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Stories and announcements from the Berkman Klein Center

May 7, 2024

Meet Mari Huertas

New Senior Director of Network and Faculty Projects

May 7, 2024Cambridge, MA – Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center welcomes Mari Huertas as the Senior Director of Network and Faculty Projects. This role will oversee…

May 1, 2024

Hosting Interdisciplinary Conversations About AI

The Student Leaders in AI program brings together 35+ participants across 10 Harvard schools

The Student Leaders in AI program is supported by BKC to bring together Harvard students to share their curiosity, interest, and expertise related to artificial intelligence...

Apr 4, 2024

Boston’s Data Landscapes: Visualizing the Urban Experience to Debut at the Museum of Science, Boston

BKC, in partnership with the Edgelands Institute and the Master of Arts in Design Engineering (MADE) program at RISD and the Brown University School of Engineering, is delighted…

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Mar 19, 2024

Meet Jonathan Bellack, New Senior Director of the Applied Social Media Lab

Jonathan is Senior Director of the Applied Social Media Lab within the Berkman Klein Center. He is building a team of technologists to invent new social media approaches that…

Mar 19, 2024

Jonathan Bellack Joins Applied Social Media Lab

Jonathan Bellack has joined the Applied Social Media Lab (ASML) as its first Senior Director to lead a team of technologists in building social media solutions that center the…

Feb 12, 2024

A Trustworthy Tech Challenge

Join new research on privacy and big tech

A Trustworthy Tech Challenge, a research initiative from the Berkman Klein Center at Harvard University and the TUM School of Social Science and Technology in Munich, launched the…

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Jan 25, 2024

Visualizing Boston's Urban Spaces Using Open Data

Research sprint re-imagines new and trustworthy data systems in Boston

Technological tools that use city-based data are encoded with the value systems of their designers. How might data-driven systems be designed for the agency and safety of…

Nov 28, 2023

Apply for BKC's 2024-2025 Fellowship Program

Applications due January 22, 2024

Calling scholars and practitioners whose research advances Internet & society studies in the public interest!

New AI toolkit for educators
Nov 16, 2023

Harvard's metaLAB Introduces AI Pedagogy Project

New dynamic resource aimed at guiding educators navigating AI in their teaching.

CAMBRIDGE, MA, Nov 16, 2023 — Harvard's metaLAB, part of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, announces the AI Pedagogy Project (AIPP), a dynamic resource aimed at…

Oct 19, 2023

The Future of the Internet Summit

Launching the Applied Social Media Lab

The Berkman Klein Center’s Applied Social Media Lab celebrated its launch with the Future of the Internet Summit on Wednesday. The Summit hosted leaders from the private, public,…

Oct 11, 2023

Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society and Non-Profit Project Liberty Announce Launch of New BKC Lab

a first-of-its-kind program to assess and build social media technology in the public interest

Oct 5, 2023

Tara Kripowicz Joins Berkman Klein Center as Managing Director

Tara Kripowicz will join the Berkman Klein Center as the Center’s new Managing Director on October 16, 2023, after a nation-wide search. “Tara is an inspiring leader,” said BKC…

Aug 29, 2023

Hiring: Project Coordinator for Research

Work closely with the Senior Director for Strategy and Programming to launch a body of new programs and research activities...

Aug 16, 2023

Berkman Klein Center Announces 2023-2024 Graduate Student Fellows

We are delighted to announce that four local-area students will join the Berkman Klein Center as Graduate Student Fellows in the 2023-2024 academic year.

Jul 26, 2023

Berkman Klein Center Announces Incoming 2023-2024 Fellows

Fellows have expertise and interests range from intellectual property law and algorithmic infrastructure, to privacy and AI fairness frameworks.

Jul 17, 2023

Harvard Law School and Berkman Klein Center Announce New Initiative on Artificial Intelligence and the Law

Directed by Oren Bar-Gill and Cass Sunstein, the initiative will focus on new challenges and opportunities for the law created by the rise of AI...

Jul 7, 2023

Hiring: Managing Director

Play a crucial role in supporting a flourishing, intellectually robust community of faculty, students, fellows and affiliates...

Jun 30, 2023

Berkman Klein’s Sue Hendrickson Becomes First Global Technology Governance Fellow; Elisabeth Sylvan Appointed Interim Executive Director

With gratitude for her service and with excitement for her new role, the Berkman Klein Center (BKC) announces that Sue Hendrickson will become the first Global Technology…

May 31, 2023

Exploring the Impacts of Generative AI on the Future of Teaching and Learning

In December 2022, researchers from BKC, OpenAI, and Khan Academy and other experts gathered to discuss the impacts of generative AI on teaching and learning.

May 23, 2023

Co-Designing Generative Futures: A Global Conversation About AI

BKC hosted an international workshop to address the opportunities and challenges of generative AI...