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Striving for a More Humane Global Refugee System: Q&A with Australian Senator Lisa Singh

Striving for a More Humane Global Refugee System: Q&A with Australian Senator Lisa Singh

Photo Credit: Australian Labor Party By Neil Thomas, MPP 2018  Now is not a good time to be a refugee. In the United States, the world’s leading country for refugee…

HKS, Meet Your President: Q&A with Arohi Sharma

HKS, Meet Your President: Q&A with Arohi Sharma

By Ivan Rahman, MPP 2018 America has recently elected a new president after a turbulent election cycle. At HKS, there is one other presidency that students may be curious about.…

Making the Most of J-Term to Advance Your Job Search

Making the Most of J-Term to Advance Your Job Search

By Wei Luo, MPP 2017 As the fall classes wrap up, students may be wondering how to make the most of the January term (J-term) period between winter break and…

Staying Positive in Politics: Q&A with State Rep Caroline Simmons

Staying Positive in Politics: Q&A with State Rep Caroline Simmons

  By Neil Thomas, MPP 2018 John Cassidy at The New Yorker called the October 9th town-hall debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump ‘the darkest and nastiest Presidential debate…

A Conversation with Shorenstein Center Director Nicco Mele

A Conversation with Shorenstein Center Director Nicco Mele

By Wei Luo, MPP 2017 On Friday September 30, The Citizen had a chance to sit down with Nicco Mele, the director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and…

Staff Spotlight: Karen Jackson-Weaver

Staff Spotlight: Karen Jackson-Weaver

Dean Weaver, what do you do here at HKS? My role here at HKS is quite multi-faceted.  I manage and oversee the Degree Programs and Student Affairs division, which encompasses…

Getting to Know Your Student Groups

Getting to Know Your Student Groups

An interview with Allister Chang, President of KSSG By: Malik Siraj Akbar MC/MPA ‘15 Web Editor Malik Siraj Akbar is conducting interviews with student group leaders to highlight the work…

Service & Passion

By: Ku Ka Tsai, MPP ’15 Coordinating volunteer opportunities at the Kennedy School is neither thankless nor depressing. Far from it: It constantly teaches me about the importance and ease…

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…

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