May 26, 2021
Many American workers experienced a sudden, unprecedented blending of work and home life during the COVID-19 pandemic: work from home became common practice, and as schools shifted to remote teaching, the demands of childcare expanded and...
May 26, 2021
John Hutchinson, widely regarded as one of the world’s leading mechanicians, is also one of the field’s most beloved mentors and educators. He laid the foundations for modern research on the behavior of materials under stress, including...
May 26, 2021
The critical importance of truth and ethics in American journalism has never been clearer—and Marvin Kalb is one of the nation’s greatest standard-bearers of journalistic excellence and integrity. An expert on the impact of media on...
May 26, 2021
Last summer, racial violence gave rise to a national reckoning in America, throwing into sharp relief the systemic racism facing people of color and the urgent need for more widespread awareness of the ways in which white privilege undermines social...
May 26, 2021
In a virtual ceremony on May 26, 2021, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) awarded the Centennial Medal to four distinguished alumni who have made fundamental and lasting contributions to knowledge, to their disciplines, to their colleagues, and to society.
May 25, 2021
Additional guidance for GSAS students
May 20, 2021
Profiles of some of the 10 outstanding students who will receive their PhDs from Harvard in the field of astrophysics on Thursday, May 27.
May 18, 2021
Despite progress in many fields, traditional taboos surrounding careers outside of academia remain.
May 18, 2021
“Cracking the Culture around Careers” covered an important but sometimes sensitive topic in the lives of PhD students: the tightening of the academic job market and the very real need for students—and even alumni—to consider jobs outside academia.
May 14, 2021
You’ve reached the point in your PhD program where the next step is to conduct dissertation research domestically or abroad. In this piece, I’d like to provide advice for what you can do this summer to prepare to apply...

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