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Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Announcement

October 17, 2018

The Lown Scholars Program at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has opened applications for the Summer 2019 cohort. Since its establishment in 2008, The Lown Scholars Program has supported the work of more than fifty Lown Scholars from twenty countries. Our support has facilitated productive and long-term collaborations between Lown Scholars and Harvard faculty members.

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Interview with RLL professor Bruno Carvalho

September 17, 2018

By Tiago Genoveze

First of all, congratulations on your appointment as a tenured professor of Romance Languages and Literatures. You received your PhD at Harvard nine years ago. How does it feel to be back on campus in your new role?

It feels like a homecoming, after a wonderful nine years in the Princeton faculty. I have great memories of my time as a graduate student here. It’s particularly meaningful and inspiring to try to carry on some of the work done by my dissertation advisor, Nicolau Sevcenko, who passed away in 2014. Harvard looks like a very...

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Public Health Considerations for a Rapidly Changing World: An Interview with Professor Marcia Castro

June 26, 2018

By Ashley CollinsSão Paulo.

Marcia Castro is a professor of demography in the Department of Global Health and Population at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. She was recently promoted to the role of full professor and is the first Brazilian woman to receive tenure at Harvard. Professor Castro’s research focuses on the relationship between urbanization and health, as well as the social and environmental factors that contribute to the spread of...

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Tábata Amaral ('16) named one of Glamour Brasil's Women of the Year (Interview in Portuguese)

April 4, 2018

 

Tábata Amaral de Pontes graduated from Harvard College in 2016 and was featured in the April 2018 issue of Glamour Brasil as one of the Women of the Year. Read her interview from the magazine in Portuguese below.

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Por Flavia Bezerra
Fotos: Cassia Tabatini
 

Pense em uma pessoa humilde. Que mesmo tendo sido aprovada nas mais prestigiadas universidades dos Estados Unidos, como Harvard, Caltech, Columbia, Princeton e Yale, credita todas as suas conquistas...

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2017 Sep 14

Student Programs Info Session: January 2018 Opportunities

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

DRCLAS, CGIS South, Room S216

Join us at the information session for the DRCLAS January programs in Chile and Mexico and learn about the various opportunities available for Harvard students in health, government, microfinance, women’s rights, economics, documentary film, entrepreneurship, venture capital and more.

Light refreshments will be served.

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2017 Sep 08

MLAB Info Session

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

DRCLAS, CGIS South, Room S216

Join us at the Mentoring and Language Acquisition in Brazil (MLAB) program information session and learn about this year-long mentoring program for Harvard College students. The program connects Harvard mentors with high-potential Brazilian high school students to help them improve their English proficiency, while inspiring them to apply for college prep programs in Brazil and to top universities in the U.S. MLAB includes an in-person component in São Paulo, Brazil, in January 2018....

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Drew Faust Responds to President Trump's Executive Orders

February 16, 2017

 

We are all Harvard

CAMBRIDGE, MASS.

Dear Members of the Harvard Community,

Last Friday’s executive order imposing restrictions on travel to the United States has provoked uncertainty and escalating anxiety among many people in our own University and others. Although the situation remains in flux and doubt, I write to share information about resources available to students and faculty and to underscore that our international students and scholars...

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