Politics

Admission Competition
IOP

Gillespie to Join IOP as Spring Fellow

“The fellows are really great because they bring perspectives that do not necessarily exist within the academic sphere,” Abigail P. Bloomfield ’20 said.

Harvard Kennedy School
Politics

Shorenstein Center Names Six New Fellows for Spring 2018

The fellows will study the intersection of technology and public policy, as well as issues like climate change and the divide between rural and urban America.

DACA
Student Life

Students, Staff Concerned over Fate of DACA

​The eyes of Harvard’s undocumented students are turned to Washington as lawmakers negotiate a deal to protect undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children.

Endowment Returns FY 2017
Politics

Harvard to Pay 'Unprecedented' Endowment Tax

An endowment tax like the one included in Congress's new tax plan—passed Wednesday—would likely have cost Harvard $43 million in fiscal year 2017.

Harvard Kennedy School
IOP

IOP Youth Poll Finds Pessimistic Views

“The fear that is present in this poll could fuel the upending of the Washington establishment as we know it,” said John Della Volpe, director of polling at Harvard University’s Institute of Politics.

Mass State House
Politics

College Democrats Lobby Mass. Government on Five Bills

The College Democrats gathered at the Massachusetts State House Tuesday to press for the passage of five bills advocating for a wide range of issues as part of their biannual Lobby Day.

Net Neutrality
Politics

Some Professors Caution Against Net Neutrality Rule Change

As the FCC prepares to vote on a proposal to dismantle current net neutrality rules, some Harvard professors at cautioned against several aspects of the proposal.

Commencement Celebration
Politics

Students Criticize Proposed Elimination of Loan Deductions

Graduate students say they are concerned about the tax plan’s “devastating” elimination of deductions for interest on student loans.

Samantha Powers and Greg Barker
Politics

Samantha Powers and Greg Barker

Greg Barker, director of “The Final Year,” talks to former United States Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power after a screening of the film in the Harvard Art Museum.

Samantha Powers and Greg Barker
Politics

Samantha Power Speaks at Advance Screening of Obama Documentary

Standing in front of a packed room, documentary filmmaker Greg Barker told the crowd that, for the next 90 minutes, Donald Trump would not be president.

Politics

Former Fox News Anchor Gretchen Carlson Talks New Book, Sexual Harassment

Former Fox News anchor Gretchen E. Carlson spoke about her new book, "Be Fierce: Stop Harassment and Take Your Power Back," on campus Tuesday afternoon.

To Serve Better Thy Country
Politics

Faust Lobbies Against GOP Tax Bill in D.C.

Faust made the rounds in Washington to argue “forcefully” against a Republican tax plan that would create significant financial burdens for the University and its affiliates.

IOP
IOP

Panelists Discuss Robert Kennedy's Legacy

“That spirit of unity, of empathy, of having a moral compass is what all the leaders miss today. We don’t have those elements in our leadership core,” Matthews said.

Provost Alan Garber
Politics

In Email, Garber Criticizes Proposed Tax Plan

“The resulting tax burden would be grossly disproportionate to the stipends received by most students,” Garber wrote.

Khalil Abdur-Rashid
Religion

A Conversation with Harvard’s First Muslim Chaplain

From the Fifteen Minute Magazine: Khalil Abdur-Rashid is four months into his role as the first full-time Muslim chaplain at Harvard University.