October 15, 2021
October is a great time for students to think about mental health and their networks of support.
October 11, 2021
Student Jordan Kennedy’s research sheds light on the way individual beaver colonies collectively create extensive networks of dams, canals, and trails without directly coordinating or communicating with one another.
October 1, 2021
“It is good to have hair-splitters & lumpers,” Charles Darwin wrote in an 1857 letter to his closest friend, the British botanist and explorer Joseph Dalton Hooker. Darwin was characterizing—and caricaturing...
October 1, 2021
In the wake of the global Movement for Black Lives, the Office of Diversity and Minority Affairs and the GSAS Student Center convened a working group to review the Center’s physical space, practices, and programming and make them more accessible and inclusive to all members of the community.
October 1, 2021
In the inaugural episode of the GSAS Colloquy podcast, alumnus Michael Lin, a microbiologist and Professor at Stanford University talks about vaccination mandates as a path out of the pandemic, but also about the decline in vaccine efficacy over time.
September 22, 2021
PhD candidate Walid Akef's research challenges how we think about Islamic art and expands our understanding of how two worlds thought to be very different from one another—Islam and Christianity—were actually deeply intertwined.
September 17, 2021
The Fellowships & Writing Center is pleased to introduce its new cohort of fellows for the 2021-22 academic year. All recent Harvard PhDs, the FWC fellows know that graduate work can be challenging for a host of reasons and they...
September 15, 2021
As a PhD student in chemistry and chemical biology, Lisa Awaitey studies biological processes to build synthetic models that mimic them. Her work could inspire solutions to one of humanity’s biggest challenges: climate change.
September 15, 2021
Director of Student Services Danielle Farrell on mapping out personal boundaries and staying healthy in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
September 3, 2021
Welcome (back) to campus and to the start of fall term! Here are some suggestions from the Fellowships & Writing Center staff as you gear up for the new academic year. We hope to work with you or see you at one of our events in...

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