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Kalfus is at his best when he isn't trying too hard to be innovative, when he embraces the oddities that give his stories their spark without forgetting the need for character development and a sense of closure.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval L. Patrick '78 receives an honorary degree during Commencement on May 28.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval L. Patrick '78 received an honorary degree during Commencement on May 28.
During Thursday’s Commencement Day Afternoon Exercises, former Massachusetts Governor Deval L. Patrick '78 told graduates that he wanted them to feel “uneasy” about problems facing society, such as income inequality and climate change.
“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.”
The diversity of thought and the rigor Davis found in his academic work at Harvard challenged him to consider the viewpoints of others in ways that have influenced his subsequent political career.
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.
Eighty-four percent of campaign contributions made by a group of 614 Harvard faculty, instructors, and researchers between 2011 and the third quarter of 2014 went to federal Democratic campaigns and political action committees.
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.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, standing in front of a Japanese flag, delivers an address in Japanese on Monday morning. Abe’s visit to the Institute of Politics was a part of the Prime Minister’s planned tour through the United States this week, which includes an address to be presented in front of Congress on Wednesday.
Harvard students hold up signs in protest of views expressed by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the treatment of “comfort women” during World War II. Abe, considered conservative by many, has attempted to play down the role of the Japanese government in wartime human trafficking.