November 16, 2018
Sophie Calder-Wang, PhD candidate in economics, says that venture capital firms see financial gains when they hire women.Read More
October 24, 2018
Brandon Woods likes people. “I like being around people, I like talking to them,” the PhD candidate in biological and biomedical sciences says. Which is good because, as a resident advisor (RA) and wellness liaison in one of GSAS’s... Read More
October 19, 2018
Krissy Lyon, PhD candidate in neuroscience, studies neurotransmitters and aggression.Read More
October 9, 2018
Matt Smith’s life is full of acronyms. “My PI is part of OEB. And my grad program is MCO, which is based in MCB,” Smith recites. This proliferation of acronyms results from two factors: his graduate program, Molecules, Cells and Organism (MCO),... Read More
September 25, 2018
Every year, hundreds of Harvard undergraduates stream into math courses offered by the Department of Mathematics. Whether learning linear algebra or calculus, they can turn to the teaching fellows (TFs), who are the chief instructors for these... Read More
August 7, 2018
The research of Leah Aronowsky, a historian of science, often revolves around one question: “How do scientists obtain knowledge of environmental phenomena that unfold on the scale of the entire planet?” Aronowsky is currently a Mellon... Read More
July 30, 2018
Lawrence Bacow, PhD ’78, Grew up interested in ham radios and science fairs, all while expecting to become a lawyer like his father. Now the 29th president of Harvard University, Bacow’s circuitous route to Harvard’s top post has taken him from mathematics to economics and public policy.Read More
July 13, 2018
To Jovana Andrejevic, there’s a beauty to engineering that can sometimes be better expressed with charcoal pencils and a sketchpad than with differential equations and computational models. Andrejevic is pursuing a PhD in applied physics at the... Read More
January 25, 2018
Bill Foster didn’t plan on a career in politics. He founded and ran a successful business for several years before returning to his first love: physics. After earning his PhD from Harvard, he started yet another career: as a US Congressman... Read More
November 20, 2017
Growing up, Becca Voelcker would drive with her parents 20 miles to the local cinema, which showed a foreign film once every month. “This was long before I knew what the word ‘director’ meant or what it was to make a film,”... Read More

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