September 3, 2021

 

Announcements


Harvard Chan Locker Application

The Locker application is now open.

NOTE: Due to limited availability lockers are available for full time active students only.

We are in the process of clearing out lockers, they will be distributed as they become available.

Locker Application
Click here for more information

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


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


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


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


Optional Dental Insurance

The deadline to enroll in the optional Dental Blue Plan is September 30 Learn more about the plan benefits and enrollment

Click here to learn more about: Optional Dental Insurance
For more information contact: mservices@huhs.harvard.edu


Health Insurance Late Waiver

The deadline to file a late wavier is September 30. Learn more about waiving and submit your waiver today

Click here to learn more about: Health Insurance Late Waiver
For more information contact: mservices@huhs.harvard.edu


Apply for the Climate Leaders Program!

Applications are due September 10th at 11:59pm

The Climate Leaders Program for Professional Students at Harvard is a student-led, faculty-advised program for Masters and professional students across all Harvard graduate schools, developed in partnership with the Harvard University Center for the Environment (HUCE). Application for the 2021-2022 cohort is now open. Please see www.climateleadersprogram.com to apply and see for more information about the program.

Click here to learn more about: Apply for the Climate Leaders Program!


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


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

Thursday, September 9, 1:00 to 2:00 PM, 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


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


“Why I Am a Christian” Grad Bible Study Series and Dinner Fellowship

Asian Baptist Student Koinonia at GSAS

Saturday September 4, 2021 | 7:00 PM
In-person | Location: MIT Stata Center, room 124 (https://whereis.mit.edu/?go=32)
Event Category: Social and Community-Building

Join ABSK at GSAS for “Why I am a Christian,” as members share their stories and we study the Bible together, Saturdays at 7pm. MIT ABSK Grad is inviting us to join them at MIT; rides will be available! Dinner will be served. Please register at http://tiny.cc/GradBibleStudy0904.

Click here to learn more about: “Why I Am a Christian” Grad Bible Study Series and Dinner Fellowship
For more information contact: gsas-absk@hcs.harvard.edu


Labor Day Dim Sum with ABSK at GSAS

Sponsored by Harvard GSAS Student Council (GSC)

Monday September 6, 2021 | 10:30 AM
In-person | Location: Hei La Moon in Chinatown
Event Category: Social and Community-Building

Celebrate Labor Day with other grad students and dim sum at Hei La Moon in Chinatown, a Boston favorite! Meet us on campus in front of Johnson Gate at 10am or at the restaurant for a 10:30am brunch. We look forward to meeting you and sharing about our group!

Click here to learn more about: Labor Day Dim Sum with ABSK at GSAS
For more information contact: gsas-absk@hcs.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


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


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