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...
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-...
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...
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...
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...
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...
April 27, 2020
Dear GSAS Students, By now, I hope you have had the chance to review the message from Provost Alan Garber , which outlines principles for fall 2020. FAS Dean Claudine Gay has also communicated on planning specific to the Faculty of Arts and Sciences...
April 10, 2020
Dear GSAS Students, Several weeks ago, GSAS implemented an emergency policy amendment that allows GSAS students to petition to take courses SAT/UNSAT for spring 2020 only, with the approval of the instructor and the student’s home program...
April 8, 2020
Dear GSAS Students, By now, I hope that you’ve had a chance to read the message from the Office of the Provost sent earlier this week. The restrictions on travel and suspension of visa processing are sobering reminders of the impact that the...
April 1, 2020
Dear Directors of Graduate Studies, At this time of great uncertainty, you play a critical role as a communication’s conduit between GSAS and our students and your faculty peers. All of us at GSAS are grateful for all that you are doing to...

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