Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud of Saudi Arabia—who donated $20 million to create the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program at Harvard in 2005—discussed the future of the Middle East at a panel on Wednesday.
For the first time this year, Graduate School of Education Professor Katherine K. Merseth is offering a Gen Ed course "Dilemmas of Equity and Excellence in American K-12 Education" to students at the College.
Journalists and scholars gathered last Friday at the Nieman Foundation to discuss the unique relationship between their respective fields in tackling the issue of illegal immigration—a topic they agreed was generally misunderstood by the public
A panel of education experts and terrorism scholars cautioned Wednesday against teaching the events of Sept. 11, 2001 simply as an attack against America, suggesting that teaching the history of 9/11 offers a powerful opportunity to encourage empathy in students.
Nearly 30 years later, Podolny has come full circle, leaving behind a two-decade career in academia—and a deanship at the Yale School of Management—to head Apple University, the company’s internal training program.
In 1985, a Harvard informant came forward to The Crimson and hand-delivered a package of documents that had never before been made available to the public. The package contained extensive information about the Central Intelligence Agency’s dealings with Nadav Safran, then-director of Harvard’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies.
Children’s rights activist Marian Wright Edelman, founder of the Children’s Defense Fund, spoke yesterday at the Graduate School of Education about the difficulties in her personal attempts to improve conditions for children in America.
When Kim Smith—the CEO of Bellwether Educational Partners, an education non-profit—took charge after her fellow Girl Scouts’ canoe tipped over during a trip in her childhood, she says she didn’t receive the gratitude she expected. Instead, her friends told her, “You’re so bossy!”
Smith, along with Deborah M. Jewell-Sherman, a senior lecturer at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and Nannerl O. Keohane, a professor at Princeton University, invoked stories from childhood during an Ed School panel on Wednesday titled “Does Gender Matter in Education Leadership?”
When Harvard sophomore Jane was in kindergarten, she could not communicate with her teacher or classmates. As an American citizen growing up with parents who were undocumented immigrants from Mexico, Jane—whose name has been changed to protect her identity—had to learn the English language on her own.