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.
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...
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...
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...
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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
Crimson Toastmasters invites you to join us for a virtual Open House to learn how you can improve your public speaking, and build leadership skills. Get to know how the Club works before signing up as a member!
Please register in advance at the link below to join us.