Former U.S. Rep. Barney Frank and retired federal judge Nancy Gertner discussed during last week’s Myra Kraft Open Classroom lecture the ramifications of the U.S. Supreme Court between 1953 and 1969, when Earl Warren served as chief justice.
In the first session of the semester-long Open Classroom series on the world’s water crisis, Shafik Islam, the director of the Water Diplomacy Initiative at Tufts University, posed a chilling question: “Will water lead to war?”
Boston Mayor Thomas Menino said on Wednesday that many of his public health initiatives have required taking political risks in order to improve residents’ lives.
This fall’s Open Classroom Series will focus on U.S. health care reform with a particular emphasis on patient safety, Obamacare, and obesity.
Speaking during the Policy School’s Open Classroom series, retired Navy Rear Admiral David W. Titley drew parallels between climate and defense issues.
Northeastern’s Open Classroom series, which analyzes a new public policy issue each semester, will take an interdisciplinary look at the challenges of solving climate change this spring.
On Wednesday, former Harvard president and Obama adviser Larry Summers joined Gregory Mankiw, an adviser to Mitt Romney, for a standing-room-only discussion hosted by the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs.