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Yo-Yo Ma
Music

Yo-Yo Ma Pairs Music and Social Justice in Harvard Business School Panel

World-famous cellist Yo-Yo Ma ’76 and President of the New York Philharmonic Deborah Borda discussed strategies for broadening public access to classical music in order to enact social change at Harvard Business School on Wednesday.

Making Tough Decisions
IOP

Rhode Island Governor Raimondo Makes the Case for Pragmatism in State Government

Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo ’93 made the case for pragmatism in state government at the annual Edwin L. Godkin Lecture hosted at the Harvard Kennedy School Wednesday night.

Massachusetts Hall
College

Parents Weather the Snow to Attend Harvard Junior Family Weekend

Parents of the Class of 2020 participate in Junior Family Weekend — an annual event that welcomes family members to spend time on campus.

College Freedom Forum
College

Human Rights Activists Share Personal Stories, Talk Grassroots Movements at 'Freedom Forum'

The speakers at Wednesday's forum included Turkish dissident and NBA player Enes Kanter, Somali social activist Leyla Hussein, Venezuelan violinist Wuilly Arteaga, Harvard professor Steven A. Pinker, and Chinese human rights activist Ti-Anna Wang.

The Historic Library
Events

Cambridge Historical Society Talks Past Community Activism at Annual Meeting

The Cambridge Historical Society held its annual meeting Wednesday, kicking off their 2019 session introducing their theme for the year: “How Does Cambridge Engage.” The event featured guest speaker Karilyn Crockett, an MIT lecturer on public policy who spoke on the historical importance of community activism.

TPS Rally
Central Administration

Harvard Workers and Students March for TPS in Washington, D.C.

Harvard students and employees joined thousands of marchers from across the country in Washington D.C. Tuesday to rally for the preservation of Temporary Protected Status, a program that provides some immigrants with temporary refuge in the United States if their home countries are affected by armed conflict or natural disaster.

Palaniappan-Huesa
College

UC President Wants Class-Wide Programming for Sophomores and Juniors to be a 'Priority'

Roughly a year after students backed a referendum calling on the College to fund class-wide programming events for sophomores and juniors, UC leaders say they are now going ahead with the proposal.

Midterm Votes Analysis at Radcliffe
Politics

Radcliffe Institute Panel Unpacks 2018 Midterm Election

Four panelists discussed the role of female candidates in this year’s midterm elections with an audience of Harvard affiliates and Boston area residents Tuesday.

Wasserstein Hall
Harvard Law School

Harvard Professors Decry Trump Administration Approach to Asylum Policy, Migrant Caravans

In the hour-long panel, Professor Ieva Jusionyte and Assistant Professor Sabrineh Ardalan spoke about the legal, social, and political issues surrounding migrant caravans.

Askwith Forum
Events

Graduate School of Education Forum Panel Talks Improving Childhood Education Outcomes

Thursday’s forum was part of the Harvard Education Redesign Lab 2018 Leadership Institute, an initiative born from a GSE meeting in June 2017 on developing leaders to improve children’s education outcomes.

Langdell Hall
College

UC Berkeley Sociologist Talks History of Harvard Admissions

Jerome B. Karabel ’72 has written widely about the history of race-conscious admissions at elite universities.

ECHO's Love Your Body Event
College

ECHO's Love Your Body Event

Two students attend ECHO's annual outreach event, Love Your Body, which promotes body positivity.

Langdell Hall
Race

Activists Talk ‘Race, Racism, and Mental Health’ at Harvard Law School

Community organizers from the Boston area and across the United States convened this weekend for a two-day conference on “Race, Racism and Mental Health” hosted by at the Harvard Law School.

HY 7
College

Students Rally During Harvard-Yale Spirit Week for 'Payback Time'

Spirit Week kicked off with a Chili Cook-Off in the Science Center Plaza and will close out Friday night with the dance party, “HYsteria,” which is open to all Harvard and Yale undergraduates.

HKS New Campus
IOP

Bipartisan IOP Panel Assesses Impact of Midterms on American Politics

The panelists advanced dueling analyses of the recent election cycle, in which Republicans extended their majority in the Senate and Democrats won the House of Representatives.

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