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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.

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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.

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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

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

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

Today in Photos (02/14/2014)

Talking Recovery

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

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.


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.


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.


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.

Summers Out
Larry Summers

Summers Out

As of Sunday afternoon, former Harvard President Larry Summers has officially withdrawn his name from consideration to be the next Chairman of the Federal Reserve. Summers was the predecessor to Faust.

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5 Questions You’ve Got About Larry Summers, Answered

You've probably heard by now that Former University President Larry Summers has withdrawn his name from consideration for the Chairmanship of the Federal Reserve. But you may be wondering why so many people at Harvard care, or perhaps you're just curious about what the Fed Chair does, anyway. You shouldn't have to ask those questions out loud, so Flyby's asked them for you here; and better yet, we've provided answers.

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