Nearly 71 percent of Harvard University students eligible to vote cast ballots in the 2020 election, jumping roughly 9 percentage points from the previous presidential election cycle, according to data released last week by the National Study of Learning, Voting, and Engagement.
Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria A. Ressa discussed her time as an award-winning political journalist in the Philippines at the Institute of Politics’ annual Salant Lecture on the Freedom of the Press Tuesday.
The IOP will be led by its first Palestinian-American President and first all women of color executive board.
White House National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy spoke about looking at climate change activism as an opportunity for innovation at an IOP event.
World Bank Group Chief Economist Carmen M. Reinhart discussed the effects of post-pandemic debt and inflation on emerging markets during the Institute of Politics’s Gordon Lecture at the JFK Jr. Forum on Wednesday.
Former Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter was tapped to serve as chair of the Harvard Institute of Politics Senior Advisory Committee Wednesday, filling a role that was left vacant for nearly two years.
Leaders in the news and tech industries argued in favor of government legislation to combat the spread of misinformation in digital media at an event hosted by the Institute of Politics Monday.
Wall Street Journal reporter Jeff Horwitz, who led an investigation into Facebook that uncovered thousands of internal company documents, detailed how the social media giant operates internally and discussed its future at a Harvard Institute of Politics event Monday evening.
Washington Post journalist Seung Min Kim and Cook Political Report Editor-in-Chief Amy E. Walter discussed the intersection between national and local politics in a forum hosted by the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics on Tuesday evening.
Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick ’78 shared his insights into what it takes to be a great leader in the face of political divisiveness at the JFK Jr. Forum on Monday.
Krebs was fired by former U.S. president Donald Trump in November 2020, after he led an effort to quell misinformation campaigns surrounding the 2020 presidential election. As head of CISA, Krebs was the administration’s most senior cybersecurity expert.
Economists and race relations experts convened to discuss the economic repercussions of structural racism in America and the need for continued workplace diversity Friday at the Kennedy School’s Ash Center.
Author Ibram X. Kendi and political strategist Heather C. McGhee discussed the history and ongoing threat of racism in America on Thursday at a virtual event.
United States Representative Hakeem S. Jeffries (D-N.Y.) discussed how Democrats are handling pressing political issues with their majorities in both houses of Congress at an Institute of Politics forum event on Thursday night.