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What Does the Future of Government Look Like?

What Does the Future of Government Look Like?

With HKS Dean Doug Elmendorf after receiving the Global Universities Challenge Award. Photo Credit: hks.harvard.edu By Andhyta F. Utami, MPP 2018 It is mind-blowing to think that our grandparents used to…

“May These Gates Never Be Closed”: U.S.-Canada Trade Relations

“May These Gates Never Be Closed”: U.S.-Canada Trade Relations

Harvard Canadians with Andrew Leslie, Canadian Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs (Canada-U.S. Relations) By Sasha Ramani, MPP 2018 In early April, the HKS Canadian Caucus led a trek to Ottawa,…

HKS Construction Limerick Contest Winning Pieces

HKS Construction Limerick Contest Winning Pieces

Photo Credits: hks.harvard.edu First Place: Charles Skold, MPP 2018 I dreamed of applying to Kennedy And pictured amazing amenities. But the sum of its parts Weren’t quite state of the…

Democrats Are Missing Something; We Need to Help

Democrats Are Missing Something; We Need to Help

Photo Credit: Presidentialpolls.com By Kelley Greenman, MPP/MBA Harvard, 2017 When Arlie Russell Hochschild, author of Strangers in Their Own Land, came to speak in the JFK Jr. Forum on March…

A Jar That Is Not Full

A Jar That Is Not Full

Photo Credit: https://goo.gl/IfBV3g By Ivan Rahman, MPA/MBA Stanford, 2019 You don’t mind attention. In fact, you probably like it. You enjoy being seen and known every now and then. You…

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   UPCOMING EVENT: Compassionate and Mindful Leadership Tuesday May 2, LAND Hall (Belfer 4th floor) 5-6…

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…

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