May 22, 2020
Dear GSAS Students, I am pleased to announce that those benefitting from guaranteed financial support will receive a 2.8 percent increase to their stipend for the 2020–2021 academic year. I hope this is welcome news as you make plans for the... Read More
May 20, 2020
For some students, the pressures of pursuing a PhD would be challenging enough. For Blakely Bussie O’Connor, who will receive a PhD in bioengineering in May 2020, it was only the beginning. During her six years at GSAS, O’Connor became a mother, a... Read More
May 11, 2020
Dear GSAS Students, It has been almost two months since Harvard moved to remote teaching and research, and nearly all of us are following various social distancing measures. This shift in the way we all manage our daily activities has been difficult... Read More
May 8, 2020
Dear GSAS Students, It has been almost two months since Harvard moved to remote teaching and research, and nearly all of us are following various social distancing measures. This shift in the way we all manage our daily activities has been difficult... Read More
May 8, 2020
Dear GSAS Students, Last week, I announced the launch of the GSAS Emergency Support Initiative, the first phase in GSAS student support that includes targeted measures designed to help PhD students overcome academic disruptions caused by the COVID-... Read More
May 6, 2020
Dear GSAS Students, As reports of anti-Asian harassment have increased in the press, GSAS is receiving alarming reports of students from certain Asian ethnic groups feeling targeted or concerned about their future at Harvard because of their racial... Read More
May 4, 2020
Dear GSAS Students, I wanted to share a message from Provost Alan Garber about steps toward reopening Harvard’s research facilities , which went out to Harvard faculty earlier today. As you will read, the Provost has asked that a committee be... Read More
May 1, 2020
Dear GSAS Students, Today, GSAS is launching an Emergency Support Initiative, four targeted measures designed to help PhD students overcome academic disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Emergency Support Initiative includes: Lost-Time... Read More
April 30, 2020
Each year, the GSAS Student Council (GSC) chooses graduating students as Commencement marshals. Traditionally, on the morning of Commencement, these students help the GSAS deans organize the procession from the GSAS breakfast gathering to Harvard... Read More
April 27, 2020
Dear GSAS Students, Every year, Harvard recognizes an annual event designed to raise awareness and create a campus free of sexual violence. Denim Day, which takes place this Wednesday, April 29, 2020, is a visible demonstration against harmful words... Read More

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