From the lab to the archive, from academia to public service, GSAS students and alumni are making discoveries and contributing new knowledge.

The story of Joseph in Genesis, the first book of the Hebrew Bible, has been pored over by scholars for centuries and told and re-told in books, ballets, movies, and even musicals. Yet the tale still contains mysteries—such as its exact date of...Read more
Lesions to the upper brain stem can result in a rare neurological disorder known as Locked-in Syndrome. Locked-in patients are paralyzed—except for the ability among some to communicate via upper eyelid movements. From the outside, patients appear...Read more