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Graduate School of Design

Sarah Whiting Named Next Dean of Harvard Graduate School of Design

Sarah Whiting, the dean of architecture at Rice University in Texas, will be the next dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Design. During her nine-year tenure at Rice, Whiting helped restructure the school of architecture’s curriculum, enhanced facilities on campus, and increased funding for research and course development.

Graduate School of Design Lecture
Graduate School of Design

Architect Discusses Diversity and Affordable Housing at Harvard Design School

Architect Kimberly N. Dowdell discussed strategies for equitable urban development and promoting diversity in architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design Tuesday evening. In her lecture, Dowdell drew on her experiences growing up in Detroit and her work in real estate development.

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Visual Arts

Design School Sponsors Art Exhibit on Harvard Employees

“Harvard Works 2.0” is an eight-part portrait series on exhibition in the Science Center that highlights the work of Harvard's custodial and security staff.

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Design School

Yuleyca Ortiz

Yuleyca Ortiz, the security supervisor at the Graduate School of Design and one of the subjects of the series.

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Graduate School of Design

Design School To Hire Diversity Admin Following Misconduct Allegations

The Design School has “made plans” to hire a diversity and inclusion officer following allegations of sexual misconduct against more than a dozen school affiliates.

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Three Architects Join Design School’s Faculty

The Graduate School of Design will soon welcome renowned architects Jeanne Gang, Mark Lee, and Sharon Johnston into its halls as new professors of practice.

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Graduate School of Design

Boston Developer Donates $15 Million to Renovate Gund Hall

Boston developer Ronald M. Druker has donated $15 million to the Harvard Graduate School of Design to renovate and expand Gund Hall, its 45 year-old Quincy St. home.

GSD Student Showcase
Graduate School of Design

GSD Student Showcase

An exhibit showcasing the work of Graduate School of Design students lines the walls of Gund Hall.

Specific Objects
Design School

Specific Objects

Wonne Ickx, cofounder of PRODUCTORA, explains Latin American architecture Tuesday afernoon at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

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Graduate School of Design

HGC Meeting

Simeon Bochev, Harvard Business School Lead Rep and Harvard Graduate Council Vice President moderates a meeting of the council Monday evening.

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.

Architecture Lecture
Graduate School of Design

Architecture Lecture

Japanese architect Kengo Kuma had a lecture "From Concrete to Wood: Why Wood Matters” in Gund Hall, Piper Auditorium at GSD.

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.

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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.

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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.

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