August 27, 2021

 

Announcements


Passionate About Child Protection?

The FXB Center for Health & Human Rights at Harvard University is accepting applications for their 2021-2022 Child Protection Certificate cohort. Harvard graduate students across all schools and degree programs may apply, but admission is limited to 30 individuals. This program is a great way to increase your skills and build your professional network across sectors.

Click here to learn more about: Passionate About Child Protection?
For more information contact: rebeccashin@hsph.harvard.edu


Crimson Cash

Welcome to Crimson Cash! We hope you take advantage of Harvard’s Crimson Cash program, a no cost convenient way to use your student ID to pay for laundry, vending, printing & copy, and dining at locations on and off campus. When your ID card was activated so was your own Crimson Cash account. Your Crimson Cash account number is the “CC” 16-digit code which can be found on the back of your student ID. Just add value by visiting our website at https://cash.harvard.edu/.

Click here to learn more about: Crimson Cash
For more information contact: paul_massaro@harvard.edu


Interested in Applying to Register your Harvard Chan Student Organization?

Application Deadline: September 17 at 5pm for Fall Registration

To learn more about existing groups or how to start a new group, contact Amy at delacerda@hsph.harvard.edu. Student organizations are a vital part of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and greatly enhance the cultural, social, and intellectual life on campus. The Office for Student Affairs formally registers student organizations on campus.

Click here to learn more about: Interested in Applying to Register your Harvard Chan Student Organization?
For more information contact: delacerda@hsph.harvard.edu


Meet your newly appointed Academic Program Representative for MPH in Epidemiology!

Juan Luis Santana is ready to serve your cohort as an officer of the Harvard Chan Student Association.

Click here to learn more about: Meet your newly appointed Academic Program Representative for MPH in Epidemiology!
For more information contact: hcsa@hsph.harvard.edu


 

Submit your questions about Fall 2021 to HCSA!

Do you have any questions about the Fall 2021 semester? Change has been the only constant this past year, and we know many students are confused about the new academic term. You can anonymously submit questions and/or confusions you have about the coming semester at this link: https://harvard.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_26kkj3JNKjk8TYi Please submit by Sunday, August 29th. Your feedback will help us inform HSPH administration as to what needs to be communicated.

For more information contact: hcsa@hsph.harvard.edu


The Public Health Leadership (PHL) Lab is Virtual!

Workshop Only Registration and Applications for Participants and Concentrators open 8/30/2021!

PHL Lab will be delivered completely remotely, with a continued focus on creating opportunities to help students develop a greater understanding of themselves as leaders and learners through workshops, applied-learning, coaching, and reflection. Our new format has 3 different options: 1) Workshops Only (open to all HSPH students), 2) Participants, and 3) Concentrators. You’ll learn how to work in teams, improve your self-awareness, and analyze how you view and engage with others.

Click here to learn more about: The Public Health Leadership (PHL) Lab is Virtual!
For more information contact: phl@hsph.harvard.edu


Leadership Opportunity: Office of Career and Professional Development Student Advisory Committee

Join us to represent the student voice by providing input and feedback for the programs and services offered by the Office of Career and Professional Development. Serve as the liaison for your department by sharing information between your peers and our office, and ensure that career-related events, services, and resources are communicated to all students. We want to hear from you! Interested students should fill out the Interest Form by Friday, September 10.

Click here to learn more about: Leadership Opportunity: Office of Career and Professional Development Student Advisory Committee
For more information contact: careers@hsph.harvard.edu


Mentorship, Teaching, and Outreach Opportunities with HPREP

Sign up to Volunteer by 9/17!

HPREP is an outreach program designed to recruit high school students from underrepresented and disadvantaged backgrounds into science, medicine, and public health. Our goal is to give students the excitement, confidence, and role models necessary to succeed in these fields. If you are interested in mentoring students, teaching/developing lessons, or helping with program coordination, we would love to have you join our team! Sign up to Volunteer by 9/17! RSVP for our Info Session (9/8 at 7pm)!

Click here to learn more about: Mentorship, Teaching, and Outreach Opportunities with HPREP
For more information contact: hprep@hms.harvard.edu


Student Office Hours with Robin Glover, Associate Dean for Student Services

Thursday, August 2, 1:00 to 2:00pm, Zoom https://harvard.zoom.us/j/91914638604?pwd=RElyUG8wUnpTQmZTU08rcnRaVmNxUT09

Students are invited to meet with Robin Glover, the Associate Dean for Student Services. Students can introduce themselves or provide a topic for discussion. No appointment is necessary; join via the Zoom link above.

For more information contact: klbrown@hsph.harvard.edu

 

Events


Environmental Justice Student Organization Virtual Meet & Greet

Friday August 27, 2021 | 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Social and Community-Building

Please join us for a virtual meet & greet to learn more about the T.H. Chan Environmental Justice Student Organization, and talk about ideas and events for the fall semester. Existing members – we can’t wait to see you, and new students – we’re looking forward to e-meeting you!

Click here to learn more about: Environmental Justice Student Organization Virtual Meet & Greet
For more information contact: ejstudent.harvardchan@gmail.com


Grad Bible Study and Fellowship

Asian Baptist Student Koinonia at GSAS

Saturday August 28, 2021 | 7:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Social and Community-Building

You’re warmly invited to our weekly graduate Bible study this Saturday evening! Join us afterwards for games. Register for the Zoom link below. For more info, please contact us at gsas-absk@hcs.harvard.edu or visit us at engage.gsas.harvard.edu/organization/absk.

Click here to learn more about: Grad Bible Study and Fellowship
For more information contact: gsas-absk@hcs.harvard.edu


Meet and Jam with the Music Association!

Sunday August 29, 2021 | 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
In-person | Location: HMS Quad
Event Category: Social and Community-Building

Come learn more about the Harvard Chan Student Music Association and meet fellow musicians and music lovers at Chan! If you’d like to share your talents we’ll be having an informal open mic as well, so please bring your instruments!

For more information contact: nponarul@hsph.harvard.edu


GID Ethiopia Monthly Seminar Series Nutrition

Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture: Addressing Health through Agriculture

Monday August 30, 2021 | 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Virtual
Event Category: Lecture, Seminar, Forum

Population growth, urbanization, climate change, conflict and Covid 19 are ever more stressing the need for an agricultural transformation that empowers farmers to be resilient in face of these challenges.

For more information contact: kcarthew@hsph.harvard.edu


Nutrition & Global Health Concentration Info Session

Monday August 30, 2021 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Lecture, Seminar, Forum

The Nutrition and Global Health concentration is open to all Master’s and Doctoral students at HSPH. Join the info session to learn more about the concentration and hear from faculty and students.

Click here to learn more about: Nutrition & Global Health Concentration Info Session
For more information contact: kcarthew@hsph.harvard.edu


Nutrition & Global Health Seminar Series

How Stunting Improves? An Evaluation through the Exemplars Lens

Monday August 30, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Lecture, Seminar, Forum

This seminar will provide an overview of the Exemplars Methodology using Mixed Methods; assessment of trends in stunting, focused country specific success stories along with the gaps and challenges of addressing stunting at scale.

Click here to learn more about: Nutrition & Global Health Seminar Series
For more information contact: kcarthew@hsph.harvard.edu


Meet the i-lab

Monday August 30, 2021 | 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Social and Community-Building

Are you interested in pursuing innovative ideas and meeting wonderful people? Join us at a virtual Meet the i-lab session! The Harvard i-lab is for all current Harvard students from any Harvard school to explore innovation and entrepreneurship at any stage.

Click here to learn more about: Meet the i-lab
For more information contact: i-lab@harvard.edu


THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC: The Delta Variant and Children’s Health

Presented jointly with The World from PRX & GBH

Tuesday August 31, 2021 | 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Lecture, Seminar, Forum

Live Online Q&A with Marc Lipsitch, Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Post your questions for the Q&A on: @ForumHSPH or @pritheworld #coronavirus #COVID-19 Or email them to theforum@hsph.harvard.edu WATCH THE EVENT: hsph.me/DeltaAndChildren

Click here to learn more about: THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC: The Delta Variant and Children’s Health
For more information contact: theforum@hsph.harvard.edu


Humanitarian Studies Concentration Virtual Info Session

Tuesday August 31, 2021 | 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Academic

Interested in Humanitarian Response? Enroll in the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s Humanitarian Studies Concentration! We will be hosting a virtual info session on Tuesday, August 31 at 3:30 PM.

Click here to learn more about: Humanitarian Studies Concentration Virtual Info Session
For more information contact: plasmati@hsph.harvard.edu


Rethinking Malaria in the Context of COVID-19 Webinar

Wednesday September 1, 2021 | 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Lecture, Seminar, Forum

Speakers will share findings from the year-long “Rethinking Malaria” global consultation as well as lessons learned from elimination countries. The discussion will span research perspectives; public policy, political, and advocacy perspectives; and programmatic perspectives.

Click here to learn more about: Rethinking Malaria in the Context of COVID-19 Webinar
For more information contact: Africa@rethinkingmalaria.org


Info Session: Office for Sustainability Student Grant Program

Wednesday September 1, 2021 | 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Other

The Office for Sustainability (OFS) Student Grant program funds creative projects that contribute to Harvard’s commitment to climate and health and help create a more sustainable community. Join OFS for a virtual Info Session to learn more. Details at green.harvard.edu/grants.

Click here to learn more about: Info Session: Office for Sustainability Student Grant Program
For more information contact: camila_rigato@harvard.edu


Managing Research Data Efficiently

Research Data Management Seminar Series

Wednesday September 1, 2021 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Workshop or Skill-Development

Research Data Management (RDM) is essential for responsible research and planning should begin early. Your well-organized and documented data will meet funding agency requirements, be preserved, discoverable and reproducible. Learn what RDM is, how it applies to your research.

Click here to learn more about: Managing Research Data Efficiently
For more information contact: julie_goldman@harvard.edu


Women, Gender & Health Welcome Event

Wednesday September 1, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 1:50 PM
In-person | Location: Countway Library Community Garden
Event Category: Social and Community-Building

Learn more about the Women, Gender & Health (WGH) concentration, faculty & courses, and upcoming events at the Countway Library Garden (located outside of the Countway Library). Food + drinks provided

Click here to learn more about: Women, Gender & Health Welcome Event
For more information contact: wgh@hsph.harvard.edu


Student Engagement Fair

Open to all students. Learn how to get involved and hold leadership positions in student organizations.

Wednesday September 1, 2021 | 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
In-person | Location: Kresge Cafeteria
Event Category: Social and Community-Building

Get involved at Harvard Chan! Learn how on Wednesday September 1st from 5-7pm in the Kresge Cafeteria. No registration needed. The Harvard Chan Student Association, Harvard Graduate Council and members of multiple student organizations will be present.

Click here to learn more about: Student Engagement Fair
For more information contact: delacerda@hsph.harvard.edu


Center for Health and Happiness Info Session

Thursday September 2, 2021 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Social and Community-Building

Join the Lee Kum Sheung Center for Health and Happiness for our fall informational session. Learn more about the Center’s research and opportunities to get involved in the upcoming year. All are welcome, and new Harvard Chan students are especially encouraged to attend.

Click here to learn more about: Center for Health and Happiness Info Session
For more information contact: centerhealthhappiness@hsph.harvard.edu


Navigating Your Career at Harvard Chan: Tips and Advice from Career and Professional Development Staff

It is important to be proactive and strategic about your career!

Thursday September 2, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Workshop or Skill-Development

We want you to make the most of your time at Harvard Chan by starting early to make connections and fill in the gaps in your knowledge and experience. We have some advice to share and will let you know what services and resources we offer to provide support and guidance.

Click here to learn more about: Navigating Your Career at Harvard Chan: Tips and Advice from Career and Professional Development Staff
For more information contact: careers@hsph.harvard.edu


Fulbright U.S. Student Program Research Grants Information Session

Friday September 3, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Workshop or Skill-Development

Learn about applying for a Fulbright Fellowship/Grant to support graduate-level study or research projects all over the world. This session will cover the eligibility requirements, types of grants, and process and timeline for applying.

Click here to learn more about: Fulbright U.S. Student Program Research Grants Information Session
For more information contact: careers@hsph.harvard.edu


Info Session: Office for Sustainability Student Grant Program

Wednesday September 8, 2021 | 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Other

The Office for Sustainability (OFS) Student Grant program funds creative projects that contribute to Harvard’s commitment to climate and health and help create a more sustainable community. Join OFS for a virtual Info Session to learn more. Details at green.harvard.edu/grants.

Click here to learn more about: Info Session: Office for Sustainability Student Grant Program
For more information contact: camila_rigato@harvard.edu


Guest Speaker Dan Beaudry: The International Student’s Guide to Job Searching in the U.S.

Wednesday September 8, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Workshop or Skill-Development

Join us to hear Dan Beaudry, the author of the book Power Ties: The International Student’s Guide to Finding a Job in the United States, share his knowledge and tips about job-searching in the U.S.

Click here to learn more about: Guest Speaker Dan Beaudry: The International Student’s Guide to Job Searching in the U.S.
For more information contact: careers@hsph.harvard.edu


Fall Resource Fair

Open to all students.

Wednesday September 8, 2021 | 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
In-person | Location: Kresge Cafeteria
Event Category: Support and Wellness

Stop by on Wednesday September 8th from 5-7pm in the Kresge Cafeteria! No registration needed. Representatives from various Harvard and Harvard Chan departments, offices, and services will be available to share information regarding key resources for new and returning students.

Click here to learn more about: Fall Resource Fair
For more information contact: delacerda@hsph.harvard.edu


Women, Gender & Health Fall Social

Get to know WGH faculty and students in an evening social at Penguin Pizza

Wednesday September 8, 2021 | 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
In-person | Location: Penguin Pizza; 735 Huntington Ave 02115
Event Category: Social and Community-Building

Join Women, Gender & Health (WGH) Interdisciplinary Concentration faculty, students, and staff for a casual after-work networking get-together. Feel free to come before/after the Fall Resource Fair. Food + drinks provided.

Click here to learn more about: Women, Gender & Health Fall Social
For more information contact: wgh@hsph.harvard.edu


Writing the Perfect Resume to Show Off Your Skills

Thursday September 9, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Workshop or Skill-Development

Learn how to write a resume that will capture an employer’s attention. This workshop will teach you how to highlight the skills, experience, and training that employers seek.

Click here to learn more about: Writing the Perfect Resume to Show Off Your Skills
For more information contact: careers@hsph.harvard.edu


2021 Council of Student Sustainability Leaders (CSSL) Info Session

Thursday September 9, 2021 | 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Other

CSSL is an opportunity for Harvard students to work together on climate, health, and sustainability initiatives at the University, and connect and network with sustainability leaders. Join the Office for Sustainability for a virtual Info Session to learn more!

Click here to learn more about: 2021 Council of Student Sustainability Leaders (CSSL) Info Session
For more information contact: camila_rigato@harvard.edu