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Graduate School of Design

Writer-Activist Surveys Architecture’s Role In Reimagining Cities at GSD Talk

Writer and activist Nikil Saval discussed the role of architecture in reimagining cities in the context of the 1964 Harlem Race Riot at a virtual webinar hosted by the Harvard Graduate School of Design Thursday night.

Harvard Kennedy School

Washington Post Columnist Discusses Role of Journalism in the Upcoming Election

Pulitzer-Prize winning Washington Post columnist Eugene H. Robinson spoke about the role of journalism in the 2020 presidential election at an IOP JFK Jr. Forum lecture Wednesday.

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College Alum Serves as a Director for 2020 Nobel Peace Prize-Winning World Food Programme

The 2020 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded last Friday to the World Food Programme, where Stanlake J.T.M. Samkange ’82 serves as the Director of the Policy and Programme Division.

The Jungle
The Scoop

"Let Musicians Work Outside for 1 Month Before the Long Winter"

On the website of The Jungle Music Club, a live music venue in Somerville, Mass., is a petition written by owner and co-manager Sam J. Epstein. “Let musicians work outside for 1 month before the long winter,” it reads.

Harvard Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Scholars Discuss Scientific Racism, Abolition in Radcliffe Panel On Zealy Daguerreotype Book

Scholars discussed the history of scientific racism and abolition through the lens of a new book on slave daguerreotypes in a panel hosted by the Radcliffe Institute Thursday afternoon.

James Coleman Profile

James Coleman’s Campaign of Necessity

When James H. Coleman returned to South San Francisco in March, he once again found himself faced with the inequalities that had shaped the city he grew up in. This time, he felt armed with the tools to change them.

Barker Center

Scholars Trace Violent History of Immigration Policy at 'Border Inhumanities' Panel

Scholars discussed the origins and evolution of migration and border politics at a panel discussion Monday evening, pointing out violence throughout the history of American immigration policy.