesday, reframing a controversial campus issue in constitutional terms.

Growing Pains
Harvard Kennedy School

Surgeon General Calls On Doctors To Engage Policy Decisions

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy ’98 called for medical professionals to be more engaged with healthcare policy-making decisions at a forum Monday night.

College

Student Groups Rally Undergrads In Harvard-Yale ‘Spirit Week’

Ahead of Saturday’s Harvard-Yale football game, events meant to bolster school spirit have swept Houses and the Yard to rally Harvard’s campus for the annual festivities.

Race

‘Justice for Black Women Week’ Hopes to Ignite Conversation

​The Harvard Black Law Students Association hosted Justice for Black Women Week in the hopes of bringing black women to the focus of nationwide conversation.

Always Be Authentic
On Campus

Always Be Authentic

Comedian Larry Wilmore reflects on the presidential election, media and the future of the country. Wilmore delivered this year’s annual Theodore H. White Lecture on Press and Politics at the Institute of Politics on Tuesday.

Environmental Challenges for the New President
On Campus

Environmental Challenges for the New President

Bob Perciasepe, President of the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, gives a special lecture at CGIS South on the future of climate change policy in the U.S.

The Young Turks
Politics

The Young Turks Broadcast Live From Harvard

The Young Turks broadcast a live panel from the Kennedy School about the aftermath of the 2016 election, as part of their nationwide tour.

Harvard Law School

Elections Lawyer Argues for Reevaluation of Electoral College

​Election and campaign finance lawyer Jerry H. Goldfeder encouraged the country to remain resilient in light of the Presidential election results at a Law School event on Friday.

Politics

Political Commentators Analyze the Rise of Trump

Political commentators Bill Kristol ’73 and William A. Galston analyzed the unprecedented outcome of the recent election of President-elect Donald Trump at an event Thursday.

Harvard Divinity School

Divinity School Panel Calls for Empathy to Bridge Social Divides

​Faculty and students discussed empathy as a means of bridging societal divides, especially in light of the recent election, at the Divinity School on Thursday.

2016 Elections: Students at the IOP
College

2016 Elections: Students at the IOP

Caroline M. Tervo ’18 asks a question at the IOP election night watch party on Tuesday. The celebration ended at midnight without the planned balloon drop and declaration of victory expected by students and other attendees.

#notmypresident
On Campus

#notmypresident

Protesters march down Massachusetts Avenue on Wednesday protesting Donald Trump’s presidential election the night before.

Danielle Allen on "Waking Up"
College

Danielle Allen on "Waking Up"

Safra Center for Ethics Director Danielle S. Allen read from her op-ed published in the Washington Post today in reflection on the recent presidential election. She spoke at a Mahindra Center event where fellow scholars Jill Lepore and David I. Laibson ’88 also shared their takes on Trump’s election.