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Pete Buttigieg Delivers Harvard Kennedy School Graduation Speech
U.S. Secretary of Transportation and former presidential candidate Peter P. M. Buttigieg ’04 emphasized the generation-defining nature of the current political moment in a speech at the Harvard Kennedy School’s virtual graduation ceremony Thursday.
Institute of Politics Hosts Day of Civic Action
The Institute of Politics, in partnership with Harvard College, hosted a “Day of Civic Action” Thursday, with the goal of encouraging civic participation among students.
IOP Youth Poll Finds Dramatic Increase in Young Americans’ Hope for the Future As Biden Nears 100th Day
Young Americans, especially people of color, are significantly more hopeful about the future of the country than they were four years ago, according to a Harvard Institute of Politics youth poll released Friday.
North Korean Escapees Discuss Human Rights at HKS Event
Seven escapees of North Korea joined a panel discussion at the Kennedy School Tuesday to discuss human rights violations in North Korea and their efforts to bring more freedoms to the people there.
Former President Bill Clinton Reflects on Foreign Policy Challenges at HKS Lecture
Former President Bill Clinton reflected on the foreign policy challenges of his presidency at the inaugural Stephen W. Bosworth Memorial Lecture in Diplomacy, hosted Wednesday by the Harvard Kennedy School.
Bill Clinton HKS Lecture
Former President Bill Clinton in conversation with Kennedy School professor R. Nicholas Burns at the inaugural Stephen W. Bosworth Memorial Lecture in Diplomacy on Wednesday.
Responding to Student Concerns Over Lack of Right-of-Center Programming, IOP Forms Conservative Coalition
The Harvard Institute of Politics announced the formation of the “Conservative Coalition” — a hub for students at the College to develop their political identities and “advocate for IOP-wide conservative representation” — in an email to affiliates March 4.
‘It’s A Really Difficult Time Right Now’: IOP Launches Stipend Program For Seniors Entering Politics, Public Service
The Institute of Politics will award a one-time “start-up stipend” to members of the Class of 2021 who are pursuing work in the political and public service sector in summer 2021.
Kennedy School Plans to Reopen in Late Summer
Harvard Kennedy School anticipates reopening its campus in late summer, Dean Doug W. Elmendorf ’85 announced in an email to students, staff, and faculty Thursday.
Massachusetts State Senator Discusses Police Reform Bill at HKS Event
Mass. Sen. William N. Brownsberger ’78 — a key player in the passage of the state’s recent police reform bill — spoke virtually to the Harvard Kennedy School as part of its Reimagining Community Safety Speaker Series on Wednesday.