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Kennedy School of Government faculty and staff are working alongside an incessant “banging” noise as construction on the school’s dramatic campus expansion is underway.
Elmendorf, who previously co-taught Harvard’s popular introductory economics course Economics 10 with professor Martin S. Feldstein ’61, succeeds current Kennedy School Dean David T. Ellwood ’75, who is stepping down at the end of this month.
Veteran CBS reporter and “Face the Nation” moderator Bob Schieffer will join the Kennedy School of Government in the fall as the third Walter Shorenstein Media and Democracy fellow.
Devabrata Chakraborty holds a globe along with soon-to-be Kennedy School graduates during Commencement on May 28.
David Miliband describes his experience in Parliament and his current position as president and CEO of the International Rescue Committee in the Kennedy School of Government’s Commencement address on Wednesday afternoon.
“Government can be a great force for good, but it requires a cast of mind that I would describe as entrepreneurial,” said Miliband, who served as U.K. Foreign Secretary from 2007 to 2010 and as a Member of Parliament for South Shields from 2001 to 2013. “That is the role of politics, to add entrepreneurship to necessary bureaucracy.”
Fung will take over for Harvard's longest serving dean, David T. Ellwood '75, who announced last fall that he would resign after 11 years at the helm of the Kennedy School.
McSally demonstrated her perseverance not only in her efforts to keep her dreams of flying fighter jets alive, but also in athletic successes that made an impression on those who knew her at Harvard.
Ultimately for Cabral, public service was her way of answering a question she posed to herself: “How do I give back for these great gifts that I’ve gotten?”
Fatima Abo Alasrar, Edward S. Mason Fellow and Yemeni citizen, emphasized the gravity of the humanitarian crisis in Yemen during a luncheon panel at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. The panel, according to Kennedy School Professor Michael C. Hudson, was assembled with initiative from current Yemeni students pursuing advanced degrees at the Kennedy School.
Nearly half of young Americans reported little or no confidence that the criminal justice system treats individuals equally regardless of race or ethnicity, according to new findings of a national poll conducted by the Institute of Politics.
The hack coincided with a busy day for the IOP: the release of its biannual millennial poll.
Reggie Love, President Barack Obama’s “body man” for more than four years, shared personal anecdotes from his time staffing the President during a speech at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on Tuesday.