Winter 2015 Features
Creating a Campus
A new campus design will amplify the school’s mission.
On the Ground
A professor, a mayor, and a class full of students change a community and reinvent a way of teaching.
One of a Kind
Xavier Briggs MPA 1993 reflects on the value, and the cost,
of an education.
Generating Powerful Ideas
Research that can help solve real-world problems is at the heart of the school’s mission.
Connecting with your classmates and your community.
David M. Rubenstein and David T. Ellwood on the long-term interests of the school.
Inside This Issue
Harnessing Forces Reshaping Our World
The school focuses on new international and regional realities.
“When you challenge the culture, when you challenge the state, nobody is happy with you,” says Sapana Pradhan Malla MC/MPA 2014.
Making Democracy Work
Providing thoughtful, practical solutions for the challenges democracies face.
A revolutionary moment in the field of teaching and learning.
Two days, 700 attendees, 100 speakers, 46 sessions. Convening Power squared.
Fellowship for Africa
A new gift by Christen Sveaas will open the door for new African leaders.
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?
HKS Alumni Awards
Leopoldo López MPP 1996, Mois Cherem MPP 2009, and Doug Levine MPA 2008 were the 2014 award winners.
From the Field
Rebecca Hummel Holliday MPP 2007 and other alums reflect on their work.
A Virtuous Circle
William Otim-Nape HKSEE 2004 has made improving African agriculture his life’s work.