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Alexander I. Fung
Harvard Drops Covid-19 Booster Requirement as U.S. Public Health Emergency Ends
Harvard University Health Services Executive Director Giang T. Nguyen announced Monday that Harvard affiliates will no longer be required to obtain Covid-19 boosters, though students will still be required to provide proof of initial vaccination.
Harvard Global Health Institute Symposium Discusses International Disparities in Health
Experts in medicine and disease prevention underscored the importance of building trust in order to promote global health equitably at the inaugural Symposium of the Harvard Global Health Institute Wednesday.
Harvard CAMHS Chief Barbara Lewis Praises Expanded Virtual Mental Health Resources
Harvard Counseling and Mental Health Services Chief Barbara Lewis touted expanded and more accessible mental health resources in an interview Friday.
HUHS Saw More Than 25,000 Virtual Visits as Covid-19 Restrictions Eased in FY 2022
Harvard University Health Services saw 116,000 patient visits in its 2022 fiscal year, according to an annual report released last month. Since 2020, HUHS has offered telemedicine services across 10 departments to increase accessibility during the Covid-19 crisis.
HUHS Retires Covid-19 Self-Reporting and Contact Tracing Programs as Cambridge Cases Rise
Amid rising Covid-19 cases in the Boston area, Harvard University Health Services retired its contact tracing team and Crimson Clear application last month, drawing mixed reactions from students.
Laverne Cox, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Among Seven Recipients of W.E.B. Du Bois Medal at Sold-Out Ceremony
Harvard awarded seven individuals — including actress Laverne Cox and basketball star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar — the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal, the University’s highest honor in African American Studies on Thursday.
Expert Discusses Roles of Ukrainian Women in Russia’s War in Ukraine at Davis Center Event
Ukrainian anthropologist Oksana Kis discussed the roles women are playing in the ongoing war in Ukraine at an event hosted Wednesday by Harvard’s Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies.
Simmons University Cancels Class Led by Controversial Former Harvard Preceptor David Kane
Less than two weeks after former Harvard instructor David D. Kane began teaching at Simmons University, the school announced Kane’s class would be canceled and his contract would not be renewed.
Embattled Former Gov Preceptor David Kane Teaching at Simmons
After accusations of racist blog posts, David Kane’s contract with Harvard as a Government preceptor ended in June 2021. But this fall, he will be back in a classroom — teaching a section of Statistics 118: “Introductory Statistics” at Simmons University.
Opportunity Insights Study Shows Link Between Social Capital and Economic Mobility
A paper published last month by a Harvard-affiliated economic research group found new links between social connections and economic mobility.