Can we respond to the Bahrain workshop idea with a ‘yes and no’?

2019-05-21 BEIRUT — Washington’s formal announcement of its plan to hold an economic workshop in Bahrain in June to kick-start a promised Palestinian-Israeli peace process — “the deal of the century” — brings us all face-to-face with a momentous decision. Do we dance or stay home? This post was originally posted on news.harvard.edu/ official website. … Read moreCan we respond to the Bahrain workshop idea with a ‘yes and no’?

Pro-abortion protesters at UChicago celebrate as students retain right to student fee-funded abortions

CHICAGO — The abortion debate took center stage at the University of Chicago on Tuesday night as more than 200 students converged at a student government meeting to demand that a loophole student government program that pays for emergency abortions using student fees remain in effect. Chanting “our body, our choice” and “Fuck Brett Barbin,” … Read morePro-abortion protesters at UChicago celebrate as students retain right to student fee-funded abortions

Democrats overruled voters to impose affirmative action. But the GOP joined them to kill ‘exit exams.’

Top-down mandates futile when schools have ‘little incentive to improve instruction’ A conservative policy group is cheering the end of “exit exams” in Washington state, saying the additional graduation requirement was full of holes and didn’t serve its purpose. “Policymakers promised this requirement would raise standards and make the earning of a high school diploma … Read moreDemocrats overruled voters to impose affirmative action. But the GOP joined them to kill ‘exit exams.’

I was forced out of my PhD program because of my open faith in Jesus Christ. Here’s my story.

While as an undergrad at Salt Lake Community College in 1991, I gave a presentation in front of my humanities 101 class arguing Jesus Christ is the messiah, citing evidence for his resurrection. My professor literally cut me off during my presentation and told me it was over, that I couldn’t proceed. He later informed … Read moreI was forced out of my PhD program because of my open faith in Jesus Christ. Here’s my story.

3 Negotiation Strategies for Conflict Resolution

When a dispute flares up and conflict resolution is required, the outcome can be sadly predictable: the conflict escalates, with each side blaming the other in increasingly strident terms. The dispute may end up in litigation, and the relationship may be forever damaged. Facilitating Conflict Resolution Processes with Negotiation Skills Build powerful negotiation skills and … Read more3 Negotiation Strategies for Conflict Resolution

Signing Bonus Negotiation 101

After engaging in a successful salary negotiation for a coveted job, most people are ready to shake hands and start sharing the good news with friends and family. But these days, there may be one more negotiation you should consider launching before saying yes: a signing bonus negotiation. Get Ready for a Signing Bonus Negotiation … Read moreSigning Bonus Negotiation 101

Ministry for Aric Flemming, M.Div. ’19, includes music as well as preaching

This is one in a series of profiles showcasing some of Harvard’s stellar graduates. If one mission of a minister is to bring people together, Aric Bernard Flemming Jr., M.Div. ’19, was born to the role. Only, perhaps not precisely in the way he or his family envisioned. The son and grandson of pastors, Flemming … Read moreMinistry for Aric Flemming, M.Div. ’19, includes music as well as preaching