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Jawaharlal Nehru: Architect of an Inclusive India

Jawaharlal Nehru: Architect of an Inclusive India

Photo Credit: Archives – The Nehru Memorial Museum and Library By Vinay Nagaraju, MC/MPA and Mason Fellow 2017 For Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s march to freedom in August 1947 was also the…

The Email Crisis at HKS: Are We Winning the Daily Battle Against Our Inbox?

The Email Crisis at HKS: Are We Winning the Daily Battle Against Our Inbox?

Photo Credit: TheNextWeb.com By Ivan Rahman, MPA/MBA Stanford, 2019 Overwhelmed by homework this past week, I gave up on the battle to conquer my inbox. Having ignored my inbox for…

Am I Harvard?

By Anonymous As I am sitting here in the Harvard Kennedy School Forum looking at the new banners hanging around me announcing “You are HKS… You belong… We are all…

Congratulations to Harvard Hult Prize Team

Congratulations to Harvard Hult Prize Team

By Natalie Kostich, MC/MPA 2017 Marta Milkowska, Alex Choi and Laura Oller—current MPA/MBA dual-degree students—have made us very proud.  They were one of 19 teams to compete in the preliminary…

StudyBuddy – The next big app on campus that will solve all your study problems

StudyBuddy – The next big app on campus that will solve all your study problems

By Howard Cohen, MPP 2018, CEO & Co-Founder of StudyBuddy The background story My childhood friend, Nathaniel Blumer, and I were in the library one day, struggling with assignments and…

Ask What You Can Do—in Trump’s America

Ask What You Can Do—in Trump’s America

By Libby Whitbeck (MPP 2017) and Wilson Tong (MPA 2018), Co-Chairs of the HKS Democratic Caucus Welp…here we are everyone! Trump’s America. Now a month into the United States’ 45th…

A Conversation with Khizr Khan

A Conversation with Khizr Khan

By David Duesing, MPP 2018 On Wednesday February 15, the Kennedy School was honored to receive constitutional rights activist and Gold Star father Khizr Khan at the John F. Kennedy…

Fighting Finance: The Fiduciary Rule

Fighting Finance: The Fiduciary Rule

Simplified portfolio construction process. A “manager” mixes stocks and bonds into a fund, and an “advisor” combines funds together to create a portfolio. Each step results in fees charged to…

Recalibrating U.S. Foreign Policy

Recalibrating U.S. Foreign Policy

Photo Credit: The Economist By Ali Wyne, MPP 2017 Donald Trump’s presidency challenges the Truman-esque orthodoxy that has underpinned U.S. participation in world affairs for nearly three quarters of a…

Behind the Scenes with KSSG: Grappling with Political Diversity

Behind the Scenes with KSSG: Grappling with Political Diversity

By Wei Luo, MPP 2017 On Tuesday February 7, the Kennedy School Student Government (KSSG) held its first meeting of the spring semester. This time, KSSG members focused their discussion…

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