Harvard Researchers Warn 2016 Polling Mistakes Serve as a 'Cautionary Tale' in 2020
Harvard researchers cautioned against “overconfidence” in polling data in a paper published Tuesday on their analysis of pollsters’ incorrect predictions 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary R. Clinton would win the previous election.
2016 Presidential Election Associated with Increase in Heart Attacks, HSPH Study Finds
The days immediately following the 2016 presidential election saw an uptick in hospitalizations for acute cardiovascular disease from the week prior, Harvard researchers have found.
UW-Madison Professor Discusses Digital Interference in 2016 Election at Shorenstein Center Event
Young Mie Kim, a professor at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, led a online discussion Wednesday on her research into digital interference in the 2016 United States presidential election.
Clark University Professors Discuss Roles of Masculinity, Misogyny in 2016 Elections at Davis Center Lecture
Clark University professors Valerie Sperling and Robert G. Boatright discussed their research on the role of masculinity and misogyny in the United States’ 2016 elections in a lecture hosted by Harvard’s Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies Thursday.
Harvard Law Professor Lawrence Lessig Advocates for Changes to the Electoral College
Harvard Law Professor Lawrence Lessig and political consultant Stuart Stevens considered the major issues with the current Electoral College system at a luncheon hosted by Lessig and the Harvard Law and Policy Review Saturday.
Bernie Sanders Endorses City Council Candidates
Sanders endorsed five candidates for Cambridge City Council and candidates for a number of Somerville positions.
At Harvard, Sean Spicer Meets Students and Sits In on Class
Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer spent three low-profile days on campus last week as part of his visiting fellowship at the Institute of Politics.
Evidence of Russian Meddling in Election 'Overwhelming,' Clapper Says at IOP
Clapper described what he saw as “irrefutable” proof that Russia had meddled in the election, including cyberattacks, hacking, and propaganda.
Khizr M. Khan discusses the letter that inspired him to take the stage at the 2016 Democratic National Convention at the JFK Jr. Forum at the Harvard Institute of Politics Wednesday night.
At Conference, Students Reflect on Tense Political Climate
Undergraduates from across the country convened at Harvard’s Institute of Politics to look back at the November presidential election and reflect on the nation’s political climate.
Young People See American Politics as Less Civil, IOP Survey Finds
American young people agree that political discourse has become less civil in the last five years, according to an Institute of Politics survey.
Harvard Affiliate Barred From U.S. Sues Trump
Samira Asgari, a Harvard affiliate and Iranian scientist barred from entering the United States this weekend, is suing President Donald Trump.
Over 150 Join 'Emergency Protest' of Immigration Order
Hours after Trump suspended immigration from several predominantly Muslim countries, over 150 Harvard affiliates assembled in the Square Friday evening in an “emergency protest."
Trump’s Proposed Tax Code Changes Could Affect Harvard Fundraising
Tax experts say Trump's proposed changes to the tax code could affect fundraising at institutions like Harvard.
Some at Harvard Criticize Diversity of Women’s March
Some Harvard students who participated in the Boston’s Women’s March say that the protest could have represented a wider variety of perspectives.
Law Professor Sues Trump for Alleged Constitutional Violations
Harvard Law School professor Laurence H. Tribe has joined a legal team suing President Donald Trump.
‘An Encounter of Two Worlds’
Jonathan S. Roberts ’17 and Emily M. Hall ’18 both stood within a few thousand yards of the president. Both had traveled to Washington, D.C. for the inauguration—but they came for very different reasons.
Donald Trump Sworn In as 45th President
Donald John Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States on Capitol Hill Friday morning, becoming the commander-in-chief after a campaign that defied political norms and expectations carried him to the nation’s highest office.
Lecturer Diaz Rosillo Will Join Trump Administration
Government lecturer and Dunster House resident dean Carlos E. Diaz Rosillo has accepted a position in Donald Trump’s administration and will not teach at the College this semester.
'Harvard Student Power Network’ Mobilizes Students Against Trump
Some Harvard students have banded together after the presidential election to form the “Harvard Student Power Network,” a group intended to unite activists at the University against President-elect Donald Trump.
Kennedy School's Shorenstein Fellows Will Study Press, Politics
Six new fellows—including several prominent journalists, an MIT professor, and a former adviser to Bernie Sanders’s presidential campaign—will join the Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy this semester to study the influence of the press on governments.
Hundreds of Harvard Students and Alumni to Join Women’s March on Washington
When thousands descend on the United States Capitol Jan. 21 to join the Women’s March on Washington, a demonstration planned around Donald Trump’s inauguration, hundreds of Harvard undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni will walk among them.
In Symbolic Gesture, Walton Declares Memorial Church a ‘Sanctuary’
Reverend Jonathan L. Walton declared Memorial Church a “sanctuary” space for Harvard affiliates two weeks after University President Drew G. Faust said she would not adopt the label for Harvard's campus.
Russian Hackers Sent Phishing Emails From Fake Harvard Email Address
In the days after the 2016 presidential election, a group of hackers tied to the Russian government launched a phishing scheme through a fake Harvard email address in an attempt to spread malware to American think tanks and nonprofits.
Law School Professor Says 20 Republican Electors May Vote Against Trump
Continuing years of long-shot efforts to reform the American electoral system, Harvard Law School professor Lawrence Lessig said Tuesday that at least 20 Republican members of the Electoral College may not cast their votes for President-elect Donald Trump.