Flint, Mich. mayor Karen W. Weaver reflected on the city’s unfolding water crisis and emphasized the importance of utilizing existing channels of government to respond to local issues at the Institute of Politics’ John F. Kennedy Jr. forum Friday.
Former Secretary of State Madeleine J.K. Albright will be the speaker at this year’s Kennedy School of Government graduation, Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf announced on Thursday.
A little house, painted yellow, is where the Institute of Politics was born. The small stature of the building did not reflect the power nor the importance of the guests that came and continue to come to the Institute to engage with undergraduates.
United States Congressman Joaquín Castro discussed immigration, the current presidential election, and the status of Latinos in the U.S. in a talk moderated by CNN political analyst and Kennedy School professor David Gergen.
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh C. Johnson discussed both immigration and counterterrorism at the Institute of Politics’ John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on Monday.
The Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy gave its Goldsmith Career Award for Excellence in Journalism to Walter Isaacson ’74 on Thursday at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum.
President of Rwanda Paul Kagame fielded questions from students regarding censorship of the press, balancing democracy and progress, and his decision to run for an unprecedented third term following a constitutional referendum.
Construction crews on the Harvard Kennedy School’s campus have begun placing the steel beams that will form the structure of the school’s three new buildings and raised courtyard.
Following the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin G. Scalia on Saturday, Kennedy School of Government faculty predicted an extremely difficult confirmation process for President Barack Obama's replacement nominee.
Both elections were called at 8 o’clock, as soon as all of the polls had officially closed. The only tension that remained at the IOP was who would come in second and third place in the Republican race and the final margins of victory in both the Democratic and Republican races.
Four-star Air Force General Darren W. McDew discussed Reserve Officer Training Corps at Harvard and the task of attracting millennials to the military before an audience of students and professors at Quincy House Wednesday.
Political activists and enthusiasts from both ends of the political spectrum flooded into the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum to watch as the Iowa caucuses unfolded, marking the end of the year-long buildup to the 2016 presidential election.
Kara Donohoe, a massage therapist for Harvard University Health Services’ Center for Wellness, filed a class action lawsuit against Harvard on Monday, alleging that the University has misclassified her and other employees as independent contractors, thereby denying them benefits.
Six new resident fellows, including Christopher W. Smart, former special assistant to the President for international economics, and Annise D. Parker, former mayor of Houston, Tex., will join The Institute of Politics and host weekly study groups this spring.
The gift by investor Robert A. Belfer and his family—for whom the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs has been named since 1997—brings the Kennedy School's capital campaign total just short of its $500 million goal.