March 20, 2009
Got Engagement? Latest Staff Engagement Survey Reports Significant Strides
Making significant progress in the areas of recognition, career
opportunities, and communication by local leadership, HSPH improved its
staff engagement score on a recent survey by 16 points — placing the
School among the highest ranking at the University.
Also in this issue
HSPH to Launch New Online Room Reservation System on April 1
HSPH will launch a new system called “Book It” to reserve rooms at the
School, starting April 1. A kick-off information session will be held
that day from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Kresge G-1.
More Employees Recognized for Extra Effort
Thirteen HSPH employees have been recognized by their peers for
outstanding work as part of the ongoing HSPH recognition award effort
called Beyond the Call.
Entire Longwood Campus Is Smoke-Free
The contiguous campuses of HMS, HSDM, and HSPH became completely smoke free on Monday, March 16, 2009.
Two Web Sites Launched to Help Harvard Investigators Explore Opportunities Offered by Stimulus Funding
A PIN-enabled web site has been developed at HSPH to serve as a repository for information about the Stimulus Bill. In addition, a web site has been developed by the office of Dr. David
Korn, Vice Provost for Research, to provide the following up-to-date
information about opportunities of interest to Harvard principal
investigators and administrators.
Karen Emmons of DFCI and HSPH Receives Faculty Diversity Award
Karen Emmons, deputy director of the Center for Community-Based
Research, DFCI, and professor of Society, Human Development, and
Health, was a recipient of a Harold Amos Faculty Diversity Award on
March 11 at HMS.