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Commencement 2020

A ‘Hairball Of Issues’ in Store for Fall Campus Reopenings, Experts Say

After the spring semester has come to a close and large portions of the country begin easing restrictions brought on by the outbreak, Harvard administrators must consider the question: what will happen in the fall?

Massachusetts Hall, Fall 2017
University

Harvard Prohibits all University-Related Domestic and International Travel Until Further Notice, Discourages Personal Travel

Harvard is prohibiting all University-related domestic and international travel until further notice, University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76, Executive Vice President Katherine N. Lapp, and Harvard University Health Services Director Giang T. Nguyen wrote in an email to affiliates Monday.

Braeden J. Foldenauer ’21
College

Harvard Junior Braeden Foldenauer Named Truman Scholar

Harvard undergraduate Braeden J. Foldenauer ’21 was one of 62 college students to join the 2020 class of Truman Scholars, a prestigious graduate scholarship awarded to aspiring public servants.

Coronavirus
UHS

Number of Harvard Affiliates With Coronavirus Surpasses 100

The number of Harvard affiliates who reported testing positive for coronavirus reached 103 on Friday, according to a University website.

Smith Campus Center
College

OSAPR Cancels Some Programs, Transitions Others Online

The Office of Sexual Prevention and Response cancelled several events previously planned for Sexual Assault Awareness Month, shifted counseling online, and developed new resources in order to adapt to the current situation brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.

HUHS
Student Life

Harvard University Health Services Unveils Video Appointment Services

Harvard University Health Services is now providing video appointments for its services, which include internal medicine, urgent care, counseling and mental health services, and behavioral health, according to a Tuesday email from HUHS chief medical officer Soheyla D. Gharib.

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Health

Harvard School of Public Health Students Join Workforce During Pandemic

Students from Harvard School of Public Health are joining the workforce through initiatives to support both the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and Harvard University Health Services during the coronavirus pandemic.

Smith Campus Center
College

Harvard's Remote Mental Health Services Elicit Mixed Reviews

After the coronavirus outbreak prompted Harvard’s Counseling and Mental Health Services to transition to solely remote care, some students have voiced appreciation for CAMHS’ continued support, while others raise concerns about the quality of its communication and its care.

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College

Campus Health Group Expands Online Wellness Resources for Students

With students no longer on campus, Health Peer Advisors and Liaisons — a peer education group focused on student wellness — have turned to virtual platforms to continue to provide resources for students during the coronavirus pandemic.

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UHS

Harvard Health Services Director Nguyen Outlines New Protocols for Coronavirus Tracking and Testing

With 27 Harvard affiliates now reporting positive test results for COVID-19, Harvard University Health Services Director Giang T. Nguyen said his office is working to coordinate with local health authorities and adapting the few in-person services it still offers in an interview Thursday.

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UHS

HUHS Adjusts its Services as U.S. Coronavirus Cases Surge

As COVID-19 cases in the U.S. skyrocket and the health care system prepares to absorb the shock, HUHS is working to adjust its services.

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UHS

Students Say Harvard’s ‘Vague’ Coronavirus-Updated Health Plan Leaves Questions Unanswered

After Harvard released guidance on how the coronavirus will affect University health plans, students said they remain uncertain about costs and complications.

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UHS

Harvard Counts Four Positive COVID-19 Cases As Others Who Report Symptoms Go Untested

Harvard has identified four University affiliates who have tested positive for COVID-19.

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UHS

Second Harvard Affiliate Tests ‘Presumptive Positive’ for COVID-19

A second Harvard affiliate has tested “presumptive positive” for COVID-19, according to an email sent by Harvard University Health Services director Giang T. Nguyen.

Massachusetts Hall
Central Administration

First Harvard Affiliate Tests 'Presumptive Positive' for Coronavirus

For the first time since the global coronavirus outbreak began, a Harvard affiliate has tested "presumptive positive" for the disease, University President Lawrence S. Bacow announced in a campus-wide email Friday evening.

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