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Sumbul Siddiqui
City Politics

A 'Level-Headed' Leader: A Look at Mayor Siddiqui’s First Term as Cambridge’s Mayor Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

There was no way for Cambridge Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui to expect that combatting the novel coronavirus pandemic would become her top priority as a first-term mayor.

Harvard Law School
Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School Students Negotiate Time Zones to Win International Competition

First-year Harvard Law School students Noopur Sen, Adam J. Toobin, and Adira E. Levine won first place on Sunday in the Negotiations Challenge 2020, a global competition where teams aim to reach a consensus on a corporate or governmental issue with other parties.

Harvard Kennedy School

Harvard Social Policy Expert Talks COVID-19 and Economic, Social Policy

Kennedy School professor David J. Deming discussed the epidemiology and economic impacts of COVID-19 in a webinar Thursday with nearly 200 attendees.


‘A Great Initiative, But It’s Just Not the Same’: Class of 2024 Admits Weigh Pros and Cons of Virtual Visitas

Students admitted to the Harvard Class of 2024 said they saw both pros and cons to this year's "Virtual Visitas".


First Day of (Online) Classes: College Students Attend Class Virtually Following Spring Recess

The transition comes a week after students were asked to move off-campus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This marked the first day students and professors made the shift to remote learning — and the first day back after spring recess.

Science Book Talk

Princeton Physicist Talks KGB Agents, Secret Diaries, and Quasicrystals at Science Center Book Talk

Hundreds packed into a Science Center lecture hall to hear physicist Paul Steinhardt discuss his new book, “The Second Kind of Impossible."