Government

Naomi Klein
On Campus

Activist Calls White House 'Subsidiary of Exxon Mobil' at Cambridge Church

I think it is fair to say that the US government is now wholly owned subsidiary of ExxonMobil and the Trump Organization of course,” said environmental activist Naomi Klein.

HKS Class Day Speaker
Politics

Former US Ambassador Power Joins Law School, Kennedy School Faculties

Samantha Power, the former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, has been jointly appointed to faculty positions at Harvard Law School and the Kennedy School.

Commencement

Maura Healey To Serve as Chief Marshal at Commencement

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura T. Healey ’92 will lead this year’s Commencement exercises as the chief marshal.

President of Mauritius
Harvard Kennedy School

Mauritian President Says Climate Change Poses Dangers to Island Nation

Mauritian President Ameenah Gurib spoke at the Kennedy School Thursday about the growing Mauritian economy and the threat climate change poses to the island nation.

Copley Protest
Allston

Allston and Brighton Forum Fields Immigration Concerns

A panel aimed at helping service providers to Allston and Brighton immigrants respond to President Donald Trump’s recent immigration policies convened last Thursday at the Josephine A. Fiorentino Community Center.

A Conversation with Ashton B. Carter
Harvard Kennedy School

Former Secretary of Defense Ash Carter to Become HKS Professor

Former Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter will join the faculty at the Harvard Kennedy School at the end of the academic year as a professor and director of the Belfer Center.

Crime

Panel Discusses 'Moral Outrage' of Mass Incarceration

“There is no more glaring threat to human rights or testing of democracy than our current punishment crisis," a Graduate School of Education professor said.

A Conversation with Ashton B. Carter
Politics

Former Defense Secretary Discusses Military Innovation

Former Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter discussed military cooperation with the tech industry, artificial intelligence, and his career at the Defense Department.

Harvard International Office
Government

Fast-Track Visa Suspension Could Jeopardize Hiring

The premium processing freeze may prevent or delay the hiring of international faculty and researchers.

John Kerry
Politics

John Kerry Will Deliver Kennedy School’s Graduation Address

Former Secretary of State John Kerry will deliver the Kennedy School’s graduation address in May.

Politics

Fake News Research Guide Draws Ire from Conservatives

Right-wing news outlets are lambasting the Harvard Library’s online research guide “Fake News, Misinformation, and Propaganda” for linking to a site that they argue mislabels conservative news and research sources as illegitimate.

The FAS Dean
Research

Professors, University Decry 'Devastating' Trump Budget Proposal

​A University spokesperson harshly condemned President Donald Trump’s proposed 2018 budget as “devastating” and “unprecedented” Monday.

Travel Ban Rally
Politics

Harvard Affiliates Protest Revised Immigration Ban

As Harvard administrators work to respond to Trump’s revised immigration order, hundreds of Harvard affiliates and local residents rallied against the order.

University President Drew G. Faust
Politics

Faust Met with Paul Ryan, Other Legislators on D.C. Trip

University President Drew G. Faust met with Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and other members of Congress on a trip to Washington, D.C. last week.

Brexit
Politics

British Lawmaker Behind ‘Brexit’ Speaks at Law School

A Conservative member of Parliament spoke to Law School students about his role in "Brexit," the U.K.'s June vote to leave the European Union.