June 15, 2021
All engineers like to make things. Andy Cohen likes to make things that improve people’s lives. As a GSAS doctoral student at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Cohen brings that passion to his area of focus: soft robotics.
June 15, 2021
Through community-building, advocacy, and raising awareness, LGBTQ@GSAS reaches out across the University in an effort to make Harvard a place where every student can flourish.
June 15, 2021
As a PhD student at Harvard’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS), Katherine Van Kirk works with George Vasmer Leverett Professor of Physics Mikhail Lukin to develop a powerful new way of computing—one that operates on the atomic level in the realms of probability and uncertainty.
June 15, 2021
Happy LGBTQ+ Pride Month! I’m thrilled to dedicate this last B-2 B-Well column of the academic year to the recognition and celebration of LGBTQ+ members of the GSAS community. You are welcome here! It brings me so much joy while walking...
June 14, 2021
At Lavender Graduation, Professor Evelynn Hammonds speaks with power and candor about her journey as a BGLTQ student and faculty member at Harvard.
May 28, 2021
The top item on my to-do list stayed the same throughout my doctoral research: “Write dissertation.” While this reflected the big picture goal, it was difficult to figure out what “Write dissertation” looked...
May 28, 2021
New research from a team that includes a GSAS alum and a current student indicates that the COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on youth mental health. But the study also identifies behaviors that can mitigate the effects of the lockdown and help young people cope with stress long after the coronavirus has subsided.
May 26, 2021
Many American workers experienced a sudden, unprecedented blending of work and home life during the COVID-19 pandemic: work from home became common practice, and as schools shifted to remote teaching, the demands of childcare expanded and...
May 26, 2021
John Hutchinson, widely regarded as one of the world’s leading mechanicians, is also one of the field’s most beloved mentors and educators. He laid the foundations for modern research on the behavior of materials under stress, including...
May 26, 2021
The critical importance of truth and ethics in American journalism has never been clearer—and Marvin Kalb is one of the nation’s greatest standard-bearers of journalistic excellence and integrity. An expert on the impact of media on...

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