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As short, cold days drive students indoors, experts advise socializing to combat seasonal loneliness and sluggishness.
In the post for 10 years, Ryan M. Travia is set to depart Harvard mid-March and take up an associate dean of students position at Babson College.
After closing Stillman Infirmary and its 10 overnight observation beds, Harvard University Health Services may expand patient booking resources and mental health resources by 20 to 25 percent.
An open entrance leads into the after hours urgent care area of University Health Services. In light of recent reports of meningitis at nearby universities, Harvard administrators have been sending out emails to inform students about the disease.
With recently confirmed cases of infection at Yale and Providence College, Harvard administrators have contacted students about outbreak and prevention.
In a flu season marked by above-average levels of illnesses, hospitalizations and deaths, Harvard University Health Services has administered almost 3,000 vaccinations to College students.
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.
Dean of Student Life Stephen Lassonde has convened a group of students and House administrators to discuss the upcoming closure of Stillman Infirmary and work with Harvard University Health Services administrators on the change.
Dr. Paul Barreira, Director of Harvard University Health Services, provides a brief overview of HUHS's intention to alter overnight services at last night's town hall, organized by the UC and Harvard HealthPals. The panel, adjucated by UC VP Sieste Goffard, had HUHS representatives present to field questions and concerns from students. A second panel will be held on Wednesday in Emerson 210.
Dr. Paul Barreira, director of Harvard University Health Services, provides a brief overview of HUHS's intention to alter overnight services at last night's town hall, organized by the UC and Harvard HealthPals.
While Stillman is still slated to close in 2014, eliminating overnight respite beds, Barreira said that UHS will continue to offer in-person medical services such as triage, urgent care treatment, and on-site alcohol assessments at night.
The announcement would come after many students criticized the University’s decision to close Stillman in order to shift resources to other UHS services.
On Thursday, UHS Director Paul J. Barreira wrote in an email to the student body that UHS decided curtail urgent-care hours in order to expand same-day appointments and counseling and mental health services.