Creating Change with Activist Bucks

In October 2017, the Activist Lab piloted a micro-grant program to support student-led projects that create real-world change through action. The program, known as Activist Bucks, encouraged students to go beyond simply recognizing that something needed to changed about a public health concern to putting this knowledge and desire into action. Masters and doctoral candidates … Continue reading “Creating Change with Activist Bucks”

Published on June 13th, 2018 in

A “bridge” between the Activist Lab and the SPH student body

Mallory Bersi, Student Engagment Intern

In Conversation With: Activist Lab Student Engagement Intern, Mallory Bersi What is the Activist Lab Student Engagement Internship? The Student Engagement Internship focuses on communication outreach and, of course, engaging the SPH student body. An easy way of thinking about the position is as a “bridge” between the Activist Lab and the BUSPH student body. … Continue reading “A “bridge” between the Activist Lab and the SPH student body”

Published on May 29th, 2018 in

It has always felt like a worthwhile fight

In Conversation With: Student Excellence in Practice Award Winner, Abby Kim The Activist Lab congratulates Abigail Kim, the winner of the 2018 “Student Award for Excellence in Practice” for her outstanding and innovative public health practice. Abby received the award on May 18, during the SPH student awards ceremony.  The Student Excellence in Practice Award … Continue reading “It has always felt like a worthwhile fight”

Published on May 15th, 2018 in

Addiction Advocacy and Clinical Case Conference

On April 25, more than 50 people attended the Addiction Advocacy and Clinical Case Conference representing medical, public health, PA and dental students from BU, Tufts, Harvard, and MCPHS. The conference was put on by the Student Coalition on Addiction (SCA), a diverse group of medical and health professional students from all of the Commonwealth’s medical schools … Continue reading “Addiction Advocacy and Clinical Case Conference”

Published on May 10th, 2018 in