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CGIS Hosts Seminar on Defensive Cooperation Between Indian Religious Groups

Researchers gathered for a joint seminar on South Asian politics held by Brown University, MIT, and Harvard University’s Weatherhead Center for International Affairs last Friday.


Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger ’50 Dead at 100

Henry A. Kissinger ’50, a former Secretary of State and faculty member in the Government Department, died in his home in Connecticut at 100, according to a statement on his website Wednesday evening.

David Rockefeller Center

Experts Discuss Adapting to Climate Change and Sustainability at Salata Institute Discussion

Cornell applied economics professor Prabhu L. Pingali and Nigerian Conservation Foundation director Joseph D. Onoja discussed climate sustainability at the Center for Government and International Studies Tuesday.

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Harvard Kennedy School

‘Hopeful about the Future’: Former Bank of Japan Head Talks Japanese Economic Policy at Weatherhead Center Seminar

Former governor of the Bank of Japan Haruhiko Kuroda shared his experience guiding Japanese macroeconomic policy and inflation targeting in a seminar hosted by the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs on Monday afternoon.

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Social Sciences Division

Harvard Prof. Danielle Allen Shares Roadmap to ‘Protecting and Renovating’ Democracy at Institute for Learning in Retirement Event

Harvard University professor Danielle S. Allen shared her vision for American democracy on Friday at the Harvard Institute for Learning in Retirement’s first convocation in four years.

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Social Sciences Division

Experts Talk Impact of Crime on Latin American Elections and Democracy at Harvard Rockefeller Center Panel

Three experts discussed how crime affects elections in Latin American countries during a virtual panel hosted by the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies Tuesday afternoon.

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City Politics

Harvard Fails to Meet Boston PILOT Request for 12th Straight Year As Activists Seek Program Revamp

For the 12th time since Boston began making formal requests under revised guidelines in fiscal year 2012, Harvard has again failed to meet the city’s specified contribution to its Payment in Lieu of Taxes program.

The Capitol Building
Central Administration

GOP Harvard Alums Condemn Response to PSC Statement as ‘Too Little, Too Late’ in Letter to President Gay

A group of Harvard-educated Republican lawmakers condemned Harvard’s response to a controversial student group statement that held Israel “entirely responsible” for violence after Hamas invaded Israel.

Governor Maura T. Healey ’92 at The Crimson

Mass. Governor Maura Healey ’92 Praises Harvard’s ‘Eye-Opening’ Diversity, Pledges to Uphold Equity in Higher Ed

Hours after the inauguration of University President Claudine Gay Friday, Massachusetts Governor Maura T. Healey ’92 told The Crimson that Harvard would have a willing partner in the governor’s office under her administration.

Joe Kennedy Good Friday Speech
Harvard Kennedy School

Special Envoy to Northern Ireland Joe Kennedy and Diplomats Reflect on 25 Years Since Good Friday Agreement

U.S. Special Envoy to Northern Ireland Joe Kennedy III spoke at a gathering Tuesday morning celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement and its lasting impact on peace in Northern Ireland.

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Harvard University Police Leads Massachusetts College Campus Police Forces in Sustained Complaints, Ranks Fifth Statewide in Database

The Harvard University Police Department had the fifth-most “sustained complaints” of 273 Massachusetts law enforcement agencies, according to a newly released state database of police disciplinary records over nearly 40 years.

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Harvey Mansfield ’53, Stepping Down as One of Harvard’s Longest Serving Professors, Looks Back on Career

Harvard Government professor Harvey C. Mansfield, Jr. ’53, one of the few outspoken conservatives on campus, is retiring from the University.

The Supreme Court

Senator J.D. Vance Accuses Harvard, Other Universities of Planning to Defy Supreme Court Decision on Affirmative Action

Senator J.D. Vance (R-Ohio) warned Harvard of a potential congressional investigation if the University fails to comply with the Supreme Court’s restrictions on the consideration of race in university admissions in a letter addressed to former President Lawrence S. Bacow on Thursday.

Department of Education

Federal Complaint Says Harvard Legacy Preferences in Admissions Violate Civil Rights Act

Three Black and Latinx groups filed a civil rights complaint against Harvard Monday morning alleging that the University’s consideration of legacy and donor preferences in the admissions process violates the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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Cambridge City Council

Dennis Carlone Declines to Run for Reelection, Reflects on Cambridge City Council Tenure

After 10 years in public office, Dennis J. Carlone has announced that he will not seek reelection to the Cambridge City Council this fall.