Upcoming Events

  • 2019 Mar 25

    New Employee Orientation

    Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Apr 15 2019 except Mon Jan 21 2019, Mon Feb 18 2019, Mon Mar 11 2019, Mon Apr 01 2019.
    9:00am to 12:30pm

    Location: 

    Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge

    Introduction to the structure and culture of Harvard along with benefits, perks and opportunities for new Harvard employees.

    Registration required*

    Click here to learn more.

  • 2019 Mar 25

    Simulcast: Giving Voice to Nature: with Richard Powers, Robin Wall Kimmerer, and William (Ned) Friedman

    7:00pm to 8:15pm

    Location: 

    Hunnewell Building

    SIMULCAST VIEWING: Richard PowersRobin Wall Kimmerer, and Arnold Arboretum Director William “Ned” Friedman will join voices in this guided conversation about trees. Melding readings with discussion; drawing on mystery, lore, and science; they will convey the challenges and rewards of trying to represent non-humans—speaking both for and as the trees. Register early for this animated and enriching...

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  • 2019 Mar 26

    Celebrate Nowruz

    5:30pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Semitic Museum, 6 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Special Event

    Celebrate the Persian New Year and the beginning of spring with poetry, live music, traditional sweets, and an introduction to the traditional haft seen table. More than 3,000 years old, Nowruz (“new day”) originated in ancient Persia and became a popular celebration in communities influenced by Persian culture, including Iran, the Caucasus, Central Asia, and Western China. Drop in for a presentation of Nowruz customs and activities and help build community for 1398, the new year in the Persian calendar.

    Free with...

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  • 2019 Mar 26

    The Coinage of the Achaian League: Between Federal Authority and Civic Autonomy

    6:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

    Since the American Revolution, the Achaian koinon (“league” in Greek) has been an essential case for understanding the formation of a centralized, federal government from a group of formerly autonomous, geographically disparate city-states. However, coins are conspicuously absent from historical research on this topic—despite the fact that coinage functions as an immediate marker and official product of the authorities within a society.
     
    In this lecture, Catherine Grandjean, professor of ancient history at the University of...

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  • 2019 Mar 27

    Universal Manager Training - Multi-Day Course

    9:00am to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge

    Additional days of the course: Wednesday, April 3 from 9 am to 1 pm; Wednesday, April 10 from 9 am to 1 pm.

    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 and classroom sessions), and...

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  • 2019 Mar 27

    What Drives Your Career

    Repeats every month on the 27 of March until Wed Mar 27 2019 .
    9:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge

    In this workshop, you will develop an awareness of motivators: highlighting personal strengths and needs necessary for becoming more engaged in your role. This session also combines classroom discussion and practice, with online- tools, assessments, videos, and coursework.

    Cost: $25

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

  • 2019 Mar 27

    Introduction to InDesign (2-day course)

    9:30am to 4:30pm

    Location: 

    Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge

    Additional day of the course: Friday, March 29 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm.

    Getting Started with InDesign

    • Identify Components of the InDesign Interface
    • Customize the InDesign Interface
    • Apply the Navigation Controls and Set Preferences

    Designing a Document

    • Establish Project Requirements
    • Apply Design Principles
    • Create a New Document
    • Add Text to a Document
    • Add Graphics to a Document

    ...

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  • 2019 Mar 27

    Out of Sight: Off-site Records Storage

    10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Lamont Library, Room B-30

    Objective: This workshop will present the step-by-step process of sending records to off-site storage at the Records Center. We cover everything from how to assemble and pack a box to how to complete the deposit paperwork.

    Length: 1 ½ hours

    Who should attend: Employees who have not yet sent records to storage as well as anyone in charge of packing and depositing boxes who would like a refresher course.

    What you will learn

    • How to identify records eligible...
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  • 2019 Mar 27

    O&I at Longwood Medical Area

    Repeats every month on the 28 of November until Wed Nov 28 2018 . Also includes Wed Dec 05 2018, Wed Dec 12 2018, Wed Jan 16 2019, Wed Jan 30 2019, Wed Feb 13 2019, Wed Feb 27 2019, Wed Mar 13 2019, Wed Mar 27 2019, Wed Apr 10 2019, Wed Apr 24 2019, Wed May 08 2019, Wed May 22 2019, Wed Jun 05 2019, Wed Jun 19 2019.
    11:00am to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard School of Dental Medicine, 190 Longwood Avenue (REB entrance)

    M/C and Visa credit card payment onsite!  

    For large orders and orders for trolley passes and Body Mechanics vouchers, please order online in advance by 3pm on Tuesday and request LMA pick up.

    Outings & Innings is an internal Harvard University service for staff, faculty, retirees, students and some other Harvard affiliates that offers a dynamic menu of (1) date-specific event tickets for a wide variety of performing arts (music, dance, theater) and professional sports, (2)...

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  • 2019 Mar 27

    Tunes at Noon: Club Passim Edition

    Repeats every month on the 19 of December until Wed Dec 19 2018 . Also includes Wed Jan 30 2019, Wed Feb 13 2019, Wed Feb 27 2019, Wed Mar 13 2019, Wed Mar 27 2019, Wed Apr 10 2019, Wed Apr 24 2019, Wed May 08 2019, Wed May 22 2019.
    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Smith Campus Center
    Enjoy lunch or a study break in the Smith Campus Center! Stop by Harvard Commons every other Wednesday to hear live music from Club Passim, a local folk music organization based in Harvard Square. Learn more about Harvard Common Spaces here. Read more about Tunes at Noon: Club Passim Edition

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