Harvard Kennedy School

Divest
Harvard Kennedy School

Divest

Divest Harvard protesters picketed outside the Harvard Kennedy School Thursday evening.

IOP Artificial Intelligence Panel
IOP

Panel Experts Talk Artificial Intelligence Ethics

​Computer science and public policy experts from Harvard and MIT spoke at a Kennedy School forum Thursday night about the potential of eliminating human bias and errors in policy-making through artificial intelligence.

Divest
Harvard Kennedy School

Divest Harvard Activists Protest Kennedy School Film Screening

​Several members of environmental activist group Divest Harvard quietly carried signs outside a Kennedy School film series screening sponsored by Shell Oil Company.

Khizr Khan
On Campus

Khizr Khan

Khizr M. Khan discusses the letter that inspired him to take the stage at the 2016 Democratic National Convention at the JFK Jr. Forum at the Harvard Institute of Politics Wednesday night.

Khizr Khan
IOP

Khizr Khan, Father of Fallen Soldier, Denounces Trump at IOP

“We are faced right now with an administration without moral compass,” Khan said.

Building State Capability
Harvard Kennedy School

Building State Capability

College

Arab Students Association Hosts ‘Teach-In’ With Legal Experts

On Feb. 8, the Harvard Arab Students Association hosted a "teach-in" with legal analysts in response to President Trump's travel ban.

Abrahams at the Harvard Kennedy School
Harvard Kennedy School

Abrahams at the Harvard Kennedy School

Dr. Alexei S. Abrahams leads a seminar on game theory reductions of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

IOP

At Conference, Students Reflect on Tense Political Climate

​Undergraduates from across the country convened at Harvard’s Institute of Politics to look back at the November presidential election and reflect on the nation’s political climate.

HGC Meeting
Graduate School of Design

HGC Meeting

Simeon Bochev, Harvard Business School Lead Rep and Harvard Graduate Council Vice President moderates a meeting of the council Monday evening.

#NoBanNoWall
College

Over 150 Join 'Emergency Protest' of Immigration Order

Hours after Trump suspended immigration from several predominantly Muslim countries, over 150 Harvard affiliates assembled in the Square Friday evening in an “emergency protest."

IOP

Former Obama Staffers Join IOP

​Six new fellows—including a longtime former member of Congress and a former speechwriter for First Lady Michelle Obama—will lead weekly study groups at Harvard’s Institute of Politics this spring.

Politics

Kennedy School's Shorenstein Fellows Will Study Press, Politics

Six new fellows—including several prominent journalists, an MIT professor, and a former adviser to Bernie Sanders’s presidential campaign—will join the Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy this semester to study the influence of the press on governments.

Harvard Kennedy School

Schelling, 'Founding Father' of the Kennedy School, Dies at 95

​Thomas C. Schelling, a Nobel laureate, “Founding Father” of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and Economics professor noted for his work on game theory and arms control, died Tuesday at age 95.

Central Administration

Jackson Hired as Top University Spokesperson

​Melodie L. Jackson, who previously worked as the head spokesperson at the Kennedy School of Government, has filled the role of Assistant Vice President for Communications, a position that a top University spokesperson left vacant this fall.