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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,…

New Course Focuses on Economic Justice Income Inequality in Theory and Practice

This Fall, the Kennedy School curriculum will feature a new course called Economic Justice, centering on wealth and income inequality.  This new course will feature the work of Harvard’s Lawrence…

Leadership Challenges in a Management World

By Thomas S. Momiyama, SEF ‘1981 I read one of the most refreshing, astute, and relevant reflections on the modern view of leadership by Christopher H. Johnson, a retired U.S.…

A rationale and framework for responsible U.S. action in the Syrian crisis

A rationale and framework for responsible U.S. action in the Syrian crisis

By Sanjay Gokhale, MC/MPA’14 After three years of brutal civil war, 150,000 deaths and nine million refugees; Syria is still burning with no end in sight. International regimes are at…

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