Obama

Sealing the Deal
Politics

A Two-Way Street

Law School and presidential administrations have long maintained close ties.

Congress 1 - Obama 0
Politics

Congress 1 - Obama 0

Basketball Court
Harvard Law School

The Highest Court in the Building

The Law School’s Hemenway Gymnasium has been graced by law school legends ranging from Barack Obama to Ted Cruz.

Meeting at the White House
College

Meeting at the White House

Jeremy C. Stein, pictured here in a previous meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House in 2009, is a current professor in the Economics Department. Stein was an advisor in the U.S. Treasury Department after the 2008 financial crisis.

Meeting at the White House
FAS

Economist Stein Brings Crisis Experience to the Classroom

Though he occasionally steals away to shape the nation's economic policy, Jeremy Stein always returns to his office at the Littauer Center for Economics, equipped with a whole new palette of experiences to recolor his curriculum.

Office of Career Services

Harvard Lands Fourth in Economist’s First College Rankings

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.”

Joshua R. Earnest
IOP

Earnest Defends Contentious White House-Press Relationship

Earnest highlighted the tension present in his role as press secretary, saying that he welcomes conflict between the administration and the press, calling it “part of what makes for a healthy democracy.”

IOP

Wendy Sherman, Chief Negotiator, Talks Iran Deal

The former State Department official, who served as the lead American negotiator of the nuclear deal between Iran and a group of six countries led by the U.S., spoke candidly about the historic diplomatic effort.

Obama Comes to Boston
College

Government Will Make FAFSA Available in October Next Year

Applicants to colleges and universities will be able to apply for federal financial aid starting Oct. 1 next year.

Obama Comes to Boston
Central Administration

Department of Education Releases Finalized College 'Scorecard'

The final version of the scorecard departs from previous plans, which called for explicit ranking of colleges against one another.

Obama Comes to Boston
Obama

Obama Comes to Boston

President Barack Obama walks across the tarmac after arriving in Boston on Monday.

Class of 2019 Service Day
College

Photos of the Weekend (09/07/15)

Obama Comes to Boston
Politics

Obama Visits Boston and Announces Executive Order

Among supporters and labor officials in Boston, Obama announced his new executive order and criticized Republican economic policies.

Cherry A. Murray
FAS

Obama Nominates Murray, Former SEAS Dean, to Energy Dept.

Before assuming her role in the administration, former School of Engineering and Applied Sciences dean Cherry Murray must secure a confirmation from the Senate.

Politics

Study Proposes Excise Tax on Harvard’s Endowment

If implemented, the tax would generate approximately $5 billion of revenue, according to the study published this month by the Nexus Research and Policy Center.