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Harvard Kennedy School

In Ukraine, Harvard Alumni Seek To Professionalize New Government

The Harvard Club of Ukraine is collaborating with the alumni organizations of other universities from across the U.S. and Europe to fill vacant positions in the interim Ukrainian government with Western-educated professionals.

One Year Later
City Politics

One Year Later

Public Safety Secretary Andrea J. Cabral discusses the importance of balancing the levels of security and comfort of the patrons at the annual marathon.

Correa
IOP

Ecuadorian President Downplays Controversy, Highlights Country’s Successes at JFK Forum

President of the Republic of Ecuador Rafael Correa told an audience at the John F. Kennedy Forum Wednesday night that the economic situation in Ecuador has improved rapidly over the last few years.

Petraeus at the IOP
IOP

Petraeus at the IOP

Former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency David Petraeus (right) joined former Director of the Mossad Meir Dagan (center) and moderator Graham Allison (left) for a conversation on the state of affairs in the Middle East at the JFK Jr. Forum on Tuesday night.

Trey Grayson Stepping Down
Harvard Kennedy School

Trey Grayson Stepping Down

Director of the John F. Kennedy School of Government Trey Grayson, pictured above in 2011, has announced that he will be stepping down from the position.

Petraeus at the IOP
Commencement

Today in Photos (04/09/2014)

Petraeus at the IOP
Harvard Kennedy School

Former CIA and Mossad Directors Discuss Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Middle East Situation

Four days after Secretary of State John F. Kerry called for a “reality check” on the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, former director of the CIA David H. Petraeus and Meir Dagan, former director of Israel’s intelligence service, the Mossad, analyzed the prospects for future peace in the Middle East at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on Monday.

Commencement

Samantha Power Will Return to Kennedy School To Give Class Day Address

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha J. Power will address 2014 graduates of the John F. Kennedy School of Government at the school’s Class Day on May 28.

Harvard Law School

New Report Explains Successes and Failures of Response to Bombing, Manhunt

According to a press release, the analysis serves to identify “those critical moments when planning, preparation and coordination paid off—as well as those occasions when performance left room for improvement.”

Herbie Hancock: The Last Lecture
On Campus

Today in Photos (04/01/2014)

Ashrawi Talks Negotiations
On Campus

Ashrawi Talks Negotiations

Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, an executive committee member of the Palestinian Liberation Organization, speaks at the JFK Forum at the IOP on Monday. Ashrawi explained the need for "international law to prevail" to help Palestinians gain rights in Israel.

IOP

Palestinian Advocate Expresses Lack of Faith in US-Led Negotiations in the Middle East

Hanan Ashrawi, an executive committee member of the Palestine Liberation Organization, expressed her lack of faith in the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian peace process during a John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum at the Institute of Politics Monday night.

Innovation and the Economy
IOP

World Economic Forum Founder Discusses Global Economy at IOP

The discussion, titled “Improving the State of the World”, was moderated by David R. Gergen, co-director of the Center for Public Leadership at the Kennedy School of Government.

IOP

IOP Director Chairs Panel on Political Gridlock at JFK Library

Former officials from different branches of the federal government advocated for structural reforms within Congress and greater public participation in the political process.

Wendy Copp at IOP
IOP

Kopp Discusses TFA's Recruitment Methods

Wendy S. Kopp, CEO and founder of Teach For America, discussed the lasting importance of the organization in recruiting the top students to promote education at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum Tuesday.

House Art Cover Wallpaper
Visual Arts

Art House

Youth Homelessness in the Square
Harvard Square

For Homeless Youth, Age Can Compound Challenges of Life on the Streets

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

Johnston Gate Arts Cover
Arts

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance