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Dean David Ellwood responds to Harvard dissertation on immigrant IQ

The following statement was released by Harvard Kennedy School Dean David Ellwood on Friday: “I most certainly understand that this issue, as reported, troubles many people.  In response I offer…

Harvard alumnus Horacio Larreta shares lessons for innovative city management

By Ishani Mehta, MPP’14, News Editor Last month, I had the opportunity to attend an invigorating talk by Harvard alumnus Horacio Rodríguez Larreta who serves as the dynamic Chief of…

Run with Endurance

Run with Endurance

By Nathan Finney and Billy Pope, MC/MPA’13 As my hands were burning from the hot dishwater and my eyes filled with tears listening to a nation’s leader console his people,…

Cameron Russell: Of Heroism and Its Distractions

What Shih Said (Musings from a Former Editor):  Cameron Russell: Of Heroism and Its Distractions By Irene Shih, MPP ’13 This month, I finally had a chance to view Cameron…

HKS announces graduation speaker: Geoffrey Canada

HKS announces graduation speaker: Geoffrey Canada

By Jaya Bhagat, MC-MPA and Mason Fellow ’13 HKS Dean David T. Ellwood announced this morning that Geoffrey Canada, the President and CEO of the Harlem Children’s Zone, will be…

Breaking the HKS Bubble: Where to find Live Music in Boston

Breaking the HKS Bubble: Where to find Live Music in Boston

By Anthony Barrows, MC/MPA ’13, Staff Writer Boston’s musical history is rich: its black musician’s union counted Cab Calloway and Duke Ellington as members; Harvard Square’s Club Passim was the…

Stick to your resolution: “Get out of Cambridge!”

Stick to your resolution: “Get out of Cambridge!”

By Nick Wilson, MPP ’14, Staff Writer It may already be February, but it’s not too late to resolve to make art a bigger priority in 2013. After a semester…

Field visit to San Francisco leaves HKS students inspired

Field visit to San Francisco leaves HKS students inspired

By Nadir Vissanjy, MPP’14, Correspondent Having lived in San Francisco for three years, I had assumed that the ‘Dubin San Francisco Field Visit’ that I, along with 23 other Harvard…

First world problems and the fragile humanity in all of us

By Irene Shih I’ve been thinking about the term “first world problems,” an obligatory hashtag we must wear to show our awareness of privilege. It’s an immaculate badge of immunity.…

Petraeus & Broadwell: The Secret is Not the Answer

Petraeus & Broadwell: The Secret is Not the Answer

By Irene Shih Last month’s response to the Petraeus-Broadwell scandal reminds me yet again of our human fascination with narrative hindsight, and of our human incapacity to capture anything real…

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