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Greenhouse Talks ‘He Said, She Said’ Journalism

The Pulitzer Prize winner said the media’s overemphasis on objectivity diminishes its ability to present issues accurately.

Science, Technology, and Society

A Forgotten Field?

Active and globally recognized, Harvard’s Science, Technology, and Society network is seeking to ingrain itself into the University’s academic structure, striving for a Ph.D. program to produce scholars and teachers for Harvard and beyond.

Graduate Student Council Meeting
Undergraduate Council

Graduate Student Council Votes To Cut Student Fee Waiver

Currently, students in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences are billed a $25 fee each year that goes toward funding Graduate Student Council meetings, as well as conferences and summer research grants.

Graduate Student Council Meeting
On Campus

Graduate Student Council Meeting

At the meeting of the Graduate Student Council, students discussed and voted on a number of measures, including an activities fee and whether to support graduate students part of a movement to unionize.

Graduate Student Council Meeting
Central Administration

Council Votes To ‘Support’ Students Involved in Union Effort

After a divided discussion on Wednesday, the Graduate Student Council ultimately voted to stand in support of members of a graduate student unionization movement.

Harvard Teaching Campaign Petition

English Dept. Looks To Limit Writing Course Section Sizes

​Sections for writing intensive courses in the English department now look to include 12 to 15 students—smaller than the 18 or so students targeted in most lecture courses.

Student Life

Graduate Students Respond to Sexual Assault Survey Findings

Graduate students who reported being sexually harassed at Harvard when surveyed last spring were more likely to identify an offender as a faculty member than their undergraduate counterparts.

"We are Workers"
Central Administration

Grad Students Reiterate Call To Unionize at ‘Workers’ Event

Using pledge cards to gather supporters, the movement organizers are bringing in hundreds of GSAS students each week, according to John M. Nicoludis, a Chemistry graduate student.

"We are Workers"

GSAS Dean Reaffirms Opposition to Grad Student Union

The student unionization effort, which follows similar movements at peer schools and went public last spring, is gaining steam, recruiting and soliciting signatures from potential members.

Massachusetts Hall
Student Groups

Opposition to Union Crops Up at Grad Student Council Meeting

Some graduate students voiced concerns about a lack of information surrounding the unionization effort on Wednesday at an unusually crowded Graduate Student Council meeting.

Massachusetts Hall

Graduate Student Unionization Effort Launches Website

The website,, appears to be part of a greater attempt to recruit new members to the effort.

Updates on the Honor Council

Honor Council Members Adjust Schedules as Hearings Begin

Undergraduate members of the Honor Council—the student-faculty body tasked with enforcing the honor code—are adjusting their schedules as the Council hears its first slate of academic integrity cases.

Massachusetts Hall
Central Administration

Grad Student Union Effort Joins With United Auto Workers

The union of Harvard graduate students must expand its membership to include a simple majority of Graduate School of Arts and Sciences students as part of the legal requirements to form a union.

Year in Review - Rob Lue

Following Rise in Teaching Awards, Some Question Criteria

In the last 15 years, recipients for the Certificate of Distinction for TFs, TAs, and CAs has increased dramatically, from 350 in the spring of 1999 to 513 in the spring of 2015.

Interview with President Faust
Central Administration

Faust Opposes Graduate Student Unionization Efforts

University President Drew G. Faust has made it clear that she opposes some graduate students' movement to unionize.

Special Teams

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate

The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard


A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes