Stories of justice prevailed at the 2016 commencement ceremony, where 153 students received their degrees. Graduate Brian Kennedy, who spoke on behalf of the Master of Public Policy program, told the crowd, “The pursuit of justice is not a choice. Justice is not convenient. Justice is not optional. Justice is a mandate and it is a promise.”
In the Huffington Post, student Ty Leisey considers the nation's reaction to the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, arguing for greater protections against persistent discrimination and marginalization of LGBTQ people in the U.S.
In the Huffington Post, student Ty Leisey considers the nation's reaction to the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, arguing for greater protections for LGBTQ people in the U.S.
At Heller, you’ll learn to navigate the full circle of policy creation and implementation. You’ll understand the root causes of today’s most pressing social issues, develop the management skills to design effective solutions and build the capacity to put your ideas into practice.
With more than $18 million in grant-funded projects annually, our 10 research centers and institutes generate knowledge that informs policymakers and supports practitioners. Research faculty are a key part of a Heller education—they teach courses, employ students as research assistants and provide mentoring.