Kennedy School of Government

Harvard panel to draw Parkland survivor, other activists

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Youth activists including Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg will be speaking at Harvard University about how to engage young …

Gun Control

The Irish question is the most difficult to solve in Brexit: Expert

Philippe Le Corre, senior fellow at Harvard Kennedy School, discusses U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May's political challenges in coming to a …

Kennedy School

Kennedy School Beats Fundraising Goal By $200 Million

The Harvard Kennedy School closed out its capital campaign at more than $700 million, according to an August email sent to HKS affiliates by Kennedy …

Kennedy School

North Korea Is 'Most Unpredictable' Country, Former Pentagon Official Says – Bloomberg

North Korea Is 'Most Unpredictable' Country, Former Pentagon Official Says<p>North Korea Is 'Most Unpredictable' Country, Former Pentagon Official …

North Korea

Kennedy School Students, Encouraged by Diversity Efforts, Say They’re 'Energized' to Push For More

The Harvard Kennedy School has taken a number of steps in recent months to address concerns students and faculty raised about diversity.

Kennedy School

Cabaero: What came before Typhoon Ompong

PREPARING for a super typhoon begins way before the disaster happens.<p>This was the realiza tion that should have been gained by those in disaster …

Philippines

Don't let Trump anywhere near emergency alerts (opinion) - CNN

<b>Editor's Note:</b>CNN analyst Juliette Kayyem is the author of "Security Mom: My Life Protecting the Home and Homeland." She is a professor at Harvard's Kennedy School, a former assistant secretary of the Department of Homeland Security in the Obama administration and CEO of Zemcar. The opinions …

Homeland Security

JPMorgan Chase chief: banks healthy 10 years after meltdown

WASHINGTON -- JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon said Sunday the US banking system had returned to full health 10 years after the collapse of Lehman …

Great Depression

JP Morgan chief Dimon says shouldn't have made remarks about Trump

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase, takes part in a panel discussion about investing in Detroit at the Kennedy School of Government …

JPMorgan Chase

Heartland by Sarah Smarsh, 2018 National Book Award Longlist, Nonfiction

2018 National Book Award Longlist, Nonfiction<p><b>Sarah Smarsh</b><p><i>Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth</i><p>(Scribner …

Harvard

Political polarization the topic of Oct. 3 Publick Occurrences forum

How can America solve its social and economic problems, they ask, if conservatives and progressives are irreconcilable? How is compromise possible in …

Rhode Island

‘Muslim Spy’ Falsehood Circulates Again

<b>Q: Did President Trump find a “Muslim spy” in the White House?</b><b></b> <b><br>A: No. That falsehood about a career State Department employee has circulated since</b> …

U.S. Dept. of State

Jeb Bush to teach at the the University of Pennsylvania

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will be spending time with students at the University of Pennsylvania. The Ivy League school in Philadelphia announced …

Jeb Bush

Reasons not to miss IMPACT 2018

Andrew Card is the director for the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), a nonprofit whose mission is to promote democratic institutions worldwide.<p>He is perhaps best known for his role in the administrations of three presidents. From his perch in the West Wing, Andrew Card experienced the trials …

General Motors

“Generational Pivot”

At Tuesday’s Kennedy School Forum event with former U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan ’86, there were echoes of another campus arena: Lavietes …

Harvard

New chief executive appointed to Mental Health Commission

John Farrelly is leaving the role of Charities’ Regulator after two years in that post<p>11 minutes ago<p>The new chief executive officer of the Mental …

Mental Health

What is stopping women in India from accessing mobile phone: News in Numbers

Follow Us:<p>Thursday, September 13, 2018<p>Latest News<br>• Videos<br>• News video<br>• What is stopping women in india from accessing mobile phone news in numbers<p>Apart …

Kennedy School

Harvard Kennedy School Launches Mentorship Program for College Students

The Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics has launched a new mentorship program that will partner undergraduate students interested in …

Kennedy School

Kennedy School Ramps Up Voter Registration Efforts

HKS has introduced a University-wide voting challenge to encourage Harvard affiliates to register to vote before the Nov. 6 elections.

Kennedy School

Obama Education Secretary Criticizes Trump Administration's Record on Education

The former secretary of education and Harvard Basketball alumnus shared his insights about the present state of American education at the IOP Tuesday …

Trump Administration

Joshua Law starts North America visit

Secretary for the Civil Service Joshua Law has started a four-day visit to the US and Canada to learn more about their civil service management and …

Civil Service

Three Quarters Of Boston's Public Schools Lack Air Conditioning

Summer vacation has ended, but temperatures in the 70s and 80s are likely in Boston through September. For the majority of the 56,000 students in the …

Education

State Funding To Orange, Sullivan To Fight Climate Change

Awards will help develop resiliency plans to better prepare for and recover from extreme weather events.<p>Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced Tuesday …

Hudson Valley

Newport schools weigh options for space crunch

Cluny School, the Maher Center and The Newport Daily News building are being examined by officials to house students currently at Kennedy School in …

Pre-kindergarten

Washington Post Puts Oregon Governor’s Race in National Context

In a state where Democrats outnumber Republicans by 260,000 registered voters, the race for governor usually doesn't generate much national …

Oregon

Second Bloomberg Mayoral Initiative Is Its Most Diverse Yet

St. Paul, Minnesota’s first black mayor shared his biggest takeaways from the program opener.

Urban Design

Nonfiction Book Review: The Hell of Good Intentions: America’s Foreign Policy Elite and the Decline of U.S. Primacy by Stephen M. Walt. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $28 (400p) ISBN 978-0-374-28003-1

The Hell of Good Intentions: America’s Foreign Policy Elite and the Decline of U.S. Primacy<p>Stephen M. Walt. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $28 (400p) …

Foreign Policy

Second economist resigns from Pakistan's advisory council over Ahmadi colleague's removal

Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) A second economist resigned from Prime Minister Imran Khan's Economic Advisory Council (EAC) on Saturday in protest over the …

Princeton University

Pakistan removes minority Ahmadi from economic council

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The government of Pakistan's newly elected prime minister removed a minority Ahmadi Muslim from a recently established economic council because of opposition from hard-line Islamists, a spokesman said Friday.<p>Critics say the move indicates that Prime Minister Imran Khan has bowed to …

Imran Khan

Inviting you to a Celebration of the Contributions of Martin Weitzman to Environmental Economics

Even the shortest of short lists of scholars who have made the greatest contributions to environmental economics would include my colleague, <b>Professor</b> …

Environmentalism