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  • University Presidents Discuss the Legacy of Slavery
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    Washington Ideas Forum, Legacy of Slavery

    The presidents of Georgetown and Harvard universities discussed the role slavery played in the history of their institutions and communities. They were interviewed by Ta-Nehisi Coates at…

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  • Harvard Convocation Ceremony
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    Harvard Convocation Ceremony

    Senator Edward Kennedy received an honorary degree at a special Harvard convocation. Speakers paid tribute to Senator Kennedy’s life in public service and contributions to both American…

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  • Universities Innovation and the Economy
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    Universities, Innovation, and the Economy

    Drew Faust talked about the ways education and innovation can benefit the U.S. economy. She answered questions from Neera Tanden on investment in primary and secondary education leadership training for…

    637 views
  • History of Women at Harvard
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    History of Women at Harvard

    Historian Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz talked about the evolution of Harvard University’s relationship with women, from the university’s founding 375 years ago, when Harvard excluded women as students and…

    330 views
  • The University and Public Behavior
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    The University and Public Behavior

    Dr. Rodin talked about the role colleges and universities play in teaching values and ethics. She talked about issues such as discrimination and whether or not the university administration…

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