The Kennedy Institute

// Inside the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the US Senate

A close look inside how the Kennedy Institute will look and feel for its first visitors.

// Ted Kennedy Jr. carries the family torch

The late senator’s son is a rookie in the Connecticut state Senate. Is the US Senate next?

// Behind the Kennedy Institute experience with Edwin Schlossberg

The story behind the software, the programs, the tablets, and Ted Kennedy’s vision for his institute.

// The evolution of Columbia Point from calf pasture to UMass home and Kennedy capital

A Globe reporter with roots in Dorchester reflects on the neighborhood and its growing appeal.

Where did Senator Kennedy make the biggest impact?

It’s impossible to condense 47 years of service, but here are four places where Ted Kennedy’s legacy will be felt for decades.

From the editor: The Kennedy Institute

With the opening of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, steps from the JFK Library, Columbia Point can make a case as a political hall of fame.

// The US Senate’s darkest moment

An excerpt from Stephen Puleo’s book, “The Caning,” about an infamous fight between two senators.

How many people know their senators?

Our knowledge of history and present-day politics is sadly poor.

JFK: 50 Years Later

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A five-part series examining the profound impact of former President John F. Kennedy’s assassination.

Boston and the Irish

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JFK’s election was the triumphant culmination of the long march to assimilation and power of Irish Catholic Americans.

Harvard Art Museums

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// Raising the roof at Harvard Art Museums

An in-depth look at the new complex designed by architect Renzo Piano.

2014 Museums Special

// Museum Special

A look at the MFA’s Goya exhibit, plans to grow MASS MoCA, plus the 50 greatest paintings in New England.