Upcoming Events

  • 2021 Oct 28

    Home Buying Webinar

    Repeats every month on the 9 of November until Tue Nov 09 2021 .
    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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  • 2021 Oct 28

    Lost and Found: Community Gathering for Grieving and Hope - Virtual Event

    5:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    “Lost and Found” is a two-event series acknowledging the impacts of ongoing loss and unresolved grief. A space to begin healing as a community, each event includes time for writing, reflection, and storytelling, with opportunities share your stories online at: bit.ly/harvard-lost-found

    All members of the Harvard community are welcome. Join us in consideration of all we have lost and what we have found.

    Preparation

    Bring a notebook and writing tool.

    Accessibility

    Live captioning is provided for Zoom events. ...

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  • 2021 Oct 30

    Arboretum Guided Tour

    Repeats every month on the 16 of October until Sat Oct 16 2021 . Also includes Thu Oct 21 2021, Thu Oct 28 2021, Sat Oct 30 2021, Thu Nov 04 2021.
    10:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Arnold Arboretum

    Join us for a free, 90-minute walk through the Arboretum! Tour seasonal plant highlights and learn about Arboretum history from a trained docent. The walk is geared toward adults, and starts from the kiosk in front of the Hunnewell Building at 125 Arborway.

    This tour is limited to 15 participants. We ask that you only register if you are sure you will attend, and only register one person per form submission. Please bring a mask with you, regardless of vaccination status, in the event that you can't maintain a six foot distance from others.

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  • 2021 Nov 01

    New Employee Orientation

    Repeats every 2 weeks every Monday until Mon Dec 13 2021 except Mon Aug 09 2021, Mon Aug 23 2021, Mon Sep 06 2021. Also includes Mon Aug 02 2021, Mon Aug 16 2021, Mon Aug 30 2021, Mon Sep 13 2021.
    8:30am to 11:00am

    Location: 

    Online

    PLEASE NOTE: In keeping with Harvard’s Coronavirus Guidelines, the University’s New Employee Welcome and Orientation program has changed from being an in-person session to a virtual online session. Please use the links on the right to sign up for an upcoming Orientation session.  A few days before your scheduled session, you will be sent instructions for accessing the online Orientation. If you have already signed up for an upcoming session, no extra steps are required.

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  • 2021 Nov 01

    Mindful Movement: Yoga for the Office

    Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Dec 20 2021 except Mon Oct 11 2021.
    10:00am to 11:00am

    Location: 

    Online

    As every office worker knows, sitting for long periods can result in stiffness and discomfort. The gentle stretches and postures taught in this program are designed to increase flexibility at the joints – thereby improving one's range of motion – and also aid in relaxing the hips and lower portions of the body to increase one's ability to sit with ease. Because this practice blends movement in the body with the breath, it is an ideal extension of mindfulness practice.

    No previous knowledge of yoga is necessary. This class does not require special clothing or equipment.

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  • 2021 Nov 01

    The Climate of Consciousness

    7:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    Zoom registration required.

    Michael Pollan has been educating us with illuminating prose on “the botany of desire” for a very long time. He will discuss his latest book This Is Your Mind On Plants and his landmark bestseller How To Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence. Pollan’s call for change, restoration, and resiliency may be the very thing we need to...

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  • 2021 Nov 02

    Email Management & Retention

    10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Online

    This is a virtual workshop held via Zoom.

    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...
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