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.
March 14, 2022
"Air should be something everybody has." Beaudry and her 2018 video piece, Flashbacks. That simple revelation came to Ellie Beaudry when she was in high school in Shanghai. China ranks 137 out of 180 countries on Yale University’s Environmental...
March 14, 2022
Chidi Akusobi wrapped his fingers around the edge of the rock and lifted. Underneath, worms, pillbugs, and many other insects darted and wriggled. The young man was enthralled. He had discovered an entire community of life in his family’s Bronx, New...
February 15, 2022
In recent years, a group of BIPOC PhD students originating in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS) Program launched the Culture and Community Workshop, a program for incoming students in the life sciences designed to build a foundation of skills and understanding crucial for the creation of a truly inclusive environment.
February 15, 2022
The cities where Black Americans most frequently landed during the Great Migration became traps of social immobility—and remain so to this day. The reasons, says economist and GSAS alumna Ellora Derenoncourt, have to do with how these communities—particularly white residents and the local governments that represented them—reacted to their changing racial identity.