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Dhruv Clarifies

UC Leaders Propose Sponsorship for Public Service Internships to Khurana

The UC president and vice president said they are concerned that students of lower-income backgrounds are discouraged from seeking summer internships in the public sector, which are often unpaid.

Senator Elizabeth Warren

At Conference, Warren Calls For 'Fighting Chance' For Americans

Warren spoke at the fourth annual Public Interested Conference, an event that aims to help students explore postgraduate opportunities in the public sector.


99 Interviewed on Inaugural Public Service Recruiting Day

Ninety-nine seniors, selected from a pool of 150 applicants, had one-on-one interviews on Friday with 20 public service organizations.


Civil Rights Activist Honored for Service

Moses was honored for his extensive work as the leader of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee during the height of the American civil rights movement.

Amy Howell

New Initiative May Be 'Game-Changer' for Public Service Recruiting

The new initiative is the result of a collaboration between the Center for Public Interest Careers, the Institute of Politics, and the Office of Career Services.


Harvard Affiliates Discuss Integration of Service, Courses

Public service ought to be further integrated into the academic offerings at Harvard, Harvard affiliates said Friday at a symposium hosted by the FAS Standing Committee on Public Service.

Public Symposium on public service

FAS Committee Convenes Peers To Weigh Service Programs

Panelists from a number of Harvard’s peer institutions detailed their schools’ efforts to integrate public service and academics at a symposium sponsored by the FAS Standing Committee on Public Service Friday.

Dean Khurana in the Faculty Club
Public Service

Dean Khurana in the Faculty Club

Dean Rakesh Khurana addresses students at the Faculty Club on Friday afternoon. The speech was part of a larger reception held for individuals working in public service over the summer.

Student Life

Junior Takes Home Truman Scholarship

Tianhao He ’15 was awarded a Truman Scholarship last week in recognition of his commitment to public service.

Harvard Law School

$10 Million Gift from Media Magnate Will Endow HLS Public Service Fellowship

Sumner M. Redstone's gift to Harvard Law School will support graduating students who wish to pursue careers in public service.

JFK New Frontier

Best, Gabbard Honored with JFK New Frontier Awards

The Institute of Politics and the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation awarded John F. Kennedy New Frontier Awards to Charles Best, founder of, and Democratic Representative from Hawaii Tulsi Gabbard at an awards ceremony Monday evening marked by numerous standing ovations and repeated references to President Kennedy’s call to service.


Reformers Reflect on Public Education

A panel of education reformers discussed their experiences of “working from the outside in” to improve the quality of education in public schools at the Askwith Forum on Wednesday evening.

Kathy Griffin and Harvard Undergraduates Honoring Veterans

Kathy Griffin Receives Distinguished Service Partner Award for Work with Veterans

Comedian and bestselling author Kathy M. Griffin received the inaugural Distinguished Service Partner Award to commemorate her work with veterans during a charity benefit hosted by the Harvard Undergraduates Honoring Veterans this Saturday.


U.S. Secretary of Housing Speaks at PBHA Coles Lecture

United States Secretary for Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan ’87 spoke about the impact that his volunteer experience at Harvard had on his career path in a speech in Memorial Church on Friday evening.

The Benefits Package Unpacked

Harvard Offers $28 Million in Community Benefits for Allston, Along with 'Transformative Project'

A presentation of a $28 million community benefit package and an additional $10 million for a teaching and learning hub in Allston was bookended by arguments over how community members should address the University’s 10-year plan for Allston at a Harvard-Allston Task Force meeting Wednesday night.

Massachusetts Hall

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize

Central Administration

Amidst Title IX Debate, Law Faculty Raise Governance Concerns

John Stilgoe Office

John Stilgoe’s Secret History

Big States, Little States

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard