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Harvard Kennedy School

Second Time’s the Charm: HKS Selects Student Government Leaders in Second Election Attempt

It took two elections, two debates, and eight days longer than expected, but the Harvard Kennedy School has finally elected a new student government.

Zelensky IOP Forum
IOP

Ukrainian President Zelensky Accuses Russia of Trying to Draft Ukrainians into Military at Harvard IOP Forum

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky accused the Russian government of staging a set of referendums in an effort to draft thousands of Ukrainians into the Russian military while speaking at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum on Tuesday.

IOP Forum: How the Internet Changed Politics
On Campus

‘The Perfect Archetype of a Meme Leader’: Harvard Scholars Say Internet Culture Boosted Trump to the Presidency

Harvard professors and researchers discussed the role memes played in former President Donald Trump’s success in 2016 during a Harvard Institute of Politics forum on Monday.

Harvard Kennedy School
Harvard Kennedy School

The Harvard Kennedy School’s Student Government Election was Plagued by Apathy and Tensions. Then it was Suspended.

The Kennedy School’s student government race had all the makings of a real-world election: tension, apathy, frustration, and IT issues.

Image of New Jefe's
Arts

Image of New Jefe's

El Jefe’s has moved from its original spot by Tasty Burger to a larger, more expansive location closer to the Yard.

Professor Ronald S. Sullivan Jr.
Harvard Kennedy School

Harvard Professors Call on Biden to Issue Posthumous Pardon for Reparations Advocate Callie House

Harvard professors and representatives from Black women’s rights organizations unveiled a petition for a posthumous presidential pardon for Callie G. House, who was described as “the foremother” of the slavery reparations movement during a press conference Wednesday.

Croatia
IOP

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković Discusses Russia’s War in Ukraine at Harvard IOP Forum

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković discussed the global consequences stemming from Russia’s escalation of its invasion of Ukraine at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Wednesday evening.

Professor Ronald S. Sullivan Jr.
Harvard Kennedy School

Professor Ronald S. Sullivan Jr.

Professor Ronald S. Sullivan Jr. speaks at a press conference at the Harvard Kennedy School calling for President Joe Biden to issue a pardon for Callie G. House.

IOP Forum Sept. 20
IOP

IOP Forum Sept. 20

From left, Alexander Chen, Jen Manion, Nicholas Opiyo, and Erica Chenoweth spoke at a John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum event about issues affecting transgender people.

IOP Forum Sept. 20
IOP

Harvard IOP Forum Honors Rodrigo Ventocilla, Discusses Global Trans Rights Movement

A month after Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla, a transgender Harvard Kennedy School student, died in police custody in Indonesia, the Institute of Politics hosted a forum on the backlash to the global transgender rights movement.

Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla and Sebastían Marallano.
Harvard Kennedy School

Estudiante de Harvard Kennedy School Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla es recordado como un ‘luchador’ por los derechos trans

Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla, un estudiante del Harvard Kennedy School quien murió bajo custodia policial en Indonesia el mes pasado, es recordado como un “luchador” por los derechos de las personas trans en Perú y el extranjero.

Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla and Sebastían Marallano.
Harvard Kennedy School

Harvard Kennedy School Student Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla Remembered as a ‘Fighter’ for Trans Rights

Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla, a Harvard Kennedy School student who died in police custody in Indonesia last month, was remembered as a “fighter” by those who knew him.

IOP Forum
IOP

‘I’m Scared’: Former Swedish PM Stefan Löfven Addresses Victory by Swedish Right-Wing Bloc at Harvard IOP Forum

Former Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven addressed the victory of the right-wing bloc in his country’s parliamentary election at the IOP's JFK Jr. Forum on Wednesday.

brian stelter
Politics

Former CNN Host Brian Stelter Joins Harvard as Shorenstein Center Fellow

Former CNN chief media correspondent Brian P. Stelter is set to join the Harvard Kennedy School's Shorenstein Center as a fellow this fall.

Ryan Doan-Nguyen '25 - IOP Forum
Student Groups

Students Take Center Stage at IOP Forum in Inaugural ‘Our Narratives’ Event

The IOP hosted its inaugural “Our Narratives” event last week, inviting nine undergraduate students to the stage to tell their own stories about identity and public service.

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