Harvard is running out of helium — and it is no laughing matter. Harvard labs impacted by the helium shortage have been forced to shut down equipment that uses liquid helium and suspend entire research projects. Without the ability to continue their experiments, some Ph.D. candidates could even have their graduation delayed.
Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Student Council members voted to fill four of six chair positions at their monthly meeting Wednesday night.
FAS Launches Three-Year Strategic Planning Initiative Across Academics, Tech, and Budgeting at Harvard
Harvard's Faculty of Arts and Sciences launched a three-year strategic planning initiative in the fall to identify resources needed for “long-term excellence” in graduate education, faculty support and development, and academic divisions.
Graduate Student Council Debates Phrasing of Extension School Diplomas, Student Organization Financing
The Harvard Graduate Council discussed the provision of financial support for events promoting cross-school interaction and the language on Harvard Extension School degrees at its meeting Monday.
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Claudine Gay said in an interview last Wednesday she hopes to release plans in the coming weeks on how to implement recommendations issued last fall by a committee that reviewed Harvard's tenure process.
Harvard’s graduate student union elected a new executive board last week, replacing a leadership team that guided the group through two contentious years of contract negotiations.
Seven Harvard graduate student organizations submitted a letter to Harvard University Health Services Wednesday calling on Harvard to increase the refill quantity limit for medications used to treat and prevent HIV infection.
‘It’s a Limbo’: Grad Students, Frustrated by Harvard’s Response to Bullying Complaint, Petition for Reform
Emmeline and other graduate students familiar with her circumstances say her case is representative of many graduate students’ attempts to seek recourse for bullying, harassment, discrimination, and worse through the University’s internal channels.
Harvard Graduate Council members mulled the potential impacts of reinstating shopping week and as well as an imminent three-day strike by the University’s graduate student union during a public meeting Monday.
Harvard’s Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies is launching a new program for Georgian Studies with the support of the Georgian government, the center announced Wednesday.
Around 150 Harvard graduate students and their supporters rallied in Science Center plaza Friday, calling on Harvard to allow independent arbitration for discrimination and sexual harassment complaints in their second union contract.
Harvard Graduate Students Union-United Automobile Workers plans to hold a strike authorization vote beginning Sept. 13 following five months of bargaining for its second contract with Harvard.
Members of Harvard’s graduate student union voted 61.5 percent in favor of a two-month contract extension last week, accepting the University’s offer to extend the contract to Aug. 31 as the two sides remain deep in negotiations.