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Professor Summers
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

This week, FM looks into what former University President Larry Summers has been up to after resigning in 2006.

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Larry, In His Element

Professor Summers meets with law student Natasha R. Sarin in his office. Sarin has worked with Summers on research and as a teachign fellow in his globalization courses.

Health

Dean, University Professors Advocate Future Investments in Public Health

Dean of the School of Public Health Julio Frenk and University Professor Lawrence H. Summers appeared together on Tuesday afternoon to discuss a path forward for advances in public health, particularly in developing countries.

IDEASpHERE
Harvard Kennedy School

Kennedy School Transitions into Public Phase of $500 Million Campaign

The two-day launch event, called IDEASpHERE, signals the transition of the Kennedy School’s $500 million capital campaign from the quiet to the public phase.

Harvard Kennedy School

Kennedy School Prepares for Public Campaign Launch Celebration

The Harvard Kennedy School is preparing to enter the public portion of its own $500 million campaign in a two-day celebration beginning Thursday.

Sheryl Sandberg
Commencement

Facebook Executive Sheryl Sandberg ’91 To Headline College Class Day

Sandberg is the chief operating officer of Facebook and the author of the controversial book “Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead."

Tom Menino at Boston Calling
City Politics

Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino Diagnosed With Cancer

Former Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino, who has worked closely with Harvard on its projects in Allston and the Longwood Medical Area, has been diagnosed with an advanced form of cancer that has spread to his liver and lymph nodes.

The US Economy with Lawrence H. Summers
IOP

The US Economy with Lawrence H. Summers

Lawrence H. Summers, former President of Harvard University, speaks about the state of the US economy with David Gergen at the Institute of Politics. Summers stated that technological advancements may help improve the economy.

On the Economy
IOP

On the Economy

A large crowd fills the Institute of Politics as Lawrence H. Summers speaks with David Gergen about the state of the U.S. economy. Summers stated that technological advancements may help improve the economy.

The US Economy with Lawrence H. Summers
College

Today in Photos (02/14/2014)

Talking Recovery
IOP

Talking Recovery

Lawrence H. Summers, former Harvard president, speaks about the state of the US economy with David R. Gergen at the Institute of Politics on Feb. 13.

Talking Recovery
IOP

U.S. Recovery Unsatisfactory, Summers Says at IOP

Despite positive efforts, the American economy has not had a satisfactory recovery, former President of Harvard University Lawrence H. Summers told an audience at the Institute of Politics Thursday evening.

Health

In Latest Report, Professors Propose Health Investment Framework

A global public health report co-authored by University professor Lawrence H. Summers, School of Public Health Dean Julio Frenk, and Public Health professor Sue J. Goldie, among others, proposes an unprecedented investment framework to significantly reduce health disparities between the poorest and the wealthiest nations.

Technology

Summers: Thiel Fellowship 'The Single Most Misdirected Bit of Philanthropy in This Decade'

In one of his first public appearances since withdrawing his name from Fed Chair consideration, former University President Larry Summers came out swinging against the Thiel Fellowship, a controversial scholarship created by entrepreneur and venture capitalist Peter A. Thiel.

Faculty

Summers's Colleagues Criticize Politicization of Fed Chair Selection Process

In the aftermath of Lawrence H. Summers’s withdrawal from consideration for the position of Federal Reserve chairman, several Harvard faculty members condemned the politicization of the confirmation process and expressed dismay over the decision.

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School

Head of the Charles
Men's Crew

Head of the Charles 2014

Understanding Faith
Columns

Understanding Faith