February 6, 2012
GSAS students, if you’re planning to graduate this March or May, we invite you to take part in Commencement activities on May 24, 2012. The GSAS celebration begins early, at a breakfast with the deans on the museum lawns on Oxford Street. The... Read More
February 2, 2012
How an innovative group of PhD students and interdisciplinary scholars are building a dramatic new approach to research in the arts and humanities As revolutionaries go — and he is one, embracing a dynamic new conception of humanistic research in... Read More
February 1, 2012
GSAS adopts electronic submission of the dissertation Until now, a key part of receiving a PhD from Harvard was taking a cab ride to a factory in Charlestown (it was not T accessible) to have your dissertation bound. Now that scenic journey is a... Read More
January 27, 2012
What makes a good dissertation topic? GSAS’s resident expert on the subject is Cynthia Verba , the longtime director of fellowships at the Graduate School, whose own PhD (from the University of Chicago) is in musicology. Her answer: "One of the most... Read More
January 12, 2012
There are more than 70 activities on offer this month to help GSAS students master essential research tools and develop their professional or job-seeking skills. Here is a sampling of what's on offer: Personal Money Management How to Build a... Read More
January 11, 2012
The GSAS Research Workshops Program fosters community building within research areas, encourages constructive peer and faculty mentoring, and allows students and faculty to test-drive their current research projects in a collegial setting. The... Read More
December 21, 2011
Mini-Courses During January@GSAS Sign up to take fun and interesting classes taught by your fellow grad students! Learn more at www.gsas.harvard.edu/january GSC Open Meeting on February 1 Come at 6:30 p.m. to the Graduate Student Lounge in Dudley... Read More
December 21, 2011
A University-wide organization of more than 600 Harvard graduate students and postdoctoral researchers, the Harvard Graduate Consulting Club (HGCC) creates significant opportunities for career exploration and development in consulting — a field... Read More
December 21, 2011
Every student who comes to Harvard to do a PhD faces the pressure that goes along with high standards, high expectations, and high stakes. For minority students, that pressure can be intensified. If you’re the only minority face in a classroom or... Read More
December 21, 2011
When Glenna Clifton began studying ballet at the age of 3, she had no way of knowing that her love for dance would eventually lead her to study biomechanics as part of a PhD program in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, one of 12 programs in the... Read More