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Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla and Ana Ventosilla
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Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla and Ana Ventosilla

Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla, left, poses for a photograph with his mother Ana Ventosilla.

Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla and Ana Ventosilla
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‘We Want to Clear Rodrigo’s Name’: Mother of Harvard Student who Died in Bali Says He was Beaten by Police

Ana Ventosilla, mother of HKS student Rodrigo Ventocilla who died after being arrested in Indonesia, said in an interview with The Crimson on Monday that her son was beaten by police and received inadequate medical attention.

Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla and Sebastían Marallano.
Harvard Kennedy School

In Reversal, Peruvian Government Calls for ‘Official Report’ from Indonesia About Harvard Student who Died After Arrest in Bali

In a sharp reversal, the Peruvian Foreign Affairs Ministry on Friday asked for an “official report” from authorities in Indonesia “to clarify the circumstances” surrounding the death of Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla, a Peruvian Harvard Kennedy School student who died in police custody in Bali earlier this month.

Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla and Sebastían Marallano.
Harvard Kennedy School

Peruvian Government Rejects Allegations of Negligence from Family of Harvard Student who Died in Bali

The Peruvian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday rejected allegations that the country’s consular services in Indonesia failed to support Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla, a Peruvian Harvard Kennedy School student who died in police custody in Bali this month.

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.

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IOP

Bill de Blasio to Join Harvard Institute of Politics as Fall 2022 Visiting Fellow

Former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will join the Harvard Institute of Politics as a visiting fellow for the fall 2022 semester, the IOP announced Wednesday morning.

Harvard Kennedy School
Harvard Kennedy School

Harvard Graduate Student Rodrigo Ventocilla Dies After Alleged Police Mistreatment in Indonesia

Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla, a 32-year-old Harvard Kennedy School student from Peru, died on Aug. 11 while in police custody at a hospital in Denpasar, Indonesia. His family alleges he was mistreated and discriminated against by police.

Harvard Kennedy School
Harvard Kennedy School

Slavery Reparations Advocacy Group Files Defamation Lawsuit Against Harvard

The co-founders of the American Descendants of Slavery Advocacy Foundation, a slavery reparations advocacy group, filed a defamation lawsuit against Harvard University last month over a retracted research article that was published by a journal affiliated with the school.

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Politics

Why Did Trump Supporters Storm the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6? Because of Trump, New Harvard Study Finds

Former President Donald Trump’s lies about election fraud and enthusiasm for his re-election drove supporters to storm the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, according to a study from the Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center.

Larry Summers in 2014
Harvard Kennedy School

Watchdog Group Urges Harvard, Media Organizations to Publicly Disclose Larry Summers’ Financial Interests

The Revolving Door Project, a left-leaning public interest watchdog group, called on Harvard University to disclose any corporate funding received by University professor Lawrence H. Summers in an open letter published July 11.

SCOTUS
Politics

After Roe Dismantled, Harvard Experts Condemn, Defend Landmark Decision

The Supreme Court overturned the constitutional right to abortion in a landmark ruling, abandoning the nearly 50-year-old precedent established in Roe v. Wade Friday. Here’s what Harvard experts had to say.

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Commencement

Harvard Schools Host First In-Person Graduation Ceremonies in Three Years

Harvard's 12 schools hosted their first in-person graduation ceremonies in two years this week.

Harvard Kennedy School
Harvard Kennedy School

Top Editors of Local Newspapers Discuss the Shift to Digital Journalism at Shorenstein Center Panel

Top newspaper editors at daily regional news outlets discussed the shift to digital journalism and the business challenges they face at a panel hosted by the Harvard Kennedy School Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy Tuesday afternoon.

Douglas W. Elmendorf
Harvard Kennedy School

Douglas W. Elmendorf

Douglas W. Elmendorf is the dean of the John F. Kennedy School of Government.

Douglas W. Elmendorf
Harvard Kennedy School

HKS Dean Announces Efforts to Hire Climate Change Scholars, Addresses Protests Against Former Israeli Military Official

At a time when major American universities are placing a high premium on the study of climate change, the Harvard Kennedy School has “successfully recruited a junior faculty member focused on climate change,” HKS Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf said in an interview Wednesday.

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