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Michelle G. Kurilla

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University Health Services

Harvard Right to Life Runs Campaign for Student Health Insurance Plan Refunds for Abortion Coverage

Harvard Right to Life — a pro-life student organization at the College — ran a campaign this spring calling for students to request a refund for a small portion of Harvard University Health Services’ student insurance plan that goes toward funding abortions.

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Paul for the People

After 15 years at the helm of Harvard University Health Services, Paul Barreira reflects on his legacy.

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Commencement 2019

Harvard’s Internet Woes

In 1994, Harvard’s technical landscape consisted of three central features: dial-up modems, limited communication via email, and the slow expansion of “Harvard High Speed Data Network” — the University’s first data network.

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Ahead of Exams, Students Strip, Scream, and Stream Through Harvard Yard

Taking a break from their studying — and their clothing — hordes of College students completed a naked lap around Harvard Yard Wednesday night as part of the biannual tradition of “Primal Scream.”

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Students, OSAPR Host Annual Denim Day in Solidarity With People Who Have Experienced Sexual Assault

Harvard students clad in denim — some from head to toe — gathered throughout the day Wednesday in Science Center Plaza to show their solidarity for people who have experienced sexual assault.


HUHS to Close In-Person Overnight Urgent Care on June 17

Harvard University Health Services Urgent Care will no longer see patients in-person between the hours of 10 p.m. and 8 a.m. beginning June 17, HUHS announced Tuesday.

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OSAPR Launches Self-Care Campaign in Upperclassman Houses

The Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response is hosting events centered on self-care in the undergraduate houses as part of its efforts to increase engagement with students.

Mental Health and Students of Color Event

Harvard Hosts Day-Long Conference on Mental Health for Students of Color

Harvard hosted a day-long conference entitled “Young, Gifted & Well” to promote discussion about mental health and wellness among students of color at the University at the Student Organization Center at Hilles on Tuesday.

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Student Groups

HUHS Rejects Student Proposal to Make Naloxone Publicly Available on Campus

Harvard University Health Services rejected two College students’ proposal to make naloxone — a nasal spray used to counter the effects of an opioid overdose — publicly accessible on the University’s campus.

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HUHS Business School Clinic to Close By End of May

The Harvard Business School satellite health clinic is slated to close on May 31, Harvard University Health Services director Paul J. Barreira said in an interview last week.

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AODS Launches ‘Substance Literacy Project’ to Increase Student Awareness and Knowledge

Administrators from the Office of Alcohol and Other Drug Services have launched a campaign to raise awareness around drugs and alcohol on Harvard’s campus through Instagram and Facebook posts and signs around campus.


Harvard Commences Search for New University Health Services Director

The University has begun its search for Harvard University Health Services Director Paul J. Barreira’s replacement, University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 and Executive Vice President Katie Lapp announced in an email to Harvard affiliates Wednesday.


HUHS Considers Piloting App That Provides Medical Advice

Harvard University Health Services is looking into piloting an app that would allow patients to diagnose their symptoms at home, HUHS Director Paul J. Barreira said in an interview Monday.


OSAPR Kicks off Sexual Assault Awareness Month with a Conversation on Gender-Based Violence

The Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response kicked off Sexual Assault Awareness Month with a discussion about gender based violence and advocacy for victims of sexual assault in a panel at Memorial Church Monday evening.

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Bazzi and Kiiara to Headline Harvard Yardfest 2019

Bazzi and Kiiara will headline this year’s Yardfest, the College’s annual outdoor music festival, the College Events Board announced Wednesday night. ​​​​​​​