Friday, August 30
WHAT ELSE IS THERE?
7-9 Math Review IV Kresge G-1
10-11 Exploring Harvard Kresge G-1
Discover all that Harvard has to offer outside of HSPH. Hear from current students and alumni and learn how to explore the opportunities and resources available to you as a Harvard student.
11-12 Biking in Boston Kresge G-1
There’s no question that biking is the fastest way to get around Boston, and with the addition of bike lanes and bike sharing it’s getting easier every year! Whether you’re cautiously curious or a seasoned urban cyclist please join us for an informative session in which we will share tips, lessons learned, and attempt to answer all your questions!
1-2 Information Session: Student Computing & Access 3 Kresge LL-6
Hands-on introduction to student computing at HSPH. Topics include: logging in, saving and printing your work, software overview, course websites, myHsph, email, and how to get help with statistical computing.
1-2 Information Session: STATA 3 Kresge 213
STATA is the primary statistical software package used in the introductory Biostatistics courses (BIO200 and BIO201), and is used in some other courses at HSPH as well. The session instructor will cover the same STATA topics covered in the on-line tutorial. Students comfortable with the on-line tutorial do not need to attend the review session.
1-2 Information Session: A Practical Guide to Countway Digital Library 3 FXB G-12
The Countway Library provides access to the Harvard Libraries’ Catalog (HOLLIS), online databases, electronic journals and books, and a variety of services via their web site. Learn how to take advantage of these resources in this introductory session. Special brown bag lunch seminars and our consultation service will also be discussed.
2 Safari Walk FREE
3 SkyWalk Observatory
$13 with Student ID Visit the Skywalk Observatory, Boston’s only sky-high vantage point for sweeping 360 degree views of Greater Boston and beyond.Audio tour available in English, French Canadian and Japanese. You will have to purchase a ticket on site
3 Freedom Trail
FREE The Freedom Trail, a 2.5-mile, brick-lined route that leads you to 16 historically significant sites — each one an authentic treasure. Explore museums and meetinghouses, churches, and burying grounds. Learn about the brave people who shaped our nation. Discover the rich history of the American Revolution, as it began in Boston, where every step tells a story.
$4 with Student ID The Mapparium’s three-dimensional perspective of the world of 1935 is enhanced by A World of Ideas, an original presentation that features a rich orchestration of words, music, and LED lights to illustrate how ideas have traversed time and geography and changed the world.
3 Public Health Trail
FREE Explore the Freedom trail with a Public Health emphasis, join this tour showcasing places of interest in both early public health history and contemporary practice. Massachusetts has an impressive history of public health that includes the creation of the Boston Board of Health in 1799 with Paul Revere as its first president.
4 Tour of Harvard Yard FREE
4 Boston Women’s Heritage Trail
FREE The Boston Women’s Heritage Trail (BWHT) has worked to restore women to their rightful place in the history of Boston and in the school curriculum by uncovering, chronicling, and disseminating information about the women who have made lasting contributions to the City of Boston.
4:45 Boston Duck Tour
The fun begins as soon as you board your “DUCK”, a W.W.II style amphibious landing vehicle. You’ll cruise by all the places that make Boston the birthplace of freedom and a city of firsts, from the golden-domed State House to Bunker Hill and the TD Banknorth Garden, Boston Common and Copley Square to the Big Dig, Government Center to fashionable Newbury Street, Quincy Market to the Prudential Tower, and more.