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Alex Chou

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Nguyen Says HUHS Prioritizing Accessibility to Mental Health Services, Declines to Comment on Luke Tang Trial

Harvard University Health Services Director Giang T. Nguyen said in a Thursday interview that HUHS is prioritizing accessibility to mental health services, currently offering same-day availability for initial consultations.

Ventilation and HEPA Filters Pennypacker Hall
House Life

Following Uptick in Campus Respiratory Illnesses, Students Criticize Dorm Ventilation

Students in some of Harvard’s undergraduate dorms are pointing to issues with building ventilation systems as the cause for a surge of respiratory illness cases on campus last month.

Student Life

HUHS Saw Fewer Virtual Appointments, Mental Health Visits in FY 2023

Harvard University Health Services reported a decrease in the number of virtual patient visits in the 2023 fiscal year compared to 2022, according to the healthcare provider’s annual report published Wednesday.

Student Life

HUHS Director Nguyen Says No Additional Mandates Despite Campus Spike in Illnesses

Harvard University Health Services Director Giang T. Nguyen warned students about high rates of respiratory illnesses on campus, but said there are no plans to mandate additional booster shots.

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Student Life

Harvard Students Grapple With Rising Rates of Respiratory Illness on Campus

As the spring semester kicks into high gear, Harvard students struggled to deal with a surge of respiratory illnesses on campus.

Student Life

Harvard University Health Services Warns Students About Spike in Respiratory Illness

Harvard University Health Services leadership warned affiliates to exercise additional caution amid rising cases of respiratory illness in an email to Harvard affiliates on Tuesday.


HUHS Removes Mental Health Care Visit Limits for Student Health

Harvard University Health Services announced on Monday it would remove visit limits for outpatient mental health care and medical consultations under Harvard’s student health insurance plan.

Harvard Admissions Office

After Covid-19 Recovery, Harvard College Sees Rise in International Enrollment for Third Straight Year

Harvard College saw an increase in enrolled international students for the third year in a row, with demographic data from the enrolled Class of 2027 indicating a 32 percent increase in the share of international students compared to the Class of 2024.

International Enrollment Percentage

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - HMC Office
University Finances

Stop Harvard Land Grabs Coalition Demands Reparations for Former Harvard Farmland Purchases in Brazil

The Stop Harvard Land Grabs Coalition reiterated calls for the University to provide reparations to residents impacted by former holdings in Brazilian farmlands at an annual hybrid panel Wednesday.

Harvard Alumni Association Office

Harvard Alumni Association Hosts Leadership Conference for Volunteer Training

More than 150 Harvard alumni from around the world attended an array of presentations and networking sessions at the annual Alumni Leadership Conference held last Thursday and Friday.

Protester Holds Israel Flag at HBS Palestine Protest
Central Administration

Israeli Harvard Alumni Slam University Over Response to Hamas Attack

Members of the Harvard Club of Israel wrote in an Oct. 11 letter that the University had “utterly failed” in its response to Islamist militant group Hamas’ surprise attack on Israel.

Ambassador Koji Tomita

Japanese Ambassador to the U.S. Talks International Relations, Security, Trade at Harvard Worldwide Week

Koji Tomita, Japanese ambassador to the United States, discussed U.S.-Japan collaboration in the Indo-Pacific region at a Wednesday afternoon talk at Harvard’s Center for Government and International Studies South.

Harvard Alumni Association Office

Harvard Alumni Club of Brazil and Brazilian Nonprofit Partner to Support Student Scholarships

The Harvard Club of Brazil launched a new partnership on Tuesday with Brazilian nonprofit Fundação Estudar to provide scholarships for local students studying abroad, including those admitted to the College.

Vigil for Libya and Morocco

Harvard Students Hold Vigil for Victims of Natural Disasters in Morocco, Libya

Around two dozen Harvard affiliates gathered on the steps of Memorial Church Tuesday evening for a candlelight vigil to mourn the victims of natural disasters in Morocco and Libya that occurred earlier this month.