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[4/27/2020] Using Harvard VPN

April 27, 2020

It is strongly encouraged by HUIT that faculty and staff use Harvard's VPN (Virtual Private Network) while working from home. This not only ensures that your connection is secure, but also allows your computer to continue to receive updates.

Check to see if your computer has VPN installed:

Windows:

  • Click the Cortana search icon at the bottomleft corner of the screen and type in “VPN”
  • ...
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Professor Suzanne Blier's book "Picasso's Demoiselles" winner of the 2020 Robert Motherwell Book Award

April 24, 2020

The Dedalus Foundation is pleased to announce that Professor Suzanne Blier’s book Picasso’s Demoiselles: The Untold Origins of a Modern Masterpiece (Duke University Press) is the winner of the 2020 Robert Motherwell Book Award. The award is given annually to a book that makes a significant contribution to the scholarship of modern art and modernism...

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[4/22/2020] The GSAS Professional Development Fund for PhD Students

April 22, 2020

The GSAS Professional Development Fund for PhD Students

Established through the generous donations of alumni and other benefactors, the GSAS Professional Development Fund supports PhD students seeking to obtain the competencies and skills necessary to be successful in their chosen professions.

If noted in the Notice of Financial Support provided at the time of admission, PhD students who entered GSAS between fall 2015 and fall 2019 and who...

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[4/18/2020]

April 18, 2020

With many students moving their graduation date from May to November, GSAS has received questions about whether these students will need to pay tuition. Students who apply for and receive the November 2020...

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[Spring 2020 grading update: 4/10/2020]

April 10, 2020

For spring 2020 only, all GSAS students enrolled in any course at the University will be graded on an “Emergency Satisfactory/Emergency Unsatisfactory” basis. This includes students who are taking courses at other Harvard Schools.

  • A clear notation of SEM/UEM will be included on all transcripts for the spring 2020 term to indicate that courses were graded SEM/UEM due to extraordinary circumstances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • All cases where students have already chosen the SAT/UNSAT option will have that grade option converted to the SEM/UEM basis...
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Professor Joseph Koerner Announced as 2020 Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient for Writing on Art

February 4, 2020

Professor Joseph Koerner has been announced as the 2020 recipient of the Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award for Writing on Art by the College Art Association.

Joseph Leo Koerner is the recipient of the 2020 Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award for Writing on Art. His achievements include four landmark books on sixteenth-century paintings: The Moment of Self-Portraiture in German Renaissance Art (University of Chicago Press, 1993), The...

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