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Forrest K. Lewis

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Ivy League

Beyond The Silver Screen

As the Ivy League Digital Network eyes expansion in its second year, a question has arisen: how does the network balance its revenue-bearing identity with its self-prescribed objective of increasing student viewership?

President Calderon at the JFK Forum
Central Administration

Kennedy School Dean To Step Down at Year's End

Ellwood is stepping down after ten years at the helm, making him one of the longest serving deans still in office and one of only two not appointed by University President Drew G. Faust.

Harvard Kennedy School

$11 Million Gift Sponsors African Students Fellowship

Norwegian business magnate Christen Sveaas has donated $11 million to the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

Proposed HKS Campus
Harvard Kennedy School

Kennedy School Plans Dramatic Remodeling, Expansion

Including three new buildings and the elevation of the school’s current courtyard, the project looks to be one of the largest capital expansions on Harvard’s Cambridge campus in recent history.

Pres of Ghana + Flag
IOP

Ghana's President Details Economic Growth at IOP

President of Ghana John Dramani Mahama described the arrival of a “new frontier” of economic growth and political stability for his Western African country in a speech at the IOP.

IOP

IOP To Host Bipartisan Conference

Students from a consortium of 25 colleges will come together to discuss personal projects and politics at the IOP this weekend.

The President on Stage
IOP

Philippine President Highlights Recent Successes

President of the Philippines Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III outlined the positive economic changes his country has undergone over the last two decades in a public address at the Institute of Politics on Monday.

Ricardo Hausmann
Harvard Kennedy School

Venezuelan President Threatens Kennedy School Professor

The threat of legal action came after Kennedy School professor Ricardo Hausmann wrote an article arguing that Venezuela default on its foreign bonds.

Harvard Kennedy School

$3.5 Million Gift To Fund Environmental Program at Kennedy School

Hedge fund manager and founder of Moore Capital Management Louis M. Bacon has donated $3.5 million to the Harvard Kennedy School for the creation of the eponymous Louis Bacon Environmental Leadership Program.

Ebola Panel
IOP

During IOP Chat, Liberian President Weighs Concern, Optimism about Ebola Outbreak

While lauding recent efforts to contain the Ebola outbreak, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf expressed concern about the long-term effects of the epidemic.

IOP Internet Policy Forum
IOP

Internet Policy Symposium Kicks Off at IOP Forum

TripAdvisor co-founder and CEO Stephen Kaufer ’84 and internet expert Susan P. Crawford spoke at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum at the Institute of Politics on Thursday.

Men's Crew

Freshman Men's Lightweight Crew Coach Linda Muri Moves to Dartmouth

After guiding the lightweight four to a silver medal at the 2014 IRA National Championship, lightweights coach Linda Muri has decided to take the helm of women’s rowing at Dartmouth University.

IOP

Grayson Accepts Position at Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

Outgoing Institute of Politics Director C. M. Trey Grayson ’94 has accepted a position as president of the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Grayson announced earlier this week.

Faculty

Weatherhead Center Names Permanent Director a Year After Its Last Leader Resigned

Sociology professor Michele Lamont will become executive director of the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs beginning July 2015, the center announced Tuesday.

Protests

Ed School Students, Alumni Protest Convocation Speaker

According to the statement of protest, Johnston ”embraces a vision of education reform that relies heavily on test-based accountability while weakening the due process protections of teachers.”

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time

Photo Man
Ivy League

Beyond The Silver Screen

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization