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Harvard has revised its health insurance options for nonunion faculty and staff members to offer an additional plan without deductibles or coinsurance.
A planned renovation of the 24-hour inpatient care space to expand mental health resources is still pending approval from the state public health department.
Boston University School of Law Professor Jay D. Wexler presents his talk "When Religion Pollutes" at the 2015 Annual Law, Religion and Health in America Conference Saturday. With case studies of ritualistic mercury use among New York City Santeria practitioners and conservative Amish sects refusing to obey waste treatment regulations, Wexler drew a clear picture of how the law often creates conflict between health and religion in the United States.
Florida International University Professor Aileen M. Marty ends her Law, Religion and Health in America Conference talk with a humorous cartoon depicting a cremated person's attempt at entering Heaven. Her presentation Saturday described the challenges of developing human remains disposal policies in cases of infectious disease and was one of many to highlight the importance of respect for different belief systems at the conference.
Nearly 100 people attended the kick-off rally, including current Harvard University Dining Services employees, other members of the UNITE HERE Local 26 union, and Harvard students.
Glowsticks lie on the ground in preparation for the world-record attempt for the longest chain of glowsticks.
One of the founders of Students Against Malaria, Mohammed A. Toure ’16, and one of the event organizers, Kimberly S. Mihayo ’15, oversee the attempt to break the record for the longest chain of glowsticks. CORRECTION: An earlier version of this caption misidentified Kimberly S. Mihayo as Tiana J. Raphel.
Attendees of the Harvard One Campaign connect glowsticks outside Memorial Hall as they attempt to create the longest chain of glowsticks on World Malaria Day.
“We want people to know that they are cared for and are not alone,” said Alyssa R. Leader ’15, a member of Response Peer Counseling.
Gary Matthews of the Whole Foods Food Truck enjoys working at Harvard in particular: "I've found that students here make informed nutritional choices, which allows us to continually update our menu in interesting and health-conscious ways."
Administrators say they will not use information gathered from students’ meetings with Bureau of Study Counsel counselors for disciplinary purposes.
Several students who attended a town hall discussion raised concerns about student privacy in advance of the Bureau of Study Counsel’s move back to the purview of Harvard College.
Christina D. Kwon ‘16 shares information about Hepatitis B as part Team HBV at Harvard’s Hepatitis B Awareness Week. The event aims to teach “how to protect yourself against virus and the disease.”
Under the umbrella of Harvard University Health Services for the past 11 years, the Bureau of Study Counsel has created organizational difficulties for College administrators.
Let’s play word association: Nap! Acceptable answers are only “I want one” or “If only I had the time.” Squeezing those shut-eyed moments of pure bliss into your busy schedule can be difficult. Between all of the procrastinating on Facebook, dawdling at the Kong, and avoiding last night’s hook-up, there is often only a small window to hit the sack and take a nap. You rush out of class, bleary-eyed and bushy- tailed, but you live so far away! Where can you possibly go to responsibly catch some afternoon Zzz’s and wake up in a sweaty panic, wondering what the heck the time is and why it’s so dark out?