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University Health Services

Swellbox Provides Students Access to Health Records

Stephen Cho, vice president of Swellbox, said the company allows users to see all their past and present health records at the same time.

University Health Services

Despite Public Concern at High Rate of Flu, HUHS is Not Worried

Though HUHS has not seen a particularly high rate of flu cases among Harvard students, spokesperson Michael Perry said students should still take precautions.

UHS Under Construction

Experts, Students Recall A Year of Uncommon Diseases

“At least the Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease is confined to specific dorms and probably spreads through bathrooms,” Emma Y. Lin ’21​ said.

Ladner and Wyville
Student Life

Due South: Southern Students Post-Harvard

Students say a number of factors—including job scarcity and political concerns—deter them from making the trek back down South. Others see an opportunity to return to change their home states for the better.

The Safe Way
Metro News

Cambridge and Harvard Invest In Pedestrian Safety Initiatives

Students strolling the streets of Cambridge can exercise their pedestrian right-of-way a little more safely.

Grafton Street Pub & Grill

Restaurants Notice Boost With Classroom to Table Revival

With the return of Classroom to Table this semester, participating restaurants are welcoming the increase in traffic.


Epidemic Experts Congregate at Symposium

"We were interested in broadening that idea, or turning it on its head, to also understand contagion as the root of many social ills.”

The Science Center

Eight Researchers Funded for 'High-Risk, High-Reward' Projects

The researchers will receive nearly $8.5 million to conduct a broad array of health science research, from psychology to health policy analysis.


Symposium Brings Together Experts on Inequality

​Professors and researchers from across the country delivered interdisciplinary talks on problems of inequality at the first-ever Inequality in America Symposium, held at Loeb House on Friday.

Hutchins Center
Af Am Department

Ava DuVernay, LL Cool J Receive Du Bois Medal

LL Cool J read a post from his Instagram account that honored victims of Sunday’s shooting in Las Vegas.

Harvard Square

Swissbäkers to Open Smith Center Location in 2018

Boston-based bakery chain Swissbäkers plans to open another location in a renovated Smith Campus Center, pending approval from the Cambridge city government.


Downtown Boston Rotary Holds Sock Drive For Local Homeless Shelters

“We cannot raise $50,000 to build new classrooms, but what we can do is get socks,” said an organizer of the drive.