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Bacow and David Rubenstein Discuss the Value of ‘Incremental Change’ at IOP

University President Lawrence S. Bacow discussed the value of incremental change to address complex issues in a virtual forum at the Institute of Politics Monday.

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Experts Discuss Power of Youth Vote in 2020 Elections

A panel of activists, academics, and students discussed the role of young voters and the importance of youth voter turnout in the upcoming 2020 presidential election during an online webinar Tuesday.

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Former Stanford President Advocates Empathy, Optimism, and Leadership in 2020 Godkin Lecture

John L. Hennessy, chairman of Alphabet and former president of Stanford University, acknowledged the incredible number of crises confronting the United States today but affirmed his faith in the next generation of leaders in Thursday’s annual Godkin lecture.

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Human Rights Campaign President Discusses Future of BGLTQ Rights, 2020 Election in IOP Forum

President of the Human Rights Campaign Alphonso David shared his thoughts on BGLTQ activism, the future of gay rights, and the 2020 election in a conversation with Harvard Kennedy School professor Timothy P. McCarthy ’93 Thursday.

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Biden Leads Trump by 33 Points Among Likely Young Voters, IOP Poll Finds

Young people are far from enthusiastic about voting for former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. — but they may just hold enough disdain for President Donald J. Trump to do so in big numbers anyway.

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IOP Pollster Della Volpe Takes Leave to Advise Biden Campaign

John Della Volpe, who has steered the Harvard Institute of Politics’s polling initiatives for the last 20 years, is taking leave from his main role at the IOP in order to consult for former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s presidential campaign.

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Andrew Yang Discusses His Asian-American Identity at Virtual Institute of Politics Event

Former presidential candidate Andrew M. Yang spoke about universal basic income, the spread of misinformation, and his Asian-American identity Tuesday.

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Advocate Chasten Buttigieg, Attorney Jorge Vazquez Jr. Among Institute of Politics Fellows For Virtual Fall Semester

Chasten Buttigieg, the author, BGLTQ advocate, and husband of former presidential candidate Pete P.M. Buttigieg ’04, will join the fall semester’s cohort of Institute of Politics fellows, along with five other public and political figures, the IOP announced Tuesday morning.

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Institute of Politics Introduces New Fall 2020 Stipend Program

The Institute of Politics has begun accepting applications for its new Fall 2020 Stipend Program supporting undergraduates pursuing jobs in politics and public service this semester.

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Cambridge Mayor Siddiqui Talks COVID-19 Response at Fast Forum

Cambridge Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui spoke about the challenges of leading through a crisis — as well as the “supportive” response of the City of Cambridge — in a virtual forum at the Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics Thursday.

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Former House Speaker Paul Ryan Talks Coronavirus, Reopening Economy at IOP Fast Forum

Former Speaker of the House Paul D. Ryan spoke about the pandemic-stricken economy, the future of the Republican party, and U.S.-China relations to a digital audience at an Institute of Politics Fast Forum Monday.

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Harvard IOP Poll Finds Biden Holds 23-Point Lead Over Trump Among Young Voters

An IOP Youth Poll found that young Americans broadly favor former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. over President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election.

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Harvard College Moves 2020 Summer Programs Online

Harvard College’s 2020 summer programming will be held entirely online due to the coronavirus crisis, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana announced in an email to undergraduates Monday afternoon.

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Washington Post Reporter Talks 'Hair-on-Fire-Briefing,' Coronavirus Coverage at IOP Forum

Lena H. Sun, a national health reporter for the Washington Post, spoke about her experience covering the novel coronavirus outbreak during the Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics’s third “Fast Forum” Thursday evening.

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IOP Director Talks Transition to Virtual Events, Uncertainty Of Summer Programs

Mark D. Gearan ’78, director of the Institute of Politics at the Harvard Kennedy School, said in a Tuesday interview that the IOP is working to transition its extensive programming to an online model.

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