January 25, 2018
Applied labor economist Linda Bell, PhD '86, discovered that the gender gap in pay seen among top executives disappeared in companies run by women. As provost of Barnard College, she continues to delve into the reasons behind this finding while...
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...
December 18, 2017
As a PhD student in anthropology and the study of religion in the early 2000s, Melanie Adrian was enamored with Harvard’s libraries, but she grew frustrated that graduate students could only take out books for a semester at a time and had to renew...
November 8, 2017
Sociologist Tomás Jiménez, PhD ’05, doesn’t think Americans are rolling up the welcome mat for new immigrants.
August 1, 2017
Learn about new and notable titles from two GSAS alumnae. For more books, see the July 2017 reading list . World War II and its aftermath shook up everything, ending the Depression, undermining colonialism, igniting the Cold War, and extruding...
July 25, 2017
Work that Christopher Chabris, PhD '99, conducted on inattentional blindness won an Ig Nobel Prize, which honors "achievements that first make people laugh, and then make them think," and cautions us about the impact of increasing technological...
July 25, 2017
Featured Review An Equal Worth Women at War: Subhas Chandra Bose and the Rani of Jhansi Regiment by Vera Hildebrand Women at War: Subhas Chandra Bose and the Rani of Jhansi Regiment (HarperCollins India, 2016) interweaves two stories: the life of...
July 24, 2017
FORMER AND CURRENT GRADUATE STUDENT AFFILIATES OF THE MINDA DE GUNZBURG CENTER FOR EUROPEAN STUDIES AT HARVARD SHARE THEIR PERSPECTIVES ON THE EUROPEAN UNION Danilo Mandić, PhD ’15, Sociology College Fellow in the Department of Sociology CES Local...
July 12, 2017
Re-engineering interstellar technology into a smartwatch that never needs to be recharged The NASA Voyager 1 space probe, the only man-made object to ever enter interstellar space, is zipping through the cosmos at 40,000 miles per hour as it...
May 24, 2017
On May 24, 2017, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) awarded the Centennial Medal to four outstanding alumni whose contributions to knowledge, to their disciplines, to their colleagues, and to society have made a fundamental and lasting...

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