October 20, 2021
As a PhD student in environmental science and engineering at Harvard’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Eimy Bonilla studies the forest fires of the Amazon Basin as part of a wider effort to understand their impact across South America.
October 15, 2021
As a PhD candidate in Harvard’s Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Matthew Brennan studies Mars, how it formed, and what’s at its core.
October 11, 2021
Student Jordan Kennedy’s research sheds light on the way individual beaver colonies collectively create extensive networks of dams, canals, and trails without directly coordinating or communicating with one another.
October 1, 2021
In the inaugural episode of the GSAS Colloquy podcast, alumnus Michael Lin, a microbiologist and Professor at Stanford University talks about vaccination mandates as a path out of the pandemic, but also about the decline in vaccine efficacy over time.
September 22, 2021
PhD candidate Walid Akef's research challenges how we think about Islamic art and expands our understanding of how two worlds thought to be very different from one another—Islam and Christianity—were actually deeply intertwined.
September 15, 2021
As a PhD student in chemistry and chemical biology, Lisa Awaitey studies biological processes to build synthetic models that mimic them. Her work could inspire solutions to one of humanity’s biggest challenges: climate change.
August 12, 2021
Anita Reddy, a PhD student in biological and biomedical sciences at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, is trying to fill in some of the gaps in our knowledge of how exercise works on the molecular and cellular levels.
August 11, 2021
As a member of Professor Eric Rubin’s lab at Harvard Chan, PhD candidate Harry Won is researching a new approach to treating a disease that kills millions of people around the world: tuberculosis.
July 30, 2021
The US is in the midst of an upsurge in anti-Asian racism. As historian Jane Hong, PhD ’13, points out, racist stereotypes and discrimination against Asians in the US—particularly in immigration—have deep roots in American history.
July 30, 2021
Neuroscientist Allison Hamilos, PhD '21, studies the neurological processes behind voluntary motion. In so doing, she is also challenging the basis for how we understand ourselves and our relationships with others: the idea that human beings have free will.

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