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Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla and Sebastían Marallano.
Harvard Kennedy School

Estudiante de posgrado Rodrigo Ventocilla muere después de presunto maltrato policial en Indonesia

Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla, un estudiante peruano de 32 años de la Harvard Kennedy School, murió el 11 de agosto bajo custodia policial en Denpasar, Indonesia, después  de presuntamente haber sido maltratado y discriminado por la policía.

IOP Forum
IOP

Panelists Discuss Journalism, Activism as Arab Americans at Harvard IOP Forum

Noor Tagouri, a journalist and podcast producer, and James Zogby, president of the Arab American Institute, spoke about their experiences with storytelling and political activism as Arab Americans at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum on Monday evening.

Tang Harvard Yard
Student Life

Two Harvard Students Went Viral for Creating a Website to Help Ukrainian Refugees. But Some Experts Have Concerns.

Soon after the debut of a platform launched by two Harvard students seeking to help Ukrainian refugees, experts raised concerns over a lack of security measures.

New Belfer Program
Harvard Kennedy School

Harvard Kennedy School to Launch ‘Africa in Focus’ Discussion Series

The Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center is launching a new discussion series called Africa in Focus to explore recent political upheaval and significant foreign policy disputes within the continent.

Ukraine Rally 4
Front Feature

One Month Into Invasion, Harvard Affiliates Rally for Ukraine, Affected Scholars

One month after Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine, more than one hundred demonstrators rallied in Harvard Yard on Saturday in support of Harvard students and scholars impacted by the war.

IOP Forum
IOP

On International Women’s Day, Experts Discuss Status of Women’s Rights Globally

In honor of International Women’s Day, experts gathered to discuss the state of women’s rights around the world in the face of global injustices at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum on Tuesday.

Davis Center Georgian Studies
Politics

Experts Explore the Future of China-Russia Relations in Virtual Talk

The Harvard Kennedy School’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation held a virtual discussion Thursday on China’s response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Ukraine Rally: Demonstrators March Through the Yard
University

As Rockets Fly in Kyiv, Hundreds Rally for Ukraine in Harvard Yard

Waving Ukrainian flags and carrying anti-war posters, several hundred demonstrators rallied to support Ukraine in Harvard Yard on Saturday, just days after Russia invaded the country in the region’s largest military escalation in years.

Ramseyer
Harvard Law School

Harvard Law Professor Ramseyer Responds to Critics, Sparking More Condemnation

Harvard Law School professor J. Mark Ramseyer published a paper last month rebuking critics of a controversial article he wrote last year that claimed sex slaves taken by the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II were actually recruited, contracted sex workers.

GSD
Graduate School of Design

Hanif Kara, GSD Professor, Bestowed Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire Award

Hanif Kara, professor in the practice of Architectural Technology at the Graduate School of Design, was bestowed the Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire award for his work in architecture, engineering, and education last month.

Gunnhildur F. Hallgrímsdóttir ’25
College

Harvard Freshman Becomes Youngest Person Ever to Serve in Icelandic Parliament

Weeks after finishing her first semester at Harvard, Gunnhildur F. Hallgrímsdóttir ’25 became the youngest person in Iceland’s history to be seated in the nation’s Parliament.

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Research

Harvard-Affiliated Lab Is First to Discover Omicron Variant

The Omicron variant — a new strain of Covid-19 — was first discovered by researchers at the Botswana-Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership on Nov. 19.

School of Public Health
Harvard Medical School

HSPH Announces Collaboration with Tsinghua Vanke School of Public Health in China

Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health announced a new academic and research collaboration with Tsinghua University’s Vanke School of Public Health in Beijing in a press release on Wednesday.

Harvard Business School
Politics

Emphasizing Harvard Credentials, Bulgarian Politicians Win Parliamentary Election

A new political party founded by a pair of Harvard graduates is set to take power in Bulgaria following its victory in the country’s Nov. 14 parliamentary election.

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Research

Harvard Scientists Awarded NIH Grant for Data Science Initiative in Africa

Researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health recieved an award from the National Institutes of Health last month for their program focused on improving data science in Africa.

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