Harvard spent over half a million dollars lobbying the federal government in 2016, a number that has held relatively steady for the past five years.
Hours after Betsy DeVos was confirmed as the U.S. Secretary of Education, some Harvard student activists concerned about anti-sex discrimination law Title IX started plotting a response.
Undergraduates from across the country convened at Harvard’s Institute of Politics to look back at the November presidential election and reflect on the nation’s political climate.
Pooria Mostafalu is working on developing smart, wearable devices that can be used to help monitor and treat diseases. He came to the United States for “science, science, science,” and says he does not understand why Trump’s order would target researchers like himself and his colleagues.
“I have conferences planned. I’m supposed to be going to Dubai next week for the World Government Summit, which is a conference that President Obama spoke at last year, and I’m one of four representatives from the Kennedy School,” says Ziad Reslan, Harvard Kennedy School Student and Syrian citizen, who is now unsure of whether he can attend due to the recent immigration bans.
Four Harvard faculty members signed onto an amicus brief filed in a federal appeals court Sunday night to support a legal challenge to President Donald Trump’s immigration order.