Steven R. Watros
The Institute of Politics announced Thursday the creation and sponsorship of the John C. Culver Institute of Politics Scholarship, which will be awarded annually to fund the tuition and mandatory fees for two-year graduate study at the Harvard Kennedy School. The first Culver Scholars will enroll at the Kennedy School for the 2014-2015 academic year.
Harvard Kennedy School Dean David T. Ellwood addressed student concerns Tuesday night about the possible cancellation of a popular adaptive leadership course, but did not commit to maintaining practical leadership training in the Kennedy School’s curriculum.
In a conversation that steered clear of much of the controversy surrounding his arrival at the Harvard Kennedy School, former President of Mexico Felipe Calderon reflected on his term in office.
Following outcry over a Harvard Kennedy School faculty committee’s decision not to promote lecturer Dean Williams—whose two courses on leadership are critical to the school’s practical curriculum, students say—the Kennedy School Student Government will request a meeting with administrators to discuss the decision and its implications for the school’s mission.
Some Harvard community members came to the Kennedy School courtyard, joining hands and trading stories at an afternoon vigil. Others assembled in Boston Common, signing posters and laying down flowers beneath the setting sun. Still others congregated around the steps of Memorial Church in Tercentenary Theater, lighting candles and embracing in spite of a strong evening wind.
Kennedy School affiliates file out of the main campus of the school. Two bomb explosions at the end of the Boston Marathon sparked turmoil throughout the Boston area.
Students and pedestrians gather outside the Belfer Center of the Harvard Kennedy School, which was evacuated earlier today.
Harvard University evacuated the Kennedy School late in the afternoon, amid reports of unconfirmed bomb threats in the Cambridge area.
In an effort to make student life more accessible to students with families, Harvard Kennedy School students are working together with the Kennedy School Student Government to introduce family-friendly social programming.
Ultimately the marketplace will decide whether there’s a need for a third party.
Former U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman Jr. and former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd discussed China’s likely unseating of the United States as the world’s greatest economic power at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum Wednesday evening.
Dozens of Quincy students living in Hampden Hall swing space were forced out of their rooms and into the suites of friends and House mates Monday night, as a power outage that began early in the evening kept a cluster of buildings along Plympton Street and Massachusetts Avenue in the dark.
Harvard Business School professor Max H. Bazerman has been named co-director of the John F. Kennedy School of Government’s Center for Public Leadership, Kennedy School Dean David T. Ellwood '75 announced on Thursday.
House of Representatives Majority Leader Eric I. Cantor called for improvements to the American education system in an address at the Institute of Politics Monday evening.
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