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Politics

Senate Approves Med School Prof. Murthy as Surgeon General

Though President Barack Obama nominated Murthy for the position in Nov. 2013, conservative members of Congress objected to his history of political activism.

College

Undergrads Welcome Obama Immigration Order with Reservations

Many Harvard students drew on personal experiences in the days following the announcement to argue that the new program will have a positive impact on undocumented students and families.

Politics

Faculty React to U.S.-China Climate Agreement

Several Harvard faculty members said the announcement of new U.S. and China targets for carbon emissions signifies first step for international cooperation to combat climate change.

Designer Jewelry
Obama

Get Out: Thrift Shops

It's time to swap your old duds for some vintage finds.

IOP Poll - Control of Congress
IOP

IOP Poll Finds Declining Support for Obama among Millennials

Those figures reflect a eight percent shift since 2010, when only 43 percent were for the Republicans and 55 percent of the cohort indicated that they would prefer Democratic control.

Harvard Law School

Law Professors Talk Obama’s ISIS Strategy

Two Harvard Law School professors critiqued the legal grounds of President Obama’s military strategy against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria during a lecture Monday.

Senior Survey Cover
Undergraduate Council

Interactive Feature: The Class of 2014, By the Numbers

The Crimson’s annual survey of the graduating senior class, presented in words, graphs, and numbers.

Student Groups

ACA Has Little Impact on University Health Plan Enrollment

Barreira noted in his email that since UHS does not ask for the reason why a student elects to waive the Student Health Insurance Plan, it is difficult to know how the Affordable Care Act impacted that decision.

Commencement

Samantha Power Will Return to Kennedy School To Give Class Day Address

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha J. Power will address 2014 graduates of the John F. Kennedy School of Government at the school’s Class Day on May 28.

Health

School of Public Health Launches Two New MOOCs

To address public confusion surrounding the Affordable Care Act and new applications of big data, the Harvard School of Public Health has developed two new courses slated to launch April 7 on HarvardX.

Politics

Amid Opposition, White House 'Recalibrating' Approach for Harvard-Affiliated Surgeon General Nominee

The White House is “recalibrating” its efforts to appoint Vivek H. Murthy ’98, a Harvard Medical School instructor, as Surgeon General in response to strong opposition by the NRA and Congressional conservatives.

Protest and Counterprotests
Obama

Protest and Counterprotests

Protesters and spectators alike gather outside of the Kennedy School as President Barack Obama makes his way out of the Charles Hotel.

Protesting Obama
Obama

Protesting Obama

Protesters gather in front of the Charles Hotel Wednesday, March 5, to call on the U.S. to take a more aggressive stance against the Russian presence in the Crimean region. President Obama arrived in Cambridge during the afternoon to raise money for the Democratic National Committee.

Obama Visit
Cambridge Police

Obama Visit

Police offers line up in front of the Charles Hotel as President Obama attends a fundraiser.

Goldsmith Awards
Harvard Kennedy School

Today in Photos (03/06/2014)

Eldo Kim
Crime

News Analysis: Could Eldo Kim Return to Harvard?

Protestors on Mass Ave
Race

Seen and Heard: Harvard's March Through Cambridge

OKWELOGU
Track and Cross Country

Decorated Thrower Looks To Continue Success

Protest
Columns

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