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Student Spotlight: Sarah Allin

Student Spotlight: Sarah Allin

*What did you do before came to the Kennedy School? What didn’t I do. Yeesh. Officially I was a policy analyst with the Mississippi Economic Policy Center in Jackson, Mississippi.…

Bryan Cranston Going ‘All The Way’ to Broadway as LBJ

Bryan Cranston Going ‘All The Way’ to Broadway as LBJ

Nick Wilson, MPP ‘14 “I love you more than my own daddy, but if you get in my way, I’ll crush you.” As theatregoers shuffle into A.R.T.’s Loeb Drama Center…

Higher Education and Careers with Impact

Higher Education and Careers with Impact

By Tommy Tobin Many of us are here at the Kennedy School because we want to make a difference to better society. Our version of asking “what you can do”…

Don’t Place Blame Where None Is Due

Don’t Place Blame Where None Is Due

By Ted Zagraniski Since Veteran’s Day word reached me, and perhaps many of you, that at least one respected member of the Harvard community used Veterans Day to express disgust…

A Modest Proposal to End Homework as We Know It

A Modest Proposal to End Homework as We Know It

Mark Dlugash Of all the reasons for our underperforming schools, perhaps the most overlooked is that students do not spend enough time learning. At first glance, that seems ridiculous –…

For Entrepreneurship!

By Wei Ran Kennedy School Professor Dick Cavanagh, who teaches entrepreneurship and innovation, once told us that 95 percent of all the startups failed. So the immediate question would be:…

Working to Get Representatives Wired In

Working to Get Representatives Wired In

Congress, connected (by a Harvard summer fellow), http://ConnectedCongress.org Philip Harding has a way of persisting in the face of doubt. During his fellowship on Capitol Hill this summer, Harding, a…

Movember Grows On You

Movember Grows On You

By Nick Wilson As I traversed the Cambridge streets despite the chilly winds, I hung my head as I cursed the Daylight Savings Time gods for soon making it dark…

HKS Shines at the i-Lab’s Pitch, Mix and Match

HKS Shines at the i-Lab’s Pitch, Mix and Match

By Simon R. Bone The Harvard Innovation Lab (i-lab) just over the river from HKS serves as a valuable and free resource for students from all across Harvard interested in…

The city of London comes to Cambridge

The city of London comes to Cambridge

By Simon R. Bone The City of London (not to be confused with London itself) is an area of roughly a square mile set centrally within the capital and which…

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