Giving physical expression to the school’s ambitions. Can you turn a classroom inside out? Who will become a Leader? How does an idea come to life?
Winter 2015 Features
Campus Forward Thinking A Q&A with HKS Dean-designate Doug Elmendorf. Alumni Home Front Natalie Jaresko MPP 1989 and the challenges of leadership in Ukraine. Research Our Kids Robert Putnam and the perilous path to an American caste system Research Generating Powerful Ideas Research that can help solve real-world problems is at the heart of the school’s mission. Alumni Classnotes Connecting with your classmates and your community. Campus A Conversation David M. Rubenstein and David T. Ellwood on the long-term interests of the school.
Inside This Issue
Research Harnessing Forces Reshaping Our World The school focuses on new international and regional realities. Alumni Change Agent “When you challenge the culture, when you challenge the state, nobody is happy with you,” says Sapana Pradhan Malla MC/MPA 2014. Research Making Democracy Work Providing thoughtful, practical solutions for the challenges democracies face. Teaching Learning Lab A revolutionary moment in the field of teaching and learning. Campus Ideasphere Two days, 700 attendees, 100 speakers, 46 sessions. Convening Power squared. Campaign Fellowship for Africa A new gift by Christen Sveaas will open the door for new African leaders. Research Creating Shared Sustainable Prosperity How will wealth continue to be created, how will it be shared, and what will be consequences be for our planet? Alumni HKS Alumni Awards Leopoldo López MPP 1996, Mois Cherem MPP 2009, and Doug Levine MPA 2008 were the 2014 award winners. Alumni From the Field Rebecca Hummel Holliday MPP 2007 and other alums reflect on their work. Alumni A Virtuous Circle William Otim-Nape HKSEE 2004 has made improving African agriculture his life’s work.