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Updates from the Alumni Community

ColloquyColloquy is the alumni magazine of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Read stories from the magazine below, or visit the archive to access the complete current edition and back issues (via PDF).

Clear and Compelling Communication

Helping graduate students share their work

Telling the Story of Science

During January 2014, the GSAS workshop ComSciCon Local helped young researchers learn how to communicate complex and technical ideas in a way that makes them vivid and comprehensible to a broad audience.

Lost Cities

How images from a spy’s toolkit are helping a Harvard-led team uncover the landscapes and the cultures of the ancient world

China Ventures

GSAS and FAS deans travel to China to greet alumni and exchange ideas with university leaders 

Will the 21st century be “the Chinese Century”?

Two of Harvard’s most astute China observers assess the prospects and limitations of a rapidly growing superpower

Facing African Art

Each object of art tells its own story, on its own terms. Suzanne Preston Blier listens — and then weaves connections between its makers, their society, its journey, and ours.

Alumni Day 2013

Headlined by Professor William Kirby’s keynote entitled, Can China Lead?, this year’s Alumni Day generated record numbers, with close to 300 alumni in attendance.

All the Stars: A Celebration of Harvard Astronomy

Photos from the reunion of graduate alumni of Harvard's Astronomy Department.

Out There

Watching the history of the universe — and tracing our cosmic roots — with unprecedented precision

Q+A with Catherine Lord

An autism expert moves from diagnosis to “what happens next”.
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