Past Events

  • 2022 May 04

    Building Personal Resilience: Self-Regulation

    10:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    This suite of workshops is designed to help you strengthen your resiliency by learning and practicing cognitive science-based tools, and techniques that foster greater “bounce-back” ability. You will experience how a positive and agile mindset, and the ability to self-regulate, will bolster your capacity to communicate, manage conflict and act in productive ways in the midst of challenge and stress. You will have opportunities to explore your ingrained thinking habits and will learn how to adopt a resilient mindset.  You will leave each workshop with greater self-awareness and a few...

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  • 2022 May 03

    How College Has Changed—and Should Change

    3:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Webinar
    A conversation with Howard Gardner and Wendy Fischman about their comprehensive study of the undergraduate college experience at liberal arts institutions across the United States. As reported in their book The Real World of College, the student experience today can be filled with surprising levels of alienation and a too-narrow focus on grades and piecemeal deliverables — fostering a sense that many colleges and universities have lost sight of their principle reasons for being. Today, as this sector of higher education re-sets after major pandemic disruptions, we step back to ask: how can... Read more about How College Has Changed—and Should Change
  • 2022 May 03

    Gallery Talk: Prints from the Brandywine Workshop and Archives: Creative Communities

    1:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street Cambridge MA

    Join Hannah Chew ’23, student intern and exhibition contributor, for an introduction to the exhibition Prints from the Brandywine Workshop and Archives: Creative Communities, on view through July 31, 2022. Hannah will share insights about the research and preparation for this exhibition as a member of the project team.

    Founded by Allan Edmunds in Philadelphia in 1972, the Brandywine Workshop and Archives provides a fertile environment...

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  • 2022 May 03

    Managing Challenging Family Conversations About Care

    1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    You’ve been concerned about your loved one living at home as they age and have trouble getting around- but you’ve come up with the perfect plan to support them. There’s only one problem – they are refusing to acknowledge anything is wrong and won’t accept help. What now? So often, our loved ones do not accept care support because it can feel like a loss of control and independence. This webinar will address how to support your loved one’s autonomy - even when they need help. It will also provide strategies to introduce beneficial care options in a non-...

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  • 2022 May 03

    Crimson Toastmasters

    Repeats on the first Tuesday of January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November, December, 24 times except Tue Apr 05 2022.
    12:30pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Online

    Toastmasters is for everyone, to improve his or her communication and leadership skills. whether a working professional, student,
    stay-at-home parent or retiree. We invite members of the Harvard community and our neighbors to join our meetings. Read the FAQs and How It Works.

    Learn more and join a meeting.

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  • 2022 May 03

    Universal Manager Training

    9:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    This program meets on May 3, 10 and 17.

    This program focuses on equipping managers with the core knowledge and skills required to successfully manage at Harvard.  Topics include important laws, policies, and skills necessary for successfully managing people and for creating an environment that is safe, productive and diverse.  In an effort to maximize managers’ participation in the program, content will be offered in a blended format (a mix of online modules and virtual, live sessions), with a focus on relatable case scenarios.

    Offerings of...

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  • 2022 May 02

    Mindful Movement: Yoga for the Office

    Repeats every week every Monday until Mon May 23 2022 except Mon Oct 11 2021, Mon Dec 27 2021, Mon Feb 21 2022, Mon Apr 18 2022.
    10:00am to 11:00am

    Location: 

    Online

    As every office worker knows, sitting for long periods can result in stiffness and discomfort. The gentle stretches and postures taught in this program are designed to increase flexibility at the joints – thereby improving one's range of motion – and also aid in relaxing the hips and lower portions of the body to increase one's ability to sit with ease. Because this practice blends movement in the body with the breath, it is an ideal extension of mindfulness practice.

    No previous knowledge of yoga is necessary. This class does not require special clothing or equipment.

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  • 2022 May 01

    In Our Own Words

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Lowell Lecture Hall, 17 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
    Where are you from?” is a familiar question to most Asian Americans. This seemingly innocuous question dangerously stereotypes Asian Americans as the perennial other - a stereotype that has been lethal to Asians all throughout history and fuels the rise of anti-Asian hate in recent years. To counter the harm, “In Our Own Words” elevates the lived experiences of the Harvard Asian diaspora through the power of narratives. Join us on Sunday, May 1st at 12p ET at Lowell Lecture Hall to kick off Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with a compelling storytelling hour.
  • 2022 Apr 30

    Kuumba's Annual Archie C. Epps Spring Concert

    8:00pm to 10:00pm

    Location: 

    Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Join the Kuumba Singers of Harvard College for a night of song, dance, and spoken word as we celebrate our Annual Dean Archie C. Epps Spring Concert on April 30, 2022, at 8:00 PM in Sanders Theatre.

     

    Cost

    $10 for students, $15 for general audience, tickets are 40% off for student groups of 10+. Email president@kuumbasingers for discount. Please note that this discount is not available at the Box Office!

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  • 2022 Apr 30

    ARTS FIRST 2022: Make Art

    1:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Science Center Plaza, 1 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Everyone is an artist at ARTS FIRST! Make art with students and staff on the Science Center Plaza.

    Wheel Throwing
    Join instructors from the OFA Ceramics Program and aspiring potters from Quincy, Cabot and Mather Houses for demonstrations using the potter’s wheel. Then create your own masterpiece!

    Printing with Plants
    Join the Harvard Art Museums’ Materials Lab to learn how to make sun prints with fruit, veggie and flower extracts and to create prints with potato stamps and seaweed-based jelly...

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