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The Heller School once again named a top 10 graduate school

Heller News Release
March 29, 2022

For its 2023 rankings, U.S. News & World Report ranked the Heller School for Social Policy and Management among the top 10 public affairs graduate schools in two specialty categories: social policy (where Heller has been top-ranked for over a decade) and health policy and management.

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Heller News Release
May 18, 2022

10 Heller Students Selected for Prestigious Fellowship Programs

The Harvard Kennedy School Rappaport Public Policy Fellowship, the Boren Awards, and the Eli J. & Phyllis N. Segal Citizen Leadership Program will all welcome Heller students for their 2022 fellowship cohorts.

Silver Gavel graphic

Heller in the News
May 18, 2022

Anita Hill Wins 2022 Silver Gavel Award for Book

The American Bar Association has awarded Anita Hill a 2022 Silver Gavel Award for "Believing: Our Thirty-Year Journey to End Gender Violence."

David Weil and Maria Madison in Zinner Forum

Heller News Release
May 13, 2022

Fireside Chat: A Conversation with Dean David Weil and Interim Dean Maria Madison

On Wednesday, May 4, the Heller community held a fireside chat where Dean David Weil passed the baton to incoming Interim Dean Maria Madison.

Heller in the News
May 13, 2022

Person Place Thing with law professor Anita Hill

Anita Hill explains how sexual harassment derived from civil rights law. “There was the sense that, OK, now we’ve tackled one area of equality, we’ve prevailed to some extent, let’s build on it.” One right leads to another. Or used to. In ancient days.

Heller in the News
May 13, 2022

Why Anita Hill wants us to take the long view on the Supreme Court

“The Supreme Court is only as good as the people who are on it,” said Anita Hill, Brandeis University's professor.

Heller in the News
May 10, 2022

Breaking Barriers: Live Red Foundation Introduces Multisport to Youth

Using the Child Opportunity Index, the Live Red Foundation identified communities where children could benefit from multisport and endurance sports.

A resignation letter and a pen

Heller in the News
May 04, 2022

The ‘Great Resignation’: What's really going on behind the scenes?

Economics professor and author of A Fissured Workplace, David Weil, argues that the gig economy has resulted in declining wages, eroding benefits, inadequate health and safety conditions, and ever-widening income inequality for society as a whole. Eroding job conditions and employee protections did not create resilience in the labour market: it made it more fractured and fragile.

Heller in the News
May 02, 2022

A new crop of podcasts to challenge conspiracies, unpack history and set the record straight

30 years ago, Anita Hill shared her story of sexual harassment before an all white, mostly male, middle-aged U.S. Senate. But she was not alone. There was another witness who came forward to back her up, but was never heard from at Judge Clarence Thomas' confirmation hearing.

Heller in the News
May 02, 2022

Florida opioid trial testimony; Walgreens said DEA bullied them, lobbied to fight back

Dr. Andrew Kolodny quoted in the Florida Record regarding Walgreens' involvement in the Florida opioid crisis.

Anita Hill talking with Stephen Colbert on his show.

Heller in the News
April 29, 2022

Anita Hill: To prevent sexual harassment at work, leaders should empower bystanders to help

In Fortune, Anita Hill writes about the importance of empowering people to properly challenge abusive behavior in the workplace to create more accountability and safety.

screenshot of David Weil speaking in a Senate committee hearing

Heller in the News
April 27, 2022

Column: Senate’s rejection of a Labor Department nominee is horrible news for American workers

David Weil is interviewed in the Los Angeles Times about his nomination as head of the Labor Department’s Wage and Hour Division, the confirmation battle, and his views on what needed — and still needs — to be done.

Anita Hill

Heller in the News
April 25, 2022

At Greenwich function, Anita Hill blasts Republican treatment of Ketanji Brown Jackson

At a recent event, WSHU reports, Anita Hill said she was not surprised by the Republican attempt to discredit Jackson, but there has been some progress made in the 30 years since she accused Justice Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment during his 1991 confirmation hearing.

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