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Monica M. Dodge

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Activist Granted Travel Visa

Malalai Joya, an acclaimed Afghani activist, was granted a travel visa yesterday after her application was initially denied.


Protesters Rally for Activist Malalai Joya

Led by chants of “Let Joya Speak,” a crowd of about 25 protesters attended a rally yesterday in Harvard Square ...


Female Afghani Activist Denied Visa to Visit US

Malalai Joya, a former member of Afghanistan’s parliament and a celebrated women's rights activist, was denied a travel visa to the United States Wednesday and will be unable to make her scheduled appearance at Harvard on March 25th.

Discussing the Reagan Administration
On Campus

Panel Remembers Reagan's Legacy Fondly

Those who had been closest to President Reagan glowingly praised his pragmatic political outlook and persistent sense of humor at the Institute of Politics last night where a panel gathered to celebrate President Reagan’s legacy in the year that would have been his 100th birthday.


Richardson Named IOP Spring Visiting Fellow

Former Governor of New Mexico Bill Richardson will be a Spring Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Politics during the week of March 28, the IOP announced yesterday.


Institute of Politics To Fund Civic Entrepreneurs

The Harvard Institute of Politics has introduced a new, multi-year grant initiative called “Gov 2.0,” which will give a $5000 stipend to a student or group of students to support an entrepreneurial project in the realm of politics or government.


House Majority Leader Eric Cantor Justifies Budget Cuts

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor spoke about recently proposed cuts to the federal budget last night, drawing hundreds of protesters to the surrounding streets.

The IOP: Director's Internship

IOP Internship Can Lead to Employment

The IOP-sponsored Director’s Internships provide Harvard students with a chance to engage in the world of politics and public service for a summer. But for some students, this experience can lead to a full-time post-graduate position.


IOP Greets New Members

The Institute of Politics welcomed students to its spring open house Friday afternoon and showcased the arrival of its spring fellows and the new director of the IOP, C. M. Trey Grayson ’94, Kentucky’s outgoing Secretary of State.

IOP Egypt

Harvard Panel Calls Egyptian Protests 'Historic Moment'

A panel convened at the Harvard Institute of Politics yesterday called the situation in Egypt “the most historic moment in the modern Arab world in the last century.”

PBHA Open House

PBHA Holds Open House

Students browsed programs available through the PBHA at thier Spring Open House yesterday afternoon.

Student Groups

Obama’s Emphasis on Education and ROTC Resonates with Students

Harvard students gathered everywhere—from suite common rooms to the Institute of Politics—to hear President Obama’s annual State of the Union address last night.


IOP Fellows Eager To Reach Out to Students

Organizers at the Institute of Politics say that they have tried to look beyond just candidates’ resumes and select a crop of spring fellows willing to engage with students on campus.


Institute of Politics Announces Spring Fellows

The Institute of Politics' spring Fellows Program will include two former members of the House of Representatives, a White House senior speechwriter, and a senior political adviser to U.S. generals in Iraq, among others.

Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School Launches $30M Primary Care Center

Harvard Medical School announced today the launch of a new Center for Primary Care, funded by a $30 million anonymous gift, that will serve as the focal point of the Medical School’s campaign to devote attention to primary care.