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Politics

Shorenstein Center Names Spring Fellows

Among the six Shorenstein fellows who will join the center for the spring semester are a radio host, a New York Times reporter, and a former U.S. chief technology officer.

Soda Stream Machine
Politics

Soda Stream Machine

Following student group complaints and internal discussions, HUDS has decided to suspend purchases of appliances from Soda Stream, an Israeli company involved in settlement disputes in the West Bank.

Elise M. Stefanik
College

Elise M. Stefanik

Elise M. Stefanik '06, a Republican, became the youngest woman ever elected to Congress this past November.

Peshawar Vigil
Student Groups

Today in Photos (12/16/2014)

Vivek Murphy
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.

Soda Stream Machine
Politics

HUDS Suspends Purchases from Israeli Soda Company

Until last April, HUDS had been purchasing water machines from a company recently acquired by SodaStream, an Israeli company that specializes in do-it-yourself soda and water machines.

Photographing the Die-In
Student Life

Photographing the Die-In

A protestor takes a photo during a die-in in Central Square on Friday evening as a part of the 'March on Harvard' protest.

Protest in Harvard Square
On Campus

Protest in Harvard Square

Members of the Harvard Community lead a die-in in Harvard Square on Friday evening to protest two recent, separate grand jury decisions not to indict white police officers who killed two unarmed black men.

"Hands Up, Don't Shoot"
On Campus

"Hands Up, Don't Shoot"

Members of the Harvard community chant "hands up don't shoot," at a peaceful protest in the Science Center Plaza in December. The protest brought together students from many Harvard University schools.

Spectating
Politics

Spectating

Cambridge residents spectate the 'March on Harvard' as protesters walked up Western Ave. in December.

Cambridge Police
Student Life

Cambridge Police

Cambridge police officers block traffic on Mass. Ave. as Harvard protesters stage a die-in in December in Central Square.

Traffic Die-In
On Campus

Traffic Die-In

Harvard students lay in front of traffic during a die-in at the intersection of Memorial Dr. and Western Ave. in December to protest two recent, separate grand jury decisions not to indict white police officers who killed two unarmed black men.

"Die-in" in Harvard Square
Crime

Protesting Grand Jury Decisions, Hundreds March Through Cambridge

An estimated 600 protesters streamed through Harvard Square Friday evening in what appears to be the largest gathering yet in Cambridge in response to two decisions by grand juries not to indict police officers who killed unarmed black men.

Eric Lesser
Politics

Eric Lesser

President Obama congratulates Lesser in Jan. 2011 on his acceptance to Harvard Law School.

Ashton B. Carter
Politics

Former HKS Prof. To Be Nominated for Secretary of Defense

Colleagues from the Kennedy School of Government and Department of Defense said Carter was an excellent candidate to lead the U.S. military because of his administrative skills and deep understanding of policy.

"Shut It Down"
College

The Top 10 Stories of 2014

Year in Review - Corporate Baton: Couch
University Finances

Corporation Committee Considers Proposals on Environment, Lobbying in 2014

Interview with President Faust
Higher Education

Draft College Rating System Emphasizes Accessibility, Post-College Success

Eldo Kim
Crime

News Analysis: Could Eldo Kim Return to Harvard?