Graduate School of Design
As various University graduate programs reduced or completely paused admissions during the past application cycle, many faculty across Harvard’s schools expressed concern for the health of their programs, both in the short and long run.
Since the onset of Covid-19, graduate students have not merely been tasked with adapting their learning and scholarship to a digital platform: the dearth of in-person interactions has forced them to reconsider what academic, social, and emotional work entails.
The Harvard Graduate School of Design brought together mayors from across the country for a panel discussion Friday on how urban planning and design can be utilized to combat racial injustice in their cities.
Harvard envisions big plans for its Allston property. Here is a brief synopsis of steps the University and the developers had to take to get these projects approved with the city of Boston.
Eight students from five graduate schools sat down with The Crimson to share their stories from an unprecedented year. They are not just students; they are bakers and entrepreneurs, fathers and daughters, volunteers and Olympic-hopeful rowers.
The Harvard Graduate Council heard updates on recent activism work, reviewed petitions, mulled graduate student IT policies, and passed constitutional amendments during its first public meeting of March on Monday evening.
Harvard Graduate Council Reviews Covid-19 Academic Challenges, Signs Letters to Biden Administration
The Harvard Graduate Council reviewed survey data about the graduate student experience in the pandemic era, and also signed letters to the Biden administration co-written by the MIT Graduate Student Council during its second public meeting of the semester Wednesday.
Harvard Graduate Council Mulls Priorities, Challenges during Covid-19 Pandemic in First Public Meeting of Semester
The Harvard Graduate Council mulled student government priorities and institutional challenges brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic in its first public meeting of the semester Wednesday evening.
The Harvard Graduate School of Design will no longer refer to one of its houses as the Philip Johnson Thesis House in response to an open letter criticizing its namesake’s white supremacist views, Dean Sarah M. Whiting wrote in a letter last month.
Ahead of Election Day, Harvard President Lawrence S. Bacow, Provost Alan M. Garber ’76, and the 14 deans of the University’s schools sent an email to affiliates Friday morning urging them to vote and reaffirming the “values that bind us together as a community.”
Writer and activist Nikil Saval discussed the role of architecture in reimagining cities in the context of the 1964 Harlem Race Riot at a virtual webinar hosted by the Harvard Graduate School of Design Thursday night.
The Harvard Graduate School of Design announced Friday it has restructured its Masters of Design Studies Program, raising concerns among students and alumni over how administrators came to the decision and whether the shift will dilute the degree’s educational value.
Architects and academic experts discussed the connection between architecture and democracy in a virtual lecture co-hosted by the Harvard and MIT’s Departments of Architecture Wednesday.
Harvard Law School, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard Graduate School of Design, Harvard Divinity School, and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study will continue to hold their instruction and programming online next semester because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Award-winning chef Marcus Samuelsson discussed race, class, and equity in food and art as part of a webinar series hosted by Harvard’s Graduate School of Design Thursday evening.
Michael Maltzan, a Los Angeles-based architect who has designed low-income housing with the Skid Row Housing Trust for over a decade, challenged students to build quality housing for the homeless in a lecture hosted by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies Wednesday night.
Professor of Architectural History at the University at Buffalo Charles L. Davis II discussed his research on antiracist architecture in an online lecture hosted by the Graduate School of Design.
With the upcoming United States federal election on November 3, panelists at the Harvard Graduate School of Design discussed how integrating intentional design efforts can increase voter turnout and re-define civic engagement.
After Harvard’s campus operations largely halted due to the novel coronavirus last month, the Harvard Graduate School of Design’s fleet of 3-D printers has been put to work producing personal protective equipment for medical personnel at nearby hospitals.
Graduate School of Design Dean Will Take ‘Partial Step Back’ from Duties to Focus on Cancer Treatment
Dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Design Sarah M. Whiting will take a partial step back from her position after being diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, she announced in an email to the school’s affiliates.
N. Michael McKinnell, an influential architect who co-designed Boston City Hall and taught at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design for more than 20 years, passed away due to coronavirus complications late last month. He was 84.
Administrators from across Harvard’s schools sent school-specific instructions and reassurances to students Tuesday following University President Lawrence S. Bacow’s announcement that Harvard would move to remote instruction March 23.