Need to Know:
Spring Registration Opens Next Week!
9am on Thursday, December 4th
Spring 2015 registration opens online via ALICE in MyHSPH at 9am on Thursday, December 4, 2014. Students’ term bills must be at a zero balance in order to register. Starting December 2nd, any student with an unpaid balance will have a financial hold placed on his/her registration record. Please be sure to check your registration hold status this week and next: http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/registrar/holds/. Any questions contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-432-1032.
MASCO and M2 Shuttle Schedule Over Thanksgiving Break:
Kip Tiernan Social Justice Fellowship
The Kip Tiernan Social Justice Fellowship honors the lifelong work of the founder of Rosie’s Place, established in Boston 40 years ago as the first women’s shelter in the nation. The Fellowship is awarded annually to a woman to develop and carry out a special project in New England that will improve the lives of poor and homeless women and further the mission of Rosie’s Place.
Eligible projects could include the following:
- A policy initiative or campaign
- A creative arts program
- The development and implementation of a needed service
- The creation of an innovative project aimed at reducing poverty, promoting social justice and empowering poor and homeless women.
The Fellowship is 12 months long and is awarded on a one-time basis to an eligible woman. Fellows are paid a $40,000 stipend.
Information sessions are scheduled for:
January 5, 2015 In-Person Info Session, 6:00-7:00 pm, Rosie’s Place
January 6, 2015 In-Person Info Session, 6:00-7:00 pm, Rosie’s Place
January 7, 2015 Conference Call Info Session, 6:00-7:00 pm
January 8, 2015 Conference Call Info Session, 6:00-7:00 pm (Email email@example.com for phone-in details)
Events and Activities:
Where Are We Headed? Innovative HIV/AIDS Interventions in Africa
Monday, December 1, 5:30-7:30pm, Kresge G2
World AIDS Day is December 1. The Africa Health Forum in partnership with the Adolescent Health Forum have organized an exciting panel discussion with HIV/AIDS experts to discuss the future of HIV/AIDS innovations in Africa. Joel Lamstein will moderate the panel with Dr. Jennifer Beard of BUSPH, Dr. Mark Siedner of MGH, and Yvette Efevbera, MSc of HSPH as panelists. Dinner will be provided. More information here or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Leading to Deliver: Voices in Leadership featuring Michael Barber, Chief Education Advisor at Pearson, on Dec 4, 12:30-1:30pm
RSVP to enter the random lottery to attend by 5:00 p.m. on Dec 2. For all questions, please contact email@example.com
Join us for the next “Voices in Leadership Series” featuring Sir Michael Barber visiting from across the pond! Barber served as principal policy advisor to UK Prime Minister Tony Blair and headed the Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit responsible for a major overhaul of the British public education and National Health systems. In that role, he developed the concept of the Delivery Unit to direct effective implementation of the government policy cutting through traditional bureaucratic inertia. This approach has been very successful in the UK and has since been emulated in numerous other countries, the most notable success being Malaysia. Barber is currently Chief Education Advisor at Pearson, where he plays a major role in Pearson’s strategy for education in the developing world. RSVP today!
Japan Trip Spring 2015- Post disaster recovery (Information Session)
Monday December 1 & Tuesday December 2, 12:30-1:30pm, Kresge 213
The HSPH Student Club of Japan will be sponsoring its annual Japan Trip during the 1 week spring break in March 2015. This trip will provide students with the opportunity to learn about disaster management, health consequences of large scale disasters and the health care system in Japan. Participants will join the UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, spend time in Ishinomaki (one of the hardest hit areas during the triple disaster in 2011) and conclude in Tokyo with engaging discussions with top global leaders. There will also be plenty of sight seeing and fun cultural activities. This tour is non-credit and will be held March 14th to 22nd during the spring break. Please join our information session! More information here or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Naomi Priest on Racial Bias
Tues, Dec 2, 12:30-1:20pm, FXB G12, Lunch provided
RSVP at http://tinyurl.com/wghpriest Full announcement: http://eepurl.com/9f5FX Sponsored by HSPH Women, Gender, and Health Cosponsored by HSPH Black Student Health Organization, Student Government, Healthroots, Native American Students Organization, Response Action Committee for Equity (RACE), and the Women of Color Collective.
Mindful Eating: Chocolate Taste Test
Wednesday December 3, 2014 during lunch in the Mindful Eating Corner in Kresge Cafeteria
Do you love chocolate? Join the Food Literacy Project for a mindful eating study break with free chocolate and fruit. Learn how to increase the enjoyment of eating while honoring your bodies natural signals of hunger and satiety. Mindful eating increases your awareness of the interconnection of all beings and the impact of your food choices on the planet. Savor without guilt! Students, Staff, and Faculty welcome! Email Kelsey at email@example.com to sign up! Please indicate your preferred time (12:30pm, 12:45pm, 1pm, or 1:15pm).
Nutcracker Ballet–One ticket left for sale!
Thursday, December 4th at 7:30pm
There is one ticket left for sale for the HSPH trip to the Boston Ballet’s The Nutcracker. See the beauty and magic of the traditional Nutcracker story with its beautiful scenes and choreography by Mikko Nissinen and the exquisite sets and costumes designed by Robert Perdziola. Join your HSPH friends and peers and enjoy a great New England tradition at a discounted price! Tickets are Orchestra seating. If you have already purchased a ticket, pick them up in Kresge 604. Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org