May 14, 2021
Director of Graduate Career Services Laura Stark and Assistant Director Caroline Rende share valuable insights and advice for students contemplating the next step in their professional journey.
May 14, 2021
At Harvard’s first Lavender Graduation, the student group LGBTQ@GSAS will bestow the Evelynn Hammonds Award for Exceptional Service to BGLTQ+ Inclusion on its first recipients. By honoring Hammonds and those who follow her example, the group hopes to help make Harvard a place where more LGBTQ faculty, students, and staff feel like they belong.
May 11, 2021
“Everything is theoretically impossible until it is done,” wrote the American science fiction author Robert A. Heinlein in 1952. He might have been talking about the logistics of creating a campus-like experience via Zoom during a...
May 7, 2021
Each year, the GSAS Student Council (GSC) chooses its Commencement marshals to represent the School’s graduating class. Marshal nominations are made by members of the GSAS community, including students, the nominee’s graduate program administrator,...
May 6, 2021
Psychologist Qi Wang, PhD ’00, professor of human development and director of the Culture and Cognition Lab at Cornell University, discusses the anti-Asian racial stereotypes deeply embedded in US culture.
May 4, 2021
GSAS has launched the next phase of the Emergency Support Initiative.
April 30, 2021
The end of spring term is in sight! As you gear up to finish up final papers, chapters, and other work, the FWC team has put together some suggestions for music, meditation, and short breaks that can help get you to the finish line...
April 23, 2021
CAMBRIDGE, MA (Monday, April 26, 2021) – Harvard University today announced one of the world’s first PhD programs in Quantum Science and Engineering , a new intellectual discipline at the nexus of physics, chemistry, computer science,...
April 22, 2021
Classics scholar James Calvin Taylor, PhD ’20, says that by studying the Ancient Romans—particularly the natural historian Pliny the Elder—we can better understand why it is so difficult to come to terms with our capacity to inflict lasting damage on the natural world.
April 16, 2021
The worst advice I got in graduate school was to write my dissertation to please my committee members. I don’t even know if this was meant as advice, really. I think it was supposed to function more like reassurance. The...

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