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Central Administration

Chan Gift Has Public Health Faculty Optimistic

A historic gift brings the School of Public Health promise for the future and optimism for the present.

School of Public Health

Hunter To Serve as Acting School of Public Health Dean

Hunter will take the reins in the middle of Harvard’s University-wide capital campaign and as the school allocates funding from its recent $350 million gift from Gerald L. Chan—the largest single donation in Harvard’s history.

Whole Foods and Harvard
Student Life

Whole Foods and Harvard

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."

Julio Frenk
Central Administration

School of Public Health Dean To Depart for University of Miami

In the midst of Harvard’s ongoing capital campaign, Julio Frenk oversaw the School of Public Health when it secured the largest gift in the University’s more than 375-year history.

School of Public Health

School of Public Health Will Launch Blended Master’s Degree

The Harvard School of Public Health will launch a new master’s degree program that will be offered largely online, with a small residential component.


Researchers Develop First Global Risk Model for Cardiovascular Disease

The project compiled data from eight preexisting cohort studies and aims to improve allotment of resources and disease treatment in low-income countries, according to the first authors.

Vaccine Public Health Talk
Harvard Law School

Vaccine Public Health Talk

Nir Eyal, an associate professor at Harvard Medical School, speaks of nudge theory and its applications on public health at Wasserstein Hall, Harvard Law School. The presentation was part of a larger panel discussion on the ethical, legal, and public health issues surrounding vaccines.

Provost Alan Garber

Two College Students Dismissed for Sexual Misconduct

The cases were the last reviewed under the school’s interim sexual harassment policies and procedures, FAS Dean Michael D. Smith said at Tuesday's meeting of the Faculty.

FY 2014 Research Funding

Harvard's Federal Research Funding Declines Slightly in FY 2014

Funding from federal grants fell by 5 percent in 2014, the first full year after sequestration took hold. In the same period, non-federal funding rose 12 percent.


Video: Top 10 Stories That Shaped 2014

2014 was a year of change and controversy as Harvard affiliates reacted to events on campus and across the nation. In this feature, Crimson Multimedia uses photo and video to recap the 10 biggest stories of 2014.

Ten Stories that Shaped 2014
Central Administration

Ten Stories that Shaped 2014

Distribution of the Capital Campaign
School of Public Health

Campaign Has Raised $2 Billion Since Launch

The funds raised in the public phase of the campaign brings the total value of gifts and pledges to $4.8 billion.

Harvard Medical School

Farmer Calls for Scaled-Up Medical Infrastructure to Address Ebola Outbreak

University Professor Paul E. Farmer named infrastructural failures, rather than the disease itself, as the main obstacles to addressing West Africa’s Ebola epidemic during an event at the Harvard Medical School Tuesday afternoon.


Study: Police Face Higher Risk of Cardiac Death Under Stress

The research follows a previous study on the risk of sudden cardiac death members of the fire service face in high stress versus non-emergency situations.

Marvin Zelen
School of Public Health

Zelen Remembered as Generous, Original Biostatistician

Zelen, a professor in the Biostatistics department at the School of Public Health, died on Nov. 15 from cancer. He was 87.

Beauty After Ruin

Beauty After Ruin

Harvard Ed Portal Opening

Year In Review 2015

Fischer Touchdown

Year in Sports 2015

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Front Feature

Class of 2015, By the Numbers