Protesters Pack Up Encampment
FAS Administration

Harvard Places 10 Graduate Students on Probation for Encampment Participation

The Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences placed 10 graduate students on probation for participating in the pro-Palestine encampment earlier this year.

GSC Elections
Student Life

GSAS Student Council Continues Board Nominations, Discusses Transportation Issues

The Harvard GSAS Student Council continued nominations for unfilled board positions, reviewed motions for constitutional amendments, and discussed transportation accessibility at its final meeting of the academic year.

HGC Meeting 4/22/24
Student Groups

Harvard Graduate Council Hosts First-Ever Awards Dinner, Honors ‘Person of the Year’

The Harvard Graduate Council recognized several council members and awarded Bobby Constantino their “Person of the Year” award at their first-ever awards dinner Monday evening.

Dean Dench
Student Groups

‘An International Issue’: Harvard GSAS Dean Says Free Speech Issues Are Not Harvard-Specific

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Dean Emma Dench said in a Tuesday interview with The Crimson that free speech is an “international issue” rather than a Harvard-specific problem.

GSAS Dean and Interim Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Emma Dench

Harvard GSAS Dean Says Students Should Pursue Grad Degrees for ‘Love of the Discipline,’ Not Professorship

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Dean Emma Dench said students should pursue graduate degrees out of passion for their research rather than a desire for professorship during a Tuesday interview with The Crimson.

Harvard Medical School Quadrangle

HGC Proposes Resolution to Extend Van Services to Longwood Following Student Complaints

The Harvard Graduate Council proposed a resolution at a Monday night meeting requesting the University provide van service to Longwood after several students at Harvard Medical School complained about transportation accessibility issues.

Graduate Council

Harvard Alumni Email Forwarding Services to Remain Unchanged Despite Student Protest

Despite requests from graduate students, new Harvard alumni will not regain alumni addresses and will instead have to continue using an email forwarding service, Harvard Alumni Association Executive Director Sarah Karmon said Monday night.

Graduate Student Council Elections
Student Life

GSAS Student Council Nominates 6 Board Members, Leaves 12 Roles Including Presidency Unfilled

The Harvard Graduate of Arts and Sciences Student Council nominated Ph.D. candidates Walter Shen and Max Street for elections to GSC executive and advisory board positions at a meeting Wednesday night, joining four students who were nominated before the meeting began.

Harvard Graduate Council

Harvard Graduate Council Presents ‘One Harvard’ Awards, Plans Socials

The Harvard Graduate Council presented “One Harvard” awards at a meeting last Monday and plans to host three “One Harvard” social events for students at all 12 of Harvard’s graduate schools over the course of the next two months.

Harvard Kenneth C. Griffin Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Harvard Horizons Scholar Looks to ‘Sound the Alarm’ on ‘Forever Chemicals’

Heidi M. Pickard, a fifth-year Ph.D. student in Engineering and Applied Sciences at the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, used her 2024 Harvard Horizons project to investigate environmental contamination and human exposure to highly-prevalent “forever chemicals.”

Harvard Kenneth C. Griffin Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Harvard GSAS Sees 8% Increase in Applications for 2024

The Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences received 25,239 applications during its 2024 cycle, a 15 percent increase from last year that suggests the University’s leadership crisis and allegations of antisemitism on campus has not deterred prospective graduate students from applying.

GSAS Student Council Meeting
Student Groups

Graduate Student Council Budget ‘Completely Spent,’ Unable to Meet Student Needs

The Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Student Council budget for the 2023-2024 academic year is completely spent, per a budget report released last week.

Griffin GSAS
Student Life

Harvard to Open 24/7 Study Spaces for Graduate Student Reading Weeks

This spring, Harvard will open 24/7 study spaces for graduate students for the first time during reading period.

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) - Lehman Hall

Graduate Student HUIDs Will Work as CharlieCards Starting July 1

Harvard IDs belonging to students at any of Harvard’s 12 graduate schools will function as MBTA CharlieCards starting on July 1, according to Brett Monson, president of the Harvard Graduate Council.

Radcliffe Institute

‘The Wave is Waving’: Harvard Astronomers Discover Radcliffe Wave’s Oscillation

An international group of astronomers led by a Harvard PhD student reported their discovery that the Radcliffe Wave — a nine-thousand-light-year-long gaseous structure in the Milky Way — moves in an oscillating pattern in a paper published in Nature Tuesday morning.