June 26, 2020
For the immense amount of effort in every section she teaches, Mariela Petkova has been honored with the Derek C. Bok Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching of Undergraduates.Read More
June 26, 2020
GSAS recognizes five outstanding teaching fellows with the Derek C. Bok Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching of Undergraduates.Read More
June 18, 2020
Dear GSAS Students, I am thrilled to announce that GSAS is expanding the Emergency Support Initiative. This third phase will provide grants to active, upper-year PhD students who would otherwise pay the facilities fee (i.e. tuition for advanced... Read More
June 15, 2020
Dear GSAS Students, I wanted to make sure that you saw the recent communication from FAS Dean Claudine Gay, accessible on the FAS Fall 2020 Planning website, regarding the three emerging scenarios for the upcoming academic year. As you will read,... Read More
June 4, 2020
Dear GSAS Students, I wanted to make sure you saw the communication from Martha Whitehead, vice president for the Harvard Library and University librarian, to Harvard faculty about planning for phased reopening of physical libraries for research,... Read More
June 3, 2020
Dear GSAS Students, As Harvard continues to evaluate the changes to our academic mission brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, many graduate students have raised concerns about the scheduling of fall 2020 undergraduate courses and the availability of... Read More
May 27, 2020
From the algorithms that we use to optimize manufacturing to the cryptography that keeps our personal data secure, computational complexity plays an essential role in modern life. But how can we determine which complex problems are easy for... Read More
May 27, 2020
Albert Fishlow has been improving our understanding of the economic history and development of Brazil and Latin America for six decades—and counting. He is professor emeritus at two institutions: the University of California, Berkeley, where... Read More
May 27, 2020
When NASA’s Galileo spacecraft reached Jupiter in 1995, Margaret Kivelson was on the brink of a revolutionary discovery: Earth is not the only ocean world in our solar system. By studying magnetic field data, Kivelson demonstrated that Europa... Read More
May 27, 2020
When the poet Wallace Stevens speaks of “The vital, the never-failing genius, / Fulfilling … meditations, great and small” in the final canto of “The Auroras of Autumn,” one could easily imagine that he is speaking of... Read More

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