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Seven Heller Students Awarded Prestigious Fellowship Programs

Heller News Release
May 22, 2024

Seven Heller Students Awarded Prestigious Fellowship Programs

The Harvard Kennedy School Rappaport Public Policy Fellowship, the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, and the Eli J. & Phyllis N. Segal Citizen Leadership Program will all welcome Heller students for their 2024 fellowship cohorts.

EMBA Commencement Speaker: Dr. Simone Wildes, EMBA’24

Heller News Release
May 20, 2024

EMBA Commencement Speaker: Dr. Simone Wildes, EMBA’24

Representing the Executive MBA for Physicians program, Dr. Simone Wildes, EMBA’24, talked of her astonishment at how far her cohort has come and also took a moment to recognize Dr. Jon Chilingerian.

COEX Commencement Speaker: Liz Peterson, MA COEX/ILHR’24

Heller News Release
May 20, 2024

COEX Commencement Speaker: Liz Peterson, MA COEX/ILHR’24

Representing the MA in Conflict Resolution and Coexistence program, Liz Peterson, MA COEX/ILHR’24, reflected on her "to-do" list over the course of her studies.

MPP Commencement Speaker: Katherine Nace, MPP’24

Heller News Release
May 20, 2024

MPP Commencement Speaker: Katherine Nace, MPP’24

Representing the Master of Public Policy program, Katherine Nace, MPP’24, talked about the she insights gained from talking with her colleagues about the MPP program.

MS Commencement Speaker: Sandra Adams Sallar, MS GHPM’24

Heller News Release
May 20, 2024

MS Commencement Speaker: Sandra Adams Sallar, MS GHPM’24

Representing the MS in Global Health Policy and Management program, Sandra Adams Sallar, MS GHPM’24, discussed her cohort’s strength, resilience, and bond with pride.

SID Commencement Speaker: Fabiola Mejia Rodriguez, MA SID/COEX'24

Heller News Release
May 20, 2024

SID Commencement Speaker: Fabiola Mejia Rodriguez, MA SID/COEX'24

Representing the MA in Sustainable International Development program, Fabiola Mejia Rodriguez, MA COEX/SID’24, expressed gratitude for her family – her mother, sister, grandmother, and great aunts - and to all of the supports in the graduates’ lives.

MBA Commencement Speaker: Ashley Robinson, MBA/MA SID’24

Heller News Release
May 20, 2024

MBA Commencement Speaker: Ashley Robinson, MBA/MA SID’24

Representing the Social Impact MBA program, Ashley Robinson, MBA/ MASID’24, described how Heller gave her a more nuanced understanding of the phrase “it’s all about who you know.”

PhD Commencement Speaker: Thuong Nong, PhD'24

Heller News Release
May 20, 2024

PhD Commencement Speaker: Thuong Nong, PhD'24

Representing the PhD in Social Policy program, Thuong Nong, PhD’24, talked of the adversity she and other Heller graduates overcame, which eventually laid the foundation for coming to Heller.

Heller Congratulates the Class of 2024

Heller News Release
May 20, 2024

Heller Congratulates the Class of 2024

Heller graduates were celebrated during a joint Brandeis University Graduate Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 19. The group included 19 doctoral graduates from the classes of 2023 and 2024, and 210 master’s graduates from the classes of 2023 and 2024.

70 years after Brown ruling, Boston schools are increasingly segregated

Heller in the News
May 16, 2024

70 years after Brown ruling, Boston schools are increasingly segregated

Axios cites diversitydatakids.org's recent Child Opportunity Index 3.0 report.

California’s strong labor laws aren’t enough to protect workers, report says

Heller in the News
May 15, 2024

California’s strong labor laws aren’t enough to protect workers, report says

David Weil is among the authors of a new study that found that 91% of California service sector workers surveyed experienced at least one labor violation in the last year at work.

An Untested Clause Could Fortify DOL's Overtime Rule

Heller in the News
May 08, 2024

An Untested Clause Could Fortify DOL's Overtime Rule

David Weil comments to Law360 about the U.S. Department of Labor's rule expanding workers' overtime protection. As former Administrator of the Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division under President Obama, Weil was a principal architect of the 2016 rule.

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