Forrest K. Lewis

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.”

IDEASpHERE
Harvard Kennedy School

Kennedy School Transitions into Public Phase of $500 Million Campaign

The two-day launch event, called IDEASpHERE, signals the transition of the Kennedy School’s $500 million capital campaign from the quiet to the public phase.

Harvard Kennedy School

Kennedy School Prepares for Public Campaign Launch Celebration

The Harvard Kennedy School is preparing to enter the public portion of its own $500 million campaign in a two-day celebration beginning Thursday.

Reunion
Politics

Rand Paul Discusses Republican Politics, Freedoms at IOP

Speaking for ten minutes to a room that had reached full-capacity, Paul called for serious reconsideration of the policies set forth by the previous two U.S. presidents.

Foreign Policy From McCain
IOP

McCain Calls for Decisive Stance on Russia at Forum

Arizona Senator John McCain called the ongoing tension between the two countries “ludicrous,” declaring that the United States needs to come up with a course of action as soon as possible.

Huckabee
IOP

5 Questions with Mike Huckabee

FM sat down with Huckabee to talk to him about same-sex marriage, higher education, and the 2016 race.

College

Tyrrell Named New Men’s Swimming Coach

After leading the Harvard men’s swimming and diving team to one of its most successful seasons in recent memory, Kevin M. Tyrrell—who served as interim head coach for the 2013-14 season following Tim D. Murphy’s departure last fall—has been named the permanent head coach, Director of Athletics Robert L. Scalise announced in a press release Tuesday.

Correa
IOP

Ecuadorian President Downplays Controversy, Highlights Country’s Successes at JFK Forum

President of the Republic of Ecuador Rafael Correa told an audience at the John F. Kennedy Forum Wednesday night that the economic situation in Ecuador has improved rapidly over the last few years.

Facebook at Puzzle Day
College

This Is CS50.

GSD picture
Visual Arts

Intelligent Design: Negotiating the Identity of the Architecture Track

django unchained scene
Visual Arts

Script Doctors

Harvard vs. Yale
Yale

Freshman Survey Part V: A Look at New Haven