Don’t forget! Student Government will be selling Aluminum Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health in the Kresge Atrium today from 12:30pm-2:00pm. To purchase in advance go here: https://harvardchanwatterbottle.eventbrite.com. Credit/Debit Card and Checks only please.
Fall 2015 Financial Aid Checklist
For new and returning students
As you begin (or continue) your studies at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, the Office of Financial Aid (OFA) wants to make sure that you take a moment to get your finances in order and that you understand and complete all the necessary forms to ensure a smooth transition. Please review our checklist of information that we encourage you to prioritize prior to and during fall orientation: Click here. OFA will be having a Q&A Session on Wednesday, August 26th at 1:00 PM in Kresge G1. Please feel welcome to bring your lunch.
Events and Activities:
New and returning students – OAACA Welcome and Orientation Event
For new and returning students – August 31, 2015, 10-3, Kresge, Atrium; For new and returning International Students – September 1, 2015, Kresge Cafeteria Atrium and Kresge, Room 110
The Office of Alumni Affairs and Career Advancement (OAACA) is holding a number of morning and afternoon welcome back/orientation events on August 31 and September 1. We hope that you will join us for one or more of these sessions. For new and returning students – OAACA Welcome and Orientation Event – August 31, 2015, 10-3, Kresge, Atrium Please join us in welcoming new and welcoming back returning students For new and returning International Students – OAACA Welcome and Orientation Event – September 1, 2015, Kresge Cafeteria Atrium and Kresge, Room 110 Please join us in welcoming new and welcoming back returning international students with programs focused on networking.
Chan Global Classroom
Wednesday September 2nd from 5:30 to 7:30 pm in Kresge G-2
As part of the Advance, Connect, Excel programs for new and returning students, participate in a lively interactive session which introduces you to fellow students and faculty and provides you with an opportunity to ask key questions about the student environment at the Harvard Chan School. Recommended for International Students but all students welcome.
US Healthcare System
Wednesday September 2nd from 12:30 to 1:20 pm in Kresge G-2
As part of the Advance, Connect, Excel programs for new and returning students, learn everything you want to know about the US. health care system … but might be afraid to ask. Please join Prof. John McDonough for an interactive session designed to provide a very basic overview of the US health care system. This session is open to the entire community, but will be most helpful for students who are not familiar with the US system.
Voices in Leadership Featuring Gerald Chan, Chairman and CEO of the Morningside Group
September 9th, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Leadership Studio, Kresge 10th Floor Leadership in Innovation
Gerald Chan SM ’75, SD ’79 is a Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health graduate and longtime benefactor of the school. Dr. Chan has dedicated his career to developing companies and technologies that benefit the public’s health. In 1986, he co-founded Morningside, a private investment group. In the life science sector, Morningside focuses on start-up biotechnology companies founded on novel scientific discoveries. As a founder of Morningside Group, he has supported innovations such as new chemistry for lowering the cost of prophylactic vaccines against infectious diseases and novel biologics for treating inflammatory diseases. RSVP required, see hsph.me/gchan Please plan to stay for the duration of the event until 1:30 p.m. Apply here.
Save the Date: Milton J. Rosenau Lecture – K. Srinath Reddy
Tuesday, September 8, 4pm, Kresge G3
Join Acting Dean David Hunter for the first Rosenau lecture of the 2015-2016 school year. K. Srinath Reddy, President of the Public Health Foundation of India, will speak on the topic “Health in the Era of Sustainable Development”. A reception will follow at 5pm in the Rosenau Atrium. Follow link here.
Peer Grant Network (PGN)
The Postdoctoral Association is excited to announce the schoolwide Peer Grant Network (PGN), a resource for postdocs, research associates, and students seeking guidance on fellowship and grant applications. We currently have a number of counselors for multiple award types and are seeking for more counselors. For more info about available AWARD TYPES, joining as COUNSELOR or APPLICANT, please refer to this link.