Harvard Kennedy School
Afghan journalist Sami Mahdi discussed the future of the media in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan at a virtual event hosted by the Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center on Thursday afternoon.
Harvard Kennedy School’s Government Performance Lab announced last week the selection of five areas that will participate in a new initiative aimed at implementing alternative responses to non-violent 911 calls.
First-year students beginning the Public Policy Master’s Program at the Harvard Kennedy School this month became the inaugural class to participate in two half-semester race and racism classes, after the school moved to expand the mandatory courses from two weeks to an entire semester.
United States Representative Katherine M. Clark (D-Mass.) discussed her career in public service, the Democrats’ “Build Back Better” agenda, and current challenges to U.S. democracy at an Institute of Politics event Thursday.
Former U.S. Representative William M. “Mac” Thornberry and recent U.S. Senate candidate Sarah I. Gideon headline a cohort of six eminent political figures who will serve as resident fellows at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics this fall, the IOP announced Wednesday.
Laura Manley will serve as executive director of the Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center beginning Sept. 7, the Center announced earlier this month.
The Harvard Kennedy School merged its financial aid and admissions teams in July, laying off five employees in the school’s Student Financial Services department and two in Admissions and Recruitment while creating eight new positions.
U.S. Secretary of Transportation and former presidential candidate Peter P. M. Buttigieg ’04 emphasized the generation-defining nature of the current political moment in a speech at the Harvard Kennedy School’s virtual graduation ceremony Thursday.
Presidential Climate Envoy John Kerry Discusses Climate Crisis as National Security Threat at HKS Conference
John F. Kerry, former Secretary of State and current Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, joined intelligence experts and other stakeholders at a Harvard Kennedy School conference on the geopolitical, intelligence, and national security implications of climate change on Friday.