Eight talented
PhD students

Eight new ideas

Eight compelling talks

Unlimited Potential

 

Celebrating the impact of new ideas and new discoveries

Join President Drew Faust, Provost Alan Garber, FAS Dean Mike Smith, and GSAS Dean Xiao-Li Meng at Sanders Theatre as the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences celebrates the power of new ideas נand the talent and innovation of the scholars who are generating them.

Featuring short talks by the Horizon Scholars, eight PhD students whose ideas represent the best new thinking in their fields.

Reception to follow

 

Sanders Theatre

April 22, 2014, 4:15 p.m.
Harvard University

 

The Harvard Horizons Symposium

April 22, 2014 4:15–6 p.m., reception to follow
Sanders Theatre, Harvard University
Tickets will be available at the Harvard Box Office and at the door

Celebrating the impact of new ideas and new discoveries


On April 22, 2014, join President Drew Faust, Provost Alan Garber, FAS Dean Mike Smith, and GSAS Dean Xiao-Li Meng at Sanders Theatre as the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences celebrates the power of new ideas – and the talent and innovation of the scholars who are generating them. 
 

Eight talented PhD students • Eight new ideas • Eight compelling talks • Unlimited potential

Adam Anderson, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
"The Old Assyrian Social Network: an analysis based on the texts from Kültepe (Kanesh), Turkey"
Whitney Henry, Biological and Biomedical Sciences
"Understanding the Chemotherapeutic Benefit of Aspirin in Mutant PIK3CA breast cancer"
Ashok Kumar, Applied Physics
"Simple Technology to Tackle Sickle Cell Disease"
Tom Norman, Systems Biology
"Decisions, Decisions: The Eclectic Lives of Individual Cells" 
Heather Olins, Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
"Life without Light: Microbes at Deep Sea Volcanoes"
Danny Orbach, History
"Culture of Disobedience: Rebellions, Defiance and Assassinations in the Japanese Army, 1858-1931" 
David Roberson, Neuroscience
"A Magic Bullet for Pain and Itch"
Sarah Rugheimer, Astronomy
"Spectral Fingerprints of Another Earth"

The event is free, but tickets are required. Tickets will be available at the Harvard Box Office. Tickets will also be available at Sanders Theater starting at 2 p.m. on the day of the event (April 22). Limit of 4 tickets per person.

Meet the 2014 Horizon Scholars. And read more about Harvard Horizons and the 2014 application, selection, and mentoring process.

Questions? harvardhorizons@fas.harvard.edu