Focus on food: Twenty-two faculty deliver lightning lectures on research, realities involving what we eat

The Food+ Research Symposium, which was hosted by the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, the Harvard Kennedy School Sustainable Science Program, and the Harvard Center for the Environment, brought together 22 faculty speakers from eight Schools last Friday to deliver seven-minute presentations on the nexus of food, agriculture, environment, health, and society.

2015 HLS Parody: The eternal curse of the 1L

The 2015 Harvard Law School Parody Beauty v. the Beast, which ran from Feb. 27 to March 3, drew sold-out audiences of students, faculty members, and visitors. Staged annually since the 1980s by the Harvard Law School Drama Society, the Parody serves as a creative outlet for many students at the law school.

After Ferguson, the ripples across Harvard

National concerns over racial justice lead to campus introspection, discussion, research, and action They are short, stark sentences, seared into the public consciousness in recent months: Hands up, don’t shoot. I can’t breathe. Black lives matter. The killings of unarmed black men by white police officers last summer—the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, […]

Criminal Justice and Policing after the Events in Ferguson, Staten Island, Cleveland and Elsewhere (video)

On Friday, Feb. 6, after several town hall meetings in which Harvard Law students and faculty shared their experiences and observations of discrimination and systemic injustice, as well as hopes for pedagogical and cultural shifts at the law school, the HLS community convened to discuss a somewhat more familiar law school topic: legal and policy reforms.