Past Events

  • 2022 Apr 30

    ARTS FIRST Performance Fair

    1:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

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

    The ARTS FIRST Performance Fair features a cappella, dance, music of all kinds, drama, magic, comedy and more. Performances run nonstop 1-5 p.m. and showcase the talent and creativity of Harvard students, faculty, staff and alums. Park yourself at one of the 10 stages in and around Harvard Yard, or wander around to see as much diverse art as you can cram into four hours. DanceFest, a celebration of dance traditions from around the world, takes over the Plaza tent 3-5 p.m.

    Performances in the Plaza Tent, Holden Chapel, and Paine Hall will be livestreamed at HarvardArts YouTube...

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  • 2022 Apr 28

    Colliding Worlds: How Cosmic Encounters Shaped Planets and Life

    6:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    Free Virtual Book Presentation

    Simone Marchi, Staff Scientist, Southwest Research Institute

    Advance Registration Required.

    Signs of ancient collisions are widespread in the solar system, from the barren, once-habitable Mars to rugged asteroids. In this talk, physicist Simone Marchi, discussing his recent book, Colliding Worlds (Oxford University Press, 2021), will explore the key role that collisions in space have played in...

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  • 2022 Apr 28

    Creating Accessible PDFs

    2:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    This course provides an overview of the concepts and concrete steps to create accessible PDFs in Adobe Acrobat Pro. Designing with accessibility in mind improves ease of use and access to your content for everyone.

    To ensure a hands-on learning experience in this course, there are a number of activities for which your laptop will be required. Software requirements: Adobe Acrobat Pro DC.

    This course will provide...

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  • 2022 Apr 27

    Home Buying Webinar

    Repeats every month on the 3 of February until Thu Feb 03 2022 . Also includes Tue Mar 01 2022, Tue Apr 05 2022, Wed Apr 27 2022, Thu May 05 2022, Thu May 19 2022, Wed Jun 01 2022, Thu Jun 23 2022.
    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Online

    Learn the home buying basics, from getting pre-approval for a mortgage, to finding your new home to closing. This session is a great starting point and is conducted by your host for the real estate education series and a preferred Harvard Mortgage Program lender. This session is recommended before signing up for other buyer sessions in the series. 

    Click here to learn more and register.

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  • 2022 Apr 27

    Facing and Feeling Grief with Mindful Awareness

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    Losing a loved one, a job or a relationship can leave us feeling aimless, confused and heartbroken—to the point where it becomes difficult to focus on daily needs. It is possible, however, to learn to face grief by allowing ourselves to feel it—instead of turning away. Mindfulness practice provides the steady footing needed to explore how grief shows up in our lives, and experiment with letting it go when our focus needs to be elsewhere. We will strengthen the ability to make room for difficult feelings, without becoming consumed by them. As a result, the natural process of grieving will...

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  • 2022 Apr 26

    Teaching Climate Change Across Disciplines with Jim Stock, Mayra Rivera, Lucas Stanczyk, Robert N. Stavins, and Dustin Tingley

    5:00pm to 6:00pm

    In this follow-up to HILT’s 2021 Conference, Harvard faculty from STEM and non- STEM disciplines will share how their students learn about climate change through various lenses. James H. Stock, Vice Provost for Climate and Sustainability and the Harold Hitchings Burbank Professor of Political Economy, will provide an overview of climate education at Harvard and serve as moderator of this discussion.

    Register online here: https://harvard.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0Uo8a0ONzZL57DM?utm_source=Signature+Events&utm_campaign=50a1d34937-4.14.22+Signature+Events&...

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  • 2022 Apr 25

    Getting Serious about Diversity in the Workforce with Robin Ely

    5:00pm to 6:00pm

    Despite all the rhetoric about the value of diversity, people of color and white women remain seriously underrepresented in many industries and in most companies’ senior ranks. One reason is that companies have tended to take an add-diversity-and-stir approach, while business continues as usual. Join Robin Ely, the Diane Doerge Wilson Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and founder/faculty chair of the HBS Gender Initiative, as she explains why companies have made so little progress, exposes flaws in the current “business case” for diversity, and outlines what...

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