May 25, 2011
Each year, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences celebrates the achievements of a select group of Harvard University’s most accomplished alumni by awarding the Centennial Medal, the highest honor that the Graduate School bestows. It was first...
May 20, 2011
When Emily Gardel arrived at Harvard to start a PhD program in applied physics, she admits to experiencing “a bit of a culture shock.” Gardel had come out of an undergraduate physics major at Smith College, and the scale and tenor of life at GSAS...
May 12, 2011
For Niall Mangan, a third-year PhD student in systems biology , interest in environmental issues started as a love of the outdoors, during a Texas childhood full of nature hikes and trips to the beach with her family. As an undergraduate at Clarkson...
April 28, 2011
With collections that range from ancient papyri to e-journals that publish the latest scientific findings, navigating Harvard’s libraries can be daunting for even the most experienced researcher. But you’re not alone. Harvard’s librarians — experts...
March 30, 2011
When he was 15, his mother joined the Army, and he lived at military bases across the country before returning to his hometown, Santa Fe, NM, for his senior year of high school. After graduating, Ita, now a second-year PhD candidate in virology ,...
March 15, 2011
Harvard faculty and administrators led the students on tours of labs in Astronomy , Psychology , Organismic and Evolutionary Biology , Molecular and Cellular Biology , Systems Biology, Biological Sciences in Public Health , Physics , Chemistry , and...
March 3, 2011
SITN produces a bi-monthly e-newsletter and a popular fall seminar series that look beyond the media reports to delve more deeply into modern science, discussing issues of broad importance to our wellbeing and understanding of the world. “The amount...
February 2, 2011
January 27, 2011
Imagine that you are listening to your favorite professor, or your favorite film actor, or even your favorite singer. What are they doing to keep you interested, and how can you achieve his or her level of persuasiveness in your own public...
October 26, 2010
Poulson-Bryant is a founding editor of Vibe magazine and the author of Hung: A Meditation on the Measure of Black Men in America (Doubleday, 2006) and the forthcoming novel The VIPs, due next year from Random House. We asked for answers to the same...

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