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With the 2014 Massachusetts Democratic gubernatorial caucuses coming to a close, Harvard students have thrown their early support behind Juliette N. Kayyem ’91, volunteering for her campaign and backing her in last month’s caucuses in Cambridge’s seventh and eighth wards where she gained the support of most delegates.
The discussion, titled “#SOS Venezuela: Politics, Protests, and a Plea for Change”, was led by Francisco J. Monaldi, visiting professor of public policy, and Roberto Rigobon, professor of applied economics at MIT.
Harvard and Boston College faculty members have written a letter encouraging Congress to pass the Children in Families First Act, which aims to reform the adoption system in the United States.
Leland Cheung canvases Cambridge neighborhoods for his City Councillor re-election bid. Cambridge City Councillor Leland Cheung, a graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School, launched a campaign for lieutenant governor Friday morning in Central Square.
A little more than two weeks after Congress repealed 2013 restrictions imposed on the National Science Foundation’s Political Science Program, Harvard political scientists said that their federal funding is on surer footing.
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.