October 2, 2020
An interview with GSAS student Amanda Figueroa, who studies civic and public art education and works to create new art spaces that are vibrant and inclusive.
September 24, 2020
GSAS student Cherrie Bucknor explores homeownership, the persistent racial wealth gap, and the impact it has on the lives and prospects of Black people in the United States.
September 24, 2020
Irene Wong, a fourth-year PhD student in Biological and Biomedical Sciences, wants to get a better understanding of how cells interact to help damaged lungs heal and regenerate.
September 2, 2020
Julian De Freitas, a PhD student in psychology, wants to help the developers of driverless cars understand the ethical decisions that drivers—machine or human—need to make every day.
July 8, 2020
Faculty from across the Harvard community were invited to attend Research Mentor Training workshops where they learn about effective mentorship and engagement in skills-based activities.
May 20, 2020
For some students, the pressures of pursuing a PhD would be challenging enough. For Blakely Bussie O’Connor, who will receive a PhD in bioengineering in May 2020, it was only the beginning. During her six years at GSAS, O’Connor became a mother, a...
February 19, 2020
Imagine being cooped up on a Mars-bound spaceship for seven months with nothing to eat except freeze-dried meals that, once rehydrated, only vaguely resemble "real" food. The sharp crunch of a fresh apple or the unctuous creaminess of a soft cheese...
February 14, 2020
When Alfredo (Freddy) Valencia learned that mutations in a single family of proteins caused a fifth of all cancers and more than half the known cases of a rare developmental disability syndrome, the fact hit close to home. Valencia’s sister...
February 12, 2020
Khytie Brown’s family recounts her being able to read and talk before she could walk. “People in my community said it wasn’t normal for babies to talk at that age and asked my family if they were afraid that I was a witch,”...
February 12, 2020
Howard Gardner, PhD ’71, wrote the book on how to change minds, but he acknowledges that minds are not always easy—or even possible—to change. PhD candidate Zoe Jenkin, who studies philosophy of mind, thinks she knows why. John H. and Elisabeth A...

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