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Sagar Desai

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De Kirchner Has Landed

Argentine President Talks Politics, Defends Tenure at IOP

President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, the first woman to be elected president of Argentina, faced tough questions from students at the Institute of Politics on Thursday.

Aung San Suu Kyi

Burmese Dissident Speaks at Institute of Politics

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, a famous Burmese political dissident imprisoned for nearly 15 years, visited Harvard Thursday bringing tidings of democracy in Myanmar and a reminder for students.


Mongolian President Talks Corruption And Human Rights

President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj of Mongolia discussed corruption, human rights, and his success in revitalizing his home country at the Institute of Politics on Friday.


Group Calls for Greener Fund

This fall student activists launched the Harvard chapter of Divest for Our Future, a campaign intended to pressure Harvard Management Company, the body that oversees Harvard’s endowment, to divest from any companies involved in the fossil fuel industry and to move its investments into socially and environmentally responsible funds.

Food and Drink

Scholar Discusses Beer Drinking in Mexico

In a departure from the usual message about drinking on campus, Santander Visiting Scholar Susan Gauss told an audience at Harvard to “drink more beer.”

Visual Arts

Lebanese Artist Discusses Invention

For Lebanese contemporary media artist Walid Raad, art does not have to be grounded strictly in fact or fiction but can fall squarely on the line that divides the two.

On Campus

Study Led By HMS Professor Under Federal Scrutiny

A study led by Harvard Medical School professor and gerontologist Douglas P. Kiel has become the focus of attention once more after the Department of Health and Human Services alleged that efforts to correct the study’s ethical violations were insufficient.

Nazila Fathi

Exiled Iranian Reporter Speaks to Undergraduates

Nazila Fathi, an Iranian journalist for The New York Times and other publications, discussed her perilous experiences as a reporter and her eventual exile from her homeland in a speech before more than 50 students, faculty members, and local residents on Thursday evening.