Archives for "Justice and poverty"

Friday

April 18, 2014 11:58 am

Aliza Luft ’06 examines ‘risky defections’ during the genocide in Rwanda

Aliza Luft ’06 examines ‘risky defections’ during the genocide in Rwanda

Why, Luft asks in her guest blog post, did some Hutu “evade participation and help Tutsi” instead of killing them?

Friday

January 31, 2014 12:45 pm

In Central Europe, Phillips Fellow Baumann ’14 sought missing pieces of a family puzzle

Rachel Baumann’s interest in her grandparents gained new intensity when, supported by a Phillips Fellowship, she spent summer 2013 researching their story of courage, audacity and survival as Jews in Nazi-controlled Europe.

Friday

November 8, 2013 9:55 am

Harvard media report on President Spencer, ‘godmother’ of Crimson Summer Academy, speaking at anniversary event

Harvard media report on President Spencer, ‘godmother’ of Crimson Summer Academy, speaking at anniversary event

The program is “all about aligning the students’ ambition with opportunities,” Spencer said.

Thursday

November 7, 2013 11:32 am

Strategies for climate change, youth homelessness at issue in Harward Center events

Strategies for climate change, youth homelessness at issue in Harward Center events

A forum on youth homelessness in Maine and a talk by a leading climate change activist take place a day apart in presentations at Bates College.

Friday

September 27, 2013 2:01 pm

Chronicler of boom, bust in American West gives Otis Lecture on Oct. 14

Chronicler of boom, bust in American West gives Otis Lecture on Oct. 14

Rubén Martínez, chronicler of the harsh consequences of boom times in the West, gives the annual Otis Lecture on Oct. 14.

Monday

August 19, 2013 12:00 pm

Summer Student Research: Schriger ’14 examines dating violence among Chilean college students

Summer Student Research: Schriger ’14 examines dating violence among Chilean college students

Schriger received grant funding through the Mellon Foundation to help her integrate her summer research into her academic work as a senior.

Tuesday

August 13, 2013 12:00 pm

Summer Student Research: Reaz ’16 pursues clean water for the slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Summer Student Research: Reaz ’16 pursues clean water for the slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Zuhayr Reaz ’16 is doing fieldwork in support of WaterAid in in his home country of Bangladesh, where nearly one…

Wednesday

January 23, 2013 11:41 am

Otis Intern Kate Paladin ’15 learns the value of green ‘action’

Otis Intern Kate Paladin ’15 learns the value of green ‘action’

Kate Paladin ’15 discovers what happens when a community becomes an epicenter of poverty and pollution.

Tuesday

January 22, 2013 5:00 pm

King would be ‘appalled’ at today’s rhetoric around poverty, Butler says in keynote

King would be ‘appalled’ at today’s rhetoric around poverty, Butler says in keynote

Getting 46 million Americans out of poverty will require wholesale changes in how we talk about, think about and take action around poverty, said keynote speaker Anthea Butler.

Friday

January 18, 2013 1:45 pm

Dauge-Roth’s course on teaching genocide highlighted in International Educator

Dauge-Roth’s course on teaching genocide highlighted in International Educator

Teaching genocide is about finding ways to “create connections and dialogues” says Alex Dauge-Roth.