With a long-standing research partnership at the University and a family that boasts five Harvard degrees, visiting professor Kay Schlozman does not have a hard time navigating the Harvard landscape.
The Institute of Politics and the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation awarded John F. Kennedy New Frontier Awards to Charles Best, founder of DonorsChoose.org, and Democratic Representative from Hawaii Tulsi Gabbard at an awards ceremony Monday evening marked by numerous standing ovations and repeated references to President Kennedy’s call to service.
John M. Deutch, an Institute professor at MIT and former Deputy Secretary of Energy under President Clinton, is discussing the future of energy policy in the United States and how we can sustain our energy output.
During a panel discussion titled “Too Many Checks, No Balance: Partisan Brinkmanship or a Shrinking Presidency?,” Patterson and David King, a lecturer at the Kennedy School, discussed the roots of the current political gridlock and its impact on American society.
Japan’s Senior Vice-Minister of the Cabinet Office Yasutoshi Nishimura emphasized the need to revitalize Japan’s stagnating economy and explained the different components of “Abenomics”—Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s plan for economic revitalization—to Harvard affiliates Saturday afternoon.
Matthew R. Marotta '14 interviews the 2013 Distinguished Service Partner honoree Kathy Griffin at "Standing Tall for Veterans," a comedy charity benefit for the Home Base Program presented by the Harvard Undergraduates Honoring Veterans on Saturday afternoon.
Interim Dean of Harvard College Donald H. Pfister presents comedian and veteran advocate Kathy Griffin with the 2013 Distinguished Service Partner award at "Standing Tall for Veterans," a comedy charity benefit for the Home Base Program presented by the Harvard Undergraduates Honoring Veterans on Saturday afternoon.
The Harvard Political Review released the Fiscal Year 2012 Annual Report of the U.S.A. last week, offering an analysis of the federal budget and challenges facing American spending policy. Coincidentally, the report was published just hours before Congressional leaders announced that they had hammered out a deal to end the federal government shutdown, which began on October 1. Flyby took a look at the numbers and decided that the best way to make sense of them was to put them in terms of three things we care about and think you probably do too—Ted Cruz, the Affordable Care Act, and the government shutdown.
Students speak to professionals working in the federal, state, and local government on Friday in the HGSE Gutman Conference Center. The Harvard Government Careers Student/Employer Meet-Up thinking about the shutdown was open to all students who are considering government jobs, internships, or fellowships.
In the wake of the government’s reopening after a 16-day shutdown, affected Harvard affiliates have begun their gradual return to normalcy, though some expressed concerns that the impact will not be fully curtailed in the immediate future.
If you’re a sophomore, you’re probably freaking out about having to declare your concentration by mid-November (and by even earlier for some programs). To help you avoid picking the wrong one, Flyby compiled a cheat sheet detailing some possible areas of study.
As investors continue to voice concerns over market growth in Asia, Governor of the Bank of Thailand Prasarn Trairatvorakul emphasized the importance of strong political institutions in coping with today's economic challenges in a lecture at the Harvard Kennedy School.