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Student News for July 31, 2014

Harvard School of Public Health Student News – July 31, 2014

Next Week:

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 eringuet@hsph.harvard.edu.

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: countref@hms.harvard.eduor 617-432-2134.

Apply:

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 vanderbilt_hall@hms.harvard.edu 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:

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 skeddy@huhs.harvard.edu.

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 eringuet@hsph.harvard.edu.

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

All information and links in the HSPH Student News are provided for information purposes only and do not necessarily constitute endorsement by the Harvard School of Public Health.

 

Student News for July 30, 2014 (draft)

Today:

Add/drop/change for summer 2

Summer students who are registered for classes in session 2 of summer will have an opportunity to make changes to their registration between Monday, July 28 at 9 am and Wednesday, July 30 at 5 pm.

Announcing a Countway Library Brown Bag at HSPH: EndNote Essentials

Learn how to save time by using EndNote bibliographic software. Topics include working with EndNote libraries, importing references from databases (e.g. PubMed), and writing with EndNote. Registration is not required. For more information contact Countway Library Reference & Education Services: countref@hms.harvard.edu or 617-432-2134

Apply:

Reading and Study Strategies for Non-native English Readers (Fall 2014)

For students who speak/read English as a non-native language

Develop strategies for reading expository text at the university level: 1 week, M-F September 15-19, 8:00-10:00 am. Registration begins August 18 at the Bureau of Study Counsel (5 Linden Street). More info: www.bsc.harvard.edu

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

Save the Date:

Missed the July 31 health insurance waiver deadline?

Late Waivers

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

Filling prescriptions with the Student Health Program?

Effective August 1

Catamaran will be administering the HUSHP pharmacy benefit. All students on the insurance plan will receive new prescription ID cards from Catamaran (Express Scripts ID cards will no longer be valid). More information: http://hushp.harvard.edu/catamaran-prescription-drug-plan

Save the Date: Harvard Longwood Campus Lunch and Learn: Wise Money Moves for Young Adults

August 12th, 12:00-1:00pm, Countway Library, Minot Rm.

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!)
  • Goal Planning – including home buying and risk management

Come join us at this Harvard Longwood Campus Lunch & Learn. Feel free to bring and enjoy your lunch!

Please register for the event in PeopleSoft by following this path:

Self Service>Learning and Development>Request Training Enrollment>Search by Course Name>Category, enter HLC.

Chartered Buses to Ikea!

Need inexpensive furniture for a new apartment? Still missing some items for your kitchen? Join SG on a trip to Ikea! From 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, September 6, SG will sponsor a charter bus to and from Ikea, leaving from Vanderbilt Hall.

Tickets cost $20 and can be reserved online at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/hsph-goes-to-ikea-tickets-12278321791

HSPH Student Mixer at Yard House

Get to know your classmates during orientation week!

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

Announcing a Countway Library Brown Bag at HSPH – PubMed: Learn to Search Like an Expert

Friday August 8, 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm, FXB (Public Health) 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: countref@hms.harvard.edu or 617-432-2134

Student News for July 30, 2014

Harvard School of Public Health Student News – July 30, 2014

TODAY’S STUDENT NEWS:

- Today: Add/drop/change for summer 2

-Today: Announcing a Countway Library Brown Bag at HSPH: EndNote Essentials

-Apply: Reading and Study Strategies for Non-native English Readers (Fall 2014)

- FYI: Student Health Program 
- FYI: Missed the July 31 health insurance waiver deadline?

- FYI: Filling prescriptions with the Student Health Program?

- Save the Date: Harvard Longwood Campus Lunch and Learn: Wise Money Moves for Young Adults

- Save the Date: Chartered Buses to Ikea!

- Save the Date: HSPH Student Mixer at Yard House

- Save the Date: Announcing a Countway Library Brown Bag at HSPH – PubMed: Learn to Search Like an Expert

Today: Announcing a Countway Library Brown Bag at HSPH: EndNote Essentials
Wednesday July 30, 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm, FXB (Public Health) Room G13
posted by: carol_mita@hms.harvard.edu
https://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/live/myhsphpublisher/viewannouncement.cfm?EntryId=14145

Today: Add/drop/change for summer 2
July 28-30
posted by: ibourdon@hsph.harvard.edu
https://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/live/myhsphpublisher/viewannouncement.cfm?EntryId=14142

Apply: Reading and Study Strategies for Non-native English Readers (Fall 2014)
For students who speak/read English as a non-native language
posted by: skeddy@huhs.harvard.edu
https://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/live/myhsphpublisher/viewannouncement.cfm?EntryId=14152

FYI: Student Health Program
Coverage begins Aug 1
posted by: skeddy@huhs.harvard.edu
https://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/live/myhsphpublisher/viewannouncement.cfm?EntryId=14149

FYI: Missed the July 31 health insurance waiver deadline?
Late Waivers
posted by: skeddy@huhs.harvard.edu
https://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/live/myhsphpublisher/viewannouncement.cfm?EntryId=14150

FYI: Filling prescriptions with the Student Health Program?
Effective August 1
posted by: skeddy@huhs.harvard.edu
https://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/live/myhsphpublisher/viewannouncement.cfm?EntryId=14151

Save the Date: Harvard Longwood Campus Lunch and Learn: Wise Money Moves for Young Adults
August 12th, 12:00-1:00pm, Countway Library, Minot Rm.
posted by: eringuet@hsph.harvard.edu
https://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/live/myhsphpublisher/viewannouncement.cfm?EntryId=14132

Save the Date: Chartered Buses to Ikea!
HSPH Student Gov chartering buses to Ikea Sat, Sept 6
posted by: clm225@mail.harvard.edu
https://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/live/myhsphpublisher/viewannouncement.cfm?EntryId=14139

Save the Date: HSPH Student Mixer at Yard House
Get to know your classmates during orientation week!
posted by: clm225@mail.harvard.edu
https://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/live/myhsphpublisher/viewannouncement.cfm?EntryId=14140

Save the Date: Announcing a Countway Library Brown Bag at HSPH – PubMed: Learn to Search Like an Expert
Friday August 8, 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm, FXB (Public Health) Room G13
posted by: carol_mita@hms.harvard.edu
https://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/live/myhsphpublisher/viewannouncement.cfm?EntryId=14148

Student News for July 29, 2014

Harvard School of Public Health Student News – July 29, 2014

TODAY’S STUDENT NEWS:

- Today: 2014 Summer Hot Topics Speaker Series

- Today: Add/drop/change for summer 2

- Tomorrow: Announcing a Countway Library Brown Bag at HSPH: EndNote Essentials

- Apply: Reading and Study Strategies for Non-native English Readers (Fall 2014)

- FYI: Student Health Program

- FYI: Missed the July 31 health insurance waiver deadline?

- FYI: Filling prescriptions with the Student Health Program?

- Save the Date: Announcing a Countway Library Brown Bag at HSPH – PubMed: Learn to Search Like an Expert

- Save the Date: Harvard Longwood Campus Lunch and Learn: Wise Money Moves for Young Adults

- Save the Date: Chartered Buses to Ikea!

- Save the Date: HSPH Student Mixer at Yard House

Today: 2014 Summer Hot Topics Speaker Series
Tuesday, July 29th from 12:30 pm to 1:20 pm in Kresge G-2
posted by: sgreguol@hsph.harvard.edu
https://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/live/myhsphpublisher/viewannouncement.cfm?EntryId=14143

Today: Add/drop/change for summer 2
July 28-30
posted by: ibourdon@hsph.harvard.edu
https://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/live/myhsphpublisher/viewannouncement.cfm?EntryId=14142

Tomorrow: Announcing a Countway Library Brown Bag at HSPH: EndNote Essentials
Wednesday July 30, 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm, FXB (Public Health) Room G13
posted by: carol_mita@hms.harvard.edu
https://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/live/myhsphpublisher/viewannouncement.cfm?EntryId=14145
Apply: Reading and Study Strategies for Non-native English Readers (Fall 2014)
For students who speak/read English as a non-native language
posted by: skeddy@huhs.harvard.edu
https://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/live/myhsphpublisher/viewannouncement.cfm?EntryId=14152

FYI: Student Health Program
Coverage begins Aug 1
posted by: skeddy@huhs.harvard.edu
https://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/live/myhsphpublisher/viewannouncement.cfm?EntryId=14149

FYI: Missed the July 31 health insurance waiver deadline?
Late Waivers
posted by: skeddy@huhs.harvard.edu
https://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/live/myhsphpublisher/viewannouncement.cfm?EntryId=14150

FYI: Filling prescriptions with the Student Health Program?
Effective August 1
posted by: skeddy@huhs.harvard.edu
https://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/live/myhsphpublisher/viewannouncement.cfm?EntryId=14151

Save the Date: Harvard Longwood Campus Lunch and Learn: Wise Money Moves for Young Adults
August 12th, 12:00-1:00pm, Countway Library, Minot Rm.
posted by: eringuet@hsph.harvard.edu
https://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/live/myhsphpublisher/viewannouncement.cfm?EntryId=14132

Save the Date: Chartered Buses to Ikea!
HSPH Student Gov chartering buses to Ikea Sat, Sept 6
posted by: clm225@mail.harvard.edu
https://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/live/myhsphpublisher/viewannouncement.cfm?EntryId=14139

Save the Date: HSPH Student Mixer at Yard House
Get to know your classmates during orientation week!
posted by: clm225@mail.harvard.edu
https://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/live/myhsphpublisher/viewannouncement.cfm?EntryId=14140

Save the Date: Announcing a Countway Library Brown Bag at HSPH – PubMed: Learn to Search Like an Expert
Friday August 8, 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm, FXB (Public Health) Room G13
posted by: carol_mita@hms.harvard.edu
https://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/live/myhsphpublisher/viewannouncement.cfm?EntryId=14148
All information and links in the HSPH Student News are provided for information purposes only and do not necessarily constitute endorsement by the Harvard School of Public Health.

Student News for July 25, 2014

Harvard School of Public Health Student News – July 25, 2014

TODAY’S STUDENT NEWS:

- This Week: Boston Events
– Next Week: Add/drop/change for summer 2
- Apply: Job Posting: Operations Assistant position
– Save the Date: Chartered Buses to Ikea!
– Save the Date: HSPH Student Mixer at Yard House

This Week: Boston Events
Cultural events and activities in Boston
https://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/live/myhsphpublisher/viewannouncement.cfm?EntryId=14138
Next Week: Add/drop/change for summer 2
July 28-30
posted by: ibourdon@hsph.harvard.edu
https://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/live/myhsphpublisher/viewannouncement.cfm?EntryId=14142

Apply: Job Posting: Operations Assistant position
HSPH Operations Office: $14/hr
posted by: nsuzuki@hsph.harvard.edu
https://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/live/myhsphpublisher/viewannouncement.cfm?EntryId=14134
Save the Date: Chartered Buses to Ikea!
HSPH Student Gov chartering buses to Ikea Sat, Sept 6
posted by: clm225@mail.harvard.edu
https://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/live/myhsphpublisher/viewannouncement.cfm?EntryId=14139

Save the Date: HSPH Student Mixer at Yard House
Get to know your classmates during orientation week!
posted by: clm225@mail.harvard.edu
https://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/live/myhsphpublisher/viewannouncement.cfm?EntryId=14140

All information and links in the HSPH Student News are provided for information purposes only and do not necessarily constitute endorsement by the Harvard School of Public Health.