Harvard in the World
Professors stand firmly by polls' predictions for Tuesday's first-in-the-nation primary election in New Hampshire, a make-or-break moment for many presidential candidates.
Back on campus, Harvard Law School professor Lawrence Lessig said the campaign was a learning experience in the challenges affecting democracy in America. He said he sees businessman Donald J. Trump as the candidate with the best chance of enacting the campaign finance reforms he ran on.
The federal government proposed major reforms to the "Common Rule," which mandates approval from an institutional review board for research proposals involving the use of human subjects.
Cherry A. Murray, who served as dean of SEAS from 2009 until her resignation in 2014, was nominated by President Obama in August and has been awaiting Senate confirmation since then.
Twenty-one Harvard faculty and graduate students have voted or signed a petition to place a resolution to boycott Israeli academic institutions on the American Anthropological Association’s spring ballot.
Presumptive Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein ’73 poses for a photo with students at Northeastern’s Million Student March in October.
Presumptive Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein ’73 speaks at Northeastern’s Million Student March in October.
Now in the thrust of her second campaign for Commander-in-Chief, Jill Stein ’72-’73, a Green Party candidate, faces an uphill battle against the two mainstream parties.
Monica Duffy Toft described her emerging population transition theory, which posits that changes in state population configurations can portend civil conflict and destabilization.
Several Harvard students were in the region during the time of the attacks, including James T.R. Loomos ’16, who said he stayed at a hostel about a mile away from the Bataclan music hall where 89 hostages were killed.
“I’m not trying to be politically correct here. I am here illegally. If the cops wanted to show up and detain me, they can,” journalist Jose Antonio Vargas said. “But I as a person am not illegal. For me, the culture has to shift first, and unfortunately we’re not there yet.”
Alexandre Palagi, a PhD student at Harvard Medical School, hoists a French flag as a young vigil attendee holds a sign calling for peace.
Following the historic thawing of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States, Harvard students have voiced renewed interest in traveling to Cuba.
Peter F. Lake ’81, a professor at Stetson University College of Law who specializes in higher education law, said he was unsure how this new system would hold “in a crowded field of metrics.”