December 4, 2014
One student’s take on the interdisciplinary nature of religious studyRead More
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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
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—... Read More
July 26, 2012
Daria Van Tyne bends over a crimson disc, her gloved hand swinging the tip of a pipette in circles to agitate a mixture of substrate and human blood that fills the petri dish. It’s not apparent, but she’s a foot soldier in a war that has been raging... Read More
June 27, 2011
Growing up on the east side of Manhattan, Adam Cohen didn’t have a typical upbringing. He didn’t have a functioning TV, for one. Instead, he lugged home broken TVs, along with computers and microwaves he had found in garbage bins, and took them... Read More
May 20, 2011
When Emily Gardel arrived at Harvard to start a PhD program in applied physics, she admits to experiencing “a bit of a culture shock.” Gardel had come out of an undergraduate physics major at Smith College, and the scale and tenor of life at GSAS... Read More