Tarah D. Gilles
HUHS Saw More Than 25,000 Virtual Visits as Covid-19 Restrictions Eased in FY 2022
Harvard University Health Services saw 116,000 patient visits in its 2022 fiscal year, according to an annual report released last month. Since 2020, HUHS has offered telemedicine services across 10 departments to increase accessibility during the Covid-19 crisis.
Harvard Pledges to Return Hundreds of Native American Hair Samples Housed at Peabody Museum
Harvard’s Peabody Museum on Thursday pledged to return hundreds of hair samples taken from Native American children who were enrolled in government-run schools in the 1930s and apologized for keeping the clippings in its collections.
Descendants Call for Immediate Return of Human Remains in Harvard Museum Collections, Criticize University Report
Harvard agreed to return the remains of 19 likely enslaved individuals to their descendants in a report published last week. But some descendants of enslaved individuals and Native American scholars voiced concerns about Harvard’s lack of specificity on repatriation timelines.
Harvard Pledges to Return Human Remains of Enslaved People to Descendents
Harvard University agreed on Thursday to return the human remains of 19 individuals who were likely enslaved to their descendants, accepting recommendations from a committee tasked with examining how the school should treat human remains in its museum collections.
Harvard-Affiliated Researchers Discover Link Between Infertility and Risk of Heart Failure in Women
A recent study published by Harvard affiliated-researchers in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology found infertility in women to be linked with a 16 percent increase in risk of heart failure.
Authors Call for the U.S. to Implement Universal Voting at Harvard IOP Forum
Political columnist E.J. Dionne Jr. ’73 and former Connecticut Secretary of State Miles S. Rapoport ’71 laid out the case for universal voting at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum on Thursday evening.
Legal Experts Discuss Health Care Inequity in Latin America at Harvard Law School Panel
The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School hosted a virtual panel Tuesday discussing the impact of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in addressing health challenges in Latin America.
Young Elected Officials From Across the Country Speak at IOP Forum
Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics hosted a panel featuring some of the nation’s youngest elected officials Thursday evening.
Youth Activists Discuss Generation Z’s Role in U.S. Politics at IOP Forum
A panel of youth activists discussed the role young people play in American politics at a forum hosted Tuesday evening at the Harvard Institute of Politics.
Gen Z at IOP
A panel of youth activists discussed Gen Z's influence on politics at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum on Tuesday evening. From left, Alicia J. Menendez ’05, David M. Hogg ’23, Orion M. Jean, and John Della Volpe.