Eight Ph.D. candidates presented their dissertation research to the public at the the Harvard Horizons Symposium held Wednesday evening in Sanders Theater.
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.
In an era of political polarization, HKS affiliates consider both the need and potential consequences of hosting more conservative speakers on campus.
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.
“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.
"You really can’t get economic justice if you don’t have racial justice,” she said.
“Our standard for our president shouldn’t be, ‘Anything short of a felony is okay,'" she said.
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.
Dozens of students gathered Wednesday to discuss a lawsuit challenging Harvard’s affirmative action admissions policy and explore equity in education more broadly.