Upcoming Events

  • 2018 Sep 20

    Career Conversations

    Repeats on the third Thursday of January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November until Thu Jun 21 2018 . Also includes Thu Jul 19 2018, Thu Aug 16 2018, Thu Sep 20 2018, Thu Nov 15 2018.
    2:00pm to 4:00pm

    What can you learn by attending a Career Conversation meeting? These sessions give you the opportunity to meet one-on-one with local HR officers so you can learn more about Harvard’s schools and departments, including key initiatives and work environments, and explore your career interests, expand your professional network and strengthen future applications. You can learn more in this FAQ.

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  • 2018 Sep 20

    Yoga in the Yard

    Location: 

    Harvard Yard - Memorial Church
    Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Sep 27 2018 .
    5:00pm to 6:00pm

    In partnership with the Center for Wellness and Health Promotion, Harvard Common Spaces offers free Yoga with instructor Paulina Haduong every Thursday, 5pm-6pm from May 31 through September 27. Meet in Harvard Yard on the Memorial Church Lawn, please bring a mat and water bottle. Class held weekly, weather permitting--steady rain cancels class. All Common Spaces wellness programs and fitness activities are free; no sign-ups are required.

    For a complete list of wellness programs, please visit ...

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  • 2018 Sep 20

    COGdesign Project Showcase and Charlesgate Presentation

    Location: 

    Hunnewell Building
    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    The Community Outreach Group for Landscape Design (COGdesign) is pleased to showcase final designs for their eight 2017-18 projects. This year’s projects range from community gardens in Chelsea and Mission Hill to parks, plazas and stormwater management plans for transitional housing, after school programs, and community groups in five additional Boston neighborhoods, and in Framingham. Following the showcase, Dan Adams and Marie Law Adams of Landing Studio will present their design solution for Charlesgate, a complex project to restore ecological infrastructure performance, urban...

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  • 2018 Sep 20

    Teresita Fernández: Wayfinding

    Location: 

    Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street
    6:00pm to 7:30pm

    In connection with her public installation in Harvard Yard this fall, Autumn (. . . Nothing Personal), artist Teresita Fernández will discuss her practice and ongoing research for this major commission by the Harvard University Committee on the Arts.

    On view August 27 through October 1, 2018, Autumn (. . . Nothing Personal) is a site-specific work built for Tercentenary Theatre in Harvard Yard. The title references James Baldwin’s 1964 text Nothing Personal, which was published as a...

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  • 2018 Sep 20

    Breakpoint: Reckoning with America’s Environmental Crises

    Location: 

    Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street
    6:00pm

    Jeremy Jackson, Emeritus Professor of Oceanography, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Senior Scientist Emeritus, Smithsonian Institution

    Mounting environmental crises—extreme weather events, uncontrollable fires, rising sea levels, droughts, and unsustainable agriculture—are pushing America toward a series of alarming environmental and economic breaking points. Jeremy Jackson will examine the country’s current environmental destruction and highlight both successful and failed attempts by communities to achieve greater environmental stability. With a call to action, he...

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  • 2018 Sep 21

    Introduction to WordPress

    Location: 

    Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge
    9:30am to 4:30pm

    WordPress is one of the world’s most popular website-building platforms. It is a content management system (CMS) that allows people with and without coding knowledge to construct and manage websites. This course will cover installation, configuration, user management, asset management (images, PDFs, videos), creating and editing pages and posts, setting up security, and basic Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Prerequisite: Previous web editing experience.

    Cost: $225

    Learn more and register on the Harvard Training Portal. Find class information ...

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  • 2018 Sep 22

    Museum Day Live!

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street
    9:00am to 5:00pm

    The Museum Day Live! ticket provides free admission for two people. 

    Museum Day Live! is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket. 

    Where will your curiosity lead you on Museum Day Live!?

    To download a ticket, ...

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  • 2018 Sep 22

    Materials Lab Workshop: Animal-Shaped Vessels

    Location: 

    Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street
    10:00am to 1:00pm

    This two-part workshop series allows participants to experience firsthand the tradition of making ceramic drinking vessels similar to the ancient Greek vessels featured in our special exhibition Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings.

    The exhibition brings together nearly 60 elaborate vessels of animal shape and offers a glimpse into the rich symbolism and communal...

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  • 2018 Sep 22

    Flow Through

    Location: 

    Hunnewell Building
    4:30pm

    Maria Finkelmeier and the Kadence Ensemble will perform Flow Through, Finkelmeier’s 15 minute composition for large ensemble to be played in an outdoor setting. Featuring thirty performers (brass players, singers, and percussionists), the work is inspired by the fluidity and importance of water to living organisms. Flow Through reflects the power of this compound, that brings awe, serenity, catastrophe, and breath to our planet. The musicians will mingle their music with artist Fujiko Nakaya’s fog sculpture...

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