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Archive for 2013

Harvard Law School is dedicated to providing students with appropriate support and services to ensure that they have an accessible and welcoming learning environment. Accessibility Services, in the Dean of Students Office, exists to support students experiencing any type of challenge in law school. We can assist with many supports including, but not limited to: ■Accommodations for People with Disabilities ■Personal Emergency and Illness ■ Learning Support Services ■Personal and Medical Leaves ■Support for Parents and Expecting Parents ■Wellness Resources ■Referrals to University and Community Resources

  • DocFestival 2013 Second Screening

    DocFestival 2013 Second Screening

    When Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 12 – 3pm Where Austin West, Room 111 Event type Other Events Sponsor The Harvard Law Documentary Studio and the Dean of Students Office Contact E-mail Note Five short films made by Harvard students and produced by the Doc Studio. Q&A to follow screening.Movie theater candy and popcorn. Link

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  • Common Reactions to Abnormal Events

    What is a traumatic event? In the course of a lifetime, most of us will experience a sudden, terrible, overwhelming event.  The event or our reactions to it are called a trauma.  Examples of traumatic events include an unexpected death, suicide attempts by friends or family members, a physical or sexual assault or other act of violence, the onset of a significant […]

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  • ‘Harvard Speaks Up’ About Mental Health

    ‘Harvard Speaks Up’ About Mental Health

    Students, administrators, professors, and alumni from across the Harvard community are speaking up and sharing their personal experiences with mental illness and stress as part of the newly launched “Harvard Speaks Up” online video series. The project, created by the Student Mental Health Liaisons, hopes to spark conversations on campus about mental health while also encouraging depressed and anxious students […]

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  • Attention caregivers: Making use of helpful services

    Attention caregivers: Making use of helpful services

    Being a caregiver for an ailing parent, spouse, child, or other loved one can feel like a lonely undertaking. It needn’t, even if you don’t have family nearby to pitch in. Help for caregivers is available from various organizations. Once you learn what’s available, it may be easier to chart a less-demanding course toward meeting the needs of your spouse, […]

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  • Mini-Relaxation Exercises

    Mini-Relaxation Exercises

     A quick fix in stressful moments Mini-relaxations are stress busters you can reach for any time. These techniques can ease your fear at the dentist’s office, thwart stress before an important meeting, calm you when stuck in traffic, or help you keep your cool when faced with people or situations that irritate you. Whether you have one minute or three, […]

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  • Brownouts, Blackouts, & BAL’s

    Brownouts, Blackouts, & BAL’s

    An Inside Look at Alcohol & The Brain Presenter: Ryan Travia, M.Ed., Director, Department of Health Promotion & Education and Director, Office of Alcohol & Other Drug Services, Harvard University How is a blackout like a seizure?  Does binge drinking actually cause brain damage?  Why does alcohol discriminate by sex?  This session addresses these questions and much more.  Come learn […]

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  • The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia

    The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia

    This documentary provides personal and uplifting accounts of the dyslexic experience from children, experts and iconic leaders, such as Sir Richard Branson and financier Charles Schwab. Directed by James Redford, the film not only clears up the misconceptions about the condition, but also paints a picture of hope for all who struggle with it. Shining a spotlight on the latest scientific […]

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  • Century Cycling Challenge

    Century Cycling Challenge

    April 8th-28th, 2013 Presented by Harvard Recreation and HLS Wellness A 100 mile ride in cycling is considered a century. With National Bike Month right around the corner we challenge you to complete a century (100 miles) in a 3 week period. Participants will win a prize for each century that is completed between April 8th and April 28th from […]

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  • Advance Directive Presentation

    Advance Directive Presentation

    April 11, 12pm – 1pm, WCC Milstein West Hosted by The Dean of Students Office and UHS Care Coordination. Please join us on April 11 in Milstein West from 12 noon to 1pm to learn more about Advance Directives.  The term Advance Directive refers to a document that you create and sign while you are mentally competent to state your […]

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  • Accommodations for HLS Commencement

    Accommodations for HLS Commencement

    Accommodations are available for persons with disabilities on both Class Day and Commencement Day. Please click here to access the Accommodations Form for guests. Please fill out and submit per the instructions on the form. To obtain information about available services, graduating students should contact: Stephanie Russo, Disabilities Associate, Harvard Law School Dean of Students Office WCC 3039 617-495-8773 […]

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