September 10, 2021

 

Announcements


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


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


Get FREE statistics help at the Biostatistics Student Consulting Center!

Do you need statistics help for your research? You’re in luck! The Biostatistics Student Consulting Center (BSCC) is open for the Fall semester! Through the BSCC, doctoral students in the Department of Biostatistics provide FREE help to students in the School of Public Health on statistics questions that arise outside of the classroom. Schedule a one-on-one consultation by submitting an online inquiry at https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/biostatistics/bscc/.

Click here to learn more about: Get FREE statistics help at the Biostatistics Student Consulting Center!
For more information contact: jemar.bather@g.harvard.edu


Student Printing at Harvard Chan

All students at Harvard Chan have access to printing at the School. Students have an initial printing allowance of 500 or $25 of free pages (5¢ per page) and can add additional pages to their account. Additional pages are 5¢ per page. Printed output is double-sided by default, and multiple-pages-per-side printing can be requested on a job-by-side basis. We encourage you to use these features in order to conserve paper.

Click here to learn more about: Student Printing at Harvard Chan


September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

There are few things as difficult to discuss as suicide. But avoiding issues that make us uncomfortable can lead to isolation and stigma, so awareness is essential. This month is about raising awareness and finding ways to offer support. Together we can replace ignorance and shame with insight and respect. Join us to listen, learn, and heal: https://countway.info/spmonth.

Click here to learn more about: September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
For more information contact: countwayoutreach@hms.harvard.edu


HLEP 2021 Fall Applications Open!

HLEP is a student practice organization that provides pro bono legal research to entrepreneurs at Harvard. We match entrepreneurs with teams of HLS students and an attorney-advisor from some of the best startup law firms in the country. Together, our students and their attorney advisors work together to answer legal questions. If you’re a founder or entrepreneur, we’d love to work with you and research answers to your legal questions! Client apps are due September 12th at 11:59 pm EST.

Click here to learn more about: HLEP 2021 Fall Applications Open!
For more information contact: clansang@jd22.law.harvard.edu


Harvard International Office – Zoom Office Hours

HIO Advisor Elizabeth Capuano will host Fall 2021 Zoom Office Hours starting the week of September 7 (Tuesday after Memorial Day weekend), ending December 17, 2021. Populations Served includes: HSPH MPH, SM, and DrPH students; HSPH Scholars. Monday and Wednesday, 1:00 – 2:00 pm Meeting ID: 956 9321 4638 Password: 028194 Tuesday and Thursday, 1:00 – 3:00 pm Meeting ID: 983 1861 2391 Password: 140919

Click here to learn more about: Harvard International Office – Zoom Office Hours
For more information contact: elizabeth_capuano@harvard.edu


Rose Service Learning Fellowship Application Now Open

Zoom information session Sept. 15 at 5:30 p.m.

Harvard Chan students and post-docs are welcome to apply for funding for U.S. and global service learning projects. Awards up to $10,000 for Fall 2021 cycle. Information session Sept. 15 at 5:30 p.m. Deadline: Friday, November 12, 2021 (12 noon). Full details and application at hsph.me/rosefellowship.

Click here to learn more about: Rose Service Learning Fellowship Application Now Open
For more information contact: rosefellowship@hsph.harvard.edu


Register Your Bike

Register your bicycle and obtain access to the bicycle cages on the Harvard Longwood Campus go to: http://hms.harvard.edu/bicycling

Click here to learn more about: Register Your Bike
For more information contact: parking@hms.harvard.edu


Now accepting nominations to join Harvard TH Chan Student Association!

HCSA is seeking nominations for 21 – 22 officers. The nomination period is September 10, noon — September 15, noon, with elections promptly following. Get involved in student government and nominate yourself today!

Click here to learn more about: Now accepting nominations to join Harvard TH Chan Student Association!
For more information contact: hcsa@hsph.harvard.edu


Science in the News (SITN) Student Recruitment

Seeking science writers and communicators for a variety of roles

SITN is looking for members to fill the following positions: Treasurer, Community Outreach Director, Model Organism Zoo Event Coordinator, Podcast Writer & Producer (no experience necessary), Webmaster, Communications directors (Instagram or select initiatives). Find some more details about these positions and other available positions here. Click on the opportunities you’re interested in for more details. Email sitnboston@gmail.com for questions or additional info

Click here to learn more about: Science in the News (SITN) Student Recruitment
For more information contact: sitnboston@gmail.com


September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

There are few things as difficult to discuss as suicide. But avoiding issues that make us uncomfortable can lead to isolation and stigma, so awareness is essential. This month is about raising awareness and finding ways to offer support. Together we can replace ignorance and shame with insight and respect. Join us to listen, learn, and heal: https://countway.info/spmonth.

Click here to learn more about: September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
For more information contact: countwayoutreach@hms.harvard.edu


Countway Library’s Harvard Chan Liaison Team is Here for You!

Ask us about searching the literature on your topic, the history of medicine, citation and publication support, and more!

Countway Library liaisons to the Harvard Chan School are a collaborative group of librarian research professionals specializing in all aspects of the research lifecycle, from idea inception and organization to publication and dissemination. Liaisons represent the research & instruction, publishing & data services, access services, and history of medicine & health sciences departments in the library, and are available to students, faculty, and staff for project, class, and research support.

Click here to learn more about: Countway Library’s Harvard Chan Liaison Team is Here for You!


Apply to be a 2021-2022 EDI Fellow!

Deadline is Monday, Sept. 13

Sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Fellowship program was created to help address the needs of the Harvard Chan community in the areas of equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging. EDI Fellows receive training, support, mentorship, and opportunities to co-develop, pilot, and facilitate programs and events. Open to enrolled Harvard Chan students. Deadline to apply for the 2021-2022 cohort are due this Monday, Sept. 13.

Click here to learn more about: Apply to be a 2021-2022 EDI Fellow!
For more information contact: jcastro@hsph.harvard.edu

 

Events


Grad Student Welcome Bible Study & Dinner

Asian Baptist Student Koinonia at GSAS

Saturday September 11, 2021 | 7:00 PM
In-person | Location: MIT Stata Center, room 141
Event Category: Social and Community-Building

Join us this Saturday to study the Bible, fellowship over dinner and get to know our group! MIT ABSK Grad is inviting us to join them at MIT’s Stata Center, room 141 (https://whereis.mit.edu/?go=32); rides will be available! Please register at http://tiny.cc/WelcomeGradBibleStudy

Click here to learn more about: Grad Student Welcome Bible Study & Dinner
For more information contact: gsas-absk@hcs.harvard.edu


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: The Promise for Health and Equity

Presented jointly with Reuters

Monday September 13, 2021 | 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Lecture, Seminar, Forum

Watch Live: http://hsph.me/ElectricVehicles

Click here to learn more about: ELECTRIC VEHICLES: The Promise for Health and Equity
For more information contact: theforum@hsph.harvard.edu


Making the Most of the Career Expo

Monday September 13, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Workshop or Skill-Development

Learn how you can best prepare for the Harvard Chan Public Health Virtual Fall Career Expo coming up on Friday, Sept 17th on the Brazen virtual event platform. We’ll cover career fair best practices + information about using the Brazen platform.

Click here to learn more about: Making the Most of the Career Expo
For more information contact: careers@hsph.harvard.edu


Engendering Democracy: The Significance of Abortion Legalization in Argentina

Tuesday September 14, 2021 | 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Lecture, Seminar, Forum

Panelists will reflect on the significance of Argentina Law 27.610 in engendering Argentine democracy, and consider challenges to implementation across a diverse country with a significant Catholic population. Panelists will also discuss reproductive health more broadly.

Click here to learn more about: Engendering Democracy: The Significance of Abortion Legalization in Argentina
For more information contact: petrie-flom@law.harvard.edu


Center for Health and Happiness Fall Social

Tuesday September 14, 2021 | 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
In-person | Location: The Squealing Pig Restaurant, 134 Smith St, Boston, MA 02120
Event Category: Social and Community-Building

Join the Lee Kum Sheung Center for Health and Happiness for an informal dinner event to celebrate the start of the school year. Seating will be outdoor.

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


Info Session: Office for Sustainability Student Grant Program

Wednesday September 15, 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


Health Justice: Engaging Critical Perspectives in Health Law and Policy

Wednesday September 15, 2021 | 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Lecture, Seminar, Forum

Scholars, advocates, and activists will reflect on health justice for the Petrie-Flom Center’s latest digital symposium, which will run on Bill of Health. To launch the symposium, the editors will be joined by a few contributing authors for a moderated discussion.

Click here to learn more about: Health Justice: Engaging Critical Perspectives in Health Law and Policy
For more information contact: petrie-flom@law.harvard.edu


Harvard Humanitarian Initiative Student Open House

Thursday September 16, 2021 | 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Academic

Learn about the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative’s research and educational programs, and find out how to get involved through research assistant positions, internships, and humanitarian-focused student events. This event is open to Harvard students, staff, and faculty.

Click here to learn more about: Harvard Humanitarian Initiative Student Open House
For more information contact: hhi@harvard.edu


Harvard T.H. Chan Public Health Virtual Fall Career Expo

Meet with Employers who want to hire YOU!

Friday September 17, 2021 | 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Other

Connect with leading Public Health employers to learn about full-time, internship, and fellowship opportunities from the comfort of your home, office, smartphone or tablet. After registering, you’ll be able to explore the available information and opportunities.

Click here to learn more about: Harvard T.H. Chan Public Health Virtual Fall Career Expo
For more information contact: careers@hsph.harvard.edu


Anti-Racism in Public Health Policies, Practice, and Research

Tuesday September 21, 2021 | 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Lecture, Seminar, Forum

The FXB Center for Health and Human Rights’ inaugural symposium on structural racism aims to start a series of conversations and research on racism as a determinant of health and root cause of health inequities to help improve data and inform policies and practices.

Click here to learn more about: Anti-Racism in Public Health Policies, Practice, and Research
For more information contact: fxbcenter_info@hsph.harvard.edu


Climate for Health Ambassador Training

Two part virtual session on September 21st & 23rd

Tuesday September 21, 2021 – Thursday September 23, 2021 | 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Workshop or Skill-Development

Join Harvard Chan C-CHANGE & ecoAmerica for this free, two-part interactive training that will cover the links between climate & health, the spectrum of solutions, how to effectively communicate on the topic, & ways to act & advocate for climate solutions that improve our health.

Click here to learn more about: Climate for Health Ambassador Training
For more information contact: Flanigan@hsph.harvard.edu


Red Sox College Series: Harvard University

Tuesday September 21, 2021 at 7:10 pm

Tuesday September 21, 2021 | 7:10 PM – 10:00 PM
In-person | Location: Fenway park, 4 Yawkey Way Boston MA 02215
Event Category: Social and Community-Building

Harvard Chan group tickets are sold out, but you can purchase individual tickets directly from the Red Sox. Alumni, students, fans, and friends of Harvard who purchase tickets through this special offer will receive a limited edition Harvard Red Sox baseball hat.

Click here to learn more about: Harvard Chan Boston Red Sox Night