Learning & Development

Speaking Up at Harvard

May 15, 2019
In this class on May 23, we’ll identify personal and organizational obstacles that can get in the way of sharing views/opinions in an open and respectful way at work. It is designed for participants looking to raise their confidence in speaking up in a one-on-one and team meetings. Learn more. Read more about Speaking Up at Harvard

Career Conversations

May 8, 2019
This session on May 16 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
2019 Jun 12

Harvard Extension School Open House

6:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Harvard University, Memorial Hall, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Extension Talks 6–8 pm
Sanders Theatre at Memorial Hall—Harvard University
A variety of students, alumni, and staff will share their stories and experiences with you throughout the evening.
 
Deans’ Welcome, 6 pm: Discover why students choose to start or continue their education at Harvard Extension School from our dean, Huntington Lambert, and our dean of academic programs, Suzanne Spreadbury.
 
Student & Alumni Stories, 6:15 pm: Hear from students—past and...
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Ethics and Accountability

May 1, 2019
This workshop on May 15 explores fiduciary responsibility and internal controls. Participants will gain a clear understanding of roles and responsibilities in protecting the University's resources while promoting an environment consistent with the University's values and objectives. Find class information here.

Making the Most of Feedback

April 17, 2019
This session on May 1 will reference the book Thanks for the Feedback to explore the importance of receiving feedback with a growth mindset and identify triggers that can cause us to shut down. We’ll discuss emotional components of the process and the impact it has on us as professionals. Learn more here. Read more about Making the Most of Feedback
2019 Apr 02

Tree Spotters Citizen Science Program: Basic Training (Multiple Sessions)

11:50am

Location: 

Hunnewell Building and Weld Hall

Multiple Sessions: March 24 10:30-12:00pm [HB], April 20, 10:30-12:00pm [WH], April 27, 10:30-12:00pm [HB], May 5, 10:30-12:00pm [HB]

Location:  March 24, April 27, May 5 Hunnewell Building Lecture Hall; April 20, Weld Hill Lecture Hall

With nearly 4,000 different kinds of plants represented in the Arboretum's living collections, every day presents rich...

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2019 Aug 12

Summer Science Week: Amazing Animals

9:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

For children entering grades 1-3

From slow-moving sloths to fast-swimming sharks, from tiny insects to giant giraffes, the world is full of amazing animals. Travel through the museum’s exhibits to learn about animals near and far. Explore your questions though crafts, games, and live animals.

August 12-16, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

Fee: $160 members/$180 non-members

Advance registration is required.

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2019 Aug 05

Summer Science Week: Exploring our Prehistoric Past

9:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

For Children Entering Grades 6-8

How do scientists learn about the prehistoric past?  From trilobites to saber-toothed cats to our own hominin ancestorswe will closely study specimens in the galleries and classroom, visit Harvard’s fossil research collections, and meet university scientists to see how they investigate ancient worlds using rocks, fossils and DNA.

Monday through Friday, August 5-9

9:30 am to noon

Fees: $160 members, $180 nonmembers.

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2019 Aug 05

Summer Science Week: Super Scientists

9:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

For children entering grades 2–4

Spend a week exploring science like a scientist! Experiment with animal behavior, movement, and diet. Experiment with animal behavior, movement and diet. Do field work collecting outside. Develop models of movement by making simple robots. Observe light and seek out microscopic things all while having fun!

August 5–9, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

Fee: $160 members/$180 non-members

Advance registration is required...

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