Cambridge, MA, October 5, 2016 — The Center for Public Leadership (CPL) at Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and the Office for the Arts (OFA) at Harvard University announced today that Los Angeles Philharmonic (LA Phil) Music & Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel will visit campus on November 6 and 7, 2016. Read more about Harvard CPL and Office for the Arts to Host Gustavo Dudamel
ImeIme Umana, Sheila C. Johnson Fellow (MPP '15) and current Harvard Law School student, was inducted into this year's group of Harvard Law Review editors, the most diverse in the publication's history. Read more this historically significant year for the Law Review here.
Winner of the U.S. Department of Transportation's first Smart City Challenge, the city of Columbus, OH was awarded a $50M grant "to become the country’s first city to fully integrate innovative technologies—self-driving cars, connected vehicles, and smart sensors—into their transportation network." Read more about Columbus, OH Named First U.S. "Smart City"
CPL co-director David Gergen returned to his home state of North Carolina to deliver Elon University's 2016 Commencement address. Calling on students to "get in the arena, join the fight, serve and lead," Gergen expressed concerns about the future of the state and the "forces of political extremism" that are jeopardizing the liberties of its citizens.