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Recycling at HKS Needs a Restart

Recycling at HKS Needs a Restart

By Ketilbjørn Hertz, MC/MPA 2017 Can you tell me how many different waste containers HKS employs and what each of them is for? If you cannot, when you have waste…

Thank You, Joe

Thank You, Joe

Photo credit: Project for the Study of the 21st Century By Ali Wyne, MPP 2017 I grew up in the golden 90s.  The U.S. economy was booming, threats of war…

Why Politicians Should Embrace Mindfulness

Why Politicians Should Embrace Mindfulness

Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan. Photo Credit: The Dispatch By Iva Mia Kruslin, MC/MPA 2017 Take the following survey to hear about opportunities to learn mindfulness at HKS! http://bit.ly/2mCCTiJ Burned Out…

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…

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…

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…

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