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DIARY OF A CRISIS  The Kennedy School community responds to Haiti's plight. 

THE OTHER BUDGET CRISIS  Away from the floodlights of Washington, local budget crises have been lived in relative obscurity. Alumni on the front lines tell their stories.  

RAISING THE ALARM  New York City Fire Department’s Chief of Counterterrorism and Emergency Preparedness Joseph Pfeifer HKSEE 2006, MC/MPA 2008 works to keep New York City safe. 

WASHINGTON CLOSE-UP  Four Kennedy School alumni are selected in 2009 as White House Fellows. 

CROSSING THE STREET  Leaving Wall Street behind.  

A DEEP CONCERN FOR OTHERS  MPA/ID alums return to HKS for 10th anniversary celebration.  

WATCHING THE WATCHERS  Using video to expose human rights abuses. 

FRESH START  Transforming the Authority for the Financial Markets into a more effective organization.  

JOURNALS SHINE  Harvard Kennedy School’s six student journals receive global recognition.  

BIG IDEAS  Research samplings. 



THE END RESULTS  Texas leads the way in renewable energy… The story of Lalita Booth MPP/MBA 2012 inspires. 

PUBLIC INTEREST  News bites from around the school. 

Q + A: Professor Tarek Masoud's teaching and research focuses on issues surrounding contemporary governments, with a particular emphasis on the major political, economic, social, and security challenges facing the Middle East.  

FOOTPRINT: The MPA/ID program on the map.  


Unstoppable Movement  CEO and founder of Teach for America Wendy Kopp  

From the Forum  Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele, former Secretary of the Treasury Henry Paulson and U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano  

THE BUZZ  Overheard at the Kennedy School. 


Securing the Peace  

Saving Schools  

War Stories  

The Power of Social Innovation  

Military Leadership  


The Harvard Responders  HCNY Foundation gift supports New York City's first responders at HKS. 

New Professorship  HKS welcomes a new endowed professorship in International Finance. 

2010 Alumni Awards  Three alumni are honored.  

EXIT POLL  Congratulations: Acceptance letters for the upcoming academic year 

FINAL SAY  A continuum of public service: Lisa Hicks MPA 1993 is a member of the Harvard Kennedy School Sustainers Circle and has been giving to HKS since 1992.  



A Branch at a Time  

A Proper Place for Women