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From the Initiative

Bloomberg Center For Cities Welcomes Summer 2022 Fellows

June 10, 2022
From the Initiative

Bloomberg Center For Cities Welcomes Summer 2022 Fellows

June 10, 2022

A group of 21 outstanding Harvard Master’s and professional degree students was selected from a highly capable pool of more than 150 applicants from across nine Harvard Schools.

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In the Press

Cover Story: Smarter Cities

Harvard Kennedy School Magazine
February 9, 2022
In the Press

Cover Story: Smarter Cities

Harvard Kennedy School Magazine
February 9, 2022
Winter 2022

An array of initiatives brings together expertise and programming about cities from across Harvard and acts as a conduit connecting students and faculty with city leaders.

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Q&A with Professor Jorrit de Jong

Harvard Kennedy School Magazine
February 8, 2022
In the Press

Q&A with Professor Jorrit de Jong

Harvard Kennedy School Magazine
February 8, 2022
Winter 2022

“Any challenge that’s facing the planet is affecting cities,” says Jorrit de Jong, the inaugural faculty director of the Bloomberg Center for Cities at Harvard University.

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Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative at 5: A 'lifeline' for mayors

Bloomberg Cities Network
September 29, 2021
In the Press

Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative at 5: A 'lifeline' for mayors

Bloomberg Cities Network
September 29, 2021

The Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative has, since its inception in 2017, helped equip 158 mayors with critical leadership and management tools to help them do their jobs better.

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In the Press

Alumni Apply Skills Honed as Students in Vital Roles Around the School

Nora Delaney
September 15, 2021
In the Press

Alumni Apply Skills Honed as Students in Vital Roles Around the School

Nora Delaney
September 15, 2021

Bulbul Kaul, the Initiative's Senior Program Director for City Support and Student Engagement, was featured in HKS Magazine for her work helping city leaders build stronger capabilities in their City Halls.

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In the Press

Investing in City Leadership

By Harvard Kennedy School
September 13, 2021
In the Press

Investing in City Leadership

By Harvard Kennedy School
September 13, 2021

From housing to health care to education, cities confront problems that only effective leadership can solve. The need for innovative leadership became even more urgent during the pandemic...

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Two Mayors Talk Pandemic, Civic Unrest, and the Value of a Network of Peers

By Christopher M. Hennessy
March 2, 2021
In The Press

Two Mayors Talk Pandemic, Civic Unrest, and the Value of a Network of Peers

By Christopher M. Hennessy
March 2, 2021

In the past year, the spotlight has been trained on the nation’s mayors. American towns and cities faced unprecedented challenges brought by the medical, financial, and educational fallout of the COVID-19...