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Harvard Medical School
Student Life

Medical School Takes Steps to Clarify Mental Health Policies

A survey of Medical School students found that one in five students screened positive for depression, and only one in five of those students reported that they had been treated.

"Harvard Against Hate"
Labor

Harvard Affiliates, Students Rally for International Workers' Day

Dozens of Harvard affiliates rallied on the steps of Widener Library Monday advocating for workers’ and immigrants’ rights.

Glass Concourse at Brigham Women's Hospital
Research

Brigham and Women’s to Buy Out 1,600 Employee Contracts

​Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a Harvard-affiliated teaching hospital, will offer a voluntary contract buyout for 1,600 employees to downsize its staff amid increasing expenses.

Glass Concourse at Brigham Women's Hospital
Research

Brigham and Women’s Hospital to Pay $10 Million for Research Fraud Allegations

​Brigham and Women’s Hospital—a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital—will pay $10 million to resolve allegations of research fraud, the United States Attorney’s Office announced Thursday.

Harvard Medical School Quadrangle
Harvard Medical School

Medical School Instructor Wins Prestigious TED Prize

​Raj Panjabi, an instructor at Harvard Medical School, is the winner of the $1 million 2017 TED Prize.

The March for Science
Harvard Medical School

The March for Science

Marchers head down Huntington Avenue from the Longwood Medical Area to join Boston’s March for Science at Boston Common.

Tiësto at Yardfest
College

Photos of the Weekend 4.23.2017

The March for Science
Research

Harvard Profs, Faust Join March for Science

“We march because our future depends on the future of science," said University President Drew G. Faust.

Steve Aoki's Yardfest Performance
College

Students Sound Off on Tiësto for Yardfest Artist

While some undergraduates said they were excited to learn that Dutch dance DJ Tiësto would headline Friday’s Yardfest, for others, the announcement only prompted the question: Tiësto who?

Harvard Medical School Quadrangle
Harvard Medical School

Thousands Enroll in Med School Course on Opioids

An online Harvard Medical School course that focuses on opioid abuse treatment and prevention has drawn over over 7,500 enrollees since its launch on March 27.

George Church: Wild Biotech
Student Life

Harvard Affiliates Slated to Speak at Boston March for Science

Five Harvard affiliates are slated to speak at a “March for Science” in Boston Common on April 22.

New Class Schedule
College

Students Lament Loss of 'Harvard Time'

“I think seven minutes is a good window of time. So I don’t really see a reason to mess with the system,” Allison S. Chang ’19 said.

Harvard Medical School Quadrangle
Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School Launches First Online Certificate Program

​Harvard Medical School will launch its first online certificate program this summer for people considering health careers, offering four paid courses on topics in medicine.

HMS Protest
Harvard Medical School

Harvard Affiliates Organize Marches for Science

Harvard students, researchers, and professors are planning concurrent Marches for Science the morning of April 22, joining over 400 demonstrations around the world in support of continued role for science in public life.

Jin Park
Harvard Medical School

Study Finds Lower Depression Rates Among DACA Eligible Individuals

Harvard researchers found lower rates of depression among undocumented immigrants eligible for the federal administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy.