Since 1960, Shattuck International House has been home to more than 3,000 Harvard School of Public Health Students—about 60 percent of whom have come from outside the U.S. Located less than a mile from the School, Shattuck House’s creation was spearheaded by former Dean John C. Snyder, thanks in part to a contribution of $50,000 from Henry Lee Shattuck that made the purchase and remodeling of three buildings on Park Drive possible. These three buildings comprise common spaces and seventy private apartments that combine private living with a spirit of community. Throughout the year, Shattuck residents build community and learn about their neighbors’ cultures through group studying, holiday celebrations, talent shows, and other gatherings.
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