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Kirkland Tap & Trotter – Your New Neighborhood Spot

Kirkland Tap & Trotter – Your New Neighborhood Spot

By Sarah Allin, MPP2 tap n. \tap\: a device consisting of a spout and valve attached to the end of a pipe to control the flow of a fluid trotter…

HKS Serves: Engaging the Community

HKS Serves: Engaging the Community

On August 26, 2014, the HKS Community spent a day volunteering throughout the Greater Boston area. Nearly 400 students participated on this Saturday afternoon. Organized by the Kennedy School’s Martha…

How I Spent My Summer

How I Spent My Summer

Theodora Skeadas, MPPA Theodora spent the summer in Turkey on a Fulbright Program grant, where she taught English in Antalya and researched the barriers to employment for Syrian refugee youth…

Leadership & Service Lessons: Race, Place, & Equity in California’s Central Valley

By Angie McPhaul, MPP2 Last spring, MPP1s Alicia Olivarez and Juana Hernandez designed and led the Leadership Service Seminar “Race, Place, and Equity: the California Central Valley.” Sponsored by HKS…

A Conversation With Jane Finn-Foley, Student Services Coordinator

A Conversation With Jane Finn-Foley,  Student Services Coordinator

Jane, tell us in your own words about what you do here at HKS? In my role as Student Services Coordinator, I have the pleasure of working closely with our…

Good News About “Bad News”

Good News About “Bad News”

Harvard Kennedy School’s Kousha Navidar and his team have launched a new YouTube satirical news series called “Bad News.” Navidar, a second-year MPP student, sat down with The Citizen to…

Beyond the Minimum Standard: Sexual Harassment and Assault Prevention Training at HKS

Harvard took the first of many steps necessary to create an environment safe from sexual harassment and sexual assault during this semester’s orientation.  As representatives of a culture where 1…

Reflections on Eric Schmidt’s May 2014 Address to HKS

By Patrick Daniel As the Austrian-born American management consultant Peter Drucker once said, “What gets measured gets managed.” When Eric Schmidt visited the Harvard Kennedy School last spring, everyone listened.…

Taking the Lede: A Challenge & A Commitment

By Tommy Tobin, Editor-in-Chief The Kennedy School community is full of wonderfully kind people committed to asking themselves what they can do to make their communities and this world a better…

Welcome from the Office of Admissions

Welcome from the Office of Admissions

By Matt Clemons Orientation and the start of classes are always an exciting time for those of us in the Admissions Office. We travel, we read, we analyze, we deliberate,…

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