October 7, 2022
In this episode of Colloquy , part one of a discussion about guns and public health in America. We want to move past the horrors of Uvalde—and El Paso, and Parkland, and Orlando, and Las Vegas, and Sandy Hook—and talk...
September 12, 2022
Alumna Joana Pimenta researches the art of the moving image—what it is, its history, and its use in modernity—while creating motion pictures of her own that critique, provoke, and illuminate the ways we think and live.
September 12, 2022
At age 89, poetry scholar Helen Vendler, PhD '60, reflects on the poetic form, its ability to confer a kind of immortality, and why the Arthur Kingsley Porter University Professor Emerita calls herself a critic rather than a scholar.
September 12, 2022
The 2022 Centennial Medalists include a scholar of American culture in its many forms, a human rights advocate, a biotech pioneer, and a mathematician and free-speech advocate.
September 12, 2022
New Testament scholar Elaine Pagels, PhD ’70, searches for meaning as she looks back on the sudden and successive losses of her young son and her husband.
September 12, 2022
The history of Harvard’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences is one of growth in intellectual and scholarly influence. It is also too often a story of exclusion. In its 150th anniversary year, both legacies shape what the School is today—and what it strives to become.
September 12, 2022
Systems biologist Deborah Plana, PhD '22, works to improve survival outcomes for cancer patients by developing new data analysis tools for clinical trials and preclinical experiments.
September 12, 2022
Throughout the 2022–2023 academic year, GSAS will celebrate the contributions of alumni and students during the last 150 years, highlighting the spirit of inquiry, the passion for innovation, and the commitment to positive impact.
September 12, 2022
When it comes to social mobility, neighborhoods matter asserts economist Raj Chetty, PhD '03. In the years to come, he hopes to make it possible for some families to change the trajectory of their children’s lives by changing where they live.
September 12, 2022
Nabiha Saklayen, PhD '17, hopes to combine laser physics, optical imaging, machine learning, robotics, and biology to dramatically lower the cost of stem cell therapies—and bring them to scale.

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