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Former Mexican president returns to the Kennedy School

Former Mexican president returns to the Kennedy School

By Fernando Berdion Del Valle, MPP ’14, Correspondent Former Mexican president Felipe Calderón has returned to his alma mater. A Class of 2000 graduate of the Masters of Public Administration…

Where to Drink Craft Cocktails in Boston

Where to Drink Craft Cocktails in Boston

By Nick Wilson, Staff Writer, MPP’14 Last issue, I challenged you to leave the Cambridge bubble to experience the rich and diverse cultural offerings in our cities museums, which are…

Faculty Focus: Professor Matt Andrews on the realities of development work

By Khurram Ali, MPP ’14, Correspondent This week, I had the wonderful opportunity to interview Professor Matt Andrews, Associate Professor of Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), on his…

HKS Community welcomes new faculty

Over the past few months, the Kennedy School happily announced the arrival of seven new faculty members for the spring semester. Here’s a quick overview of these new professors and…

Don’t judge a beer by its color

Don’t judge a beer by its color

By Anya Malkov, MPP ’13, Correspondent Have you ever heard an adult say “I only eat pink ice cream?” Of course not, because everyone knows that “pink” is not a…

Undersecretary explains shifts in diplomacy and public affairs

By Zach Crowley, MC-MPA’13, Staff Writer Under Hillary Clinton, the State Department has successfully reversed the nation’s steep downward trend in foreign opinion by aggressively – listening. In January, the…

Cameron Russell: Of Heroism and Its Distractions

What Shih Said (Musings from a Former Editor):  Cameron Russell: Of Heroism and Its Distractions By Irene Shih, MPP ’13 This month, I finally had a chance to view Cameron…

Calderón should have cleaned out his government before confronting the cartels

By Fredo Arias-King, HBS ’96, GSAS ’98, Correspondent President Felipe Calderón did what most Mexicans only dreamed of—he struck with force at the organized crime taking over the country. Why,…

Financial ‘crises’ breed inter-generational warfare and misguided decisions

By Neil Gundavda, MPP ’14, Assistant Opinions Editor In President Barack Obama’s most recent State of the Union address, he outlined an ambitious yet important plan to make preschool available…

Five rules for using data in digital humanities

By William Sentence, MPP ’14, Correspondent Harvard held an event last week entitled ‘Digital Humanities Across the Spectrum’. It is part of an explosion of interest in the area –…

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