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Lawrence S. Bacow, the president emeritus of Tufts University and a member of the Harvard Corporation, will join the Kennedy School’s Center for Public Leadership as its inaugural leader-in-residence.
Former Canadian opposition leader Michael G. Ignatieff will become the Edward R. Murrow Chair of press, politics, and public policy at the Kennedy School of Government.
Margaret A. “Maggie” Williams, who has served as a close advisor to Bill and Hillary Clinton for more than 20 years, including as manager of Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign, will be the new director of the John F. Kennedy School of Government’s Institute of Politics.
Margaret "Maggie" A. Williams, who managed Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign in 2008, has been named as director of the Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics, the school announced Thursday afternoon.
In the months that followed the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963, realizing the late President’s wish that his national memorial consist of three parts—a museum, a library, and a political institute—and that it stand next to the Harvard campus.
Although Jasanoff said that her career trajectory has been propelled by the “accidental convergence” of opportunities, her friends and family credit her personal and professional success to her kind, pragmatic personality and her creative, adaptive mind.
Samantha J. Power, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, describes the meaning of Democracy both in the U.S. and the world at the Harvard Kennedy School Class Day.
U.S. Ambassador to the UN Samantha J. Power encouraged the 565 students graduating from the the Kennedy School of Government to spread the ideals of democracy across the globe.
Outgoing Institute of Politics Director C. M. Trey Grayson ’94 has accepted a position as president of the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Grayson announced earlier this week.
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, second from left, touches on some of the challenges she faces today, as former Mexican President Felipe Calderón looks on during a launch event for the Kennedy School of Government's capital campaign Thursday afternoon.
The two-day launch event, called IDEASpHERE, signals the transition of the Kennedy School’s $500 million capital campaign from the quiet to the public phase.
The Harvard Kennedy School is preparing to enter the public portion of its own $500 million campaign in a two-day celebration beginning Thursday.
Kennedy School students are calling for the creation of a mandatory orientation program to help incoming students and faculty better recognize and address race and gender in the classroom.
Peter Maurer, right, Douglas Alexander, left, and Michael Ignatieff, center, discuss the current situation in Syria and the Middle East. The panel was moderated by Nicholas Burns.
The head of the International Committee of the Red Cross described the challenges facing humanitarian aid organizations in Syria during a discussion Wednesday evening.