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Harvard Kennedy School

Businessman Discusses Challenges of Palestinian City Creation

Bashar Masri, who has helped lead a project to build a Palestinian city, said his team has faced many obstacles in the past seven years.

Oprah Winfrey
Events

Eight Celebrities Honored with W.E.B. Du Bois Medal

This year's group of winners, included Oprah Winfrey, Congressman John L. Lewis, and Maya Angelou, among others.

Visual Arts

Veteran Photographer Highlights Nepal in CGIS Exhibit

Documentary photographer Kevin Bubriski told the story of Nepal in photos Thursday, explaining how Nepalese culture has evolved since the 1970.

Andrew Ng - Deep Learning
SEAS

Coursera Co-Founder Promotes 'Deep Learning' at SEAS

Coursera Co-founder Andrew Y. Ng spoke about “deep learning," a new set of algorithms that he said have the potential to dramatically enhance artificial intelligence technologies.

Health

Experts from Various Fields Discuss Ebola Impact

A writer, a researcher, and a visiting scientist discussed what can be learned from the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa on Monday.

Primitive and Intelligent Life Lecture
Events

Astronomy Chair Breaks Down Search for Other Life Forms

Abraham "Avi" Loeb highlighted several modern strategies for finding extraterrestrial life Tuesday.

Japan and its Surrounding Islands
Politics

Historian Discusses Pacific Ocean Territorial Disputes

Alexis Dudden explained how new ocean laws are leading to renewed territorial debates over far-flung islands in the East China Sea during a seminar Tuesday.

The President on Stage
IOP

Philippine President Highlights Recent Successes

President of the Philippines Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III outlined the positive economic changes his country has undergone over the last two decades in a public address at the Institute of Politics on Monday.

Ukraine Crisis Panel
Politics

European Politicians Discuss Crisis in Ukraine

Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs Carl Bildt and former Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti called for a more stringent European response to the crisis during a discussion Monday

Books

Q & A with William Deresiewicz

Deresiewicz sat down with The Crimson, answering questions about his views on the liberal arts, the college admissions process, and what advice he would give to Harvard students.

Excellent Sheep
Books

In Heated Discussion, ‘Excellent Sheep’ Author Fields Criticism from Faculty, Students

William Deresiewicz argued his claim that students of elite universities are growingly risk-averse, homogeneous, and career-focused with a panel of faculty members and students on Monday evening.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
On Campus

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan delivers the opening address at the Graduate School of Education's event "Critical Conversations and Bold Ideas". Secretary Duncan shared his experiences visiting schools in Georgia, Alabama, and Tennessee on the Back-to-School Bus Tour.

Critical Conversation
On Campus

Critical Conversation

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne S. Duncan '86 speaks with professor Monica Higgins about the Common Core testing standards during the Graduate School of Education's capital campaign launch Friday.

Arne Duncan
On Campus

Arne Duncan

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan delivers the opening address at the Graduate School of Education's event "Critical Conversations and Bold Ideas". Secretary Duncan shared his experiences visiting schools in Georgia, Alabama, and Tennessee on the Back-to-School Bus Tour.

Politics

BGLTQ Activist Calls for Move Beyond Marriage Equality

BGLTQ activist Aisha C. Moodie-Mills said that in order to attain true equality, priorities in the movement must shift towards recognizing and addressing issues of race and class.

Echelman string sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting the Town: Boston's Big Art

Boxes
Columns

ISIL is Not the End of the World

Difficulty Defining
Columns

The Difficulty of Defining Difficulty

Reshuffling the Caseload
College

Unloading the Ad Board