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Graduate School of Design

Mexico City Mayor Talks Urban Planning, Climate Change

The mayor of Mexico City addressed a packed crowd at the Graduate School of Design to discuss negative effects of urbanization and climate change on cities.

Future Retail
Graduate School of Design

Panelists Explore the Changing Role of Space in the Retail Industry

Four retail experts shared their perspectives on the changing role of physical space in the retail industry to a packed audience in Piper Auditorium on Wednesday.

Stephen Joseph Bergman
Reunions

Doctor’s Note: Stephen J. Bergman ’66

​If he’s not scribbling an Rx on his prescription pad, Stephen J. Bergman ’66 might be writing an epic novel. The psychiatrist, better known under his pen name, Samuel Shem, has published a series of critically acclaimed novels.

Film

Environmentalist Emphasizes Role of Media

Environmental conservationist Philippe Cousteau, Jr. reflected on his family history as well as the changing role that media has played in spreading the environmental movement this Tuesday for the 2016 Lowell Lecture.

Music

Steve Aoki: A Yardfest Study Guide

​Harvard students have been abuzz since the announcement that Steve Aoki will be the artist performing at this year’s Yardfest. The popular electro-house musician is well known for his collaborations with artists such as Lil Jon, Afrojack, and will.i.am, as well as remixes of popular songs by artists such as Kid Cudi.

Freshman Fête
College

Woodland Themed Formal Will Cap Off Freshman Year

​Preparations are underway for the freshman formal, an annual dance held for the freshman class, which will be held this year under the Science Center Plaza tent on the semester’s last day of classes, April 27.

Flint Mayor Karen W. Weaver
On Campus

Flint Mayor Karen W. Weaver

Karen W. Weaver, mayor of Flint, Michigan visited the Kennedy School on Friday to discuss the city’s water crisis.

Flint Mayor Karen W. Weaver
College

Flint Mayor Criticizes State For Role in Water Crisis

Flint, Mich. mayor Karen W. Weaver reflected on the city’s unfolding water crisis and emphasized the importance of utilizing existing channels of government to respond to local issues at the Institute of Politics’ John F. Kennedy Jr. forum Friday.

Cute Cuddles
College

Photos of the Weekend 04.10.16

Crimson Careers 101
FlyBy Blog

Crimson Careers 101

Luckily for you, we here at Flyby have compiled a few jobs from Crimson Careers that might be of interest. While they’re not internships at Goldman Sachs or Mckinsey, these jobs are sure to add value to your resume while keeping you occupied over the summer.

Harvard Law School

Campaign Finance Reform Ignored in Election, Panelists Say

Panelists at a discussion on campaign finance reform at Harvard Law School asserted that candidates in this presidential election cycle have not emphasized reform initiatives, despite public support for amending campaign finance laws.

Harvard Kennedy School

Panelists Celebrate Women’s Leadership in Environmental Movement

Four female leaders in the environmental movement shared their respective stories in combatting climate change on Tuesday at the Kennedy School.

Divided We Fall: When Police and Communities Collide
City Politics

Experts Discuss Failures of Justice System at JFK Jr. Forum

A diverse group of panelists discussed the faults of America’s current justice system in light of the growing number of fatal conflicts between police officers and individuals in minority communities Tuesday at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum.

No Makeup, No Problem
Events

Maria Thomas Opens New i-Lab Speaker Series

Maria Thomas, interim CEO of the startup Glamsquad, recounted the ups and downs of her circuitous career during a talk at the Harvard Innovation Lab on Tuesday evening.