Health

Mumps Timeline (As of 4.25.16)
Health

Mumps Timeline (As of 4.25.16)

Mumps Timeline (As of 4.25.16)
College

Mumps Count Rises to 40, Concerning HUHS Director

Harvard University Health Services Director Paul J. Barreira said he was “more concerned now” about the spread of mumps on campus than at any other point during the outbreak.

Construction Continues
Student Life

Law School's Pound Hall Will Host Urgent Care Center

Given ongoing construction to the Smith Campus Center that will include work in the evenings and on weekends, Harvard University Health Services will temporarily relocate its after hours urgent care services to the Law School’s Pound Hall.

College

Rise in Anxiety on Campus Mirrors National Trends

​Following national trends in mental health across college campuses, rates of anxiety among both incoming and current students at Harvard are on the rise, according to reports from Harvard University Health Services.

Mumps Timeline
Health

Mumps Timeline

Mumps Timeline
College

Number of Harvard Mumps Cases Rises to 22

​Six weeks after Harvard University Health Services director Paul J. Barreira first alerted Harvard affiliates of two cases of mumps, the total number of confirmed cases at Harvard has risen to 22.

Freshman Health Week
College

Students Enjoy Coloring and Zumba During ‘Health Week’

Complete with a wide array of events ranging from a Berry Brain Break, to a Mental Health Open Mic and massages, the Freshman Class Committee kicked off a more comprehensively envisioned “Freshman Health Week” this week than in previous years.

Freshmen Health Project
Undergraduate Council

Freshmen Health Project

Freshmen Undergraduate Council Representatives Jack Kelley ‘19 and Alex Popovski ‘19 sort shirts to be handed out at the kickoff event for the 2016 Freshman Health Project, a week of events to get freshmen thinking about their physical and mental health.

Football

Concussion Experts Praise Ivy League Tackling Proposal

​Following Ivy League coaches’ unanimous vote in February to prohibit all regular-season full tackle practices, concussion experts praised the proposal.

Football

New App Tackles Football Players' Health

​The Football Players Health Study at Harvard University recently launched an iPhone app to facilitate the collection of data from former players.

Down with the Sickness
College

Mumps Cases at Harvard Rise to 16, Spreads to Tufts and BU

​The total number of confirmed mumps cases at Harvard has risen to 16, and now nearby Tufts University and Boston University are starting to see their own cases of the virus.

Student groups gather to support HUDS workers’ healthcare rights
Health

SLAM Delivers Letter to Faust in Support of HUDS Workers

​Several Harvard student groups urged University President Drew G. Faust to join their coalition aimed at improving campus dining service employees’ labor contract, presenting her with a letter Tuesday outlining what they consider problems with the agreement.

College Life

Ahead of Spring Break, Number of Mumps Cases Rises to Nine

The total number of confirmed mumps cases has risen from six to nine within the past week, and mumps patients now live quarantined in “the Houses and Harvard-owned properties,” according to College Spokesperson Rachael Dane.

Fergie
Music

Venn Diagram: Mumps and My Humps

They really change the vibe of a party.

Juice
Food and Drink

Ben & Andrew Do a Juice Cleanse

I started off strong on Tuesday, chaining down juice after juice before breakfast. At about this moment I realized a major flaw in my plan: I actually hate apple juice.