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Victoria Lin discusses the disturbing diet and body image trends that the fashion industry promotes.
The Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers released a report on Wednesday that offers suggestions for lowering healthcare costs for all Harvard employees.
A writer, a researcher, and a visiting scientist discussed what can be learned from the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa on Monday.
The manager of Harvard Yard said she has not heard any reports about hostile or uncooperative responses from either students or tourists.
While lauding recent efforts to contain the Ebola outbreak, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf expressed concern about the long-term effects of the epidemic.
Gerald T. Chan recounts his childhood memories of his parents in Hong Kong at the Harvard School of Public Health. Chan announced a $350 million gift to his alma mater, which will be managed by the Harvard Management Company
University President Drew G. Faust talks about advances in public health in the past century before introducing Gerald L. Chan at Monday's ceremony at the School of Public Health.
Julio Frenk, the dean of the Harvard School of Public Health, talks on Monday about the school's history, its achievements, and the future of public health across the globe.
Gerald L. Chan and University President Drew G. Faust shake hands at Monday's ceremony at the School of Public Health, unveiling Chan's foundation's $350 million gift.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia, appearing on screen above Kennedy School lecturer Sheila Burke and public health professors Michael VanRooyen and Dyann Wirth, speaks at the Institute of Politics via Skype. The four congregated for a panel discussion on the international response to Ebola.
Dyann Wirth, Co-chair of the Infectious Diseases Initiative at the Broad Institute, speaks to the audience alongside Michael VanRooyen, the director of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, and Sheila Burke, a faculty research fellow at the Kennedy School.
Some activists worry that the new plans may increase the cost of healthcare for non-union employees; others say that the changes help balance costs.
The gift is among the largest single donations in the history of higher education and marks the first time that Harvard has renamed one of its schools in recognition of philanthropy.