Topic: student stories

You are welcome here

In February, our community came together to affirm our schools core values and record a message for students and scholars around the world.

Winners named in 2017 student photo contest

February 27, 2017—Six students have been named winners of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s 2017 Student Photo Contest. Students submit photos of their work in local communities and around the world. The contest is aimed at engaging students in a…

Dean's Office hosts receptions for students, families

February 22, 2017 – Students, their families, faculty, and staff members gathered in Kresge cafeteria for festive receptions hosted by the Dean's Office.  A reception for master's and MPH students was held on February 3, and for doctoral and DrPH students on…

Sharing stories to improve accountability in global health and development

Ethically questionable practices by global health and development organizations—such as creating a false impression of success on days that donors visit—are not being captured by traditional accountability measures, according to Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health student Abraar Karan, MPH ’17.…

Building safety into construction sites

May 8, 2015 — Emily Sparer may be the first Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health student to have construction workers cheering her on at her dissertation defense. Sparer, who is graduating in May with a ScD in occupational safety and…

What surprised our students?

March 2016 -- We asked four Harvard Chan students in three different degree programs what they found most surprising about their experience here at the school. This is what they said.

Involving youth in the design of public health programs

December 20, 2016—The online character Juliet, a middle-aged nurse, was intended to be a comforting presence on a website for Rwandan adolescent girls seeking information about reproductive health. But when a team of alumni and students from Harvard T.H. Chan School of…

PhD student Christalyn Rhodes named Harvard Horizons Scholar

December 13, 2016 – Christalyn Rhodes has been named a 2017 Harvard University Horizons Scholar. Rhodes is a Ph.D. student in Biological Sciences in Public Health at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and her thesis research focuses on how lung cells…