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Steven H. Tenzer

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Sciences Division

Long-Time EPS Professor Richard O’Connell Dies at 73

Colleagues and students recall the positive impact that Earth and Planetary Sciences professor Richard O’Connell has left on his field and acquaintances.

Sciences Division

BioVisions Initiative Highlights Importance of Life Sciences Visualizations

BioVisions, an initiative supported by Harvard and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, works to make digital visualization a more common tool in studying the life sciences.

ESPP

New Energy and Environment Secondary Attracts Students from Diverse Fields

In its inaugural semester, Harvard’s new Energy and Environment secondary field has drawn 20 students from concentrations across the life sciences, social sciences, humanities, and engineering.

Harvard Medical School
Health

Med School To Launch $750 Million Campaign

Harvard Medical School is halfway toward its goal of raising $750 million in its piece of the ongoing University-wide capital campaign, the school announced Thursday afternoon.

School of Public Health

UNICEF Dinner Lauds New Joint Public Health Program

Barrie Landry was honored at the UNICEF Children’s Champion Award Dinner with the Helenka Pantaleoni Humanitarian Award.

School of Public Health

Turkish Billionaire Donates $24M for Public Health

The gift follows a $350 million donation to HSPH by Hong Kongese billionaire and alumnus Gerald L. Chan, which was unveiled earlier this month.

Harvard Medical School

Longwood Campus Evacuated Due to Nitrogen Leak

Students, faculty, and workers were forced to evacuate three building on Harvard’s Longwood campus after officials reported a nitrogen leak in a research facility at 655 Huntington Ave. at 7:10 a.m. Monday.

Faust and Chan
School of Public Health

Recognizing Gift, Faust Speaks of ‘A Public Health Moment’

A series of speeches and videos accompanying the unveiling framed the gift, valued at $350 million, as the cornerstone of the 100-year-old school’s second century.

Commencement

CDC Director To Speak at Public Health School Commencement

Dr. Thomas R. Frieden, who has served as the director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention since May 2009, will headline the School of Public Health’s centennial Commencement exercises.

University

Dental School Aims To Raise $8 Million in Capital Campaign

Its campaign funds will be distributed across two priorities: financial assistance for student scholarships and fellowships and supporting for public oral health programs.

Politics

Surgeon General Nominee To Speak at Medical, Dental Schools' Class Day

Embattled Surgeon General nominee Vivek H. Murthy ’98 will address graduates of the Medical School and School of Dental Medicine at Class Day on May 29.

Harvard Medical Student Review
Harvard Medical School

Medical School Launches Student-Run, Peer-Reviewed Journal

The Harvard Medical Student Review launched Monday under the leadership of Harvard Medical School, Harvard Dental School, and students and staff from the Harvard School of Public Health.

Research

Despite Restored Cuts, Research Funding Outlook Still Gloomy

A month after Congress passed a budget easing federal research funding cuts that had gone into effect in early 2013, Harvard administrators said last week that while research prospects may be looking up, the future remains uncertain for scientific research.

Health

Harvard Study Finds Abuses in India's Carpet Industry

The largest ever first-hand investigation into slavery and child labor in India’s handmade carpet sector has challenged claims that slavery and child labor have been removed from the industry.

College

The Insider’s Perspective to A Capella at Harvard

The founding of the Krokodiloes out of the Hasty Pudding Social Club in 1946 marked the beginning of a capella at Harvard. In the last half century, a capella at the College has expanded to include many groups that comprise a growing but tight-knit musical community on campus.

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