Harvard Kennedy School

Kennedy School Visiting Scholar Discusses Poverty and the Environment

Kennedy School visiting scholar Christopher B. Barrett argued that “poverty traps” often contribute to environmental degradation.

Leslie Jones at Harvard

Leslie Jones Mocks Harvard Culture in Sanders Theatre Routine

​Riffing on gender, sex, and her “crazy” college days, comedian Leslie Jones brought “Saturday Night Live” star power to a packed Sanders Theatre Friday night.

At Last
Men's Ice Hockey

Rain Drop, Drop Top, Reasons to Go to the Beanpot

If you haven’t been to the Boston Beanpot Tournament during your Harvard career, I hope your thesis is fan-freaking-tastic. You have nothing else to show for your time here.

Memorial at Midnight

This Semester Has to Be Better, Right?

Last semester definitely did not rank in our top ten favorite. What promise does this semester hold?


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

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

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.


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.


‘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

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.


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.