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William Butler, multi-instrumentalist for Arcade Fire, enrolled in the Kennedy School's midcareer master’s program in public administration to broaden and enhance the band's award-winning humanitarian efforts.

Moving the needle

Arcade Fire’s Will Butler graduates from HKS to resume a musical career that also fuels humanitarian work



For a MOOC on global health equity, a small HarvardX production crew traveled to Rwanda (pictured) and Haiti to bring back personal stories from experts who are often not given a voice: the people directly affected by healthcare policies.

MOOCs on the move

HarvardX not only serves many students overseas, it’s creating content there too



Harvard School of Public Health Dean Julio Frenk (center) met with Hussein Ali Mwinyi, the Tanzanian minister of health and social welfare, and Florence Guillaume, Haiti’s minister of public health and population, during a three-day gathering that is a key part of a broader program to enhance the effectiveness of health ministers in developing and middle-income countries.

Ministering to health

Officials from a dozen nations gather at Harvard to network, learn leadership skills to reduce problems at home