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Central Administration

‘A Wide Range of Experiences’: Harvard Clerical and Technical Workers Incorporate Remote Work

Harvard’s more than 5,000 unionized clerical and technical workers have faced different transitions back to working on campus. Juggling health guidelines as well as employees’ needs and preferences, many departments switched — temporarily or permanently — to hybrid arrangements.

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Race

Civic Leaders and Organizers Discuss Mobilizing the Latinx Vote at Virtual HKS Panel

Civic leaders and organizers from across the country discussed mobilizing the Latinx vote for progressive causes in the upcoming 2022 elections at a panel hosted by the Kennedy School’s Center for Public Leadership on Tuesday.

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IOP

IOP Launches New Emerging Leaders Initiative

The Institute of Politics announced a new initiative Tuesday that will invite select young people with experience in politics and public service to visit Harvard in February 2022 to participate in politically-oriented programming.

IOP Event with Carmen Reinhart
IOP

IOP Event with Carmen Reinhart

Senior Vice President and World Bank Group Chief Economist Carmen Reinhart spoke at about post-pandemic global economic challenges at the IOP Wednesday night.

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On Campus

Michael Nutter IOP SAC chair

Former Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, third from right, spoke at the IOP for a mayors' forum in 2011. The IOP announced that Nutter will be become the chair of the IOP Senior Advisory Committee this past week.

Michael Nutter IOP SAC chair
IOP

Former Philadelphia Mayor Tapped to Chair IOP’s Senior Advisory Committee

Former Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter was tapped to serve as chair of the Harvard Institute of Politics Senior Advisory Committee Wednesday, filling a role that was left vacant for nearly two years.

IOP

World Bank Chief Economist Discusses Post-Pandemic Economic Challenges at IOP

World Bank Group Chief Economist Carmen M. Reinhart discussed the effects of post-pandemic debt and inflation on emerging markets during the Institute of Politics’s Gordon Lecture at the JFK Jr. Forum on Wednesday.

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Student Groups

Student Advocates Disappointed by HKS Equity Efforts Following Diversity Report

Student advocates at the Harvard Kennedy School reacted with disappointment to demographic numbers released in the school’s annual diversity report, which revealed that the HKS student body and faculty remain mostly white.

IOP Global News Event
IOP

IOP Global News Event

The Institute of Politics hosted a forum on the media Monday evening featuring former New York Times CEO Mark Thompson, Nobel Prize winner and Rappler CEO Maria Ressa, Google vice president of news Richard Gingras, and former McClatchy Company CEO Craig Forman.

IOP Global News Event
IOP

Journalists Advocate for Legislation to Combat Misinformation at IOP Event

Leaders in the news and tech industries argued in favor of government legislation to combat the spread of misinformation in digital media at an event hosted by the Institute of Politics Monday.

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Politics

White House Advisor Discusses U.S. Climate Policy Ahead of UN Climate Conference

Deputy White House National Climate Advisor Ali A. Zaidi ’08 discussed the United States’s approach to combating climate change at a Harvard Kennedy School event Wednesday.

IOP Event
IOP

IOP Event

From the left: Seung Min Kim, Dan Balz, and Amy Walter conversed at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum Tuesday evening.

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Former Governor Deval Patrick '78 L'82

Former Mass. Governor Deval Patrick '78 presented a Seymour E. and Ruth B. Harris Lecture hosted by the Institute of Politics titled "Leading Through Chaos and Anger."

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Harvard Kennedy School

Kennedy School Announces New Covid-19 Restrictions Amid Rise in Cases

Harvard Kennedy School introduced new Covid-19 safety measures, including restrictions on in-person dining and gatherings, following an uptick in student cases last week.

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IOP

Former Cybersecurity Chief Krebs Talks Election Integrity at IOP Event

Krebs was fired by former U.S. president Donald Trump in November 2020, after he led an effort to quell misinformation campaigns surrounding the 2020 presidential election. As head of CISA, Krebs was the administration’s most senior cybersecurity expert.

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