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Student Life

Newly Appointed Harvard IOP Director Setti Warren Wants to Teach Students to ‘Lead Politically’

Harvard Institute of Politics Director Setti D. Warren, who is entering his first full semester in the role, said in an interview on Friday that he aims to bolster the political training undergraduates receive from the IOP during his term.

HPR at Institute of Politics

Utah Governor Spencer Cox Calls on Americans to ‘Disagree Better’ at Harvard IOP Forum

Utah Governor Spencer J. Cox discussed his “Disagree Better” initiative with Harvard Kennedy School associate professor Julia A. Minson ’99 at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum on Wednesday.

Oprah Winfrey HKS Talk

Oprah Winfrey HKS Talk

Oprah Winfrey HKS Talk

Oprah Winfrey, Harvard Business School Professor Discuss New Book on ‘Happierness’

Television host and producer Oprah Winfrey and Harvard Business School professor Arthur C. Brooks discussed their new book “Build the Life You Want” at the Business School, reflecting on their past experiences and journeys to “happierness.”

John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum

Harvard IOP Fall Fellows Kick Off Student Programming with Inaugural Forum

The Harvard Institute of Politics kicked off its fall semester student programming with an inaugural John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on Tuesday — the first of three slated for this week.

Douglas W. Elmendorf
Harvard Kennedy School

Harvard Kennedy School Dean to Step Down at End of Academic Year

Harvard Kennedy School Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf will step down at the end of the academic year, University President Claudine Gay announced in a Thursday morning email to HKS affiliates.

Institute of Politics

Harvard Institute of Politics Appoints Morgan Brown ’06 as Next Executive Director

The Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics has named Morgan S. Brown ’06 the program’s next executive director, according to a Monday morning press release.

HKS Diversity Course
Student Groups

Harvard Kennedy School Will Merge its Student-Run Policy Journals. Some Student Editors Say They Won’t Return.

Harvard Kennedy School will eliminate its 14 student-run policy journals and consolidate them under one umbrella “HKS Student Policy Review,” a decision that has led to concern among some current and former HKS students.

Harvard Team Exits Supreme Court

Supreme Court, President Biden Take Aim at Legacy Admissions

Legacy admissions are under renewed scrutiny following the Supreme Court’s Thursday decision to dramatically curtail the use of race in college admissions.

Benazir Bhutto
Harvard in the World

The Making of a Prime Minister: Benazir ‘Pinkie’ Bhutto ’73 Remembered as ‘Great Messenger’ for Pakistan

Before Benazir Bhutto ’73 broke the “glass ceiling” as the first democratically elected woman of a Muslim nation, she was a shy girl from Eliot House known to all as “Pinkie.”

Douglas W. Elmendorf

After Criticism Over Roth Veto, HKS Dean Elmendorf Stresses Importance of Discussing Difficult Issues

Harvard Kennedy School Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf, who earlier this year faced scrutiny for allegedly vetoing a fellow who was critical of Israel, stressed the importance of discussing difficult issues at Harvard and around the country in a Tuesday interview.

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South Korean President Yoon Talks Nuclear Threats From North Korea at Harvard IOP Forum

South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol discussed growing nuclear threats from North Korea at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Friday evening, capping off his six-day visit to the United States.

Pearson IOP Forum

Expelled and Reinstated Tenn. State Rep. Pearson Condemns ‘Silencing’ of Legislators at Harvard IOP Forum

Tennessee State Rep. Justin J. Pearson and March For Our Lives co-founder David M. Hogg ’23 discussed the dynamics of state politics, gun reform, and right-wing criticism at a Wednesday evening Harvard Institute of Politics forum.

Jacinda Ardern Commencement Address
Harvard Kennedy School

Former New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to Join Harvard as Fellow this Fall

Three months after resigning as prime minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern will join Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Law School in the fall for three fellowships, according to Tuesday press releases from the schools.

HPR at Institute of Politics
Student Groups

Harvard IOP Director’s Internship Stipend Will Increase to $6,000 Following Student Criticisms

After criticisms and concerns over funding, the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics will increase its competitive Director’s Internship program stipend to $6,000 for this summer, according to a Tuesday morning email.