Alex M. Koller
As of Tuesday, more than 100 new COVID-19 cases had been reported among Harvard affiliates this month as positivity rates continue to climb in Massachusetts.
Student Pressure Prompts College to Shield Students Reporting Sexual Violence From Social Distancing Discipline
In response to student advocacy, the College will exempt students who report sexual misconduct and harassment from consequences related to violating residential COVID-19 rules.
Anti-sexual assault advocacy student-group Our Harvard Can Do Better called on University officials in a Tuesday email to exempt on-campus students who report sexual violence from penalties associated with violating COVID-19 health guidelines.
A month after its due date, 84 percent of College students have completed the Title IX Office’s annual compulsory training module, according to University Title IX Coordinator Nicole M. Merhill.
Multiple peer counseling groups at the College have teamed up to provide virtual group support services for undergraduates this semester.
The University will permanently close its Dental Service and Pharmacy on Dec. 31 due to financial strains.
Harvard University Health Services opened flu clinics two weeks ago as the University urges Harvard affiliates to get vaccinated ahead of a flu season expected to stress healthcare systems already burdened by COVID-19.
Harvard will expand its coronavirus testing program to nearly 500 undergraduates living in areas adjacent to campus, according to a Monday email penned by Harvard University Health Services Executive Director Giang T. Nguyen.
Researchers at Harvard Medical School teaching hospital Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center reported encouraging interim results Friday from an early clinical trial of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed with pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson.
Harvard University Health Services will combine several peer education groups aimed at undergraduates into a centralized program this year in anticipation of a fall 2021 launch.