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Unpacking the Amazon Myth

Join student guide Paul Tamburro on January 31 at 2:30 p.m. to explore the mythological iconography on a Roman sarcophagus and what it reveals about ancient Roman politics and conceptions of the “other.” In addition to “unpacking” the story behind the carvings on this Amazon “box,” this hour-long talk will investigate the object’s rich production and acquisition history.... Read more about Unpacking the Amazon Myth

Friday FreeCycle

Date: Friday, January 17, 2020
11:00am to 2:00pm

Location: 124 Mt Auburn St Lobby

Bring all surplus goods from your home, office and garage. We will accept anything you no longer need, but which you think may be useful to someone else. Come to shop and bring your reusable bag! In the past, especially popular items include: books, office supplies, clothing, tools. toys, furniture, and plants. We look forward to seeing you there! 

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Museum of Natural History - Holiday Discount!

The Museum of Natural History will offer 20% off purchases at their shop from December 14 - 23 for all Harvard ID holders. Visit them at 26 Oxford Street during their business hours of 9 - 5 every day!

The Remarkable Nature of Edward Lear

Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019, 6:00pm

Location: Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

Robert McCracken Peck, Curator of Art and Artifacts, Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

Edward Lear (1812–1888), best known for The Owl and the Pussycat and other nonsense poetry, was also an accomplished painter of birds, mammals, reptiles, and landscapes, and an adventurous world traveler.... Read more about The Remarkable Nature of Edward Lear

Paleovirology: Ghosts and Gifts of Ancient Viruses

Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 6:00pm

Location: Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

Human genomes are ancient battlegrounds of arms races waged between viruses and their hosts for millions of years. Just as historians reconstruct battlefields to better understand historical battles, evolutionary biologists and virologists can reconstruct how ancient viruses affected their hosts by analyzing their “fossil” remains in our genomes. Paleovirology is the...

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Benefits Open Enrollment 2020 is Now Open!

Benefits Open Enrollment, open now through November 6, is your chance to review your benefit options and choose the ones that best meet your needs. You can make changes to your medical, dental, vision care, life insurance and disability coverage, Hyatt Legal Plan, Identity Theft Protection, and elect a flexible spending account (FSA) or health savings account (HSA).

There are some...

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Trash or Treasure: Guidance on Retaining Office Records

Have you ever wondered, "How long do I need to keep my office records? Can I throw them away when I am done with them?" This workshop provides tools and advice to help you determine how long to keep your records and what to do when you no longer need to hold onto them. Whether you feel like you’re drowning in information or you're concerned that you're keeping records too long or not long enough, this workshop on Oct. 22 is for you.... Read more about Trash or Treasure: Guidance on Retaining Office Records