Harvard School of Public Health Student News – July 31, 2014
Harvard Longwood Campus Lunch and Learn: The Role of Social Support in Managing Stress
Date: August 5th, Time: 12:00-1:00pm, Location: Countway Library, Ballard Rm.
This session covers main work-related causes of stress and explains why social support is one of the most effective ways to mitigate the harmful effects of stress. You will learn about your body’s natural stress-response mechanism, the differences between three types of stress (Positive, Tolerable, and Toxic), and how stress can be your friend. Come join us at this Harvard Longwood Campus Lunch & Learn. Register through Peoplesoft. Any questions contact email@example.com.
Next Week: Announcing a Countway Library Brown Bag at HSPH – PubMed: Learn to Search Like an Expert
Date: August 8, Time: 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm, Location: FXB Room G13
Frustrated searching PubMed? Get more control over your results with MeSH, subheadings, limits, and field searching. Learn how to refine your search to get the most precision, or how to do a broad but comprehensive search to find as much as possible on your topic. Registration is not required. Feel free to bring your lunch. For more information contact Countway Library Reference & Education Services: firstname.lastname@example.org 617-432-2134.
Apply: Rooms Available in Vanderbilt Hall for the Academic Year
Single rooms are available in Vanderbilt Hall right across the street from HSPH. The lease will run from August 16, 2014 to June 14, 2015. A single room in Vanderbilt Hall includes all utilities and access to shared kitchens and laundry facilities The room rates for the academic year range from $8078 to $8824. Interested students should email email@example.com with the following information: • Full name • Gender • Harvard School/Program/Department • Arrival date • Expected graduation date • Current mailing address • Telephone number All the information about Vanderbilt Hall can be found on our website including the Terms and Conditions of Occupancy.
FYI: Student Health Program
The Harvard University Student Health Program (HUSHP) plan year is August 1 – July 31. This program is comprised of two parts: the Student Health Fee and the Student Health Insurance Plan. Benefit information/details: http://hushp.harvard.edu/about-hushp. Any questions contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
FYI: Missed the July 31 health insurance waiver deadline?
HUSHP waivers submitted after the July 31 deadline will be accepted through September 30, and late fees will apply. More details: http://hushp.harvard.edu/waive
Save the Date:
Save the Date: Harvard Longwood Campus Lunch and Learn: Wise Money Moves for Young Adults
Date: August 12, 2014, Time: 12:00-1:00 pm, Location: Countway Library, Minot Room
Recent grads and employees starting careers will take stock of where they are, as well as how to get and stay on the path leading to financial security. In this overview seminar, participants will review core financial planning areas leading to financial wellness, including: Cash flow and spending, Saving and investing money over time: the value of compound interest, Retirement Planning (yes, now is the time to start!) and Goal Planning – including home buying and risk management. Register for the course through Peoplesoft. Any questions contact email@example.com.
Save the Date: HSPH Student Mixer at Yard House
Date: August 27, 2014, Time: 6-8 pm, Location: Yard House- 126 Brookline Ave, Boston MA
Come mix and mingle with your new classmates during orientation at the Yard House — a restaurant in Fenway with a famed assortment of draught beers! HSPH Student Government will be providing free appetizers to those who arrive early. Don’t miss out! Mark your calendars: When: August 27 from 6 – 8 p.m. Where: Yard House — Fenway 126 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215 RSVP: https://sgmixer2014.eventbrite.com
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