January 29, 2016
​When they first began their science careers, neither Phillips Professor of Astronomy Dimitar Sasselov nor sixth-year graduate student Elisabeth Newton intended to search for extraterrestrial life—but that is exactly what they are both doing today...
January 12, 2016
For Yifei Shi, academic discovery was far from her mind when she visited the Harvard-Yenching Library for a routine course assignment. A master’s student in the Regional Studies–East Asia program, Shi was looking for a monograph written by the...
December 9, 2015
GSAS is pleased to announce the 2016 Horizons Scholars, eight PhD students whose ideas, innovations, and insights have the potential to reshape their disciplines. These students have been selected by the Harvard Horizons Faculty Fellows as...
September 17, 2015
While Allan Brandt, the Amalie Moses Kass Professor of the History of Medicine and professor in the Department of the History of Science, was serving as dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, he took his high school–aged son on visits to...
August 11, 2015
How GSAS programs help level the playing field in graduate studies, academia, and beyond
June 17, 2015
How recent PhDs are reaching beyond the academy In 1900, when Harvard’s twenty-first president, Charles William Eliot, met with the presidents of the University of California, the University of Chicago, Columbia University, and the Johns Hopkins...
June 8, 2015
As a Brookings Institution fellow and an expert on Vladimir Putin, Fiona Hill, PhD '98, keeps her eye on Russia and the surrounding region.
May 26, 2015
On May 27, 2015, four alumni of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) were awarded the Centennial Medal for their “contributions to society as they have emerged from one’s graduate education at Harvard.”
March 19, 2015
How art connects disciplines and people at Harvard
February 13, 2015
Eight students named as 2015 Horizons Scholars, selected to present their research at the third-annual Harvard Horizons Symposium in May GSAS is pleased to announce the 2015 Horizons Scholars, eight PhD students whose ideas, innovations, and...