Crimson staff writer

Isabel G. Skomro

Crimson staff writer Isabel G. Skomro can be reached at Isabel.skomro@thecrimson.com. Follow her on Twitter @isabelskomro.

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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.


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.


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.


Kennedy School Professor Who Designed Texas’s Energy Market Defends Skyrocketing Prices Following Winter Storm

Despite widespread power outages and skyrocketing electricity prices after a winter storm in Texas earlier this month, William W. Hogan — a professor at Harvard Kennedy School who is widely considered the architect of the state’s energy market system — said in an interview with The Crimson that the state’s market had “worked as designed” given the conditions.