More than 600 Harvard affiliates signed an open letter asking University President Lawrence S. Bacow to designate federal Election Days as instruction-free “Democracy Days” that would offer a holiday to employees and students and provide civic engagement programming.
Journalists and media experts discussed digital misinformation, conspiracy theories, and their implications at a Harvard Kennedy School event Tuesday.
University President Lawrence S. Bacow defended the importance of free speech on campus during a faculty meeting Tuesday, but said that Harvard programs appointing individuals to an official role should “be prepared to defend why an individual is worthy of recognition” by Harvard.
Harvard political experts exchanged views about the future of American democracy following a transition of power marked by insurrection at an Institute of Politics event Monday.
President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. has appointed several Harvard affiliates to serve on his cabinet, including former assistant professor Janet L. Yellen, Harvard College alumni Antony J. Blinken ’84, Vivek H. Murthy ’98, and Medical School professor Rochelle P. Walensky.
Three political strategists joined the Harvard Institute of Politics’s director of polling John Della Volpe on Thursday to virtually discuss the impact of youth voters in the 2020 elections.
Harvard Law School lecturer and alum Ronald A. Klain is no stranger to the White House, and now he'll serve as President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s chief of staff.
President Donald J. Trump’s recent lawsuits alleging election fraud are drawing criticism from HLS faculty, who claim the lawsuits lack evidence and present a danger to democracy.
A number of Harvard Law School professors and affiliates have agreed to assist President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s transition into the White House as members of agency review teams.
President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. has tapped two individuals from a little-known arm of the University to aid his transition: Harvard Public Affairs and Communications.
Following President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s election, many of Harvard’s student affinity and advocacy groups expressed both relief and reservations about the incoming administration.
Post-Election Audit Finds No Discrepancies Between Election Night Tallies and Recount in Cambridge Precinct
A post-election check conducted by the Cambridge Election Commission on Nov. 9 found no discrepancies between the audit and the election night tallies in one precinct in Cambridge, according to the commission’s report.
International students said they felt “immense” relief over President-elect Joseph R. Biden’s projected electoral victory on Saturday, marking the end of a five-day saga full of anticipation, chaos, and uncertainty.
More than 40 Harvard alumni won seats in Congress in this fall’s elections, with disproportionate representation among the Democratic ranks.
U.S. Representative Ayanna S. Pressley (D-Mass.) encouraged students to fight for transformative, radical policies at an Institute of Politics JFK Jr. Forum event Tuesday.
Five faculty and administrators from three Harvard schools converged to discuss the 2020 United States election’s impact on young people in a virtual panel hosted by the Graduate School of Education Tuesday.
President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s transition team named an advisory board of 13 public health and scientific experts on Monday to advise the next administration’s COVID-19 response.
Following five days of uncertainty and anticipation, Joseph R. Biden Jr. was declared the winner of the presidential race Saturday morning, bringing an end to a unique and divisive campaign that brought anxiety to Harvard students — and Americans — around the country.