June 21, 2018
For the hundreds of thousands of individuals in the US who suffer from paralysis or weakness in an arm or hand, daily tasks like lifting boxes or cooking dinner can be nearly impossible. Sam Kesner is working to help them regain some lost function...
May 23, 2018
On May 23, 2018, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) presented the Centennial Medal to four distinguished alumni who have made fundamental and lasting contributions to knowledge, to their disciplines, to their colleagues, and to society...
May 22, 2018
How can the human mind help us find contentment in the face of our most difficult personal challenges? As an interdisciplinary scholar of meditation and cognition, Beth Adelson has devoted her professional life to addressing this question. Her work...
May 22, 2018
A great friend of GSAS and Harvard. A visionary academic entrepreneur. A brilliant mind, and a modest man. These are a few of the ways in which colleagues describe Guido Goldman, a founder of Harvard’s Center for European Studies and an...
May 22, 2018
Improving our national health care system—making it more effective, accessible, and financially sustainable—remains one of the most urgent and daunting challenges of our time. This work demands expertise in bridging medicine and...
April 26, 2018
Each year, the Graduate Student Council chooses eight graduating students as Commencement marshals. On the morning of Commencement, these students help the GSAS deans organize the procession from the GSAS Breakfast with the Deans into Harvard Yard...
April 19, 2018
Harvard faculty and GSAS alumni share big ideas and new innovations at Alumni Day 2018.
April 16, 2018
Alumni return to campus for residence hall reunion.
March 15, 2018
As a scholar, Ashley D. Farmer, AM ’08 in history, PhD ’13 in African American Studies, knew that the condensed, male-dominated narratives of the American Black power and civil rights movements were obscuring stories of women.
March 2, 2018
It's a truism that American political life is broken. Even with the presidency, Congress, and Supreme Court under one party, we remain at loggerheads. Peter H. Schuck (AM '69, government) responds to this divisiveness in One Nation Undecided: Clear...

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