Erin Chadwick, an Emerson College senior, has joined the Media and Educational Technology Services (METS) team as a video production intern. Erin is helping HSPH with improving the quality of course captures this fall. She works in our the central control room in the Kresge building using our new MediaSite course capture system and our remote cameras in Synder Auditorium (G1), Kresge G2, and Kresge G3.
Erin will be monitoring some of our classes and framing the lecturers. This work has made our course recording more watchable and improved the overall student experience.
Erin is a film production major, with a particular interest in experimental film.
Erin works Monday and Wednesday mornings.
Please join us in welcoming Erin to the Harvard School of Public Health.
This morning from 9:12 am, the HSPH website stopped responding due to an issue with our web application firewall. The web and server team quickly resolved the issue with our cloud vendors restoring access to the site by 9:32 am.
At 1:23 pm, there were additional related issues at our cloud hosting provider. These were resolved at approximately 6:00 pm.
We apologize for any inconvenience caused by these outages.
Dr. Ritam Chowdhury has joined the Media and Educational Technology Services (METS) team as a statistical consultant for SAS and STATA. This is a role that has been evolving as we try our best to respond to the needs of our students. Ritam is a SM1 student in the Department of Biostatistics, and he already holds multiple degrees including a M.B.B.S. (MD), MPH and PhD.
Ritam is also working on the HSPH Student Government as the representative from the Department of Biostatistics.
Dr. Ritam Chowdhury, statistical consultant and student in the Department of Biostatistics
Ritam holds office hours on most Friday’s outside the METS dugout in Kresge LL15, and also works with students by appointment.
If students would like help with SAS or STATA, they can contact Ritam at email@example.com, or firstname.lastname@example.org
Please join us in welcoming Ritam to the Harvard School of Public Health’s Department of Information Technology.
UPDATE: All updates were successful and systems are fully operational.
On Thursday, November 13, we will be performing our normal monthly system maintenance to all servers.
The maintenance window will last from 7PM to 1AM.
There will be a brief, 5 minute, school-wide Internet outage between 8:00PM and 8:30PM:
- Internet access from inside SPH buildings, including Shattuck, will be interrupted
The following services will have one or two small outages:
(You can continue to work, but may have brief pauses while services restart)
The following services will be unavailable from 7pm – 10:30pm:
The following services will be unaffected during the maintenance window:
Please contact our I/T Helpdesk at (617)432-4357 or email email@example.com for any questions or concerns you may have regarding this information.
Upcoming maintenance dates:
Joseph Monterio began working as an intern on October 2 and will be working 12 hours each week as part of his program at Roxbury Community College (RCC). He is a candidate for an associate of science degree in information system technology with an anticipated graduation date of May 2015.
Joseph Montiero, Roxbury Community College Intern
Joseph will be working Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM.
Joseph is our eighth co-op in the HSPH-RCC partnership coordinated by the HSPH Office of Human Resources.
Please join us in welcoming Joseph to the Harvard School of Public Health!
In addition to providing video production expertise in the HSPH Leadership Studio or distance learning studios, the Media and Educational Technology Services (METS) team, occasionally takes to the road for video shoots.
Kevin Brunswick, educational video specialist and Erin Chadwick, production assistant from Emerson College, recently visited the Harvard Faculty Club to shoot an interview with Dr. Faleh Mohamed Hussain Ali, Assistant Secretary General for Policy Affairs in Qatar.
Please join us today at 12:30 for a live Forum at HSPH webcast: “The Ebola Disaster: How Did We Get Here and What’s Next” from the HSPH Leadership Studio.
Ian Tosh (left), Manager of Media and Educational Technology Services (METS) and Christopher Riley (right), Video Production Specialist prepare for today’s Forum at HSPH.
UPDATE, 12:07 am: network/firewall issue has been resolved. All services, email and VPN, are fully functioning. All mail messages that were backed up in the queue have been delivered.
UPDATE, 5:10 pm: the network/firewall issue also impacts VPN access. VPN is not currently available.
UPDATE, 5:06 pm: the issue has been identified as a major network/firewall issue on the Cambridge campus. Outlook Web Access is now available. Outlook full client remains unavailable. External mail delivery is delayed.
Email Issue, 4:30 pm: There is currently a widespread Outlook email issue impacting the HSPH community.
HSPH Department of Information Technology is in contact with Harvard University Information Technology, and we are working on the issue.
We will update this message as soon as we have more information.
The HSPH Department of Information Technology welcomes new hire Kevin Brunswick. Kevin joins the Media and Educational Technology Services (METS) team as an educational video production specialist.
Kevin Brunswick, educational video production specialist
Kevin joins us after working the past six years as an independent audio and video producer. He has worked for a variety of clients for documentary, industrial, corporate and live events. Kevin worked with production companies Jamtron and Beryllium and traveled to Scotland, Ireland, China, and Spain with creative staff from inside the travel and education company EF Tours. Kevin has also produced outreach videos for the Harvard Graduate School of Education and flipped classroom video for Suffolk University Law School.
Kevin brings many years of experience with audio-visual technology to HSPH. Prior to embarking on his freelance production career, Kevin managed operations for the sales division of Rule Boston Camera, where he acquired AV equipment installation experience.
Kevin is a graduate of Boston University, where he earned a bachelor of science degree in communications with a focus on film production.
Please join us in welcoming Kevin to our technical staff and to the HSPH community!
Kevin is the technical director for a WBUR radio program, podcast, and live event called You’re the Expert where a panel of comedians guess what an academic studies. It’s educational and it’s fun!
Today, we welcome Raul Ruiz, MPH ’07, US Congressman (CA) at 12:30 in the HSPH Leadership Studio. Watch Now!
HSPH Leadership Studio, Kresge Building, 10th Floor