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Restrooms undergo gender reassignment

By Katherine Blaisdell, Managing Editor, MPA/MDiv ‘16 In addition to new hand dryers and updated plumbing, the restrooms in Divinity Hall at Harvard Divinity School have experienced a gender change.…

I don’t volunteer

By Anne Stotler, MPP ’15   Searching for the balance between learning to serve and doing it “You and your sister thought I was a bad mother sometimes,” my mother…

An Afternoon With Jimmy Carter

By Patrick Daniel  When Jimmy Carter entered the stage at Memorial Church, to an event hosted by Harvard Divinity School last week, everyone waited for his words on tenterhooks. So…

Eliminating Desire

By Patrick Daniel   “Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.”  Proverbs 4:23 When Facebook launched on February 4, 2004 its popularity quickly spread…

Clean Energy as an Economic Catalyst for Divestment

 By Stacy Clark Reading Harvard Crimson Staff Writer Matthew. Clarida’s September headline, “School of Public Health Renamed with $350 Million Gift, Largest in Harvard History” immediately caught my attention. It…

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…

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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