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Master Planning
Harvard Kennedy School

Master Planning

A rendering of the buildings, in yellow, of Harvard's master plan for its Allston project. The new SEAS complex is outlined by the red line.

New Hampshire Watch Party
IOP

New Hampshire Watch Party

Students react to the results of the New Hampshire primary at a watch party at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on Tuesday night. The primary plays an essential role in the presidential election process.

New Hampshire Primary
IOP

New Hampshire Primary

Students gather at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on Tuesday night to await the results of the New Hampshire primary. The primary is one of the most important events of the presidential election process.

Harvard Business School
FAS

Faculty Overwhelmingly Donate to Clinton

Ninety-one percent of contributions to current presidential candidates made by Harvard faculty, instructors, and researchers in 2015 went to former Secretary of State Hillary R. Clinton.

Politics

Ahead of New Hampshire Primaries, Professors Predict Wins for Trump and Sanders

Professors stand firmly by polls' predictions for Tuesday's first-in-the-nation primary election in New Hampshire, a make-or-break moment for many presidential candidates.

Debating Political Correctness
College

Students Debate Merits, Pitfalls of Political Correctness

​In light of a contentious year on college campuses across the nation, a small crowd of a hundred students gathered Tuesday evening to watch four of their peers debate the merits and pitfalls of political correctness and “PC culture.”

Racial Justice and Political Correctness
Race

Law Prof. Kennedy Addresses Race and Activism at IOP

Harvard Law School professor Randall L. Kennedy confronted questions about the intersection of race and politics at the Institute of Politics Monday evening, urging attendees to fight racism but not institutions like Harvard.

Politics

Kennedy School's Belfer Center Receives $15 Million

The gift by investor Robert A. Belfer and his family—for whom the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs has been named since 1997—brings the Kennedy School's capital campaign total just short of its $500 million goal.

Central Administration

Elmendorf Assumes Role As Kennedy School Dean

Elmendorf emphasized the importance of helping the school adopt modern teaching methods, fundraising for the capital campaign, seeing the construction of the HKS campus through to its completion, and keeping the cost of the Kennedy School low.

City Politics

Organization Looks to Support ‘Service Veterans’ Seeking Office

The non-partisan organization, New Politics, is guiding 13 candidates, at least five of whom have ties to Harvard, through elections for a wide range of political offices.

Harvard Kennedy School

Shorenstein Center Names Four Spring Fellows

Four new recipients of the Shorenstein Fellowship will join Bob Schieffer—current fellow and former CBS Evening News anchor—at the The Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy.

MBTA Fare
Harvard Kennedy School

Kennedy School Fellow Proposes Reforms to the T

The report, authored by Charles Chieppo, a fellow at the Ash Center, outlines several steps that the transportation service should take to reduce costs and increase ridership

Central Administration

Two Gifts Will Fund Kennedy School Fellowships

The Kennedy School of Government has received two significant gifts, $2 million from the Mallinckrodt Foundation and $2.93 million from the Charles Koch Foundation, that will go toward establishing student fellowships.

A Conversation with Ashton B. Carter
IOP

Secretary of Defense Talks Military Recruitment and ISIS

Despite calling the U.S. military the “finest fighting force in the world,” Carter pointed out what he described as the trend of technological innovation shifting away from the U.S. government toward the private sector.

Racing Extinction Screening
Harvard Kennedy School

Racing Extinction Screening

Members of the public gather to watch an advance screening of the environmental documentary “Racing Extinction” at the Malkin Penthouse at the Harvard Kennedy School on Monday.

Special Teams
Football

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate
College

The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard
Crime

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard

College

A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes