Our Workplace

2020 Jul 15

Email Management

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Online

This workshop, by the Harvard University Archives, will introduce methods for gaining control of email and managing it according to Harvard records policies as well as provide tips on how to organize your email.

Who should attend: All employees who want to effectively manage their email.

What you will learn

  • Methods of controlling email
  • The application of the General Records Schedule to email
  • Examples of types of emails with their...
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2020 Jul 09

Out of Sight: Off-site Records Storage

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Online

Objective: This workshop, by the Harvard University Archives, will present the step-by-step process of sending records to off-site storage at the Records Center. We cover everything from how to assemble and pack a box to how to complete the deposit paperwork.

Length: 1 ½ hours

Who should attend: Employees who have not yet sent records to storage as well as anyone in charge of packing and depositing boxes who would like a refresher course.

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2020 Jun 24

Trash or Treasure: Guidance on Retaining Office Records

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Online

Objective: Have you ever wondered, "How long do I need to keep my office records? Can I throw them away when I am done with them?" This workshop provides tools and advice to help you determine how long to keep your records and what to do when you no longer need to hold onto them. Whether you feel like you’re drowning in information or you're concerned that you're keeping records too long or not long enough, this workshop is for you.

Length: 1 ½ hours

Who should attend: All employees who want to...

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2020 Apr 22

Leading Yourself In Crisis with Nancy Koehn

7:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Online

The Covid19 crisis and the resulting economic devastation are the defining events of our lifetimes. How can you grow, lead, and learn in the crucible of this astounding moment? What lessons can we learn about leadership in times of widespread turbulence, and during this crisis? This session will explore how real leaders are made in crisis and specifically, what you can do to access this power within, so that you can lead courageously going forward.

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2020 Apr 21

Data Overload: Data, Journalism, & COVID-19

12:00pm to 1:15pm

Location: 

Online

Please join the Berkman Klein Center for a conversation about data, journalism, & COVID-19. As people turn to news outlets for information, journalists -- and data journalists in particular -- are under pressure to make sense of droves of complicated information.

Data Overload will discuss the challenges journalists face obtaining, analyzing, and explaining data about the current pandemic.

Todd Wallack, a Berkman Klein-Nieman Fellow and data journalist at the Boston Globe, will be joined by Caroline Chen, who covers health care for ProPublica, and Armand...

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2020 May 20

Email Management

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Online

This workshop, by the Harvard University Archives, will introduce methods for gaining control of email and managing it according to Harvard records policies as well as provide tips on how to organize your email.

Who should attend: All employees who want to effectively manage their email.

What you will learn

  • Methods of controlling email
  • The application of the General Records Schedule to email
  • Examples of types of emails with their...
Read more about Email Management
2020 May 14

Out of Sight: Off-site Records Storage

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Online

Objective: This workshop, by the Harvard University Archives, will present the step-by-step process of sending records to off-site storage at the Records Center. We cover everything from how to assemble and pack a box to how to complete the deposit paperwork.

Length: 1 ½ hours

Who should attend: Employees who have not yet sent records to storage as well as anyone in charge of packing and depositing boxes who would like a refresher course.

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2020 May 06

Trash or Treasure: Guidance on Retaining Office Records

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Online

Objective: Have you ever wondered, "How long do I need to keep my office records? Can I throw them away when I am done with them?" This workshop provides tools and advice to help you determine how long to keep your records and what to do when you no longer need to hold onto them. Whether you feel like you’re drowning in information or you're concerned that you're keeping records too long or not long enough, this workshop is for you.

Length: 1 ½ hours

Who should attend: All employees who want to...

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2020 Mar 03

PAIF Open House

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CWD - 3rd floor - Room 3318 124 Mt Auburn St. Cambridge

Are you an administrative innovator? Do you have an idea that can improve the way we work at Harvard?
Join us for an Open House to learn how you can activate your ideas for administrative innovation.

Open House will include:

  • Current Cohort Presentations
  • PAIF Experience Discussion
  • Define and Ideate Session

*Dessert will be offered

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2020 Feb 07

Smith Campus Center Staff Art Show

Fri Feb 7 (All day) to Wed Feb 12 (All day)

Location: 

Smith Campus Center

The Smith Campus Center Staff Art Show is a two-week-long exhibition celebrating the creative work of the Smith Campus Center staff. The show will take place in the Arts Wing, a 1,800 sq. ft. ‘blank canvas’ space on the second floor of Smith Campus Center....

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2020 Feb 04

LGBTQ Staff and Faculty Employee Resource Group (QERG) Meeting

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

TBD

We stand on the shoulders of giants -- many staff and faculty who worked tirelessly (on top of their other jobs) to make Harvard a leader in LGBTQ policies and programs. Since 2003, we have been meeting informally -- finding each other here or there and building a community. We will use this space in the future to detail this history and the incredible efforts of others. In the meantime, join us as we forge a new group together.

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2020 Mar 18

Trash or Treasure: Guidance on Retaining Office Records

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Lamont Library Forum Room, 11 Quincy St, Cambridge

Objective: Have you ever wondered, "How long do I need to keep my office records? Can I throw them away when I am done with them?" This workshop provides tools and advice to help you determine how long to keep your records and what to do when you no longer need to hold onto them. Whether you feel like you’re drowning in information or you're concerned that you're keeping records too long or not long enough, this workshop is for you.

Length: 1 ½ hours

Who should attend: All employees who want to...

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2020 May 05

Crimson Toastmasters Club

Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Jul 07 2020 except Tue May 12 2020, Tue May 26 2020, Tue Jun 09 2020, Tue Jun 23 2020, Tue Jun 30 2020.
12:30pm to 1:30pm

12:30pm to 1:30pm
12:30pm to 1:30pm
12:30pm to 1:30pm
12:30pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Room 610, 6th Floor, 124 Mt Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA

We are a group of Harvard University staff, graduate students, and faculty members who meet to practice public speaking.  Meet every first and third Tuesday of each month from 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.  Learn more.

We invite anyone from the Harvard community to visit our upcoming meetings. Read the FAQs and How It Works.

2019 Oct 15

Fall FreeCycle

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Science Center Plaza

Clean out your home or office and bring your reusable items to the FreeCycle (or come looking for that particular item that will make your space!) All are welcome- no donations necessary.

Located on the Science Center Plaza, alongside the Farmer’s Market

Organized by the FAS Green Program, the Law School Sustainability Program, and the SEAS Green Team.

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