Former Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers Tomas J. Philipson discussed Covid policies and his experience in the Trump administration at a Harvard Undergraduate Economics Association event Wednesday evening.
Civil Rights Scholar Sherrilyn Ifill Issues Call to ‘Imagine a New Democracy’ at Harvard Law School Talk
Civil rights scholar Sherrilyn Ifill, a visiting professor of the practice at Harvard Law School, presented her vision for resolving the American “democratic crisis” at the Law School’s annual Klinsky Lecture Wednesday.
Harvard Prof. Noah Feldman ’92 Discusses Geopolitical Consequences of Israel-Hamas War at Law School Event
Harvard Law School professor Noah R. Feldman ’92 discussed the potential broader effects of the 2023 Israel-Hamas war on geopolitical tensions in the Middle East at an HLS event last week.
Each fall, The Crimson surveys freshmen about their backgrounds, academic aspirations, and lifestyles. In this year’s installation, The Crimson also asked students for their views on artificial intelligence and admissions. Scroll through the interactive graphs and charts on the following pages for a visual representation of the Class of 2027.
Harvard Law School Advocates for Human Rights, a student group at HLS, sent a letter to U.S. President Joe Biden Monday urging him to demand that the Chinese government release tech entrepreneur Ekpar Asat — the brother of Rayhan Asat, the Law School’s first Uyghur graduate.
Harvard Palestine Solidarity Committee Hosts ‘Life Under the Rubble’ Art Installation for Palestinians Killed in War
Harvard Undergraduate Palestine Solidarity Committee organized an art exhibition in Harvard Yard on Wednesday to mourn the Palestinians killed in the Israel-Hamas war.
Roughly a third of the Harvard College Class of 2027 said they support proposals to dename campus buildings because of their controversial namesakes, according to The Crimson’s fall survey of the freshman class.
Pro-Palestine Protesters Did Not Remove American Flag During Rally in Harvard Yard, University Officials Say
Pro-Palestine protesters did not remove University Hall’s American flag, Harvard spokesperson Jonathan L. Swain confirmed in a statement on Tuesday after videos circulated on social media showed a large group cheering as the flag was lowered Monday afternoon.
Former New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern Calls for ‘Humanity’ in Approach to Israel-Hamas War at Harvard IOP Forum
Former New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern called on political leaders to “remember our shared common humanity” in addressing the Israel-Hamas war, though stopped short of calling for a ceasefire at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Monday.
‘Step Up and Be Bold’: Beto O’Rourke Calls on Biden to Address Immigration Crisis at Harvard IOP Forum
Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke, a Texas Democrat turned political celebrity, called on President Joe Biden to work on policy that is “bold and politically challenging” ahead of the 2024 election during a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Thursday.
Tennessee State Rep. Justin Jones discussed his experiences as an activist, legislator, and minister at a Harvard Divinity School event Thursday.
Harvard Provost Garber Says He Has Regrets Over University’s Initial Statement on Invasion of Israel
Harvard Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 said in an interview on Thursday that he has regrets about the University’s initial statement on the war in Israel and Gaza and called the bitter divisions on campus the most serious crisis Harvard has faced over his 12-year tenure.
Harvard President Claudine Gay defended academic freedom and warned affiliates against violence, harassment, and other violations of conduct rules in a University-wide email Friday evening — her latest attempt to subdue weeks of sustained criticism from donors and alumni.
Former White House Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney Talks Challenges of Governance at Harvard IOP Forum
Former White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney spoke about the challenges of governing and his own leadership experiences at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Tuesday evening.
Experts discussed reproductive justice, domestic violence, and transgender activism at the Harvard Journal of Law and Gender’s annual conference Friday.