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The Nieman Foundation hosts dozens of events at Lippmann House each year, featuring leading researchers, scientists, artists, writers, historians, economists and others who explore the world of ideas with Nieman Fellows and Foundation guests. Journalists and media experts also discuss the latest challenges and opportunities in journalism.


A Conversation with Maria Ressa

Date: Thursday, March 5, 2020 Time: 4:30-6:00 p.m. Location: Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge Admission: This event is free and open to the public. Admittance is first come, first seated. Join us to hear from Maria Ressa, a leading advocate for a free press and … Read more

2019 J. Anthony Lukas Prize Project Awards

The 2019 J. Anthony Lukas Prize Project Awards were presented at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard on May 7, 2019. The awards honor the best in American nonfiction writing and are co-administered by the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and the Nieman Foundation. The project … Read more

2019 Nieman Journalism Awards Ceremony

During a ceremony at Walter Lippmann House on May 1, 2019, the Nieman Foundation honored several investigative journalists and their work by presenting three of the foundation’s annual journalism awards: The I.F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence Veteran journalists Monika Bauerlein and Clara Jeffery, selected in recognition of … Read more

Journalist Alfredo Corchado delivers the 37th Morris Lecture at Harvard

Author and journalist Alfredo Corchado delivered the 37th Joe Alex Morris Jr. Memorial Lecture at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism on Nov. 14, 2018. The annual Morris Lecture is presented an American overseas correspondent or commentator on foreign affairs who is invited to Harvard to speak about international news coverage. Read more

80th Alumni Reunion Weekend – October 12-14, 2018

Our 80th anniversary reunion weekend kicked off with an opening reception at Lippmann House before guests headed to Harvard’s Memorial Church for Nieman Live! The presentation featured alumni stories about journalists and journalism. Jonathan Walton, Pusey Minister in … Read more