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  • Editors and designers for the Harvard Political Review – a top undergraduate journal on politics and public policy supported by Harvard’s Institute of Politics – have released the FY 2013 Annual Report of the USA (ARUSA), a research tool offering an examination of the federal budget and challenges facing American taxation and spending policy. Learn More

  • IOP Friends and Family:

    I am writing to let you know I have decided to resign my position as the IOP’s Director effective as of June 30, 2014, the end of this academic year.

    Writing this note is bittersweet because being the IOP’s Director has been a real joy on so many levels, but with one daughter finishing 8th grade and another finishing 5th grade, the time has come for me to find my next great opportunity.

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  • Harvard students glean tremendous knowledge from the lectures and discussions that take place inside the classroom, but the learning doesn't stop there. Many graduates and undergraduates supplement their Harvard experience with opportunities to assist faculty members involved in independent research projects – which offer a different kind of appeal for students. Read More

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