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College Allows Students to Host Larger Indoor Gatherings to Expand Social Life During Covid

College students are now permitted to gather indoors in groups of up to 25 people, an increase from the previous limit of 10 people, according to University health guidelines updated last week.

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HSPH Prof. Awarded Federal Employee of the Year for Developing Moderna Vaccine

Kizzmekia S. Corbett, School of Public Health assistant professor, was named one of the 2021 Federal Employees of the Year for her work in developing the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine.

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School of Public Health

Kizzmekia S. Corbett

Kizzmekia S. Corbett, a professor at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health was awarded Federal Employee of the Year by the Partnership for Public Services for her work developing coronavirus vaccines.


‘It Literally Sounds Like an Infirmary’: As Covid Cases Taper Off, Respiratory Illnesses Spread

Though Covid-19 case counts on campus remain low, the sounds of coughs and sneezes resound through classes across campus as undergraduates fight off an array of respiratory infections.

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Science Journalists Reflect on Covid-19 Reporting at Virtual HLS Panel

The event, entitled “Covid-19, Science, and the Media: Lessons Learned Reporting on the Pandemic,” was hosted by the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at HLS.

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Harvard Kennedy School

Kennedy School Announces New Covid-19 Restrictions Amid Rise in Cases

Harvard Kennedy School introduced new Covid-19 safety measures, including restrictions on in-person dining and gatherings, following an uptick in student cases last week.


‘Exclusion Kills’: Panel Discusses Forced Migration in Eastern Mediterranean

Humanitarian and policy experts discussed how the Afghan refugee crisis and coronavirus precipitated forced migration to the Eastern Mediterranean region of Europe in a virtual panel hosted by the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative Thursday.

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Harvard Medical School

Fauci Talks Pandemic Preparedness and Racial Health Disparities in HMS-Hosted Webinar

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director Anthony S. Fauci discussed pandemic preparedness and racial health disparities in a virtual seminar on Thursday hosted by Harvard Medical School’s Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine.

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38% of American Households Report Financial Crisis During Delta Surge, HSPH Poll Finds

In a result that surprised researchers, 38 percent of U.S. households reported facing serious financial difficulties in the past few months despite receiving government assistance, according to a new national poll by the Harvard School of Public Health.

Covid Academics Followup
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Covid Academics Followup

Students exit Emerson Hall after class on Wednesday afternoon.

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Radcliffe Institute

With Campus Open, Schlesinger Library Pushes Forward with Digitization, Collection Diversification

The Schlesinger Library plans to continue its digitization efforts and diversify its collection as staff members return to in-person work.

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Student Life

Some Online Learning Persists After Fall Return to Campus

While fall 2021 has largely marked a return to the in-person classroom, some classes have continued to operate partially or fully online this semester.

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Central Administration

Nearly 700 Harvard Workers Take Buyout Incentive

Just shy of 700 Harvard employees took buyouts last year as part of an early retirement program designed to cut costs amid the coronavirus crisis.

Harvard University Clinical Laboratory

Harvard University Clinical Laboratory

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FAS Dean Gay ‘Pretty Confident’ In-Person Classes Will Continue

Faculty of the Arts and Sciences Dean Claudine Gay said she “could not be more pleased” about the Covid-19 positivity rate on campus during an interview last week.