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Art Museums Launch Fellowship, Summer Institute Through Donations

​The Harvard Art Museums received over $1.5 million in donations this month for a new fellowship and summer program.

Graduate School of Design

With $92 Million Raised, GSD Campaign Focuses on Financial Aid, Facilities

​With a year and a half left in its historic capital campaign, the Graduate School of Design has raised $92 million out of its $110 million goal, though several key initiatives such as financial aid and building expansion lag behind.

Graduate School of Design

Obama to Appoint Two Design Professors to Federal Commission

President Barack Obama intends to appoint Graduate School of Design professors Toni L. Griffin and Alex Krieger to the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts.

Celebration of Zaha Hadid
Graduate School of Design

Design School Honors Late Iraqi Architect Through Scholarship

​At an event celebrating the accomplishments of the late Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid, the Graduate School of Design unveiled a new scholarship to provide financial assistance to Middle Eastern students.

GSD Growth
Student Life

Graduate School of Design's Enrollment Soars Skyward

The School of Design, which operates on a leaner budget than many of Harvard schools, has long been one of Harvard’s smallest schools. Over the past 10 years, the Graduate School of Design’s enrollment has increased by 288 students.

Richard Rogers Speaks at GSD
Graduate School of Design

British Architect Establishes Fellowship, Delivers Lecture at GSD

A year and a half after award-winning British architect Richard Rogers donated a house to the Graduate School of Design, the GSD announced it will use the house to host a new residency program.


Jeb Bush Discusses Education Reform, Inequality at GSE

Bush discussed his efforts to expand school choice and improve school accountability as governor of Florida.

Graduate School of Design

Graduate School of Design, SEAS Welcomes Master’s Cohort

​Harvard’s Graduate School of Design and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have officially welcomed their first cohort of 15 students pursuing a master’s degree in design engineering.


HarvardX to Offer New Premium Online Courses

Starting in September, the paid program, HarvardXPlus, will offer four eight-week courses, a departure from HarvardX’s current online course offerings, which are open to auditors for free.

The Desks Of GSD
Graduate School of Design

As University Surpasses Campaign Goal, GSD Still Unfulfilled

Though Harvard has surpassed its $6.5 billion public campaign goal, the Graduate School of Design is still $22 million away from reaching its individual benchmark.

Construction Continues
Student Life

Posters Critique Impact of Smith Center Construction on Homeless

​Posters inquiring “Who took our space?” and “Where is Brian?” littered the temporary construction fences surrounding the Smith Campus Center this weekend as part of a Harvard Graduate School of Design student’s efforts to start a conversation about how current renovations may affect life in Harvard Square.

The Desks Of GSD
Graduate School of Design

Design School Building Draws Praise, Except For the Desk Space

The Graduate School of Design’s Gund Hall sticks out among Harvard’s red-brick laden campus. While some might regard the concrete exterior as ugly, some say the interior could serve as a model for a university that lacks central social spaces. Still, others contend that the building’s size and limited availability of workspaces leave certain master's degree students feeling left out.


Architects, Urban Planners Address Racial Tensions in St. Louis

The Graduate School of Design kicked off a three-day event with keynote speeches that focused on racial justice in St. Louis, Mo., a continuation of a series addressing design, space, and social justice at the school.

Graduate School of Design

Design School Career Services Juggles Career Demands with Two Full Time Employees

​For a school with roughly 800 students and five different masters programs, the Graduate School of Design only employs two full time career service officers, a number some students have expressed concern over.


Going the Extra Mile: Students Trek to MIT for Alternative Courses

While College students account for only 96 seats in classes at MIT, more students could be inclined to go the mile down Massachusetts Avenue for classes in the future.