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  • 2019 Sep 19

    Email for Action

    Repeats every month on the 9 of January until Wed Jan 09 2019 . Also includes Fri Jun 07 2019, Thu Sep 19 2019.
    9:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Given email is the most popular channel of communication at Harvard, this workshop focuses on writing techniques that can impact how your messages are read and retained.

    Cost: $50

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

  • 2019 Sep 19

    Oral Health Trends with Harvard Dental School Benefits - Brownbag Lunch & Learn

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Good oral health can have a significant impact on your overall health. 

    Join us for a special brownbag lunch & learn, hosted by the Harvard Dental School, to learn more about important trends in oral health care.

    Panel:

    • German O. Gallucci, DMD, PhD.
    • Raymond J. and Elva Pomfret Nagle, Associate Professor and Chair Department of Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials Sciences
    • Aram Kim, DMD, MSCs Instructor, Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials Sciences
    • Tien Ha-Ngoc Jiang, DMD, MSCs...
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  • 2019 Sep 19

    Gallery Talk: Activation of Moholy-Nagy’s Light Prop for an Electric Stage

    12:30pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

    Lynette Roth, head of the Division of Modern and Contemporary Art, and the Daimler Curator of the Busch-Reisinger Museum, will give this gallery talk.

    Is it an experimental lighting device, the subject of New Vision films and photographs, or a motorized kinetic sculpture? The Light Prop has expanded our definition of art for 90 years. Learn more about this fascinating object and see it in operation in this gallery talk.

    Our galleries are full of stories—this series of drop-in talks gives visitors a chance to hear the best ones! The talks highlight...

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  • 2019 Sep 19

    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 Sep 20

    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 Sep 21

    Fall Birding

    Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Oct 05 2019 .
    8:00am to 9:30am

    Location: 

    Hunnewell Building

    This autumn, experience the birds of the Arboretum with expert birder and Arboretum volunteer, Bob Mayer and/or staff birding aficionado, Brendan Keegan. Catch a glimpse of migrating birds as they fly south and get acquainted with our resident birds as well. Bring binoculars if you have them; some binoculars will be available to share. Beginners and seasoned birders are welcome. In case of inclement weather, contact 617.384.5209.

    In case of inclement weather, contact 617.384.5209 the day before.

    Mayer: 2 Saturdays, Sept 14 (meet at Arborway Gate), Sept 28 (...

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  • 2019 Sep 21

    Tree Spotters Citizen Science Program: Basic Training

    10:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Hunnewell Building

    With nearly 4,000 different kinds of plants represented in the Arboretum's living collections, every day presents rich opportunities to see something new. If you enjoy learning about plants and their unique characteristics, you can contribute to science as a participant in our Tree Spotters program. This citizen science project opens a window into the Arboretum's phenology: the timing of natural events, such as the leafing out and flowering of trees in the spring and changing foliage colors in the fall. Your observations will assist Arboretum scientists in their studies of the effects of...

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  • 2019 Sep 21

    Tree Spotters Citizen Science Program: Beyond the Basics Training

    1:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Hunnewell Building

    With nearly 4,000 different kinds of plants represented in the Arboretum's living collections, every day presents rich opportunities to see something new. If you enjoy learning about plants and their unique characteristics, you can contribute to science as a participant in our Tree Spotters program. This citizen science project opens a window into the Arboretum's phenology: the timing of natural events, such as the leafing out and flowering of trees in the spring and changing foliage colors in the fall. Your observations will assist Arboretum scientists in their studies of the effects of...

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  • 2019 Sep 22

    Fall Forest Bathing

    Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Sep 29 2019 . Also includes Sun Oct 20 2019, Sun Oct 27 2019, Sun Nov 03 2019.
    9:00am to 11:00am

    Location: 

    Arnold Arboretum - 125 Arborway, Boston, MA

    Forest Bathing is inspired by Shinrin-yoku, a prominent feature of preventative medicine and healing in Japan.  From increased cerebral blood flow to stronger immune defenses, there has been extensive research demonstrating what can happen when we relax, unplug and open our senses to the natural world in community.  

    This slow-paced guided therapeutic experience promotes wellness through a series of gentle sensory-opening invitations that welcome us to notice more of our natural surroundings.  By deepening our connection with the natural world and each other,...

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