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Alumni Services

Alumni Events — in Cambridge and Beyond

The Graduate School sponsors regional events in cities across the United States and around the world, inviting alumni to join Harvard faculty for discussions of topical issues and innovative scholarship.

The Graduate School also holds an annual Alumni Day and a department-based reunion each April.



Current and back issues of Colloquy, the GSAS alumni quarterly, are online in PDF format.

We welcome your comments and your submissions to Alumni Notes and Alumni Books. Send them via e-mail ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or by mail to Colloquy, GSAS, Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center 350, 1350 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138.


Call for Nominations

GSAS requests alumni nominations for the Graduate School Alumni Association Council and for the GSAS Centennial Medal. Please send nominations to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..



Register with Post.Harvard, a secure, password-protected portal that offers alumni free e-mail forwarding service and access to the alumni directory and other services of the Harvard Alumni Association.

Online services for GSAS alumni/ae are supported on the Harvard Alumni Association Website. Please visit the site often to learn of new University-wide opportunities, events, and notices.


Career Assistance

The Office of Career Services employs three counselors who provide career advice and resources for GSAS alumni. Visit the OCS Website for more information.

You may also join the Crimson Compass, a database of Harvard alumni willing to discuss career interests, at Post.Harvard.

The GSAS Fellowships Office publishes an on-line guide to postdoctoral fellowships and provides counseling on writing fellowship proposals.  For further details on these services, see the GSAS Fellowships website.


Division of Medical Sciences Alumni

Find more information about the alumni association of Harvard's Division of Medical Sciences.



Visit the University Libraries Website for more information about alumni/ae library privileges.



For information on obtaining an official transcript, please contact the FAS Registrar's Office at 617-495-1543 or visit the Transcripts page on the office's Website.


Session I (Theory)

Howard Georgi 280x296 Howard M. Georgi – Alumni Panel Moderator
Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics; Harvard College Professor; Director of Undergraduate Studies; Master of Leveret House
Stephen Della Pietra, PhD’86
Managing Partner and Research Manager, Renaissance Technologies
Ronald Kahn, PhD ’85
Managing Director and Global Head of Scientific Equity Research, BlackRock
David Land, PhD’93
Chief Investment Officer, Rothesay Life
Ron Rubin, PhD’98
Co-Managing Director, Rubin/Anders Scientific, Inc.
Alexander Wissner-Gross, PhD’08
Founder, President, and CTO of Gemedy, Inc.
Robert Socolow, PhD’64
Professor Emeritus, Princeton University
Co-Director, The Carbon Mitigation Initiative; Director, Climate and Energy Challenge, Princeton Environmental Institute 


Session II (Experimental)

Paul Horowitz – Panel Moderator
Professor of Physics and of Electrical Engineering, Emeritus
Michael M. Salour, PhD’77
Chairman & CEO, Ipitek
Cindy Hancox, PhD’02
Deputy Chief of Treatment Planning, Department of Radiation Oncology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Instructor, Harvard Medical School
Alexia Schulz, PhD’07
Technical Staff, Cyber Systems and Operations
MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Daniel M. Kammen, PhD’88
Director of Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory (RAEL)
Professor in the Energy and Resources Group Energy and Resources Group (ERG)
Professor of Public Policy Goldman School of Public Policy
Class of '35 Distinguished Chair in Energy University of California, Berkeley
Daniel Y. Kim, PhD’02
Research Director, Zebra Capital Management LLC




2010-11 Harvard Graduate School Alumni Association Council

ColloquyColloquy is the alumni magazine of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Read stories from the magazine below, or visit the archive to access the complete current edition and back issues (via PDF).