A Thursday panel event at the Law School halted to sounds of shuffling and zipping backpacks as approximately 75 students staged a walk-out in protest of its anti-abortion stance.
Ukrainian President Zelensky Accuses Russia of Trying to Draft Ukrainians into Military at Harvard IOP Forum
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky accused the Russian government of staging a set of referendums in an effort to draft thousands of Ukrainians into the Russian military while speaking at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum on Tuesday.
‘The Perfect Archetype of a Meme Leader’: Harvard Scholars Say Internet Culture Boosted Trump to the Presidency
Harvard professors and researchers discussed the role memes played in former President Donald Trump’s success in 2016 during a Harvard Institute of Politics forum on Monday.
Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence H. Summers discussed his concerns about the continued risk of inflation for the global economy at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Thursday evening.
‘I’m Scared’: Former Swedish PM Stefan Löfven Addresses Victory by Swedish Right-Wing Bloc at Harvard IOP Forum
Former Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven addressed the victory of the right-wing bloc in his country’s parliamentary election at the IOP's JFK Jr. Forum on Wednesday.
Former CNN chief media correspondent Brian P. Stelter is set to join the Harvard Kennedy School's Shorenstein Center as a fellow this fall.
Andrea J. Campbell became the first Black woman to clinch a Democratic nomination for a Massachusetts statewide office on Tuesday, beating labor attorney Shannon E. Liss-Riordan ’90 in the party’s primary for attorney general.
On the final weekend ahead of the Massachusetts state primaries on Tuesday, State Senator Eric P. Lesser ’07 returned to his old stomping grounds.
With Massachusetts voters set to head to the polls Tuesday for a statewide primary election, the Democratic race for attorney general has emerged as one of the most competitive contests in the state, with a pair of high-profile progressives seeking to replace Maura T. Healey ’92, who is running for governor.
The Forward Party Promises an Alternative to Bipartisan Dysfunction. Some Harvard Students Remain Ambivalent.
It remains to be seen how the newly-formed Forward Party will court a key voting bloc: young people. While some Harvard students cited concerns with Forward’s dearth of specific stances on key policy issues, others said they were grateful to see politicians try something new in a stagnating climate.
Harvard offered a full-throated defense of the Supreme Court’s past rulings upholding affirmative action in a brief submitted to the court on Monday, asking justices to reject a lawsuit that seeks to ban race-conscious admissions.
Why Did Trump Supporters Storm the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6? Because of Trump, New Harvard Study Finds
Former President Donald Trump’s lies about election fraud and enthusiasm for his re-election drove supporters to storm the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, according to a study from the Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center.
‘Low-Hanging Fruit’: Experts Criticize Senator Marco Rubio’s Letter Questioning Harvard’s Ties to China
Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) alleged without direct evidence that Harvard officials may have helped suppress some theories regarding the origins of Covid-19 in a “quid pro quo” effort to advance Chinese state interests in a June 16 letter addressed to University President Lawrence S. Bacow.
The Supreme Court overturned the constitutional right to abortion in a landmark ruling, abandoning the nearly 50-year-old precedent established in Roe v. Wade Friday. Here’s what Harvard experts had to say.
Following the Supreme Court’s ruling that overturned Roe v. Wade Friday, Harvard affiliates joined thousands across the nation in protests against the decision.
Harvard Affiliates, Experts React with Measured Hope to Bipartisan Gun Safety Deal Following Nationwide Rallies
Just a day after thousands of people across the United States rallied for stronger federal and state action on gun control, a group of 20 senators announced a bipartisan deal to curb gun violence Sunday.
Harvard affiliates rallied with thousands across the country for gun control Saturday, calling for more robust state and federal legislation.
Debate over the regulation of foreign money in academia, once an afterthought, has become a microcosm of the U.S.’s attempts to remain the world’s top innovator, exposing a tension between the government’s efforts to remain competitive and academia’s goals to promote innovation and the free flow of ideas.
‘I Had to Speak’: Harvard Affiliates Decry War in Ukraine Amid Disappointment in University Response
Harvard affiliates with close ties to Ukraine or Russia were determined to support Ukraine following the February invasion by Russia. But their drive to speak out against the invasion has been coupled with growing disappointment in Harvard, which some students say has fallen short of its promises to support affected affiliates.
The Harvard Crimson is facing backlash from campus Jewish groups, along with some high-profile Harvard faculty and alumni, after the newspaper’s Editorial Board last month endorsed the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement, which calls on Western institutions to cut ties with Israel.
Harvard students staged a series of rallies about abortion this week in response to a report that the Supreme Court is on the brink of striking down the landmark Roe v. Wade decision.
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.
U.S. Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Tex.) discussed the future of reparations and the importance of learning from the legacy of Black women in leadership at a Monday talk hosted by the Kennedy School’s Center for Public Leadership.