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What Will Be Our Legacy?

By Hayling Price, Harvard MBA/MPP ’16 HBS has come quite a long way. As an American, one of my fondest memories here was the section flag ceremony that highlighted our mosaic of international perspectives. As a straight man, I’m also proud to be on a campus that observes National Coming Out Day and recently commemorated 50…

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Green is the new Crimson

Gore then recited a popular African proverb, If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. The problem, Gore says, is that “we have to go far, quickly.” Harvard University holds its first ever Sustainability Celebration with a keynote delivered by Nobel laureate and former Vice President Al…

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HBS Rugby Starts Season with a Win

Last Saturday, the HBS rugby team made the short journey over the river to MIT to play Rutland in a season opener. The team (made up of students from HBS, the Law School, and the Kennedy School of Government) had only trained together three times, so no-one was quite sure what would happen on the…

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HBS Democats Club Dinner with Terry McAuliffe

Last Thursday, April 3 the HBS Democrats Club had dinner with former Democratic National Committee Chairman Terry McAuliffe, who now serves as the Chairman of Senator Hillary Clinton’s (D-NY) campaign for President. Mr. McAuliffe was in town to participate in a Study Group with Harvard Kennedy School Visiting Fellow David Yepsen, a columnist for the…

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Harvard Military Veterans Honored at the Kennedy School

Veterans share stories of war and military life. Throughout our campus we are surrounded by quiet heroes. Some have helped a family member or friend through a difficult time, others have worked for non-profits to bring aid to the needy, and others have served our country and put their lives at risk. To honor the…

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Khatami Visit Sparks Protests at KSG

Former Iranian President Mohammad Khatami spoke at the Kennedy School of Government last Sunday at the invitation of KSG’s dean, David Ellwood and the faculty. His speech at the Kennedy School was part of a two-week speaking tour across five American cities, and appeared to be the first time Mr. Khatami has been able to…

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HBS Students Vote that Management Consultants Add No Value

“Management consulting is a pie-eating contest, in the which winning prize is yet more pies,” quips James Crabtree, a student at the Kennedy School and ex-Worlds debater, to the audience at the Leadership & Ethics Forum event last Tuesday. In the time-honored tradition of parliamentary debate, four student speakers took turns arguing for and against…

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Lying in Public Life

Not content with forcing U.S. President Richard Nixon to resign following the Watergate scandal, former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee has been shaking things up over at the Kennedy School. In his weekly study group “Lying in Public Life,” Bradlee hosts fellow journalists and political figures who explore lying by past and current public officials….

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Cross-Registered Students Finally Fitting In

Just in time for the end of the semester, HBS’s cross-registered guests are finally settling into the loveable norms the business school students have had forced down their throats for over a year. Though at first these visiting scholars stood out due to their adorable little name-tags, and the fact that they like to sit…

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The Rainbow Coalition and Karin Stanford:

The following is a commentary on the speech given by Rev. Jesse Jackson at the Kennedy School of Government on February 17, 2004. The views expressed herein are solely the author’s and are not representative of the views held by the Harbus. OK, so here’s a joke: Jesse Jackson walks into a bar. Says ‘ouch’.Yeah,…

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Harvard Schools Unite for Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative

Marshalling the resources of business, government, academia, and civil society to address pressing social challenges in the United States and globally is the goal of a new Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Initiative, to be launched on March 4th. The CSR Initiative has been established by the Kennedy School of Government with the goal of working…

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Democracy in the Middle East: An Oxymoron?

The following is the first of a series of articles on major political issues by Political Columnist Navroz Udwadia (NA). January 30th 2004 saw the Prime Minister of Turkey visit the Kennedy School of Government (KSG), where he gave a speech that focused squarely on an issue of great importance to the world: democracy in…

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HBS Retain Volleyball Crown

On Saturday, November 21st, HBS hosted the annual Fall Classic Volleyball Tournament. Ten teams, representing graduate schools from across the country (almost 100 players), crammed into Shad for the event. HBS fielded three teams (Red, White and Blue), which competed with squads from Columbia, Tuck, Kellogg, MIT Sloan, Stern, Harvard Medical / Law Schools, and…

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HBS/KSG Four in the Head of the Charles

The women’s four was a story of good cheer triumphing over technical difficulties, lack of practice, and last minute crisis. We started well //www.replicaforbest.co.uk/replica-breitling-watches-sale-for-uk.html, with a strong crew selected from the best of HBS and the Kennedy School. Robin McKinnon (KSG ’02) and Katie Milligan (KSG ’04) represented the Kennedy School as part of a…

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Mary Robinson: International Human Rights Advocate

September 30 – Mary Robinson (HLS ’68) addressed a packed Forum at the Kennedy School of Government’s Carr Center for Human Rights Policy last Monday evening on the topic of “States, Society and the Future of Human Rights.” Robinson, who served as the first woman president of Ireland, recently concluded her term as the UN…

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CW: Renamed and Ready to Rock

After a summer of unbridled, dusk to dawn rock-n-roll living, CW is back in Boston and ready to jam. Actually, the band members spent most of their summer as management consultants, investment bankers, and Internet entrepreneurs, but this was only a small sidetrack on their road to international rock stardom. Female vocalist Charu Juneja (OD)…

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Letter to the Editor

Dear Sir / Madam, I read with great interest your lead article in the Harbus edition of Monday, September 16, 2002 entitled “Musharraf@Harvard: His Vision for Pakistan”. As someone who attended the lecture at the Kennedy School, I was struck by how much my perception of the events varied with those supplied by your contributing…

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Hillary Rodham Clinton Addresses KSG's Institute of Politics

Exactly six months after the September 11 terrorist attacks, New York Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton addressed a capacity crowd at the Kennedy School of Government’s Institute of Politics. In a speech mostly revolving around the consequences of the War Against Terrorism, but also touching on many other current political issues, Senator Clinton emphasized the potential…

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The Harbus Intraview

My Date With A Former Phone-Sex OperatorBy Kimberly McClure …Well, okay, so I was just trying to get your attention with the title, but the many phone conversations I had with Lincoln Alabaster before we met were just as entertaining …assuming anyone who ever calls phone sex lines is only in it for the laughs….

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The Intraview

Dancin’ the Night AwayBy Heidi Brooks (NE) I was completely shocked when I received the email last week from Goldie telling me my number had come up. Wow. And from the Kennedy School – apparently there aren’t enough single men here at HBS. Anyway, I was encouraged when I found out that he had specified…

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The Harbus Intraview

What It’s Like to Date a Veal Manby Stephanie Holden (NF) When I learned that AuntieGoldie had found me the perfect match in Nick Maynard, I was thrilled to meet one of the mysterious few “single men” inhabiting the HBS campus. Nick’s first recommendation for our blind date was an all-day affair-yes, starting at 7:30…

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A Touch of Irish Charm at the Kennedy School

Bertie Ahern, Ireland’s Taoiseach (Gaelic for Prime Minister, pronounced “tea-shock”), addressed an overflowing Forum at the Kennedy School of Government on Wednesday night. Launching the School’s new Irish Fellows’ Program, Ahern touched upon a wide range of topics, including the events of September 11, the Northern Ireland peace process, and the state of the Irish…

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Kabila Promises Peace During HBS Visit

Ringed by layers of security and accompanied by an entourage of senior Congolese government officials, Democratic Republic of the Congo President Joseph Kabila, 30, visited Harvard Business School last Monday to meet briefly with Dean Kim B. Clark and have lunch with a selected group of faculty and students. His visit was followed by an…

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Welcome to the Harbus Intraview

Well, the gauntlet has been thrown, and we’re off to the races. This season’s Intraviews start off in memorable fashion, with a cross-school date between the estimable Mark from the Kennedy School and Mary from Section NE. How Max the Cabdriver became involved is a longer story.An update on Auntie’s Professional Matchmaking Magic: the number…

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Travers Celebrates U.S. Launch of New Book

Over 100 students and faculty joined John Travers (OH) in the U.S. launch of his new book about Irish entrepreneurship, Driving the Tiger, last Wednesday in the Williams Room. The event was sponsored by Travers’ section, the Entrepreneurship Club and the Student Association, and was organized by Travers’ sectionmates Steve Shafer, Richard Linder and Priya…

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Gore Returns to Harvard

In his second public address since leaving the Vice Presidency in January, Al Gore received a roaring welcome from the partisan crowd gathered at the Kennedy School, which packed the floor, two balconies and at least one overflow room. After being introduced by Harvard President Larry Summers, who worked with him as U.S. Treasury Secretary…

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Into the Lion's Mouth

My HBS classmate at the Kennedy School with the spiffy name card seemed certain I could survive the B-School. But first, I’d fish him for information. I was coy: “Any…ad-vice?” I thought he would give me something subtle, something that would allow me to negotiate the complex corridors of the B-School’s culture. “Don’t wear leaves…

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HID Conference Ponders Aids Developments

On April 6-7, 2001, the world congregated at The Kennedy School of Government for the Seventh Annual Harvard International Development Conference. Speakers from places such as China, Bangladesh, Bolivia, South Africa, Latvia, Mexico, Brazil, and Dominican Republic, spoke about “Delivering Impact: Evolving Partnerships in International Development.” The conference organizers, made up from a partnership of…

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De Klerk's Peace Plan at KSG Forum

The former President of South Africa and 1993 Noble Peace Prize winner, F.W. De Klerk, spoke at the Kennedy School of Government, on Wednesday, February 7th. In a spirited speech, De Klerk emphasized the necessity for sharing political power and recognizing the collective rights of minority groups as the foremonst challange to peace and stability…

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