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HKS Postdoc Christine Gschwendtner Talks Electrical Vehicle Charging Research at Harvard-China Project Presentation

Christine Gschwendtner, a postdoctoral fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School, spoke about strategies to handle strain on electrical grids from increased electric vehicle use in a presentation at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Wednesday afternoon.

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Harvard Business School

Shark Tank Investor Kevin O’Leary Judges Pitches, Awards $100,000 at Harvard Business School Event

Thousands of Harvard affiliates gathered at Klarman Hall on Tuesday evening to hear investor and Shark Tank star Kevin O’Leary judge pitches from eight Harvard students, who competed for an investment of $100,000 and a private conversation with O’Leary himself.

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Race

Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch ’81 Calls for ‘Infinite Hope’ at Second Annual MLK Lecture

Former Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch ’81 urged audience members to “never lose infinite hope” despite challenges facing America in her keynote speech for the second annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture in Sanders Theatre Wednesday evening.

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Google DeepMind Researcher Discusses Emergence of Reasoning in AI at Harvard ML Foundations Talk

Google researcher Denny Zhou discussed the emergence of reasoning in Large Language Models in a Harvard Machine Learning Foundations talk Friday afternoon at the Science and Engineering Complex in Allston.

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College

Bishop Barron Talks Catholic Faith, Reason, and Tradition at Harvard Memorial Church Lecture

Harvard affiliates and Greater Boston area residents filled Memorial Church on Sunday for a lecture by Bishop Robert E. Barron on the fundamental claims of the Catholic church.

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College

‘Sunroof’ Singer Nicky Youre Lights Up Harvard Yard at Crimson Jam

Making his stage entrance to chants of “Hey Nicky, you’re so fine,” pop artist Nicky Youre called on Harvard students to put their hands up and get their heads out of the sunroof during Crimson Jam, the College’s annual fall concert.

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Harvard Kennedy School

HKS Carr Center Hosts Panel on Future of Technology, Policy, and Human Rights

The Harvard Kennedy School’s Carr Center for Human Rights Policy hosted a virtual panel on the implications of technology on ethics and human rights Thursday afternoon.

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Health

Harvard Global Health Institute Symposium Discusses International Disparities in Health

Experts in medicine and disease prevention underscored the importance of building trust in order to promote global health equitably at the inaugural Symposium of the Harvard Global Health Institute Wednesday.

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Radcliffe Institute

Harvard Radcliffe Fellow Discusses Theory of ‘Abolition Forgery’ in Webinar

Radcliffe fellow Ndubueze L. Mbah, an associate professor of history and global gender studies at the University at Buffalo, discussed the theory and implications of “abolition forgery” in a seminar hosted by the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Wednesday.

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Events

Northwestern Professor Kirabo Jackson Discusses Research on K-12 Education Spending at HGSE Talk

Professor of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University C. Kirabo Jackson discussed the implications of his research on the impact of spending on K-12 education at a Harvard Graduate School of Education talk in Larsen Hall Tuesday afternoon.

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Books

Novelist Nadifa Mohamed Discusses Identity and Personal Narratives in Writers Speak Event

Somali novelist Nadifa Mohamed discussed her latest novel “The Fortune Men” at a Tuesday lecture in Sever Hall.

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SEAS

Amazon CEO Andy Jassy ’90 Calls AI One of ‘Most Exciting, Important Technology Opportunities’ at SEAS Talk

Amazon President and CEO Andy R. Jassy ’90 discussed team leadership, innovation, and the future of technology at a Thursday lecture moderated by School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Dean Francis J. Doyle III.

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Student Life

‘An Act of Gratitude’: Harvard Honors Trans Day of Visibility with Advocacy, Discussion, and Celebration

Harvard students celebrated Trans Day of Visibility on March 31, attending a series of events during the week to honor the experiences of transgender people and raise awareness to the challenges they face.

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Harvard Law School

Law and Neuroscience Experts Discuss Criminal Justice for Adolescents at Harvard Law School Talk

Psychology professor B.J. Casey and attorney Marsha Levick discussed scientific and legal perspectives on trying children as adults at a Harvard Law School talk Tuesday.

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Harvard Kennedy School

Veteran DOJ Prosecutor Rosenbaum Discusses Accountability Efforts for Russian War Crimes in Ukraine

Eli M. Rosenbaum, the counselor for War Crimes Accountability at the United States Department of Justice, discussed federal efforts to address war crimes in Russia at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at a Monday lecture.

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