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Central Administration

Construction Underway, Kennedy School Targets Active Learning in Campus Expansion

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.

Central Administration

Douglas Elmendorf, Former CBO Director, To Lead Kennedy School

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.

Harvard Kennedy School

'Face the Nation's' Schieffer To Join Kennedy School as Fellow

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.

Commencement 2015
Student Life

Commencement 2015

Devabrata Chakraborty holds a globe along with soon-to-be Kennedy School graduates during Commencement on May 28.

HKS Commencement Speaker Miliband
Commencement

HKS Commencement Speaker Miliband

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.

HKS Commencement Speaker Miliband
Commencement

Miliband Talks Foreign Policy at Kennedy School Commencement

“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.”

Harvard Kennedy School

Archon Fung Named Interim Kennedy School Dean

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.

Martha McSally
Harvard Kennedy School

From Fighter Pilot Squadron Leader to Congresswoman

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.

Anna E. Cabral
Politics

Right on the Money: A U.S. Treasurer and Public Servant

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?”

Anna E. Cabral
Politics

Anna E. Cabral

Yemen Discussion
Race

Yemen Discussion

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.

Out With The Old
Books

Photos of the Day (5/11-5/12/15)

IOP

Millennials Report Little Faith in Justice System, IOP Poll Shows

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.

IOP

Institute of Politics Website Hacked

The hack coincided with a busy day for the IOP: the release of its biannual millennial poll.

On Campus

President Obama’s Former 'Body Man' Reflects on Years as Aide

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.

Beauty After Ruin
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Beauty After Ruin

Harvard Ed Portal Opening
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Year In Review 2015

Fischer Touchdown
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Year in Sports 2015

Senior survey header
Front Feature

Class of 2015, By the Numbers