Remember when you used to dream about going to Harvard? About eating in Annenberg, living in a beautiful, bell-towered House on the river, and learning from Nobel Prize-winning professors? Now that you’ve been here a while, you’ve no doubt learned that (spoiler alert) Annenberg isn’t actually Hogwarts, that the River Houses have cockroaches, and that you’ll spend as much time learning from graduate students as you do from the likes of Karplus and Mankiw. But never fear, Harvard TFs tend to be amazing—and just as diverse as Harvard students. Here are the five-and-a-half types of teaching fellows you’ll have at Harvard:
Researchers at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have employed a new material to mimic the low-power, high-performance functioning of the human brain in simple circuits.
Harvard Horizons, an initiative to recognize and celebrate the contributions of PhD students at Harvard, awarded these 8 scholars on Monday, May 6th, 2013. Fenna Krienen, Hansun Hsiung, Jeff Teigler, Liz Maynes-Aminzade, Aaron Kuan, Alex Fattal, Stephanie Dick and Edgar Barroso were named the 2013 Horizon Scholars.
The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences’ inaugural Harvard Horizons initiative—a program designed to highlight some of the best work of Harvard Ph.D. students—culminated in a TED Talk-style symposium on Monday.
Nalini Ambady, a former associate professor of psychology at Harvard, is currently fighting for her life against leukemia. Ambady, who is now a professor at Stanford, has just seven weeks to find a bone marrow match before her next round of chemotherapy. According to the website nalinineedsyou.com, Ambady has a one in 20,000 chance of finding a matching donor.
The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences’ Graduate Student Council is adapting mental health programs implemented the College to fit its own independent mental health resources.
Songs ranging from a Chinese tune that depicts the seven states of being drunk to a rendition of an instrumental piece in the French film ‘Amelie’ filled Dudley House dining hall Sunday night during the World Music Ensemble’s fall concert.
Although Hurricane Sandy interrupted all but core Harvard University operations Monday, the so-called superstorm was no match for Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Ph. D candidate Mollie A. Woodworth.
Robert A. HIll, Professor Emeritus of History at the University of California, Los Angeles, discusses race, ethnicity, and African identity at the graduate student-organized conference "Reconsidering Caribbean Diaspora." FridaSeptember 28
Jay Herlihy will be the new Dean of Finance for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences as of Sept. 26, according to an email sent to members of FAS Friday morning.
Meng will replace classics professor Richard J. Tarrant, who has served as interim dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science’s graduate school since Dean Allan M. Brandt stepped down in February due to poor health.
Offering cool drink specials like "the Undertow" or the "Honey Badger Latte", the baristas at the Gato put a cool spin on coffee and tea. Customers can choose from a wide selection of black and green teas in addition to customizing their own lattes with different milks and flavor syrups.