September 12, 2022
The history of Harvard’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences is one of growth in intellectual and scholarly influence. It is also too often a story of exclusion. In its 150th anniversary year, both legacies shape what the School is today—and what it strives to become.
September 12, 2022
Nabiha Saklayen, PhD '17, hopes to combine laser physics, optical imaging, machine learning, robotics, and biology to dramatically lower the cost of stem cell therapies—and bring them to scale.
September 12, 2022
HBS Professor Lumumba Seegars on the way that those marginalized because of race, gender, and class identities work with each other to challenge—and sometimes unintentionally reproduce—inequality.
August 26, 2022
What does it mean to be a human in a world that's dominated by science and technology—and in a universe in which we might not be alone? With the advancement of observational technology—for instance, the new James Webb...
June 27, 2022
Are there Earth-like worlds that could support life? In search of an answer to that question, Harvard PhD student Juliana García-Mejía created a new instrument to search the heavens.
April 22, 2022
To better reflect the scope of its work, the GSAS Office of Diversity and Minority Affairs will now be known as the Office of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging, or GSAS EDIB. “This change signals GSAS’s...
April 15, 2022
The island of Guam is often seen as important only in the context of its ties to the US, which annexed the island as a territory following the Spanish-American War and now uses it to host a military base. But recent graduate Kristin Oberiano’s dissertation, “Territorial Discontent: Chamorros, Filipinos, and the Making of the United States Empire on Guam,” centers Chamorros, the indigenous people of Guam, and Filipinos in the historical narrative.
April 13, 2022
GSAS students Zubia Hasan and Laura Nicolae as well as incoming student Osareman Okolo have been awarded a 2022 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, a merit-based graduate school program for 30 immigrants and children of immigrants.
March 15, 2022
New ODMA staff support inclusion and belonging in PhD programs across the University
March 15, 2022
GSAS student Grace Pan hopes to construct a new generation of high-temperature superconductors that could deliver cheap, abundant power and perhaps even help solve the climate crisis.

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