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UT Austin Professor Talks Fact-Checking Misinformation on Social Media in Shorenstein Center Speaker Series

University of Texas at Austin communications professor Natalie J. Stroud discussed her research on correcting misperceptions of news spread through social media on Wednesday.

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Markey and O’Connor Differ on Court Packing, Environmental Issues at Boston Youth Voter Town Hall

United States Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) reiterated his support for exploring the expansion of the U.S. Supreme Court at a youth voter town hall.

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Nearly 20 Percent of Republican Harvard Undergrads Plan to Vote for Biden

Nearly 20 percent of Republican Harvard undergraduates reported in a September survey that they would vote for Democratic nominee Vice President Joseph R. Biden in his presidential race against incumbent U.S. President Donald J. Trump.

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HKS Prof. Aldy Talks Clean Energy, Economic Policy at Belfer Center Webinar

Harvard Kennedy School professor Joseph E. Aldy discussed how policymakers can learn from past models to maximize the impact of current American energy legislation at a Monday webinar hosted by the Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.

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On Campus

Panel Discusses Black Voters' Key Role in the 2020 Election at Warren Center Event

LaTosha Brown, the co-founder of an organization encouraging Black Americans to vote to enact social justice, discussed the dangers and sources of voter suppression at a panel discussion Monday.

Harvard Kennedy School
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Harvard Kennedy School Affiliates Petition HKS Dean Elmendorf for School Holiday on Election Day

A group of Harvard Kennedy School students, alumni, faculty and staff sent HKS Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf an open letter Friday requesting he designate Election Day a school holiday.

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Central Administration

HR Head Encourages 'Scheduling Flexibility' for Harvard Staff on Election Day

Harvard Vice President for Human Resources Marilyn Hausammann wrote to administrators Friday to ensure managers provide “scheduling flexibility” to enable staff members to vote.

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Student Life

Founder of Environmental Voter Project Discusses Increasing Turnout Among Environmentalists

Nathaniel Stinnett, founder of the Environmental Voter Project, discussed on a panel Wednesday how his non-profit combats poor voter turnout among environmentalists in the United States.

Quincy House Voting
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Cambridge Maintaining Six Voter Drop Boxes for November Election

The City of Cambridge Election Commission has installed five additional voting drop box locations to ensure an efficient collection of ballots in the upcoming state and presidential election.

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Petition Calls on Harvard Law School to Oppose Supreme Court Appointment

More than 300 Harvard Law School students and affiliates signed an online petition calling on the school to provide a statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee opposing the appointment of a new Supreme Court Justice before Inauguration Day.

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As Election Looms, Experts Say Stakes Are High for Harvard and Higher Ed

With just three weeks before Election Day, experts say much is at stake for Harvard in the outcome of the contest between President Donald J. Trump and former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.

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Panelists Speculate About Effects of COVID-19 on Eurasian Integration

Four academics discussed the impact of COVID-19 on the economic and geopolitical integration of Eurasia in a Tuesday morning webinar.

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Central Administration

HGSU-UAW Urges Harvard to Oppose Trump Visa Rule Change

Organizers for Harvard Graduate Students Union-United Automobile Workers are circulating a petition that calls on Vice Provost for International Affairs Mark C. Elliott and the Harvard International Office to act in opposition to the Trump administration’s proposed visa policy change for international students.

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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.

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College

Reversing 2016 Stance, Harvard Republican Club Endorses Donald Trump for President

The Harvard Republican Club has endorsed incumbent United States President Donald J. Trump in his 2020 re-election race, according to a Tuesday evening press release.

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