HarvardX’s fall course lineup includes new HSPH offerings

first_img Read Full Story Harvard is planning to offer a dozen new online courses in the 2013-14 school year through HarvardX—the University’s branch of the online education platform edX— including new courses taught by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) faculty.The new courses are:PH201x, “Health and Society,” Ichiro Kawachi, lead instructor, professor of social epidemiology and chair of the Department of Social and Behavioral SciencesHSPH-HMS214x, “Fundamentals of Clinical Trials,” James Ware, lead instructor, Frederick Mosteller Professor of Biostatistics at HSPH and associate dean for clinical and translational science for Harvard Catalyst. The course is being developed through Harvard Catalyst.In addition, educators at HSPH are using knowledge gained from the School’s first edX offering, “Health in Numbers: Quantitative Methods in Clinical and Public Health Research” (PH207x), as a test case for “flipping” courses, in which students watch lectures in advance to free up course time for hands-on activities, discussion, and faculty student engagement.Read a Harvard Gazette article about HarvardX’s new offeringslast_img read more

Feline photobombers: Are these real estate photos purr-fect or a cat-astrophe?

first_imgNap time.Ms Bagnall said the feedback from the listing, and its two feline models, had been positive.“We are such an animal loving society so maybe we should be doing more of it,” she said. The owner was happy that her two cats were in the photos, and Ms Bagnall said it helped show that the home was ideal for pet lovers. The home is fully fenced with a large backyard ideal for animals to roam free. Peek-A-Boo.Harcourts Solutions sales agent Jamila Bagnall said it was never the intention of the photographer to feature the cats in the final shots. “The cats just started walking around and doing their own thing,” Ms Bagnall said. More from newsNew apartments released at idyllic retirement community Samford Grove Presented by Parks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus21 hours ago“They were not afraid of what was happening, they thought it was all about them, as cats do.”After some frustrations, they decided to work with reality and keep the cats in a few of the photos. 16 Howard Street, GaythorneIT was supposed to be just another real estate photoshoot, but two mischievous felines had other ideas. A three-bedroom home at 16 Howard St, Gaythorne is set to go under the hammer next month, and if you look at the promotional photos you will notice something strange.The current owner’s two pet cats, Vegas and Lincoln, feature prominently in a number of the final shots.center_img Perfect backyard for furry friends.The owner also has two pet dogs, but unlike Vegas and Lincoln, they behaved and stayed out of the photos. The home will be auctioned on Saturday, March 3 at 11amlast_img read more

Kilruane and Kiladangan make last four of North Tipp SHC

first_imgKilruane advanced to the next stage of the competition by beating Borris-Ileigh 3-24 to 2-18 in Toomevara.Kiladangan secured their place in the last four as a result of a 3-16 to 2-12 victory over Ballina.Kilruane McDonaghs will play either Burgess or Borrisokane and Kiladangan will take on Roscrea in the semi-finals.last_img