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Sharon Wilke

Sharon Wilke

Associate Director of Communications

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Telephone: 617.495.9858
Fax: 617.495.8963
Email: sharon_wilke@hks.harvard.edu

 

 

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Nuclear proliferation (continued)

August 15, 2013

New Report Reveals Details of U.S., Russian, Kazakh Collaboration

News

By Sharon Wilke, Associate Director of Communications and James F. Smith, Former Communications Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

In October, 2012, at the foot of a rocky hillside in eastern Kazakhstan, a group of American, Russian, and Kazakh nuclear scientists and engineers gathered for a ceremony marking the completion of a secret 17-year, $150 million operation to secure plutonium in the tunnels of Degelen Mountainóan abandoned site of Soviet underground nuclear testing.†"Plutonium Mountain: Inside the 17-Year Mission to Secure a Dangerous Legacy of Soviet Nuclear Testing," a report released today by The Project on Managing the Atom at Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, provides details on one of the largest nuclear security operations of the post-Cold War years.

 

 

Summer 2013

"Neustadt Award Honors Senators Nunn and Lugar for Nuclear Safety"

Newsletter Article, Belfer Center Newsletter

By Sharon Wilke, Associate Director of Communications

"Former Senator Sam Nunn, founder and CEO of the Nuclear Threat Initiative... and former Senator Richard Lugar were awarded the prestigious 2013 Richard E. Neustadt Award at Harvard Kennedy School on May 2... Dean David Ellwood noted that the award is bestowed annually to honor one or more individuals ďfor creating powerful solutions to public problems, drawing on research and intellectual ideas as appropriate.Ē

 

 

Spring 2013

Belfer Center Newsletter Spring 2013

Newsletter

By Sharon Wilke, Associate Director of Communications

The Spring 2013 issue of the Belfer Center newsletter features recent and upcoming activities, research, and analysis by members of the Center community on critical global issues. This edition highlights the Belfer Centerís deepening engagement with China.

 

 

Summer 2012

Belfer Center Newsletter Summer 2012

Newsletter

By Sharon Wilke, Associate Director of Communications

The Summer 2012 issue of the Belfer Center newsletter features recent and upcoming activities, research, and analysis by members of the Center community on critical global issues. This edition highlights Belfer Center involvement with the Seoul Nuclear Security Summit and other activities to help shape debate on national and global security. We also spotlight Henry Kissingerís return to Harvard and his remarks about power and politics, James Bakerís acceptance of the 2012 Great Negotiator Award, and Graham Allisonís cover story in TIME magazine describing decisions behind the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. And more....

 

 

Winter 2011-2012

Belfer Center Newsletter Winter 2011-2012

Newsletter

By Sharon Wilke, Associate Director of Communications

The Winter 2011-2012 issue of the Belfer Center newsletter features news, analysis and insight by Belfer Center scholars on issues that include increasingly important info-tech policy challenges and the first U.S.-Russian joint threat assessment on nuclear terrorism. The Centerís deepening impact on defense policy is highlighted with an article about the recent appointments of Ashton B. Carter and Eric Rosenbach to senior Pentagon posts and a Q&A with Carter, the new deputy secretary of defense. Additional articles focus on issues ranging from the Palestinian bid for statehood to Calestous Jumaís role in Lagosí launch of the first innovation advisory council in Africa.

 

 

Summer 2011

Belfer Center Newsletter Summer 2011

Newsletter

By Sharon Wilke, Associate Director of Communications

The Summer 2011 issue of the Belfer Center newsletter features analysis and advice by Belfer Center scholars regarding the historic upheavals in the Middle East and the disastrous consequences of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The Centerís new Geopolitics of Energy project is also highlighted, along with efforts by the Project on Managing the Atom to strengthen nuclear export rules.

 

 

Martha Stewart

Summer 2010

Paul Doty 90th Birthday Celebration

Transcript

By Sharon Wilke, Associate Director of Communications

On June 3, 2010, current and former members of Harvard University's Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology and Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, gathered at Harvard's Eliot House to celebrate PAUL DOTY's 90th birthday. This event, which followed Harvard's 2010 Paul Doty Lecture, included numerous stories and praise for Doty, who founded what is now the Belfer Center and the Molecular and Cellular Biology department.

 

 

Winter 2010-11

"Celebrating PAUL DOTY, Belfer Center Founder, at 90"

Newsletter Article, Belfer Center Newsletter

By Sharon Wilke, Associate Director of Communications

We†celebrate Paul Doty, founder and director emeritus of the Belfer Center and member of our board of directors, as well as emeritus professor of public policy at Harvard Kennedy School and Mallinckrodt Professor of Biochemistry, emeritus, at Harvard.†We share a snapshot of Paul's life and his contributions to science and international security. At 90, he continues his outstanding contributions to the Belfer Center and global community through his ongoing research, insights, and guidance.

 

 

Winter 2010-11

Belfer Center Newsletter Winter 2010-11

Newsletter

By Sharon Wilke, Associate Director of Communications

The Winter 2010/11 issue of the Belfer Center newsletter features recent and upcoming activities, research, and analysis by members of the Center community on critical global issues. This issue highlights a major Belfer Center conference on technology and governance, the Center's involvement in the nuclear threat documentary Countdown to Zero, and a celebration of Belfer Center founder Paul Doty.

 

 

Summer 2010

Belfer Center Newsletter Summer 2010

Newsletter

By Sharon Wilke, Associate Director of Communications

The Summer 2010 issue of the Belfer Center newsletter features recent and upcoming activities, research, and analysis by members of the Center community on critical global issues. This issue highlights the Belfer Center's involvement with the Nuclear Security Summit, which was organized by Center alumni Gary Samore and Laura Holgate.

 
Events Calendar

We host a busy schedule of events throughout the fall, winter and spring. Past guests include: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, former Vice President Al Gore, and former Soviet Union President†Mikhail Gorbachev.