Campus & Community

Hauser Center to award five two-year fellowships

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The Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations will award up to five two-year residential doctoral fellowships to outstanding students registered in any program at Harvard. Applications are accepted from doctoral or advanced degree candidates who have completed their coursework and general examinations and are engaged in research or writing a dissertation on a nonprofit sector topic.

The deadline for applications for the 2001-02 program is Feb. 1. Fellows receive a stipend of $18,000, reimbursement for tuition and other fees, and shared office space and computer access. To learn more about this fellowship program or to receive a brochure and application, contact Anne Mathew at (617) 495-7553, or e-mail:

2000 Holiday Stress Packet is now available

The Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) at the University has assembled a free packet of information to minimize stress and disappointment associated with the holiday season. In its fourth year, the updated and expanded 2000 Holiday Stress Packet includes more than 30 helpful articles. The packet addresses holiday debt, post-holiday “let-down,” and “getting through the holidays without the extra pounds,” among other subjects.

To request a 2000 Holiday Stress Packet or to schedule a free, confidential in-person or telephone appointment for help and assessment related to substance abuse, personal problems, or other issues, call (617) 495-HELP.

Holiday Gift Drive kicks off on Friday, Dec. 1

The Phillips Brooks House (PBH) will launch its annual Holiday Gift Drive tomorrow (Friday, Dec. 1), in an effort to collect more than 1,000 gifts for disadvantaged children in Boston and Cambridge. Organizers are seeking donations of books, games, toys, art supplies, and sports equipment for children ranging from elementary to middle school age. Please do not include food or clothing.

Members of the Harvard community may donate unwrapped gifts at PBH through Friday, Dec. 15. There will also be collection boxes at the undergraduate Houses, Dudley House, the Graduate School of Education, the Law School, and Memorial Church. In addition, staff and faculty may arrange for office collections by contacting Robert Bridgeman at (617) 496-9127.

President holds office hours

President Neil L. Rudenstine will hold office hours for students in his Massachusetts Hall office from 4 to 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1. Provost Harvey V. Fineberg will hold his student office hours from 4 to 5 p.m. on Dec. 13. Office hours are held on a first-come, first-serrved basis.

Compiled by Andrew Brooks