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Miles J. Herszenhorn
Former Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven to Join Harvard’s Institute of Politics as Fall 2022 Resident Fellow
Former Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, who led his country for seven years before resigning in 2021, will headline a cohort of seven resident fellows joining the Harvard Institute of Politics for the Fall 2022 term.
Masking and Covid-19 testing will remain optional on Harvard’s campus going into the 2022 fall semester and the school will stop providing free PCR tests to affiliates three weeks into the term, the University announced Wednesday.
The co-founders of the American Descendants of Slavery Advocacy Foundation, a slavery reparations advocacy group, filed a defamation lawsuit against Harvard University last month over a retracted research article that was published by a journal affiliated with the school.
Harvard Institute of Politics Director Mark D. Gearan ’78 is set to step down after serving over four years in the role, the Harvard Kennedy School’s dean announced Tuesday.
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.
Watchdog Group Urges Harvard, Media Organizations to Publicly Disclose Larry Summers’ Financial Interests
The Revolving Door Project, a left-leaning public interest watchdog group, called on Harvard University to disclose any corporate funding received by University professor Lawrence H. Summers in an open letter published July 11.
‘These Are Our Stories’: New Allston Mural Honors Rita Hester, Whose Life and Murder Inspired Transgender Day of Remembrance
Last week, the City of Boston unveiled a mural depicting Rita Hester, a transgender woman whose murder in Allston in November 1998 sparked the creation of Transgender Day of Remembrance.
The City of Boston unveiled a mural last week depicting Rita Hester, a transgender woman whose murder in Allston in November 1998 sparked the creation of Transgender Day of Remembrance.