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Staff Spotlight – Michael Silvernail

Staff Spotlight – Michael Silvernail

Staff Spotlight – Michael Silvernail Associate Director, Student Financial Services What do you do here at HKS? In my role as Associate Director of Financial Aid I help to make…

HKS Serves: Engaging the Community

HKS Serves: Engaging the Community

On August 26, 2014, the HKS Community spent a day volunteering throughout the Greater Boston area. Nearly 400 students participated on this Saturday afternoon. Organized by the Kennedy School’s Martha…

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…

Letter to HKS: A journey of dignity and service

Letter to HKS: A journey of dignity and service

The following e-mail was sent by Mukhtar Abdi Ogle, MC/MPA ’13, to his classmates at the Kennedy School. With the author’s permission, we have reprinted it here.   From: Abdi…

Confronting ‘isms’ in Kennedy School and beyond

Confronting ‘isms’ in Kennedy School and beyond

By Azum Z. Ali, MPP’13, Correspondent They say that the more you find out, the less you know. In my final few weeks at HKS, I have confronted my own…

The Legacy of the Terror Attack in Boston

The Legacy of the Terror Attack in Boston

By Jon Murad, MC-MPA’13, Staff Writer They had come from Cambridge and Boston, of course, and from Burlington and Lowell and Worchester. They had come from Connecticut and New Hampshire,…

A letter from student body president Rohit Malhotra

A letter from student body president Rohit Malhotra

Dear Friends and Families of the Graduating Class of 2013: Last week, a group of students and I had the opportunity to meet with Representative John Lewis from the state…

Farewell: Of Commencements and Conclusions

By Irene Shih, MPP’13  To My HKS Family: For this final, graduation issue, I am grateful to be back in the pages of The Citizen again – our newspaper marked…

Asking What We Can Do: Reflections from a year full of surprises

By Chris Lien, MC/MPA’13, Correspondent I have come from the tropics, bringing my family with me. For us, the last year has been such an adventure.  Our university flat by…

Give my love to Cambridge, Mass.

By Jaya Bhagat, MC-MPA’13 & Mason Fellow, Opinions Editor The letter offering me admission to Harvard in April 2012 brought with it the promise of new beginnings. As I was…

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