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Two experts in educational inequality exchanged diverging opinions on race-based affirmative action in the college admissions process at a forum at GSE.
Robert S. Ford—who was recalled from his post in Damascus three years ago due to an assault by a pro-government mob—emphasized the desire for human respect motivating the tumult in both Syria and Iraq.
Experts disagreed whether tension between China and the U.S. in the East China Sea has the potential to escalate to global conflict on the scale of World War I by October 2015 at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on Wednesday night.
The IOP forum brought together a professor, lawyer, and student activist on Tuesday to analyze the ambitions behind recent student demonstrations as well as the Chinese government’s stance on the city-state’s sovereignty.
Physics phenomena are simpler and more elegant than people think, Juan Maldacena, professor of theoretical astrophysics at the Institute for Advanced Study, told a packed Pfizer Lecture Hall Tuesday night.
Experts compared education policy formation in the European Union and the U.S. at a panel event Monday.
American universities will have to tighten their belts in coming years to survive shortfalls in government funding, said Mark Yudof, a veteran university administrator, at the Graduate School of Education Monday.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts executive director discussed the role of women's rights in recent court cases on Monday.
Two prominent journalists predicted a close gubernatorial election in Massachusetts and discussed next week’s midterm elections at the Kennedy School Monday afternoon.
Jim Y. Kim, former president of Dartmouth and the current president of the World Bank, speaks at the Harvard Asian American Alumni Summit on Friday evening.
Sheryl WuDunn, Pulitzer Prize winner and wife of Nicholas D. Kristof '81-'82, speaks at the Harvard Asian American Alumni Summit on Saturday evening.
A family heads towards the Weeks Footbridge to find good viewing spots.
The Weld Boathouse was kept busy all weekend with numerous spectators and activities at the Head of the Charles.
A group of friends relax and sit by the Charles River bank to watch the races.