Crimson staff writer
The coronavirus crisis has forced Harvard to shift to remote learning, changing the way teachers communicate and students learn. But it has created unique challenges for instructors parenting young children.
Mark D. Gearan ’78, director of the Institute of Politics at the Harvard Kennedy School, said in a Tuesday interview that the IOP is working to transition its extensive programming to an online model.
Harvard Kennedy School will switch to a default satisfactory-unsatisfactory grading policy, Kennedy School Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf announced in an email to the school’s students, faculty, staff, and fellows last week.
The Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics launched new virtual John F. Kennedy Jr. forums and introduced “Flashback Forums” Wednesday following the shuttering of on-campus life due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Students at the Harvard Kennedy School criticized their dean’s response to an open letter sent by the HKS Equity Coalition earlier this month, advocating for a commitment from the school to “creating a culture and environment built on the principles of anti-racism.”
Harvard Kennedy School Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf declined to comment on whether Harvard should divest from the fossil fuel industry in an interview last week.
Amid continued criticism over the lack of faculty and student diversity, HKS Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf said he hopes to engage with student activism.
Tarana Burke, founder of the ‘Me Too’ movement, discussed intersectionality and moving forward after the acquittal of Harvey Weinstein at the IOP Wednesday.
Harvard Kennedy School students sent a letter to HKS Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf earlier this month advocating for better climate change education and programing.
Massachusetts State Senator Eric P. Lesser ’07 will lead the Kennedy School’s “Hi! I’m Running for Office” program for the third time this spring.