Crimson staff writer
Alexander I. Fung
Counseling and Mental Health Service Chief Barbara Lewis said in an interview that wait times have fallen for students seeking mental health care.
Most freshmen arrive at Harvard College eager to participate in orientation activities, from wilderness hikes to leadership training. But this fall, some spent their first few days on campus in isolation amid a spike in Covid-19 infections.
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.
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 Counseling and Mental Health Services Chief Barbara Lewis touted expanded and more accessible mental health resources in an interview Friday.
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.
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.
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.
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.