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. This session on Jan. 11 will be an Introduction to the structure and culture of Harvard along with benefits, perks and opportunities for new Harvard employees. Click here to learn more.
In this 2-hour workshop on Dec. 10, you will learn what self-regulation is and explore its role in managing your emotions, physiology, and state of mind. You will learn techniques that will increase your capacity to calm yourself down and think clearly in moments where you’re feeling negative emotions. Learn more. Read more about Building Personal Resilience: Self-Regulation
In this workshop on Dec. 8, you will learn what mental agility is, and how your ability to be flexible in your thinking supports resiliency. You will uncover your personal “fixed mindset traps” – ways of thinking that prevent you from operating with a growth mindset. Learn more. Read more about Building Personal Resilience: Mental Agility
In this workshop on Dec. 1, you will learn the definition of optimism, and its undeniable connection to resiliency. In fact, social scientists consider optimism, to be the engine of resiliency. You will see first-hand that optimists are highly skilled at seeing situations as they actually are. Learn more. Read more about Building Personal Resilience: Optimism
This 90-minute virtual workshop on Nov. 18 will focus on characteristics and perceptions of the different styles of change. We’ll explore the emotional effect, fundamental core concerns, and the impact if they are met or overlooked. Learn more. Read more about Navigating Change
Registration opens at 9 am on Nov. 5 for degree candidates. Register early for best choice of courses. You must pay your balance in full by the payment deadline. If you do not, you risk being dropped from all courses and waitlists.Click here to learn more.
This session on Oct. 29 will provide a quick and efficient overview of the key elements to consider when creating an effective resume. Objectives include naming the key elements of an effective resume, identifying aspects of your resume to strengths, and asking questions about writing resumes as time permits. Learn more.
In this online presentation on Oct. 22, Jay Haigler and Albert José Jones will share a documentary on the organization’s work and recent discoveries. They will also discuss the importance of submerged heritage resources in advancing the fields of maritime archaeology and ocean conservation. Learn more. Read more about Diving with a Purpose: A Fifteen-Year Odyssey
Explore the wondrous world of fungi! Join Harvard students for a closer look at the mushrooms, yeasts, and molds found in gardens, forests, labs—even in our own refrigerators. This popular annual event turns virtual this year, featuring videos created by Harvard students. Join the webinar to participate in live conversation in response to student projects. Be prepared to see fungi in a whole new way!
Diving with a Purpose is an organization dedicated to the documentation and protection of African slave trade shipwrecks and the maritime history and culture of African Americans. Jay Haigler and Albert José Jones will share a documentary on the organization’s work and recent discoveries. They will discuss the importance of submerged heritage resources in advancing the fields of maritime archaeology and ocean conservation and the need for a better understanding of the transatlantic slave trade and its global, cultural, and social-economic impact on society.
Celebrate National Fossil Day—a celebration organized by the National Park Service—by taking a closer look at museum fossils with Harvard paleontologists. What can we see on ancient seafloors? How do modern animals help us understand extinct animals? What fossils still amaze scientists? What is it like to be a practicing paleontologist? Bring your curiosity and questions to this online event for all ages!
9:00 am – 9:30 am: Graduate Student RJ Knecht and Curatorial Assistant Mark Renczkowski share trace fossils...
This 90-minute virtual workshop on Oct. 20 will focus on techniques for formatting emails when requesting action. You’ll learn concepts to help organize your thoughts in a way that will help your readers take the action you intend in the time you’re requesting. Learn more. Read more about Email for Action