October 30, 2020
The United States is in the midst of an epidemic. The illness can be fatal. The old are particularly vulnerable, but the young are increasingly affected as well. The poor and members of communities of color suffer disproportionately. The costs to...
October 28, 2020
Jan Iyer combines the life sciences with physics to reveal the hidden structures of the human inner ear. Her goal is to enable clinicians and researchers to see cells and neurons inside the inner ear so that they can better diagnose hearing loss and develop new ways to treat it.
October 13, 2020
At the Veteran’s Health Administration’s Office of Research and Development (ORD), alumna Steph Guerra leads projects designed to improve health care for members of a vulnerable population.
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...

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