Our Community

2021 Nov 26

Harvard Museums of Science & Culture Grand Reopening

(All day)

Location: 

11 Divinity Avenue Cambridge, MA 02138

Beginning Friday, November 26, the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture will open their doors to all visitors! Tickets can be reserved online starting November 20. Advance reservations are required. Due to the volume of reservations, HMSC cannot guarantee that tickets will be available for walk-ins and/or unreserved admissions. 

Reservations are currently available for Harvard ID holders, HMSC members, volunteers, and their accompanied guests. 

For a streamlined admission...

Read more about Harvard Museums of Science & Culture Grand Reopening
2021 Nov 17

2021 Harvard Humanist of the Year Event

7:30pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Online

Please join the Humanist Chaplaincy for our Harvard Humanist of the Year event honoring Dr. Uché Blackstock. A graduate of Harvard College and Medical School, Dr. Blackstock has been one of America’s most prominent and passionate voices for social and racial justice during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. We are very proud to be hosting her for a virtual event co-sponsored by the Harvard University Office for Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging.

The event will be held over Zoom on Wednesday November 17, 2021 (7:30pm - 8:30pm ET / 4:30pm – 5:30pm PT). Please RSVP by...

Read more about 2021 Harvard Humanist of the Year Event
2021 Nov 17

Useful Objects: Nineteenth-Century Museums and American Culture

4:30pm to 5:45pm

Location: 

Online

Free Virtual Public Lecture

Reed Gochberg, Assistant Director of Studies; Lecturer on History and Literature, Harvard University,

In conversation with:

Brenda Tindal, Executive Director, Harvard Museums of Science & Culture

Advance Registration Required.

What can the history of museums tell us about their role in American culture today? What kinds of objects were considered worth collecting, and who decided their value? Join Reed...

Read more about Useful Objects: Nineteenth-Century Museums and American Culture
2021 Nov 10

Biogeography across Broken Continents and Sunken Islands

6:00pm to 7:15pm

Location: 

Online

Advance Registration Required.

The major continents of the Southern Hemisphere—Africa, South America, Australia, Antarctica—as well as India and islands in the Pacific, were once part of Gondwana, an ancient supercontinent that began to break up about 180 million years ago. How did this breakup influence the evolution of ecosystems and organisms found on modern continents and islands? This is one of the questions that biogeography, the study of how organisms are...

Read more about Biogeography across Broken Continents and Sunken Islands
2021 Nov 01

Conmemoración del Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead Commemoration

4:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Online

Commemoration and Free Outdoor Candle Lighting

4:00–5:00 pm ET Harvard ID holders only | Sólo para los titulares de identificación de Harvard

5:15–7:00 pm ET General Public | miembros y público en general

Leer en español.

Advance Registration Required. Deadline to register is October 31.

Stop by the...

Read more about Conmemoración del Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead Commemoration
2021 Nov 17

Education Now | Early Education Challenges — and Innovations

3:00pm

Location: 

Online

The early learning landscape continues to shift under the weight of pandemic impacts. We’ll take a look at where things stand, where we’re headed, and how we can help our little ones adjust to constant change.

Host: Junlei Li, Saul Zaentz Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Education and Co-Chair, Human Development and Education Program, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Stay tuned for more details.

***
Education Now: is an HGSE webinar series that responds to the dramatic changes in the field of education in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. Each episode is...

Read more about Education Now | Early Education Challenges — and Innovations
2021 Nov 03

Education Now | Mental Health and Wellness at College Today

3:00pm

Location: 

Online

This episode will focus on higher education and the mental health and wellness challenges that colleges are facing — and what student support should look like now, as pandemic impacts continue.

Colleges and universities are facing a crisis in mental health today — with nearly 40 percent of college students experiencing depression, according to a 2020 study, 34 percent reporting anxiety, and 13 percent saying they had thought seriously about suicide in the last year. The pandemic exacerbated the crisis, but there are other factors driving the surge.

Join us as we talk with...

Read more about Education Now | Mental Health and Wellness at College Today
2021 Nov 10

Ethical Reasoning for Computer Scientists

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online

In a follow-on to HILT's 2021 annual conference, we will learn how Embedded EthiCS meets the challenge of making ethical reasoning integral to computer science education. We'll explore how embedding philosophers directly into computer science courses helps students learn how to think through the ethical and social implications of their work. And we'll take a deeper dive into the nuts and bolts of the collaborative Teaching Lab. 

Speakers:...

Read more about Ethical Reasoning for Computer Scientists
2021 Oct 21

Affinity Spaces

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Online

Join the Harvard community on Thursday, October 21 at 5 p.m. ET for an evening of sharing experiences and connection. Affinity Spaces is a series of events for Harvard community members to connect through open conversations with others who share their identities.

Facilitated breakout rooms offer space for historically marginalized identities, including:

  • Allies
  • Asian / Asian American
  • Black
  • Disability +
  • First Gen/Low Income
  • Latinx
  • LGBTQIA...
Read more about Affinity Spaces
2021 Nov 17

Connecting Scholarship with Action With Paul Farmer and Arthur Kleinman

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Online

Professors Paul Farmer and Arthur Kleinman share a passion for teaching students how to tackle real-world problems. In this follow-on event to HILT's 2021 annual conference, the professors will discuss their respective pedagogical approaches. Farmer will offer insights about how teaching and learning have responded to an international public health crisis and Kleinman will address how to use the practice of care to fight cynicism when it comes to addressing big problems.

...

Read more about Connecting Scholarship with Action With Paul Farmer and Arthur Kleinman
2021 Nov 08

Organizational Trust and Honesty: A Fireside Chat with Mark Fagan and Frances Frei

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Online

Frei and Fagan are experts on building organizational trust, operations management, and designing for excellence in strategy. With overlapping experience in the transportation sector including countless years of research, consulting, and leadership positions, these two understand why trust, honesty, and the roles each play in developing strategies are so important within an organization. Join Professor Frances Frei (HBS) and Professor Mark Fagan (HKS) as they discuss the importance of organizational efficiency and trust within companies.  

Registration for...

Read more about Organizational Trust and Honesty: A Fireside Chat with Mark Fagan and Frances Frei
2022 Jan 12

HUECU Webinar - Student loan forbearances are coming to an end; what are your options?

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Online

As we return to normal, post-pandemic, it is important to remember that as of January 31, 2022 student loan forbearances and 0% interest will come to an end. When interest begins to accrue, and payments become due, do you have a plan? Join us to explore repayment plan options, including income-based repayment and strategies to cure delinquent loans.

...

Read more about HUECU Webinar - Student loan forbearances are coming to an end; what are your options?
2021 Nov 05

HUECU Fall Town Hall

12:00pm to 12:30pm

Location: 

Online

Hear from our President and CEO, Craig Leonard, on current and upcoming HUECU projects and tips for maximizing your money during these times. Please submit questions in advance.

Click here to learn more and register.

Read more about HUECU Fall Town Hall
2021 Nov 03

HUECU Webinar - Spread Joy and Save Money: How to have a Happy and Financially Healthy Season

1:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Online

Are you already stressed about the upcoming holiday season? Join GreenPath to learn how to maximize your dollars and create a memorable gift-giving season. We will help you create a plan to set yourself up for success for years to come.

Who Should Attend?
• Those that want to reduce stress during the Holidays
• Those that have experienced a change in their budget
• Those that want to maximize the value of gifts given

What You Will Learn:
• How to spread joy without impacting your wallet
• Strategies for gift giving
• How to create lasting memories

... Read more about HUECU Webinar - Spread Joy and Save Money: How to have a Happy and Financially Healthy Season

Pages