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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 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 Graduate Council Photo
Student Groups

Harvard Graduate Council Elects New Leadership for 2024-25 Academic Year

The Harvard Graduate Council elected a new president and vice president for the upcoming academic year in a meeting Monday evening.

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Starting This Spring, Google to Limit Storage on Higher Education Accounts

Harvard University Information Technology will begin enforcing a default storage limit of 25 gigabytes on Google accounts starting this spring, according to a statement released by Faculty of Arts and Sciences administrators last week.

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.

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.

Harvard Red Line Station Charlie Card Machines
City Politics

Harvard Grad Council to Co-Author Bill Subsidizing Grad Student MBTA Fares

The Harvard Graduate Council passed a resolution to co-author a bill reducing MBTA fares for graduate students in Massachusetts in partnership with State Representative Mike L. Connolly and the Boston Graduate Federation at a meeting Monday night.

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.

Harvard Graduate Council

Harvard Graduate Council Reorganization Last Fall Led To Increase in Passed Resolutions

The Harvard Graduate Council eliminated half the positions on its executive board last spring, a shift that proponents of the change said helped lead to a more than twofold increase in the number of resolutions passed last semester.

HGC Meeting

HGC Legal Aid Pilot Program Faces ‘Overwhelming’ Demand, Looks Towards Spring Expansion

The Harvard Graduate Council approved a resolution at a council meeting Monday night to continue a pilot legal aid program launched last fall.

Wasserstein Hall

Harvard Prof. Noah Feldman ’92 Discusses Geopolitical Consequences of Israel-Hamas War at Law School Event

Harvard Law School professor Noah R. Feldman ’92 discussed the potential broader effects of the 2023 Israel-Hamas war on geopolitical tensions in the Middle East at an HLS event last week.