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Isabel L. Isselbacher

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Harvard Kennedy School

Annual Kennedy School Diversity Report Shows Little Change from 2018

The Harvard Kennedy School has seen little or no change across various demographics in its student, faculty, and staff population, according to the school’s annual diversity report released Thursday.

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U.S. Representative Joe Kennedy Discusses Senate Candidacy at Harvard Forum

Kennedy — in conversation with Swathi R. Srinivasan ’21 and IOP Director of Student Programs Robert C. Watson Jr. ’09 — touched on a wide range of issues including political polarization, impeachment, structural reform, and the urgency of his campaign for Senate.

Journalists at IOP

Embedded Campaign Reporters Speak at Kickoff Event in IOP Election 2020 Series

Three 2020 campaign reporters shared stories from the presidential primary campaign trail at an Institute of Politics event on Tuesday, the first in a series of events in the lead-up to the 2020 election.

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Speaker of the House of Commons John S. Bercow MP Addresses the IOP

British Speaker of the House of Commons John S. Bercow delivered a public address on the state of British Parliament to a packed room at the Institute of Politics Monday.

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U.S. Rep Will Hurd Speaks at Kickoff JFK Jr. Forum

U.S. Rep. William B. Hurd (R-Tex.) spoke about national security issues facing the nation at the Institute of Politics Thursday, kicking off this semester’s speaker series.

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Summer Postcards 2019

Summer Postcard: From a Parking Lot

But what I do know is this: If we forget the past in an attempt to move forward, we will begin to see ourselves move back.

Summer Postcard: Berlin
Summer Postcards 2019

Summer Postcard: Berlin

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Commencement 2019

A ‘Product of the Resistance’: The Creation of African-American Studies

For the majority of Lee A. Daniels’ undergraduate experience, the AAAS Department — founded in 1969 — had simply been a hope for many students. But now, the department stands as the “product of the resistance” both from within and outside Harvard, Daniels said.

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When Harvard Beat Yale 29-29

The headline was, clearly, inaccurate. Harvard had simply tied Yale 29-29 in the fourth quarter. But according to William M. “Bill” Kutik ’70, one of the Crimson editors credited with running the headline, there was a general consensus that Harvard had won in spirit.

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BGLTQ Students Honored in Lavender Graduation

More than 50 College students received rainbow stoles and tassels Monday evening at Harvard’s Lavender Graduation — an annual commencement ceremony to honor the achievements of BGLTQ graduating seniors.

Astronomy Department

Harvard Astronomers Help Capture First-Ever Image of Black Hole

A research group led by a Harvard scientist unveiled the first-ever image of a black hole Wednesday morning, drawing praise from both the scientific community and the general public.


OSAPR Kicks off Sexual Assault Awareness Month with a Conversation on Gender-Based Violence

The Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response kicked off Sexual Assault Awareness Month with a discussion about gender based violence and advocacy for victims of sexual assault in a panel at Memorial Church Monday evening.

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HUHS and BGLTQ Student Life Office Collaborate on Mental Health Working Group

Following the results of last year’s student health survey, Harvard University Health Services and the Office of BGLTQ Student Life have partnered to create a working group to address the mental health needs of BGLTQ students.

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The #MeToo Movement Makes Its Way Into Harvard Courses

As women around the world have come forward with personal stories about sexual misconduct they’ve faced, Harvard courses have begun to integrate explorations of #MeToo movement themes and issues into their curriculum.

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Hasty Pudding Honors Milo Ventimiglia as Man of the Year

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals honored actor, director, and producer Milo Ventimiglia, the group’s 2019 Man of the Year, before the premiere of its newest production Friday evening. The performance marked the first time women were allowed to join the theater troupe's cast.