April 15, 2016
The Bureau of Study Counsel: Supporting GSAS Students
February 19, 2016
Now in my fourth year as dean, I continue to consider how to enhance the graduate student experience while positioning the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences for future success. As a way of focusing our thoughts, I turned to the Graduate Policy...
February 12, 2016
GSAS Announces Enhanced Parental Benefit for Graduate Students Graduate students who are expecting or adopting a child will receive double the existing Parental Accommodation and Financial Support (PAFS) going forward, the GSAS announced today...
January 8, 2016
Beginning in fall 2016, GSAS students will be able to purchase semester MBTA bus and link passes at a 50 percent discount. Currently, graduate students receive an 11 percent discount on a CharlieCard bus or link pass good for a semester through an...
December 23, 2015
Accessing Services at the Accessible Education Office GSAS students from around the globe come to Cambridge and Boston to tackle the most complex questions in their fields. Intellectual tenacity is required for admission, but sometimes hard can be...
December 18, 2015
“Myths and Misconceptions of Counseling and Mental Health (CAMHS) at Harvard University Health Services” ​ By Jackie Yun During my tenure as director of student services, I have heard a number of concerns and myths from GSAS...
December 16, 2015
Applications to serve as Resident Advisors open January 4, 2016 ​ Ania Puszynska, (second from right) and her fellow Perkins Hall RAs. Do you have what it takes to be a Resident Advisor (RA)? RAs help to create a sense of community and a feeling of...
November 20, 2015
Speaking Up: The Power of Bystander Intervention As the Harvard Community responds to the results of the AAU Campus Survey on Sexual Assault and Sexual Misconduct, many are asking “what can we do in GSAS?” One data point from the survey...
November 13, 2015
For graduate students, attending conferences and building connections with others in their field is a key component of professional development. Having a business card on hand can be an important way to share information. GSAS recently negotiated a...
November 9, 2015
At GSAS, our PhD students are valued, supported, and engaged in decision making—receiving full tuition, stipends, heath benefits, and more—because they are a critical part of learning, teaching, and scholarship at Harvard. For example: All GSAS PhD...

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