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Field Hockey Improves to 5-0

The Harvard field hockey team continued its strong start to the season, claiming its first Ivy League win against rival Yale at home on Saturday.


HMS’s Grinspoon Calls for NFL Funding for Cannabis Research

Claiming that the cannabidiol in cannabis could help protect NFL players protect their brains, Lester Grinspoon hopes the NFL will "lead the way" by promoting research.


National Security Experts Cast Nuclear Safety as a Priority for Voters

Leaders in the field of nuclear security argued that the American public could play a greater role in bringing more attention to national security issues at a panel at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on Monday.


Boston's Mayoral Candidates Emphasize Innovation in Conversations with Glaeser

Although Boston’s mayoral candidates never appeared onstage together Monday night, both trumpeted the importance of innovation to the city’s future in two separate conversations with economics professor Edward L. Glaeser.


Report Suggests that Success of ACA Depends on Statewide Programs

Amid the 16-day government shutdown involving the Affordable Care Act, lecturers in public policy at Harvard Kennedy School, Sheila P. Burke and Elaine C. Kamarck, released a research paper last week suggesting that the long-term success of the ACA is highly dependent on the statewide programs established in accordance with the law.


2014 President's Challenge Awaits Budding Entrepreneurs

This year’s President’s Challenge for entrepreneurship includes two new categories—efficient governing and economic development and sustainable employment—according to an announcement made by University President Drew G. Faust and Provost Alan M. Garber on Thursday.


President of European Central Bank Envisions the Future of Europe

Mario Draghi’s lecture at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum came the evening after Germany rejected a proposal from the EU that would have temporarily allowed the European Commission to aid struggling banks in Europe.


Bank Leader of Thailand Talks Economic Confidence, Growth

As investors continue to voice concerns over market growth in Asia, Governor of the Bank of Thailand Prasarn Trairatvorakul emphasized the importance of strong political institutions in coping with today's economic challenges in a lecture at the Harvard Kennedy School.