Crimson staff writer
Asher J. Montgomery
The Harvard Kennedy School saw a more than 50 percent drop in enrolled students identifying as Black or African American in 2023 as compared to 2021, according to an annual diversity report released by the school Tuesday morning.
The Harvard Kennedy School’s Adaptive Leadership courses are internationally renowned as a “life-changing” experience. But some students said the class goes too far, leaving lasting emotional damage.
‘Step Up and Be Bold’: Beto O’Rourke Calls on Biden to Address Immigration Crisis at Harvard IOP Forum
Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke, a Texas Democrat turned political celebrity, called on President Joe Biden to work on policy that is “bold and politically challenging” ahead of the 2024 election during a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Thursday.
Two days after Islamist militant group Hamas launched a surprise attack on Israel, the Harvard Kennedy School urged faculty to address the ongoing events in their classes — before any public statement had been made by University President Claudine Gay or HKS Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf.
Former Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced Monday that he will withdraw from two Harvard fellowships, citing a wave of “dangerous anti-Semitism” on campus.
Six weeks after Harvard Kennedy School Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf announced he would step down, the search for his successor has begun in earnest. In the months to come, the search committee will have to consider backlash against the University, global conflict, and competing views over what the next dean should prioritize.
After 34 years of partnership, the Wexner Foundation will end its financial and programmatic relationship with Harvard and the Harvard Kennedy School, condemning the University’s response to the Hamas attack on Israel as a “dismal failure.”
Former U.S. Ambassador to Israel Says Hamas Attack May Lead to ‘Opportunity for Diplomacy’ in Middle East at IOP Forum
Former United States Ambassador to Israel and Syria Edward P. Djerejian said Hamas’ attack on Israel may lead to an “opportunity for diplomacy” in the form of an Arab-Israeli peace agreement at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Friday.
Harvard affiliates and attendees celebrated Indigenous Peoples Day in front of Matthews Hall, decorated with dozens of colorful, hand-crafted signs calling for Indigenous pride and an end to injustice towards Indigenous populations.