Results of Harvard AAU Student Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct

Dear Members of the Harvard Chan School community: Yesterday morning, President Bacow shared the results of the 2019 AAU Student Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct, conducted by the University in partnership with the Association of American Universities (AAU). Students across Harvard’s Schools participated in this survey, along with students from 32 universities nationwide. The … Continue reading “Results of Harvard AAU Student Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct”

Message from Dean Williams Regarding Title IX Resources

Dear Harvard Chan School community, In light of today’s news, I want to remind our community of the Title IX resources the School and the University have available. The Harvard Chan School is dedicated to providing a safe and inclusive environment in which all members of our community can work and learn without fear or … Continue reading “Message from Dean Williams Regarding Title IX Resources”

Congratulations to the 2018 Dean’s Fund for Scientific Advancement Awardees

Dear Harvard Chan School community, I am writing to celebrate the launch of the Dean’s Fund for Scientific Advancement (DFSA). In the program’s inaugural year, over $800,000 were invested to support twelve awards to individuals and interdisciplinary teams to advance innovation in research, pedagogy, and the development of cross-cutting scientific platforms. The four funding mechanisms … Continue reading “Congratulations to the 2018 Dean’s Fund for Scientific Advancement Awardees”

Student response to proposed immigration policy changes

Dear members of the Harvard Chan School community, On September 22, 2018, the Department of Homeland Security proposed a new regulation that may make it more difficult for legal immigrants who have received public assistance, such as Medicaid and food stamps, to obtain green cards that would allow them to stay in the U.S. permanently. … Continue reading “Student response to proposed immigration policy changes”

On a supportive, inclusive environment

Dear Harvard Chan School community, Earlier this week it was reported that the federal government may attempt to redefine the legal meaning of gender in a way that conflicts with the scientific and medical communities’ current knowledge. The potential consequences of such an action could reduce the recognition and protections for transgender and non-binary individuals. … Continue reading “On a supportive, inclusive environment”