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HKS bids farewell to 565 students

HKS bids farewell to 565 students

By Christina Marin, MPP’14 For the 565 students accepting a diploma this week, the moment comes with a mix of honor and trepidation. Honor to be among the 46,000 Kennedy…

With RideScout, an HKS alum links you to Boston

With RideScout, an HKS alum links you to Boston

By Ted Zagraniski, Culture Editor While no official figures exist as yet, you may safely bet that a large number of the 500-plus HKSers who are soon to graduate will…

Dear Friends and Family of the Graduating Class of 2014

Dear Friends and Family of the Graduating Class of 2014

Earlier in May, HKS hosted the IDEASpHERE, a celebration of big and powerful ideas among our professors, students and alumni. Among the globally renowned line-up of speakers were President Ellen…

Rand Paul Impresses in Forum: Trey Grayson’s Last Forum Event, IOP Director hosts Former Senate Rival

Rand Paul Impresses in Forum: Trey Grayson’s Last Forum Event, IOP Director hosts Former Senate Rival

By Tommy Tobin On April 25th, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) excited the John F. Kennedy Forum with wide-ranging comments from the Fourth Amendment to gun control. The energy in the…

Douglas Alexander At HKS

Douglas Alexander At HKS

By Simon R. Bone Douglas Alexander  the UK Labour Party’s Shadow Foreign Secretary (and a 2013 Fisher Family Fellow with the Future of Diplomacy Project) recently visited HKS. At an…

Senator McCain Speaks At HKS

Senator McCain Speaks At HKS

By Maria Syms “I’m a great believer in national service… and I see in you a greater willingness to serve our country than in my generation.”  This was the message…

HKS Holds Latin American Conference

HKS Holds Latin American Conference

By Simon R. Bone Last Friday HKS held the inaugural annual Latin American Conference entitled “Rethinking Latin America”. The purpose of the conference was to create a space for dialogue…

Harvard Gets Social

Harvard Gets Social

By Simon R. Bone Last weekend the Harvard Kennedy School in conjunction with the Harvard Business School held the 15th annual Social Enterprise Conference. It was a weekend packed with…

The West Wing Was The Best Thing

The West Wing Was The Best Thing

By Tommy Tobin “The West Wing” is a show that led many members of the HKS community to this place and helped to define their public service trajectories. On Friday,…

Ask Not What HKS Can Do for You

Ask Not What HKS Can Do for You

Public Serve Challenge 2014 The Student Public Service Collaborative is challenging HKS to complete 2,014 hours of community service before May – that means two hours for every member of…

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