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Miles J. Herszenhorn

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Shorenstein Center Virtual Event
Harvard Kennedy School

Top Editors of Local Newspapers Discuss the Shift to Digital Journalism at Shorenstein Center Panel

Top newspaper editors at daily regional news outlets discussed the shift to digital journalism and the business challenges they face at a panel hosted by the Harvard Kennedy School Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy Tuesday afternoon.

Darwin's Ltd
The Scoop

Cambridge Coffee Shop Unionization Efforts Pick Up Steam

"This is the future of unionized coffee, and you simply have to agree to it."

Douglas W. Elmendorf
Harvard Kennedy School

HKS Dean Announces Efforts to Hire Climate Change Scholars, Addresses Protests Against Former Israeli Military Official

At a time when major American universities are placing a high premium on the study of climate change, the Harvard Kennedy School has “successfully recruited a junior faculty member focused on climate change,” HKS Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf said in an interview Wednesday.

Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf
IOP

Harvard Kennedy School Dean Apologizes to Students Negatively Affected By Enrollment Services Overhaul

Harvard Kennedy School Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf apologized to students who have been negatively affected by an overhaul of the school’s admissions and financial aid departments in an interview Wednesday, but said the school “will be better off in the future” because of the change.

IOP Forum
IOP

Panelists Discuss Journalism, Activism as Arab Americans at Harvard IOP Forum

Noor Tagouri, a journalist and podcast producer, and James Zogby, president of the Arab American Institute, spoke about their experiences with storytelling and political activism as Arab Americans at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum on Monday evening.

Biden Youth Approval
IOP

Biden’s Approval Rating Continues to Slide Among Young Americans, Harvard IOP Youth Poll Shows

With midterms only six months away, President Joe Biden’s approval rating among young Americans fell to 41 percent in a new Harvard Institute of Politics youth poll released Monday.

HKS Financial Aid Office
Harvard Kennedy School

Since the Harvard Kennedy School Overhauled its Financial Aid Team, Students Say Services Have Suffered

The Harvard Kennedy School restructured its admissions and financial aid teams in 2021, laying off almost all of its enrollment services staff. But the restructuring, more than a dozen students said, has often left them in the dark about the state of loans, financial aid, and other basic student services.

Jamie Raskin at the IOP
IOP

Jamie Raskin at the IOP

United States Representative Jamie B. Raskin ’83 (D-Md.), middle, pictured during a Harvard Institute of Politics forum on Wednesday.

IOP Forum
IOP

U.S. Representative Ro Khanna Discusses Big Tech at Harvard IOP Forum

United States Representative Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) spoke about the role of technology in the future of the American economy while discussing his new book at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum on Monday evening.

IOP Forum
IOP

IOP Forum

Monday’s IOP Forum featured Ro Khanna, as well as Professors Amartya Sen and Michael Sandel.

Harvard Kennedy School
Central Administration

Protesters Stage Walkout of Event with Israeli Ambassador at Harvard Kennedy School

Chanting “end the occupation” and “apartheid has got to go,” Harvard Out of Occupied Palestine protesters disrupted an event with Israel’s ambassador to the United States, Michael Herzog, at the Harvard Kennedy School on Thursday.

William Monroe Trotter, Class of 1895
Harvard Kennedy School

150 Years Later, Harvard Graduate William Monroe Trotter’s Legacy ‘Can Be Seen in the Present’

The William Monroe Trotter Collaborative for Social Justice at the Kennedy School launched a two-day celebration of Trotter’s life on Thursday, his 150th birthday.

Maia
On Campus

Harvard Affiliates Praise HKS Commencement Speaker Pick Amid War in Ukraine

As war continues to rage in Ukraine, Harvard affiliates praised the selection of Moldovan President Maia Sandu to deliver the Harvard Kennedy School’s graduation address in May.

Columbia Celly
Baseball

Harvard Opens Ivy League Play with Sweep at Cornell

The Harvard men’s baseball team opened Ivy League play with a sweep of Cornell University last weekend. After enjoying warm weather during road trips to Texas and California, the Crimson fought through the elements to put on a dominant offensive performance in Ithaca, N.Y., scoring 30 runs over the three-game series.

IOP Forum with Kevin Rudd
IOP

Former Australian PM Talks U.S.-China Relations Amid the Ukraine War at IOP Forum

Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin M. Rudd discussed the possibility of military conflict between the United States and China with ex-Harvard Kennedy School Dean Graham T. Allison Jr. ’62 at a JFK Jr. Forum event Wednesday evening.

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