GSAS

GSAS's Dudley House
FAS

After Outcry, Grad Students to Receive Summer Stipend Lump Sum Option

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences will allow students to receive their stipend in one lump sum on June 1, as it has in past years.

Unionization Vote
GSAS

NLRB Calls for Re-Vote in Unionization Election

The National Labor Relations Board will conduct another election to determine whether eligible students at Harvard can form a union if a re-vote does not end in favor of the union.

Graduate School Council Elections
GSAS

Graduate Council Holds Elections, Revises Constitution

​Kevin Tian, a graduate student in applied physics, and Aric Flemming, a graduate student at the Divinity School, were elected President and Vice-President of the Harvard Graduate Council on Monday.

GSAS's Dudley House
GSAS

Under Financial Pressure, GSAS Plans Unusually Low Stipend Increase

GSAS will increase student stipends by 1.5 percent in the 2017-2018 academic year, an unusually small increase owing to poor returns on Harvard’s endowment.

GSAS's Dudley House
GSAS

GSAS Dean to Take Sabbatical Next Year

GSAS Dean Xiao-Li Meng will take a sabbatical next academic year, and Emma Dench, a History and Classics professor, will serve as interim dean.

Islamophobia
Religion

Grad Student Union Hosts Anti-Islamophobia Teach-In

A sub-group of Harvard’s Graduate Student Union-United Auto Workers, held a teach-in on Islamophobia Thursday evening that looked to educate members about “the history of Islamophobia in the U.S. and current issues facing Muslim communities."

Unionization Vote
GSAS

University, Union Effort Argue Over Voter Eligibility in Hearing's Second Day

In the second day of hearings, lawyers from Harvard and the union effort continued to contest which ballots should be counted in the election.

Harvard Graduate Students Union Info Session
Central Administration

Union, University Present Arguments in NLRB Hearing

The NLRB began a hearing on Wednesday that could determine the fate of Harvard's student unionization effort.

HGSU Petition
GSAS

GSAS Students Petition Faust for Increased Immigration Support

Graduate students are calling on Faust to provide additional support for international and undocumented students amid uncertainties generated by Trump’s travel ban.

Unionization Vote
GSAS

Harvard Student Unionization: What’s at Stake

Harvard's student unionization effort is going to an NLRB hearing today. Here's a guide to who’s involved, what’s happened so far, and what’s at stake.

Shopping Week Chaos
FAS

Shopping Week Chaos

Though many undergraduates love the week for the flexibility it provides, for Harvard administrators, shopping week means not knowing the size of each course until the Course Registration Deadline.

Mike Smith at Convocation
FAS

Admissions Cuts Concern Some Graduate Students

News that FAS will admit 4.4 percent fewer graduate students next year has precipitated concern and disappointment among some current graduate students.

GSAS

In Second Meeting, GSAS Action Network Plans Advocacy Events

The GSAS Action Network, a graduate student advocacy group, will attend public meetings with members of Congress to discuss labor and environmental policies in the coming weeks, the group decided Monday.

GSAS

NLRB To Consider Election Objections In Feb. 22 Hearing

The National Labor Relations Board will consider objections to Harvard’s student unionization election at a hearing Feb. 22 and deliberate over whether or not to call for a re-vote on the issue.

Mike Smith at Convocation
FAS

FAS Will Cut Grad Student Admissions by 4.4 Percent

The "drying up of some funds" has prompted Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences to reduce the number of admissions slots for graduate students this year.