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Berkman Center Kicks Off Digital Problem Solving Initiative

The Berkman Center for Internet and Society held a kickoff event for its Digital Problem Solving Initiative at the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Gutman Library on Thursday.

Innovation and Leadership in the New Digital Age

Executive Chairman of Google Discusses Innovation at IOP

During his talk, Schmidt laid out the attributes of effective and ineffective entrepreneurs.

Student Groups

IOP Poll Predicts Low Midterm Turnout Among Millennials

The national poll surveyed members of the millennial generation on a range of political and social issues.

Harvard Law School

Law School Dean Hosts Early Screening of HBO Documentary on Same-Sex Marriage

Harvard Law School Dean Martha L. Minow hosted an early screening of “The Case Against 8,” a documentary about the appeal of California’s ban on same-sex marriage.

Stanford vs. Harvard

Harvard Not On Top?

Even if it isn’t the weather, make out parties, or chances of becoming a reality TV star that is drawing students to the west coast school, something about Stanford’s popularity is definitely on the rise.


Broad Institute Finds Gene Mutation, Prevents Diabetes

Researchers at the Broad Institute have discovered several gene mutations that potentially protect against type 2 diabetes, according to a journal article published in Nature Genetics earlier this month.

500 Days of Disco

After 500 Performances, The Donkey Show Still Turns Heads

As The Donkey Show celebrated its 500th performance on Saturday, cast and audience members reflected on the show’s evolution within the Harvard Square theater scene and its ability to continue to engage audiences.


IOP Panelists Discuss Ukraine’s Uncertain Future

A forum at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum discussed Russia’s alleged occupation of Crimea, an autonomous republic of Ukraine, on Tuesday night.

Intelligence Squared

Law School Hosts Debate on the Merits of Affirmative Action

A panel featuring Harvard Law School Professor Randall L. Kennedy among others debated on the pros and cons of affirmative action Thursday evening at the Law School’s Ames Court Room.

Special Teams

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate

The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard


A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes