Ohio State’s Seth Towns on being detained while protesting George Floyd’s death | SportsCenter

Recent Harvard graduate and Ohio State Buckeyes basketball player Seth Towns talks to John Buccigross on SportsCenter about being detained by Columbus police while peacefully protesting the death of George Floyd. Towns describes the events that led to him being detained by police and explains the duty he feels to use his platform to fight … Read more Ohio State’s Seth Towns on being detained while protesting George Floyd’s death | SportsCenter

The Conspiracy Virus: COVID-19 misinformation in the US | The Listening Post

On The Listening Post this week: How a conspiracy documentary hijacked US social media and fuelled misinformation on COVID-19. Plus: Peru and the art of digital homeschooling. COVID-19 misinformation in US So much about this pandemic remains unknown, which is why reporting on it is so challenging. A lack of scientific consensus, heavy-handed government policies, … Read more The Conspiracy Virus: COVID-19 misinformation in the US | The Listening Post

What to Watch as China’s Legislature Finally Convenes

What to Watch as China’s Legislature Finally Convenes 1. How will it go? A draft agenda was approved but details weren’t released. The session’s length will be “appropriately shortened,” the official Xinhua News Agency said, citing Zhang Yesui, head of the NPC Foreign Affairs Committee, but a closing date wasn’t given. Previous gatherings ran about … Read more What to Watch as China’s Legislature Finally Convenes

How will universities adapt to the coronavirus pandemic? | Inside Story

The coronavirus pandemic is disrupting higher education world wide. Lockdowns have closed university and college campuses. Classes have moved online. The University of Cambridge in the UK is the latest to make all lectures online until next year. But can virtual classes provide the same learning experience? And should students continue to pay high tuition … Read more How will universities adapt to the coronavirus pandemic? | Inside Story

2020 Last Lecture Series | Dehlia Ummuna

The Last Lecture Series at Harvard Law School, sponsored annually by the 3L and LL.M. class marshals, is an HLS tradition in which selected faculty members impart insight, advice, and final words of wisdom to the graduating class. The faculty selected as this year’s speakers were: Dehlia Umunna, a clinical professor and the faculty deputy … Read more 2020 Last Lecture Series | Dehlia Ummuna

2020 Last Lecture Series | Ruth Okediji

The Last Lecture Series at Harvard Law School, sponsored annually by the 3L and LL.M. class marshals, is an HLS tradition in which selected faculty members impart insight, advice, and final words of wisdom to the graduating class. The faculty selected as this year’s speakers were: Dehlia Umunna, a clinical professor and the faculty deputy … Read more 2020 Last Lecture Series | Ruth Okediji

MIT Professor’s Moderna Stake on Brink of Topping $1 Billion

Another early investor of Moderna Inc. is on the cusp of owning a stake worth at least $1 billion after the biotech firm reported encouraging early trial results for an experimental Covid-19 vaccine. The value of board member Bob Langer’s 3.2% holding, including stock options, rose to $934.3 million Monday, as the shares surged 20% … Read more MIT Professor’s Moderna Stake on Brink of Topping $1 Billion

Ousted U.S. Health Official Rick Bright Testifies to House Panel Over Coronavirus Response

Watch as whistleblower Immunologist Dr. Rick Bright appears before the U.S House Energy and Commerce Committee on Thursday, May 14. Bright was removed from his post as head of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority after sounding the alarm about the pandemic — in his words — America faces the “darkest winter in modern … Read more Ousted U.S. Health Official Rick Bright Testifies to House Panel Over Coronavirus Response

How Lillie Keenan balances Riding and Studying at Harvard | Equestrian World

Lillie Keenan was 2016’s winner of the Maxine Beard Showjumping Award, presented by the US Equestrian Team Foundation. The award is presented to young talented riders who have the potential to represent the USA in international competition. Lillie turned professional in 2015 at the age of 19, while also furthering her academical career at the … Read more How Lillie Keenan balances Riding and Studying at Harvard | Equestrian World

Kayleigh McEnany, the latest Fox star in the White House

Kayleigh McEnany, a 32-year-old graduate of Georgetown and Harvard, has been appointed as the Trump administration’s fourth press secretary. The former Fox News pundit, a regular Trump defender and surrogate, kicked off her new role with a promise government spinners often struggle to keep. #KayleighMcEnany #whitehouse #Trump Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our … Read more Kayleigh McEnany, the latest Fox star in the White House

The Point: What does it mean when U.S. mayor says he has coronavirus antibodies?

The mayor of Belleville, New Jersey, Michael Melham came under the spotlight when he said he tested positive for coronavirus antibodies. Is it possible that he had been infected last November as he claimed? Is finding out what happened to him important? Guest Eric Ding, Epidemiologist, Harvard Chan School of Public Health Subscribe to us … Read more The Point: What does it mean when U.S. mayor says he has coronavirus antibodies?

Joseph Nye: A crucible of leaders in pandemic

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on global trade, cross-border investment, global supply chains and globalization is alarming and sobering. In tough times, what’s the role and essence of leadership? What have we learned from history about communication and cooperation? What’s the next step for relations between China and the U.S.? Bearing all these questions … Read more Joseph Nye: A crucible of leaders in pandemic

See what White House press secretary said about Trump in 2015

New White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany was a harsh critic of then-candidate Donald Trump before she became a fierce advocate for him, including calling comments he made about Mexican immigrants in 2015 “racist.” Before becoming a prominent pro-Trump commentator during his first campaign, McEnany said it was “unfortunate” and “inauthentic” to call him a … Read more See what White House press secretary said about Trump in 2015

COVID-19 vs Globalization

COVID-19’s global spread has implications on global trade, cross-border investment, global supply chains and globalization. Is it “de-globalizing” temporary? Or will it continue after the pandemic? CGTN anchor Tianwei hosted the Third Webinar of the Bo’ao Forum for Asia on COVID-19 vs. Globalization. The webinar was joined by Thomas Friedman, author of “The World is … Read more COVID-19 vs Globalization