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July 6, 2015

Events and Activities:

Summer Student Social Activities

The following social activities have been planned during July and August to provide you with an engaging way to connect with your fellow students while also exploring all that Boston has to offer. Spouses, partners and children are welcome to attend all activities. Please RSVP to the activities you will be attending so we can have an accurate count for the number of guests to expect. RSVP at: https://harvardchansummer2015.eventbrite.com

Summer Student Reception: July 9th at 5:30 pm

Museum of Fine Arts: July 15th at 5:30 pm

Fenway Park Tour: July 25th at 11:30 am

Institute of Contemporary Art: July 30th at 5:30 pm

Shakespeare on the Common: August 4th at 6 pm

End of Summer Social: August 13th at 5:30 pm

HGCC Women in Consulting Workshop

July 14, 2015, 5:45-8:00PM at Tsai Auditorium, S010, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge street, Cambridge, MA

Have you ever wondered how it is to be a woman in a demanding profession like consulting? Are you curious how women consultants find a sustainable solution for work-life balance or what career paths exist for them? If you are inspired to follow a consulting career, this Women in Consulting Workshop is a great opportunity. The workshop will start with keynote speech delivered by Dr. Sandra Moose (current senior advisor and former senior vice president of Boston Consulting Group), followed by panel discussion and Q & A session.Snacks and drinks will be served. Participating firms include: Boston Consulting Group, Health Advances, LEK and McKinsey & Company. Please RSVP here.

General:

Thirsty? Purchase a Harvard Chan Water Bottle!

Pickup in Kresge Cafeteria Weds 7/8 12:30-1:30pm

Welcome new students! You may have noticed that we don’t sell bottled water at our school – but don’t worry! Student Government is selling aluminum water bottles so you can stay hydrated all summer. The link to purchase is here. You can pick them up from us on Wednesday, July 8 from 12:30-1:30pm in Kresge Cafeteria.

Apply:

Harvard vs. MIT Case Competition: Call for Applications!

Harvard Graduate Consulting Club (HGCC) and Consulting Club at MIT (CCM) cordially invite you to participate in the 7th Annual Harvard vs. MIT Case Competition (August 17-28, 2015)! The Case Competition is an exciting opportunity for non-business Harvard and MIT graduate students and researchers to sharpen their analytical skills, acquire teamwork experience, network with peers and industry professionals, and to address a real-life business challenge. No prior business knowledge or consulting experience is required. Prospective participants apply individually, and the organizers will assemble four-person interdisciplinary teams to take on this two-week engagement. Forty (40) Harvard graduate students and researchers will compete with teams. Website

Any questions contact here.

 

July 2, 2015

Academic:

Announcing a Countway Library Brown Bag at the Harvard Chan School- PubMed: Learn to Search Like an Expert

TODAY Thursday July 2, 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm, FXB Building (Public Health) Room G12

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. Any questions please contact Countway Library Reference & Education Services: countref@hms.harvard.edu or 617-432-2134

 

 

 

 

Register Today for the Inaugural Forum on Population Health Equity, September 10-11

The Harvard Chan School will host the Inaugural Forum on Population Health Equity, set for September 10-11, at the Martin Conference Center, in the Harvard Longwood Medical Area, of Boston, MA. Join over 400 students and professionals to hear international public health leaders address pressing population health equity issues, including racial inequities and macro-economic shocks. Registration is free, but seats are limited – sign up today here. Follow the Forum – and use #PopHealthEquity to voice your questions/thoughts – on: Facebook, LinkedInTwitter, (@PopHealthEquity)

Forum on Population Health September 10th and 11th

 

 

Apply:

 

Locker Application for Summer Session and Academic Year

Interested in a Locker for the 2015-2016 Academic Year? Or summer session?

Apply here.

Any questions contact studentaffairs@hsph.harvard.edu

 

 

 

The Voices in Leadership series is hiring!

Paid part-time positions for Harvard Chan Students – Application deadline July 1st

The Voices in Leadership series is seeking Student Program Assistants to work closely with us for the 2015-2016 year. If you are a Harvard Chan School student interested in contributing your energies to the Voices series, we encourage you to apply! Please see details for positions in Statistics & Analytics (apply by July 1st), and Communications & Marketing (Apply by July 15th) here. More information about the Voices webcast series online. Send application materials and any questions to Alexandria at akclose@hsph.harvard.edu.

 

 

 

 

Events and Activities:

Longwood Iftar #2

Friday, July 3rd at 8PM in Kresge Cafeteria

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s MENA, Muslim Student Group and the Harvard Longwood Muslims are very excited to invite you to another fantastic iftar with us on Friday, 3rd July 2015 at 8:00 PM at the T.H. Chan School of Public Health (same place, same time as last week). Guests must RSVP at the following link. Any questions please contact Dalia Deak at dalia.deak@mail.harvard.edu

 

 

Fourth of July Weekend in Boston

July 4th Weekend Brochure 2015

July 4th Weekend Brochure 20152

 

 

Summer Student Social Activities

The following social activities have been planned during July and August to provide you with an engaging way to connect with your fellow students while also exploring all that Boston has to offer. Spouses, partners and children are welcome to attend all activities. Please RSVP to the activities you will be attending so we can have an accurate count for the number of guests to expect. RSVP at: https://harvardchansummer2015.eventbrite.com

Summer Student Reception: July 9th at 5:30 pm

Museum of Fine Arts: July 15th at 5:30 pm

Fenway Park Tour: July 25th at 11:30 am

Institute of Contemporary Art: July 30th at 5:30 pm

Shakespeare on the Common: August 4th at 6 pm

End of Summer Social: August 13th at 5:30 pm

 

 

 

 

Save the Date: dLOV (Different Lenses One Vision)

Entire week of November 16, 2015

dLOV will provide a platform to discuss the experience of being “othered” and discriminated against, through various lenses.

Hosted by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion & the Office for Student Affairs, in collaboration with students, staff, and faculty.

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July 1, 2015

Academic:

Announcing a Countway Library Brown Bag at the Harvard Chan School- PubMed: Learn to Search Like an Expert

Thursday July 2, 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm, FXB Building (Public Health) Room G12

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. Any questions please contact Countway Library Reference & Education Services: countref@hms.harvard.edu or 617-432-2134

 

 

 

Apply:

 

Locker Application for Summer Session and Academic Year

Interested in a Locker for the 2015-2016 Academic Year? Or summer session?

Apply here.

Any questions contact studentaffairs@hsph.harvard.edu

 

 

 

The Voices in Leadership series is hiring!

Paid part-time positions for Harvard Chan Students – Application deadline July 1st

The Voices in Leadership series is seeking Student Program Assistants to work closely with us for the 2015-2016 year. If you are a Harvard Chan School student interested in contributing your energies to the Voices series, we encourage you to apply! Please see details for positions in Statistics & Analytics (apply by July 1st), and Communications & Marketing (Apply by July 15th) here. More information about the Voices webcast series online. Send application materials and any questions to Alexandria at akclose@hsph.harvard.edu.

 

 

 

 

Harvard vs. MIT Case Competition: Call for Applications!

Application Deadline 7/20/2015

Harvard Graduate Consulting Club (HGCC) and Consulting Club at MIT (CCM) cordially invite you to participate in the 7th Annual Harvard vs. MIT Case Competition (August 17-28, 2015)! The Case Competition is an exciting opportunity for non-business Harvard and MIT graduate students and researchers to sharpen their analytical skills, acquire teamwork experience, network with peers and industry professionals, and to address a real-life business challenge. No prior business knowledge or consulting experience is required. Apply here.

2015 Case Competition

 

 

Events and Activities:

Longwood Iftar #2

Friday, July 3rd at 8PM in Kresge Cafeteria

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s MENA, Muslim Student Group and the Harvard Longwood Muslims are very excited to invite you to another fantastic iftar with us on Friday, 3rd July 2015 at 8:00 PM at the T.H. Chan School of Public Health (same place, same time as last week). Guests must RSVP at the following link. Any questions please contact Dalia Deak at dalia.deak@mail.harvard.edu

 

Fourth of July Weekend in Boston

July 4th Weekend Brochure 2015 July 4th Weekend Brochure 20152

 

Office Supplies FREECYCLE – July 8

Office Supplies Freecycle – Wednesday, July 8 @ 11:30am-1:30pm in the Kresge (Rosenau) Atrium

Come by the Kresge (Rosenau) Atrium on July 8 during lunchtime, and drop off or pick up reusable office supplies! It’s free! Everyone is welcome! The Green Room is closing soon, so we need to clear out all of the office supplies from there. We’ll have clean binders, computer keyboards, desk organizers, and lots of other useful items. Acceptable things to drop off: reusable office supplies, such as binders, desk organizers, bookends, art, computer speakers, computer keyboards, envelopes, binder clips, etc. Any questions please contact dhavelic@hsph.harvard.edu

 

 

 

 

Summer Student Social Activities

The following social activities have been planned during July and August to provide you with an engaging way to connect with your fellow students while also exploring all that Boston has to offer. Spouses, partners and children are welcome to attend all activities. Please RSVP to the activities you will be attending so we can have an accurate count for the number of guests to expect. RSVP at: https://harvardchansummer2015.eventbrite.com

Summer Student Reception: July 9th at 5:30 pm

Museum of Fine Arts: July 15th at 5:30 pm

Fenway Park Tour: July 25th at 11:30 am

Institute of Contemporary Art: July 30th at 5:30 pm

Shakespeare on the Common: August 4th at 6 pm

End of Summer Social: August 13th at 5:30 pm

 

June 30, 2015

Academic:

Register Today for the Inaugural Forum on Population Health Equity, September 10-11

The Harvard Chan School will host the Inaugural Forum on Population Health Equity, set for September 10-11, at the Martin Conference Center, in the Harvard Longwood Medical Area, of Boston, MA. Join over 400 students and professionals to hear international public health leaders address pressing population health equity issues, including racial inequities and macro-economic shocks. Registration is free, but seats are limited – sign up today here. Follow the Forum – and use #PopHealthEquity to voice your questions/thoughts – on: Facebook, LinkedInTwitter, (@PopHealthEquity)

Forum on Population Health September 10th and 11th

 

 

 

 

 

 

Apply:

Locker Application for Summer Session and Academic Year

Interested in a Locker for the 2015-2016 Academic Year? Or summer session?

Apply here.

Any questions contact studentaffairs@hsph.harvard.edu

 

 

The Voices in Leadership series is hiring!

Paid part-time positions for Harvard Chan Students – Application deadline July 1st

The Voices in Leadership series is seeking Student Program Assistants to work closely with us for the 2015-2016 year. If you are a Harvard Chan School student interested in contributing your energies to the Voices series, we encourage you to apply! Please see details for positions in Statistics & Analytics (apply by July 1st), and Communications & Marketing (Apply by July 15th) here. More information about the Voices webcast series online. Send application materials and any questions to Alexandria at akclose@hsph.harvard.edu.

Voices in Leadership

June 26, 2015

Apply:

Interested in a Locker for the 2015-2016 Academic Year? Or just for summer session?

Apply here.

Any questions contact studentaffairs@hsph.harvard.edu

General:

Longwood Iftar

Friday, June 26 from 8-10 PM

The Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health’s MENA/Muslim Student Groups and Harvard Longwood Muslims invite you to our Iftar to be held at 8:00 pm in the Kresge Cafeteria of the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. Security will require anyone without a Harvard-affiliated ID to be on a pre-made list and bring some form of ID. Consequently, if you would like to come, please RSVP at this link (especially important if you do not have a Harvard-affiliated ID): PLEASE RSVP here.

June 24, 2015

Apply:

Interested in a Locker for the 2015-2016 Academic Year? Or just for summer session?

Apply here.

Any questions contact studentaffairs@hsph.harvard.edu

Funding Opportunities:

How Africa – 2015 List of Scholarships

How Africa (a knowledgebase for Africa-African Trends Online) published a list of scholarships here. These scholarships offer scholarship programs solely for women from African and developing countries. This list includes scholarships for undergraduate, Masters, MBA and PhD students and we will be updating our Student Funding Finder here. with all relevant scholarships for Public Health students.

Any questions contact ahorne@hsph.harvard.edu.

 

June 23, 2015

Apply:

Interested in a Locker for the 2015-2016 Academic Year? Or just for summer session?

Apply here.

Any questions contact studentaffairs@hsph.harvard.edu

Academic:

Register Today for the Inaugural Forum on Population Health Equity, September 10-11

The Harvard Chan School will host the Inaugural Forum on Population Health Equity, set for September 10-11, at the Martin Conference Center, in the Harvard Longwood Medical Area, of Boston, MA. Join over 400 students and professionals to hear international public health leaders address pressing population health equity issues, including racial inequities and macro-economic shocks. Registration is free, but seats are limited – sign up today here. Follow the Forum – and use #PopHealthEquity to voice your questions/thoughts – on: Facebook, LinkedInTwitter, (@PopHealthEquity)

June 22, 2015

Need to Know:

Charleston Vigil 6.24.15

Events and Activities:

The Harvard Graduate Consulting Club presents: Consulting Career Fair 2015

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 Time: 4:30 – 7:30 pm Location: TMEC Atrium, 260 Longwood Avenue, Boston-02115 *Light refreshments will be served

Are you thinking of pursuing a career in consulting? HGCC is proud to present this excellent opportunity to interact with some of the finest management and life science consulting firms that hire candidates just like you. Come speak to representatives from these elite firms to learn more about them and start building your network in preparation for the upcoming recruitment cycle. This event is open to all advanced degree professionals (Graduate Students, PhDs, MDs, JDs). Please register here. See flyer here
Featured Firms:

  • Boston Consulting Group
  • C1 Consulting
  • Clarion Healthcare
  • ClearView Healthcare Partners
  • CMC Consulting Group
  • Decision Resources Group
  • E.K.
  • Precision Advisors
  • Putnam Associates
  • RA Capital/TechAtlas Group
  • Simon-Kucher & Partners
  • Trinity Partners

Any questions contact harputl@fas.harvard.edu

Corporate Sponsors:

Clarion Healthcare, ClearView Healthcare Partners, CMC Consulting Group, Precision Advisors, Simon-Kucher & Partners, C1 Consulting, Decision Resources Group, L.E.K.,  Putnam Associates

Special Supporters:

Harvard Graduate Student Council, HMS/HSDM Postdoctoral Association, Harvard Office of Career Services

 

 

 

 

Funding Opportunities:

How Africa – 2015 List of Scholarships

Varying deadlines

How Africa (a knowledgebase for Africa-African Trends Online) published a list of scholarships here. These scholarships offer scholarship programs solely for women from African and developing countries. This list includes scholarships for undergraduate, Masters, MBA and PhD students and we will be updating our Student Funding Finder with all relevant scholarships for Public Health students.

June 19, 2015

Events and Activities:

Register Today for the Inaugural Forum on Population Health Equity

September 10-11, Martin Conference Center, Longwood Medical Area

Forum on Population Health September 10th and 11th

The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health will be hosting the Inaugural Forum on Population Health Equity, set for September 10-11 at the at the Martin Conference Center, Harvard Longwood Medical Area. Join over 400 students and public health professionals to hear from international leaders in the public health arena address pressing issues on population health equity, from racial inequities and the built environment to macro-economic shocks and housing effects on population health. Registration is free, but limited – so reserve your seat today here. Follow us on FacebookLinkedIn and Twitter @PopHealthEquity. For more information, contact pophealthequity@hsph.harvard.edu or visit http://tinyurl.com/PopHealthEquityForumOnline.

 

 

Time Management & Beyond: A Workshop for Harvard Graduate Students

Weekly Virtual 50-minute Meetings on Tuesdays, July 7-28, 2015

Will you be enrolled in Harvard’s School of Law, Business, Divinity, Design, or T.H. Chan School of Public Health in September 2015?  Could better time management improve your academic performance?  Join us!  For less than an hour each Tuesday this July at 9 am, noon or 2 pm Eastern, explore time management strategies in a small group setting.  We will meet virtually, by conference call via GoToMeeting.com, so you can join from wherever you are.  Meetings will not be taped, but students registered for one section may attend a different section on days that conflicts arise.

Participants will be encouraged to share ideas, experiences and accountability, and should leave with a better appreciation of their strengths, more realistic expectations, and new strategies for success and happiness in 2015-16.

Offered by Harvard’s Graduate Student Learning Support (GSLS) Program. Facilitated by GSLS Learning Specialist Dorothy Bisbee. Free to HLS, HBS, HGSD, Chan School & HDS students.  4-8 spaces/section. Regular attendance expected; confidentiality respected. Sections meet for 50 minutes at 9 am, 12 noon, and 2 pm.

AGENDA

  • Week 1: Prioritizing & Planning – Tues, July 7
  • Week 2: Optimizing Your Time – Tues, July 14
  • Week 3: Time Outs & Scheduling – Tues, July 21
  • Week 4: Staying Motivated – Tues, July 28

To register, go to www.dorothybisbee.com, click Schedule Now, click Workshops, and pick the section that works best for you. Instructions will be distributed by early July. Questions or trouble registering? Email dorothy.bisbee@gmail.com.

 

Funding Opportunities:

Dr. Charlena M. Seymour Scholarship

Deadline: June 30, 2015

Dr. Charlena M. Seymour ScholarshipThis scholarship was established to recognize women pursuing an advanced degree in the fields of Public and Environmental Health. The Scholarship is named in honor of Charlena Seymour who’s professional accomplishments and vision, leadership, and compassion for her fellow man make her an outstanding role-model to women. The applicant must exhibit a dedication to high academic and professional standards, a vision of effective leadership, helping and mentoring associates, colleagues, and friends, and a consideration for all humanity. Click here for application info. Contact the AEHS Foundation directly at 413-549-5170 for more information.

June 17, 2015

Need to Know:

Quiet Space: Kresge 504

Due to the classroom renovation project on the 2nd floor of the Kresge building, the quiet space has been relocated to Kresge 504 until construction is complete.

This room is available to all students for prayer, meditation, and quiet reflection, please respect the use of this space for these purposes only.

 

 

Events and Activities:

Register Today for the Inaugural Forum on Population Health Equity

September 10-11, Martin Conference Center, Longwood Medical Area

Forum on Population Health September 10th and 11th

The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health will be hosting the Inaugural Forum on Population Health Equity, set for September 10-11 at the at the Martin Conference Center, Harvard Longwood Medical Area. Join over 400 students and public health professionals to hear from international leaders in the public health arena address pressing issues on population health equity, from racial inequities and the built environment to macro-economic shocks and housing effects on population health. Registration is free, but limited – so reserve your seat today here. Follow us on FacebookLinkedIn and Twitter @PopHealthEquity. For more information, contact pophealthequity@hsph.harvard.edu or visit http://tinyurl.com/PopHealthEquityForumOnline.

 

 

Time Management & Beyond: A Workshop for Harvard Graduate Students

Weekly Virtual 50-minute Meetings on Tuesdays, July 7-28, 2015

Will you be enrolled in Harvard’s School of Law, Business, Divinity, Design, or T.H. Chan School of Public Health in September 2015?  Could better time management improve your academic performance?  Join us!  For less than an hour each Tuesday this July at 9 am, noon or 2 pm Eastern, explore time management strategies in a small group setting.  We will meet virtually, by conference call via GoToMeeting.com, so you can join from wherever you are.  Meetings will not be taped, but students registered for one section may attend a different section on days that conflicts arise.

Participants will be encouraged to share ideas, experiences and accountability, and should leave with a better appreciation of their strengths, more realistic expectations, and new strategies for success and happiness in 2015-16.

Offered by Harvard’s Graduate Student Learning Support (GSLS) Program. Facilitated by GSLS Learning Specialist Dorothy Bisbee. Free to HLS, HBS, HGSD, Chan School & HDS students.  4-8 spaces/section. Regular attendance expected; confidentiality respected. Sections meet for 50 minutes at 9 am, 12 noon, and 2 pm.

AGENDA

  • Week 1: Prioritizing & Planning – Tues, July 7
  • Week 2: Optimizing Your Time – Tues, July 14
  • Week 3: Time Outs & Scheduling – Tues, July 21
  • Week 4: Staying Motivated – Tues, July 28

To register, go to www.dorothybisbee.com, click Schedule Now, click Workshops, and pick the section that works best for you. Instructions will be distributed by early July. Questions or trouble registering? Email dorothy.bisbee@gmail.com.

 

 

Funding Opportunities:

Dr. Charlena M. Seymour Scholarship

Deadline: June 30, 2015

Dr. Charlena M. Seymour ScholarshipThis scholarship was established to recognize women pursuing an advanced degree in the fields of Public and Environmental Health. The Scholarship is named in honor of Charlena Seymour who’s professional accomplishments and vision, leadership, and compassion for her fellow man make her an outstanding role-model to women. The applicant must exhibit a dedication to high academic and professional standards, a vision of effective leadership, helping and mentoring associates, colleagues, and friends, and a consideration for all humanity. Click here for application info. Contact the AEHS Foundation directly at 413-549-5170 for more information.