The world’s most powerful person is no longer a Harvard graduate, according to Forbes’ newly released list of the world’s most powerful people. The list, which is in only its second year, claims that Chinese President Hu Jintao has overtaken President Barack Obama HLS ’91 to become the world’s most powerful person.
Thomas E. Perez, assistant attorney general for the Civil Rights Division at the Department of Justice, urged Harvard Law School students to pursue careers in public service, pointing to his own work in civil rights over the past year.
Past and present Peace Corps directors celebrated the 50th anniversary of a speech given by Former President John F. Kennedy ’40 announcing his intention to form the Peace Corps in a forum yesterday evening.
Harvard School of Public Health Professors Norman Daniels and Meredith Rosenthal made light of the partisan debate that preceded last spring’s controversial health care overhaul in a discussion on universal health care last night.