August 11, 2015
How GSAS programs help level the playing field in graduate studies, academia, and beyond
March 27, 2015
How Travis Busbee and Ryan Truby, graduate students in the Lewis Lab, worked with Lewis to create an undergraduate course. We still can’t walk on water, but we can walk on oobleck. While water, like most other liquids, gives way to force, oobleck—a...
February 20, 2015
Bridget Alex likes humans. And as it happens, some fifty thousand years ago, there were several kinds of them around According to Alex, a graduate student in anthropology and human evolutionary biology and a 2015 Harvard Horizons Scholar , for...
January 28, 2015
Blythe George plans to leverage her Yurok background and Harvard education to advocate for better public policy relating to Native American reservations. As anyone who’s seen a John Ford film will tell you, in the popular imagination, Native...
January 24, 2015
How a connection between Harvard’s faculty of arts and sciences and the Uffizi gallery helps graduate students make great discoveries.
December 4, 2014
One student’s take on the interdisciplinary nature of religious study
October 21, 2014
How Adam Anderson found a modern answer to an ancient problem ​When most students go to the library, they’re looking for texts written on paper, not clay. Not so for Adam Anderson, a PhD candidate in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and...
October 6, 2014
The Roles of Mentoring and Academic Genealogy in One Scholar’s Coming of Age As Taralyn Tan, PhD candidate in neurobiology in the laboratory of Sandeep Robert Datta , would tell you, genetics isn’t the only science that cares about lineage. Like her...
September 11, 2014
How Summer Research Opportunities at Harvard connects students with faculty mentors Savannah Turner and her Harvard mentor, Professor Evelynn Hammonds. Turner spent the summer between her sophomore and ​ junior years at Wesleyan working with...
May 21, 2014
Harvard Integrated Life Sciences and Tami Lieberman's work at the intersection of biology, math, and the clinic As Tami Lieberman, PhD ’14, considered her options for graduate school, she found herself drawn to Harvard’s Systems Biology PhD Program—...

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