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Ellwood seeks “campus that amplifies mission”

Ellwood seeks “campus that amplifies mission”

By Citizen Staff The following is an excerpt of an interview with Dean David Ellwood. The remainder of the interview can be found here. Q: We have heard HKS is…

STUDENT PROFILE: Catherine Leland

STUDENT PROFILE: Catherine Leland

By Leila El-Khatib Tell us about yourself. I am a second year MPP student at Harvard Kennedy School and moved to Cambridge from Long Beach, California.  Before graduate school, I…

SHIH: The Asian American Dilemma

SHIH: The Asian American Dilemma

By Irene Shih The New York Times ran an article in their Education section last month, titled “For Asians, School Tests Are Vital Steppingstones.” The piece lauded the Asian American…

Student body demands transparency in investment

Student body demands transparency in investment

By Bryann DaSilva A group of concerned students at the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) are mobilizing to raise awareness about the ethical consequences of the University’s enormous endowment. The Harvard…

OPINION: Reaffirming service post Veterans Day

OPINION: Reaffirming service post Veterans Day

By Nathan Finney Veteran’s Day was always more than just a long weekend in my family.  Coming from a family that has had someone serve in the military every generation…

OPINION: The Changing Electorate

OPINION: The Changing Electorate

By Marissa Graciosa Every election since when I was able to vote, I have been delivering donuts, putting up yard signs, and opening up campaign offices in the wee hours…

Q&A with Dean David Ellwood

Q&A with Dean David Ellwood

By Citizen Staff David Ellwood has served at the helm of the Kennedy School since 2004. In his tenure, he has doubled the school’s endowment, improved faculty diversity and worked…

HKS voting project launch a success

HKS voting project launch a success

By Alexandra Raphel One of the first lines in President Barack Obama’s reelection acceptance speech last week read as follows: “I want to thank every American who participated in this…

Harvard couple to launch pioneering nonprofit in West Africa

Harvard couple to launch pioneering nonprofit in West Africa

By Chrissie Long Both Mike and Marisa Conway are convinced that end-of-life satisfaction won’t come from a traditional career in a Washington, D.C. office building.  A 9-to-5 job may be…

Still something to be thankful for

Still something to be thankful for

By Neil Gundavda Like many holidays, Thanksgiving is both contrived and hypocritical. From birth, American children are bombarded with cartoonish scenes of seamless integration of the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag…

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