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Meira Levinson and Bill Hanage on Ways Schools should Prepare for Coronavirus

March 11, 2020

Many school districts are facing challenging decisions about how to prepare and respond to the novel coronavirus including whether to close and try distance learning. Harvard epidemiologist Bill Hanage and education ethicist Meira Levinson explore this public health crisis and its potential impact on schools and families in the latest episode of the Harvard EdCast, HGSE's weekly podcast.

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Kathleen Carroll to be Awarded the 2020 Goldsmith Career Award for Excellence in Journalism

February 27, 2020

Advisory Council member Kathleen Carroll will be awarded the 2020 Goldsmith Career Award for Excellence in Journalism by the Shorenstein Center. Congratulations, Kathleen, on this well-deserved honor!


About Kathleen Carroll and the Goldsmith Career Award for Excellence in Journalism

The Goldsmith Career Award is given for outstanding contributions to the field of journalism, and for work that has enriched political discourse. Past recipients of the Career Award include Gwen Ifill, Nicholas Kristof, Jorge Ramos, Martha Raddatz, Andrea Mitchell...

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Michelle Jurkovich Awarded Kluge Fellowship

February 19, 2020

Visiting Fellow Michelle Jurkovich has been named a Kluge Fellow at the Library of Congress for a five month residence from April-August 2020. The Kluge fellowship program is a competitive program that selects 12 scholars each year from across the humanities and social sciences that are within 7 years of their PhD and provides them funding and work space in the Library of Congress to work on a sustained research project. 

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Jacob Sherkow to Serve on New National Academy of Medicine Committee

February 2, 2020

Jacob Sherkow has been selected to serve on the National Academy of Medicine’s newly established Committee on Emerging Science, Technology, and Innovation in health and medicine (CESTI). The committee will assess the landscape of emerging scientific advances and technologies in health and medicine and address the potential societal, ethical, legal, and workforce implications of such technologies, with the goal of developing a multi-sectoral governance framework. Professor Sherkow is Professor of Law at the Innovation Center for Law and Technology at New York Law School and...

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