Former Massachusetts Representative Joseph P. Kennedy III will serve as special envoy to Northern Ireland, U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken ’84 announced in a press statement Monday morning.
Monica M. Bertagnolli, a professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School, will become the first woman to lead the National Cancer Institute in its 85-year history.
With midterms only six months away, President Joe Biden’s approval rating among young Americans fell to 41 percent in a new Harvard Institute of Politics youth poll released Monday.
A pair of top political pollsters said Tuesday that the fast-moving foreign policy crisis in Ukraine and the uncertain trajectory of Covid-19 in the United States have cast uncertainty over the 2022 midterm elections, which will shape the latter half of President Joe Biden’s first term.
Four veteran White House correspondents examined the challenges facing President Joe Biden after the first year of his presidency, ranging from foreign policy to the Covid-19 pandemic, during the Institute of Politics’ first John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum of the year.
President Joe Biden nominated Harvard University Native American Program Executive Director Shelly C. Lowe to serve as the 12th chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities on Tuesday.
With the confirmation of Martin J. Walsh as labor secretary on March 22, President Joe Biden’s full slate of Cabinet secretaries have assumed office — and with five Harvard graduates, it has a decidedly crimson hue.
Lawmakers and immigration reform activists discussed the Biden administration's progress toward enacting its immigration agenda in a Thursday webinar organized by the Harvard Kennedy School’s Center For Public Leadership.
Harvard students reacted with disappointment and frustration after President Joe Biden said on Feb. 16 he would not forgive more than $10,000 in federal student loan debt per borrower, singling out Harvard as an institution whose students did not require debt relief.
Harvard Graduate Council Reviews Covid-19 Academic Challenges, Signs Letters to Biden Administration
The Harvard Graduate Council reviewed survey data about the graduate student experience in the pandemic era, and also signed letters to the Biden administration co-written by the MIT Graduate Student Council during its second public meeting of the semester Wednesday.
Harvard Law School students and faculty said they are encouraged by the Biden administration's announcement that it will lift a ban on transgender individuals joining the United States military.
‘Complete Switch in Position’: Legal Experts Say Biden Likely to Back Harvard in Race-Conscious Admissions Suit
Many education and legal experts expect President-elect Joe Biden's Justice Department will extend support to universities — including Harvard — currently embroiled in legal challenges from anti-affirmative action group Students for Fair Admissions.
Many education and legal experts expect President-elect Joe Biden's Department of Justice to extend support to universities — including Harvard — currently embroiled in legal challenges from anti-affirmative action group Students for Fair Admissions.
With President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. taking office Wednesday, HGSU-UAW President Brandon J. Mancilla said he expects the “whole climate” for student unions to change.
As Joe Biden is inaugurated as the 46th U.S. president Wednesday, a team of Crimson reporters explored how the Biden administration will affect international students, admissions, labor, and everything in between at Harvard. Here's a look at how the Biden administration will reshape the University — and what role Harvard will play in shaping it.
During a tumultuous four years under the administration of Donald J. Trump, local leaders have dealt with the fallout of how its policies trickled down into the lives of Cambridge residents. While Covid-19 and economic fallout raged nationally, the city’s top issues — homelessness, food insecurity, and small business erosion — have all been exacerbated.
President-elect Joe Biden pledged multiple times on the campaign trail to alleviate debt. Many of Biden’s supporters, however, remain skeptical as to whether the incoming administration will deliver on its promise to alleviate the financial anxiety facing millions of Americans.
As the sun sets on Donald Trump’s term, Republicans at Harvard hope to revive their party’s traditional emphasis on conservatism. At the same time, they believe the past four years have created a specter that will loom over them as they engage in campus discourse.
Joe Biden’s focus on environmental issues and his selection of a pro-divestment professor for a senior White House position have heartened Harvard divestment activists; however, questions remain about whether a new occupant of the White House will sway decisions made in Massachusetts Hall.
In early May 2020, former Secretary of Education Betsy D. DeVos released a controversial Title IX rule that drummed up controversy, criticism, and confusion at Harvard and beyond. How will the incoming Biden administration deal with the rule?
From ‘Outrageous Betrayal’ to ‘More Regular Order’: How A Pivot in American Immigration Policy Will Affect Harvard
President-elect Joe Biden has vowed to roll out a far-reaching overhaul of federal immigration laws Wednesday, his Inauguration Day, a relief to many Harvard affiliates who have spent four years fighting the Trump administration's harsh immigration policy.
The Biden administration is set to include at least 63 Harvard-connected individuals as nominees or appointees, including 10 Cabinet-level officials.
As U.S.-China relations have slowly deteriorated across the span of a Trump presidency, academic exchanges have been caught in the crosshairs. In a 2020 seminar on academic security, FBI Deputy Director David L. Bowdich said the threat of Chinese academic espionage is one of the nation’s largest security challenges.