Learning & Development

2019 Sep 26

Tree Mob™! From Solar Power to Flower Power

5:45pm

Location: 

Arnold Arboretum - 125 Arborway, Boston, MA

With a projected completion date in fall 2019, the Weld Hill Solar Project represents the Arnold Arboretum’s most ambitious sustainability initiative to date. Comprising nearly 1300 solar panels, the system is capable of producing an estimated 566,409 kWh annually (approximately 30% of the Weld Hill Research Building's total energy load). Working in tandem with the panels, a unique battery storage array reduces peak demand charges, adding additional energy savings. Join Danny Schissler to learn about the photovoltaic system and Brendan Keegan to hear about the initial stages of...

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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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Career Roadmaps

July 31, 2019
This active 2-day class on August 7 and 14 will cover self-assessment of values, interests, skills and reputation; workforce trends and identification of professional networks; and exploration of options and goal setting. Learn more. Read more about Career Roadmaps
2019 Aug 15

Career Conversations for Current Harvard Staff (only)

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Important Notice: Career Conversation Meetings Canceled Until Further Notice

To align with the University's efforts to minimize non-essential gatherings to address the challenges associated with coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Career Conversation dates are suspended for now. Updates will be posted when they resume.

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

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2019 Sep 24

Fall 2019 Negotiation and Dispute Resolution

6:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Law School Campus

The course brings together professionals, executives, graduate students, fellows, and community members in learning how to  skillfully mediate to create value and resolve disputes. Participants will emerge from the course with a toolkit of skills, approaches, and tactics to negotiate and manage disputes in any setting. Participants will also receive a signed certificate of completion from the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School.

The seminar will be held each Tuesday evening, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., September 24 – December 10, 2019 on the Harvard Law School Campus...

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Career Conversations

July 10, 2019
This session on July 18 will 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. Learn more. Read more about Career Conversations

Summer Science Week: The Science of Bugs and Slugs

July 3, 2019
From July 15-19, experience science hands-on through the lens of the two most diverse animal groups - gastropods (snails and slugs) and arthropods (insects, arachnids and relatives). Learn about the range of diversity and variation in these groups, while learning about how these amazing animals go about their daily lives. For students entering grades 6-8. Learn more. Read more about Summer Science Week: The Science of Bugs and Slugs

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