Upcoming Events

  • 2020 Oct 06

    Mindfulness and Anxiety

    3:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    To feel occasional anxiety is a natural human experience, but for many anxiety can become a source of ongoing distress, capable of interfering with everyday life. Many of our efforts to avoid anxiety may involve distracting ourselves from it, or pushing it away, but this provides only temporary relief. Mindfulness, on the other hand, offers a pathway to meet the experience of anxiety, and in doing so, restore valued activity, rather than allowing ourselves to be dominated by fear and avoidance. This free workshop will introduce the use of mindfulness as a way to understand and respond to...

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  • 2020 Oct 06

    Live Zoom Event with Ashley Whillans, author of Time Smart: How to Reclaim Your Time and Live a Happier Life

    3:30pm to 4:30pm

    Location: 

    Online

    Four out of five adults report feeling that they have too much to do and not enough time to do it, research shows. These “time-poor” people experience less joy each day, laugh less often, and are less healthy—and they are also less productive. How can we escape the time traps that can consume our days and make us miserable?

    In the new book Time Smart: How to Reclaim Your Time and Live a Happier Life, author and Harvard Business School...

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  • 2020 Oct 07

    Email Management

    10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Online

    This workshop, by the Harvard University Archives, will introduce methods for gaining control of email and managing it according to Harvard records policies as well as provide tips on how to organize your email.

    Who should attend: All employees who want to effectively manage their email.

    What you will learn

    • Methods of controlling email
    • The application of the General Records Schedule to email
    • Examples of types of emails with their...
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  • 2020 Oct 07

    2020 Flu Clinics

    Repeats every week on Monday, Wednesday until Wed Oct 28 2020 except Mon Oct 12 2020.
    12:00pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    Science Center Plaza Tent

    Flu clinics are being offered in the Science Center Plaza tent every Monday and Wednesday from 12:00PM-3:00PM, beginning on Monday, September 14, 2020 through Wednesday, October 28, 2020. There will be no clinic held on Monday, October 12, due to the holiday.

    • Flu vaccine will be available for anyone with HUID
    • High-dose vaccine will be available for those age 65 and older
    • Longwood location flu clinics will be announced soon

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  • 2020 Oct 07

    Home Buying Webinar

    Repeats every month on the 25 of September until Wed Sep 25 2019 . Also includes Wed Oct 23 2019, Wed Nov 13 2019, Wed Nov 20 2019, Wed Dec 04 2019, Wed Jan 15 2020, Wed Jan 22 2020, Wed Feb 12 2020, Wed Mar 11 2020, Wed Mar 25 2020, Wed Apr 29 2020, Wed May 06 2020, Wed May 20 2020, Thu Jun 04 2020, Wed Jun 24 2020, Wed Jul 08 2020, Wed Aug 05 2020, Wed Aug 19 2020, Wed Sep 02 2020, Wed Sep 23 2020, Wed Oct 07 2020, Wed Oct 21 2020, Wed Nov 04 2020, Wed Dec 02 2020, Wed Dec 16 2020.
    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Online

    Harvard and affiliated hospital faculty, staff, and retirees are invited to attend a free onliine webinar.

    Buying a primary residence Topics include:

    • How much can I really afford to pay and what type of mortgage makes the most sense?
    • What is a Purchase and Sale Agreement?
    • How does the process, from offer to acceptance to closing, work?

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  • 2020 Oct 07

    Building Personal Resilience: Connection

    Repeats every month on the 12 of November until Thu Nov 12 2020 .
    1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    This suite of workshops is designed to help you strengthen your resiliency by learning and practicing cognitive science-based tools, and techniques that foster greater “bounce-back” ability. You will experience how a positive and agile mindset, and the ability to self-regulate, will bolster your capacity to communicate, manage conflict and act in productive ways in the midst of challenge and stress. You will have opportunities to explore your ingrained thinking habits and will learn how to adopt a resilient mindset.  You will leave each workshop with greater self-awareness and a few...

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  • 2020 Oct 08

    Universal Manager Training (University-Wide, Managers Only)

    9:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    This course meets on October 8, 15, and 22, 2020.

    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 modules and virtual, live sessions), with a focus on relatable case scenarios

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  • 2020 Oct 10

    Live Audio Forest Bathing with Tam Willey of Toadstool Walks

    10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Online

    Join Tam of Toadstool Walks (https://toadstoolwalks.com/) on a 1.5 hour Live Audio Forest Bathing experience. Awaken your senses as we weave together our stories with the more-than-human world, each other and ourselves. This is a restorative sensory exploration that supports health and healing for all beings. Join from inside your home, backyard, porch or from a nearby natural area. All the prompts, invitations, sharing and ways of participating are optional and open to interpretation.

    Tam Willey (they,she,he) is a guide, trainer, mentor and teacher with Association of Nature and...

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  • 2020 Oct 11

    Tai Chi at the Arnold Arboretum

    9:00am to 9:45am

    Location: 

    Online

    Join us for a 45-minute-long virtual tai chi session. Move through a series of gentle, fluid movements while learning about the practice of tai chi, an ancient Chinese tradition, often described as meditation in motion. Beginners welcome. This session will take place virtually on Zoom and will NOT meet in person.

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  • 2020 Oct 12

    Listening to Wampanoag Voices: Beyond 1620

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Online

    On Indigenous Peoples’ Day, October 12, 2020, the Peabody Museum will launch a new online exhibit, Listening to Wampanoag Voices: Beyond 1620, that features contemporary Wampanoag speakers. Listen as they share memories, thoughts, and reflections about museum collection items made by their ancestors and relatives, and learn how Wampanoag life and culture continues to flourish today.

    Once imagined as a gallery experience, the exhibit will shift exclusively online because the museum remains temporarily closed during...

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