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Belfer
Politics

Government, History Professors Weigh In On Leaving Iran Deal

Several Harvard social science professors criticized President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal.

Yascha Mounk
Politics

'Intellectual Powerhouse': Yascha Mounk Examines the Future of Democracy

In the wake of the 2016 election, as concerns about populism gained greater traction, scholars began to take Mounk’s ideas more seriously.

Politics

Harvard Spent $610k Lobbying Congress in 2017

The uptick in lobbying fees came during a year in which Harvard—and higher education more broadly—faced a number of legislative challenges.

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Central Administration

Faust Says Bacow Will 'Focus' on PROSPER Act, Though Bill Remains Stalled

Faust said she thinks President-elect Bacow—who will take office in June 2018—will keep a watchful eye on the PROSPER Act.

Michael Brown Panel
Race

Michael Brown’s Mother Declares Interest In Running For Ferguson City Council

Lezley McSpadden said that a run for office would constitute part of her broader advocacy efforts after the 2014 shooting of her son.

Discussion with Chiefs
Politics

At Kennedy School, Police Chiefs Discuss Use of Force, Harvard Student’s Arrest

Three police chiefs from Detroit, San Francisco, and Minneapolis visited the Kennedy School Thursday to field questions about the realities of modern day policing.

Chris Christie
Politics

Chris Christie

Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie left the HKS Faculty Dining Room after speaking to students at a lotteried off-the-record event Tuesday evening.

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Politics

Faust to Lobby for Endowment Tax Repeal

University President Drew G. Faust will meet with two members of Congress this week to discuss a proposed bipartisan repeal of the endowment tax passed in December.

Chris Christie
IOP

Former Governor Chris Christie Visits Harvard to Discuss Opioid Epidemic

Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie visited the Institute of Politics Tuesday for a conversation about policy responses to the opioid crisis in America.

IOP
IOP

Reince Priebus to Join IOP as Visiting Fellow

Priebus, who also served as the former chairman of the Republican National Committee, will be on campus starting April 23 until April 25.

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Student Life

Pro-Greek Life PAC Fights Against Sanctions, Adds Porcellian Grad to Board of Directors

A pro-Greek life political action committee is pushing for legislation that could imperil Harvard’s social group sanctions and has added a final club member to its board of directors.

HLS Library
Politics

U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake to Speak at Law School Class Day

Flake wrote in a statement provided by a spokesperson that he was “honored” the Law School invited him to speak.

Sean Spicer
IOP

Sean Spicer Briefly Returns to the IOP

The former White House Press Secretary spoke Thursday at an off-the-record Institute of Politics study group in the Kirkland Junior Common Room.

John Kasich at IOP
Politics

Students at HKS Petition for More International Speakers

The students requested that HKS replace John Kasich as the main addressee or add another speaker to the commencement program who better international students.

Benjamin Zawacki
Books

Benjamin Zawacki

Benjamin Zawacki gives a talk about his book "Thailand: Shifting Ground Between the U.S. and a Rising China" in CGIS South Wednesday afternoon.

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