Wellbeing

  • 2019 Nov 15

    Difficult Conversations

    Repeats every month on the 8 of February until Fri Feb 08 2019 . Also includes Tue May 14 2019, Fri Sep 20 2019, Fri Nov 15 2019.
    9:00am to 3:00pm

    Location: 

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

    This class combines exercises and discussion to help you understand the fundamentals of a “difficult conversation”. Based on required pre-reading of the book Difficult Conversations, the workshop concludes with participants preparing for, and having practiced, their own difficult conversation by leveraging learning-partners.

    Cost: $75

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

  • 2019 Nov 18

    2019 Flu Vaccination Clinics

    Repeats every week on Monday, Tuesday until Tue Dec 10 2019 except Mon Oct 14 2019, Mon Nov 11 2019.
    12:00pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center - 75 Mt. Auburn Street, Monks Conference Room, 6th Floor

    Harvard University Health Services will be giving flu vaccine on a walk-in basis to adults in the Harvard community. Clinics are open to anyone with a Harvard ID, a HUGHP insurance card, or a HUSHP Blue Cross Blue Shield card and offered at no cost to you. 

    HUHS will offer the high dose flu vaccine to all adults age 65 and older. 

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  • 2019 Nov 19

    Farmer's Market at Harvard

    Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Nov 26 2019 except Tue Aug 27 2019.
    12:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Science Center Plaza

    As summer returns, so too does the Farmers’ Market at Harvard, which runs on Tuesday from mid-June through November (Noon-6pm). For the 2019 season, the Market will run June 11 through November 26. Vendor applications for the 2019 Market will be online February 1st. 

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    The Market was founded in 2005, and operates on The Plaza outside Harvard’s Science Center (near the corner of Oxford and Kirkland Streets). The Farmers’ Market at Harvard...

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  • 2019 Nov 19

    2019 Flu Vaccination Clinics

    12:00pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center - 75 Mt. Auburn Street, Monks Conference Room, 6th Floor

    Harvard University Health Services will be giving flu vaccine on a walk-in basis to adults in the Harvard community. Clinics are open to anyone with a Harvard ID, a HUGHP insurance card, or a HUSHP Blue Cross Blue Shield card and offered at no cost to you. 

    HUHS will offer the high dose flu vaccine to all adults age 65 and older. 

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  • 2019 Nov 19

    Introduction to Mindfulness: How the Science and Practice of Awareness Supports Well-Being and Performance

    12:30pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

    Join in person or via  WebEx  to learn about Mindful Meditation. This program introduces the basic principles and practices of mindfulness, a concentrated state of awareness that helps people see and respond to situations with clarity. Individuals who employ the techniques of mindfulness in their work are able to monitor moment-to-moment effectiveness, respond promptly and appropriately to difficulties as they arise, and remain open to new ideas and perspectives. Participants will be introduced to meditation practices that will teach them how to be more focused, creative and...

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  • 2019 Nov 20

    O&I at Longwood Medical Area

    Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Dec 11 2019 except Wed Jul 17 2019, Wed Jul 31 2019, Wed Aug 07 2019, Wed Aug 21 2019, Wed Sep 04 2019, Wed Sep 18 2019, Wed Oct 02 2019, Wed Oct 09 2019, Wed Oct 23 2019, Wed Nov 13 2019, Wed Nov 27 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 Nov 21

    Flexwork Overview for Managers

    11:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

    Come learn about Harvard's University-wide flexwork guidelines and what the essential ingredients are of a flexwork proposal. Managers will learn about proposing, discussing, evaluating and managing flexwork; the business advantages of flexwork; the wisdom of trial periods; how to renew, tweak and end existing arrangements; how to ensure an "equitable process of fair consideration for all proposals"; flex and the HUCTW agreement; and special considerations for managing telework.

    Audience: Benefit eligible managers grade 56 and above
    Pre-Requisites...
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  • 2019 Nov 21

    Flexwork Overview for Employees

    12:30pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

    Come learn about Harvard's University-wide flexwork guidelines and what the essential ingredients are of a flexwork proposal. Other aspects including, how to assess your manager’s attitude about workplace flexibility; the timing of conversations with your manager; when and how to avoid getting into the personal considerations behind the proposal; and how to identify ways to evaluate the success of an arrangement after a trial period will also be reviewed.  Issues of trust, brave conversations, transparency, and fairness will be discussed. Bring your lunch if you’d like, to these...

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  • 2019 Nov 21

    Career Conversations for Current Harvard Staff (only)

    Repeats on the third Thursday, 25 times .
    2:00pm to 4:00pm

    Current Harvard and administrative staff (you must have Harvard Staff ID to participate) are invited to participate in these meetings.

    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 ...

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  • 2019 Nov 25

    2019 Flu Vaccination Clinics

    12:00pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center - 75 Mt. Auburn Street, Monks Conference Room, 6th Floor

    Harvard University Health Services will be giving flu vaccine on a walk-in basis to adults in the Harvard community. Clinics are open to anyone with a Harvard ID, a HUGHP insurance card, or a HUSHP Blue Cross Blue Shield card and offered at no cost to you. 

    HUHS will offer the high dose flu vaccine to all adults age 65 and older. 

    Learn more...

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