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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…

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…

Presidential Secrecy from Washington to Trump

Presidential Secrecy from Washington to Trump

By David Duesing, MPP 2018 To discuss an issue made pertinent by President Trump’s recent executive order barring immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries, the Institute of Politics hosted a conversation…

Kennedy Senate Simulation Approves Keystone Pipeline, Military Force Against ISIL

Kennedy Senate Simulation Approves Keystone Pipeline, Military Force Against ISIL

By Sasha Ramani, MPP 2018 On Friday December 18th, over 100 students participated in the second annual Kennedy Senate Simulation, a simulation of the United States Senate hosted by the…

HKS All-School Reception

HKS All-School Reception

By John Dong, MPP 2018 On November 10, 2016, HKS Dean Doug Elmendorf hosted the annual All-School Reception at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse. The event gave student,…

Harvard Students React to Trump Victory

Harvard Students React to Trump Victory

Photo Credit: The Atlantic By Howard Cohen, MPP 2018 CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS—At the Harvard election watching party, students were shocked as Trump pulled ahead of Clinton in the 2016 U.S. presidential…

Election Night at HKS

Election Night at HKS

By Wei Luo, MPP 2017 Election night—Tuesday November 8, 2016. Harvard students, faculty, and staff gathered in the JFK Jr. Forum to witness a historic event. The Institute of Politics,…

2017 Hult Prize: Reawakening Human Potential

2017 Hult Prize: Reawakening Human Potential

Former US President Bill Clinton with winners of the 2016 Hult Prize. Photo credit: Hult.edu The Hult Prize, the world’s largest student competition, comes to Harvard University as students tackle…

A Conversation with Chuck Hagel

A Conversation with Chuck Hagel

By David Duesing, MPP 2018 The Kennedy School was honored to host a conversation between former Secretary of Defense and two-term Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel and Peabody award-winning news reporter…

Hacking the Election: A Panel on Electoral Security

Hacking the Election: A Panel on Electoral Security

By David Duesing, MPP 2018 In light of accusations of both domestic and international interference in this year’s election from both parties’ presidential candidates, the JFK Jr. Forum hosted a…

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