With growing undergraduate interest in global health in recent years, the Harvard School of Public Health has provided support to the Faculty of Arts and Sciences by offering more courses taught by HSPH faculty for undergraduates.
The Harvard Psilocybin Project propelled Harvard to the center of national media attention when details of the project's administration of hallucinogenic drugs to students were exposed in the spring of 1962.
At its founding eight years ago, the Harvard Stem Cell Institute had fewer than ten principal faculty members, according to Benjamin D. Humphreys, co-director of the HSCI Kidney Program. Today, that number has ballooned to more than 80.
New research from the Harvard School of Public Health suggests that routine mammography screenings may lead to a significant amount of overdiagnosis of invasive breast cancer. Generally viewed as an important tool in detecting breast cancer, mammography screening was found to overdiagnose between 15 to 25 percent of breast cancer cases.
Harvard School of Public Health researchers recently found that one in ten children whose activity choices and interests differ from typical gender norms have a higher risk of being sexually, physically, or psychologically abused, and of suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, as children or later in life.
Organized by the Harvard Chinese Students and Scholars Association, the 2012 Ivy League Spring Festival Gala featured performances by students from all eight Ivy League schools and professional artists from around the world.
Researchers from Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital found that exposure to high levels of iodide—widely given intravenously to patients for medical imaging procedures—is associated with an increased risk of thyroid disease.
Harvard does not consider age as a factor when admitting students to the incoming freshmen class, administrators say, and once admitted to the College, young students say that, for the most part, they’re able to fit in.
They call it the 'mo. Mutton chops, handlebars, Fu Manchu—the time-honored mustache has drifted in and out of style. But in November, men around the world throw down their razors and bring back the 'stache.