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William C. Skinner

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IOP To Partner with Think Tanks for Congressional Training Program

The Institute of Politics announced Thursday that it would partner with three prominent think tanks to host its biannual conference to prepare new members of the House for their duties on Capitol Hill.

Men's Water Polo

Late Surge Pushes Men's Water Polo to Victory

In a close matchup between the cross-town rivals, the Crimson and the Engineers were tied with nine goals apiece going into the fourth period.

Revolutionary Women

Scholar Relates Slavery, Feminism in Du Bois Lecture

Vanderbilt English professor Hortense Spillers connected the stories of 18th century female slaves to the modern feminist movement in the first installment of her W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture Series.

Qatar and the FIFA World Cup 2020
Harvard Kennedy School

Scholar Discusses Political Motives Behind Qatar World Cup

Danyel T. Reiche, a visiting scholar at the Kennedy School, cited recognition by world political leaders and a desire for “soft power” as some of the motives behind Qatar’s bid to host the 2022 World Cup.

Women's Soccer

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Center Backs Anchor Crimson Defense

This past Saturday, the Harvard women’s soccer team (6-2-2, 1-0-1 Ivy) fought for 110 minutes against Yale (5-3-1, 0-1-1 Ivy) at Soldiers Field, finishing with a scoreless draw. This marked the Crimson’s fifth consecutive shutout, bringing its shutout-percentage to .700 on the season.

Henry M. Paulson

Paulson Discusses Financial Crisis, U.S.-China Relations

Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson spoke about failures during the 2008 financial crisis, U.S.-China relations, and climate change at the Institute of Politics on Wednesday.


Sailing Posts Strong Results at Four Regattas

The Harvard coed sailing team finished in second place at the Nevins Trophy Regatta, topping off a weekend that resulted in four top-10 overall team finishes for the Crimson sailors.