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William S. Flanagan

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School of Public Health

Dozens in Cambridge Mourn the Death of Thai King Bhumibol

King Bhumibol, whose reign lasted for 70 years until he died this past Thursday, was born at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge while his father studied public health at Harvard.

IOP Debate Watch

Half-Empty Auditorium Watches Kaine and Pence Square Off

This time around, fewer groups hosted watch parties and the IOP’s John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum was left half-empty.


Jeb Bush Aims for 'Bottom-Up' Political Policies at IOP Forum

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush presented his “bottom-up” approach to reworking America in the 21st century at the Institute of Politics on Thursday.

Namibian President Speaks

Namibian President Optimistic for Country’s Democracy

In a wide-ranging speech at the Institute of Politics, President Hage G. Geingob focused on the need to build inclusive and transparent institutions to ensure faith in Namibia's young democracy.


Dining Halls Welcome Annual Flu Shot Clinics

As flu season nears, Harvard University Health Services along with HealthPals has begun offering flu shot clinics in the College's dining halls.

Beantown Jazz Festival 2016

John Scofield Brings Fresh Sounds to Local Jazz Festival

Jazz guitarist and composer John Scofield blended genres at the annual Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival.

Designated Survivor

'Designated Survivor': Demonstrated Potential

“Designated Survivor” manages to stay original through its consideration of the different facets of Washington life, tastefully blending elements of national security, personal conflict, and power struggle into a promising new type of White House drama.