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Ann Compton Reflects on Career, Media, and Politics

Article

A veteran journalist reflects on a career reporting from the front lines of history.

John Paul Rollert Shares Lessons from the 2016 Presidential Campaign

Faculty Insight

Instructor John Paul Rollert discusses the role of ethics and empathy in politics and lessons from the presidential campaign.

Career Path Spotlight: Government

Robert Schwalbach, ALB ’09, shares his experience in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Brian Mast looks out into Harvard Yard

A Veteran Sets His Sights on Harvard, and Congress

Student Success Story

Here, the air was cold and clean, the walls lime green and somehow familiar. Where were his men? “Do you know where you are?” said a soft voice in an East Coast accent.

What Zombies Can Teach Us About Leadership and Ethics

Faculty Insight

A faculty member uses a pandemic simulation to help students explore the ethical dilemmas of emergency situations.

Ted Johnson

From the Navy to Harvard to the White House

Student Success Story

One alumnus’ story of triumph at Harvard

Modern Islam and the West

Faculty Insight

Managing Disasters and Leading through Crises

Faculty Insight

Arnold Howitt talks about how organizations respond to large-scale emergencies like Hurricane Sandy.