Need to Know:
August 28th from 9 am to 1 pm, Kresge Atrium
Please make sure to sign-up for STATA workshops and Countway library tours this week! Space is limited to those who sign-up at the information table. You can also pick up your tickets for the Red Sox on September 5th and the New England Aquarium on August 29th. OSA will be collecting payment for the MBTA Semester Passes as well until 5 pm on August 28th. Any questions contact email@example.com
MBTA Semester Pass Payment Deadline
Due by Today, August 28th at 5 pm in Kresge 604
The MBTA (Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority) has teamed up with the Harvard School of Public Health to offer students a discount on their transportation costs. The MBTA is Boston’s public transit system and is made up of the subway system (called the “T”), local trains (the commuter rail) and buses that service the metropolitan area. The discounted program offered requires students to order and pay for a four month (semester) pass and prices vary based on the type of pass you purchase. For more information about pricing please visit: http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/student-affairs/tpass/ Students who participate receive an 11% discount. The Fall Semester pass covers October – January. Please fill out the following form and submit payment by 5 pm Thursday August 28th. Bring your check, money order or cash to Kresge 604. https://harvard.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_eERzxzCQGAwoXcx
GHP Information Session
September 8th through September 12th from 12:30-1:20 pm
Monday, September 8, 2014 (12:30-1:20pm, Kresge G1)
- GHP 547 Field Experience in Maternal Health, Ana Langer
- GHP 297 Field Trip: Health Reform and Community Medicine in Chile, Thomas Bossert
- GHP 543 Humanitarian Field Study in the Middle East, Claude Bruderlein
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 (12:30-1:20pm, Kresge G1)
- GHP 542 Field Trip to Brazil, Marcia Castro
- GHP 544 Field Trip to Mexico, Michael Reich
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 (12:30-1:20pm, Kresge G1)
- GHP 546 Thai-Burma Border, Parveen Parmar & Gregg Greenough
- GHP 298 Field Trip to India, Richard Cash
- GHP 540 Field Trip to Urban and Rural Bangladesh, Richard Cash & Omar Rahman
Friday, September 12, 2014 (12:30-1:20pm, GHP 1208)
- GHP 268 Field Experience in Health and Human Rights, Stephen Marks & Alicia Yamin
Community Wide Meeting on Harvard’s new Sexual and Gender-Based Harassment Policy
September 5th from 12:30-1:30 pm in Kresge G-1
Community-Wide Meetings on Harvard’s new Sexual and Gender-Based Harassment Policy. Boston Harvard University’s Sexual and Gender-Based Harassment Policy is now in effect and applies to all students, faculty, and staff. For students, the Office for Sexual and Gender-Based Harassment is now operational.
Members of the Harvard University community are invited to attend one of two community-wide meetings on Harvard’s new Sexual and Gender Based Harassment Policy to find out some foundational information about the standards, better understand the expectations for conduct that apply to all of us, learn about upcoming opportunities for input on illustrative materials to apply the policy language to real life situations for students, faculty and staff within the various schools and units. Any questions contact firstname.lastname@example.org
HuSEHR Interdisciplinary Concentration
The Interdisciplinary Concentration in Humanitarian Studies, Ethics and Human Rights (HuSEHR) at the Harvard School of Public Health is an interdisciplinary concentration / certificate program for HSPH graduate students seeking an intensive training in humanitarian studies through an innovative and integrated educational program grounded in field-based realities.
Available to entering HSPH MPH students and HSPH 2-year Master students in the Global Health and Population, Health Policy & Management, Social & Behavioral Sciences, and Epidemiology departments.
Applications reviewed on a rolling admissions basis with a final deadline of September 12th.
For more information and to apply, please visit http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/husehr/.
Questions can be directed to email@example.com
Events and Activities:
HSPH Shopping Trip to IKEA
September 6th from 9 am to 12 pm, meet at Vanderbilt Hall
Hey HSPH, Your Student Government would like to help you get settled into Boston by arranging a social trip to IKEA. Come shop for last-minute household appliances (e.g., lamps, curtains, dishes, etc.), order furniture, grab a bite to eat, and mingle with other HSPH students. This is also an opportunity to meet with some of your current SG officers! Bus tickets are only $10 thanks to the wonderful sponsorship from the Shattuck House Resident Community Advisors. The bus will leave promptly at 9 am from in front of Vanderbilt Hall. RSVP at: https://hsphgoesikea.eventbrite.com Space is limited. Any questions email firstname.lastname@example.org
New England Revolution v. Montreal Impact Game
September 13th at 7:30 pm, Gillette Stadium, Foxborough MA
Cheer on the New England Revolution with your HSPH classmates and friends! The New England Revolution are Boston’s own MLS soccer team.
This ticket is for ONLY the game on Saturday September 13, 2014 to the New England Revolution vs. Montreal Impact. The game takes place at Gillette Stadium: 1 Patriots Place, Foxborough, MA. This ticket does not include transportation.
Please pick up your ticket(s) in the Office for Student Affairs during Orientation Week or before September 12th. Same day pick-up is not available. OSA is located in Kresge 604 and is open Mondays-Fridays from 9 am to 5 pm.
Buy your tickets here: https://hsphrevs.eventbrite.com