Wellbeing

2020 Dec 08

The Future of COVID-19 Epidemiology

4:00pm to 5:15pm

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Online

To what extent is our future with COVID-19 knowable? As new information about the transmission, demographics, and treatment of COVID-19 emerge, epidemiologists continue to address complex data and generate new predictive models to better understand the dynamics of the virus. Join leading epidemiologists for a panel discussion as they assess the current and future state of the epidemic.

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2020 Dec 07

Human Bridges in the Study of Race, Religion, Art, and Politics with K. Healan Gaston & Steven Harris

5:00pm to 6:00pm

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Online

This talk will explore teaching about difference in a Divinity School course that looks at connections between the Harlem Renaissance and Mexican Modernism during the 1920s and 1930s. Using holiday-themed examples and compelling visual images, we will juxtapose the lives and works of two important figures in the course: Miguel Covarrubias, a Mexican-born caricaturist who spent most of his life in New York City illustrating for Harlem Renaissance texts and popular magazines, and Elizabeth Catlett, a U.S.-born Black sculptor and printmaker who spent her life in Mexico where she created...

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2020 Dec 03

Design Impact: Straight-Up Talk: Homelessness – Ethics / Policy / Action

11:00am to 3:00pm

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Online

Design Impact Vol. 2: Straight-Up Talk: Homelessness – Ethics / Policy / Action, sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Design Alumni Council, will be a direct, real-talk dialogue on homelessness in the United States that explores the myriad causes of rising homelessness and innovative solutions to eradicate it. It will consist of 3 distinct panels followed by a summary dialogue. The panels will be prefaced by keynote remarks from Binyamin Appelbaum, lead writer on business and economics for the Editorial Board of The New York Times.

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2020 Nov 30

Visual AIDS Day With(out) Art 2020: TRANSMISSIONS

6:00pm to 8:00pm

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Online

The Harvard Art Museums are proud to partner with Visual AIDS for Day With(out) Art 2020 by presenting TRANSMISSIONS, a program of six new videos considering the impact of HIV and AIDS beyond the United States. The video program brings together artists working across the world, including Jorge Bordello (Mexico), Gevi Dimitrakopoulou (Greece), Las Indetectables (Chile), Lucía Egaña Rojas (Chile/Spain), Charan Singh (India/U.K.), and George Stanley Nsamba (Uganda).

The program does not intend to give a comprehensive account of the global AIDS epidemic, but it provides a platform...

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2020 Dec 04

Keeping Afloat: Strategies for Early Career Faculty

12:00pm to 1:30pm

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Online
The workshop is designed for early career Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) faculty. Participants will hear from experts and participate in small group discussions. Topic areas include balancing multiple pressures and roles; maintaining productivity, motivation, and physical and mental well-being; and mitigating the impact of the pandemic on the progress of early career faculty. Please consider sharing information about this panel with assistant professors in your department. Additional information about each session, including featured panelists and registration details, is... Read more about Keeping Afloat: Strategies for Early Career Faculty
2020 Dec 03

[Radcliffe] 2020 Visions

4:00pm

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Online

Too often, the story of women’s suffrage unfolds in a vacuum, seemingly unconnected from the general contours of American history. This concluding session looks back from the present, asking experts working in a variety of disciplines and organizations to briefly unfold, TED-talk style, a single “big idea” that captures the significance of the 19th Amendment for voting rights, citizenship, and democracy today. Moon Duchin RI ’19, associate professor of mathematics and director of Science, Technology, and Society, Tufts University Karin Agness Lips, founder and president, Network of...

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2020 Dec 02

Race. Dialogue. Action.

3:30pm to 5:00pm

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Online

How can we as individuals and as a Harvard Chan School community better address issues of interpersonal and systemic racism? Join your fellow students and colleagues for a yearlong series of capacity-building workshops focused on developing skills for race-based dialogue and learning best practices for fostering anti-racist environments.

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2020 Dec 09

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Overview for Managers

2:00pm to 3:00pm

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Online

Harvard's Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offers immediate, free, confidential help for all Harvard employees and their household members. You can reach the EAP any day, at any time for personal or work-related concerns about yourself, family, friends or coworkers at 877-EAP-HARV (877-327-4278). Explore this section for specific ways in which the EAP can help. You can also visit the EAP ...

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2020 Dec 03

Mindfulness and Compassion 2.0

10:00am to 11:00am

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Online

An essential component of any mindfulness practice is learning to focus on observing both internal and external experiences with a heightened sense of clarity—this prepares the heart and intellect to navigate the demands of work and personal relationships in sincere, effective, and compassionate ways. In the introductory “Mindfulness and Compassion” course, participants will have learned to use their mindfulness practice to specifically hone the lens of compassion; “Compassion 2.0” will delve further into how these practices can prepare us to lend support to ourselves and those around us...

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2020 Dec 15

Navigating the Holidays During Covid-19

10:00am

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Online

Under normal circumstances, the holiday season can bring several mixed emotions, including anxiety, joy, stress, burnout, excitement, conflict, and/or loneliness. Saying that emotions will be magnified this year is an understatement. Covid- 19 has caused both sudden and gradual shifts in our outlook, routines, relationships, and traditions - all of which demand a new approach to the holiday season.

During this course, we will help you understand (and accept) these unique circumstances. We will discuss how to balance planning with flexibility, values with compromise, and...

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2021 Feb 27

Home Buying Webinar

Repeats every month on the 10 of April until Sat Apr 10 2021 .
10:30am to 12:00pm

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Online

Harvard and affiliated hospital faculty, staff, and retirees are invited to attend a free onliine webinar.

Buying a primary residence Topics include:

  • How much can I really afford to pay and what type of mortgage makes the most sense?
  • What is a Purchase and Sale Agreement?
  • How does the process, from offer to acceptance to closing, work?

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2020 Dec 16

Home Buying Webinar

Repeats every month on the 27 of January until Wed Jan 27 2021 . Also includes Wed Mar 24 2021, Wed May 12 2021, Thu Jun 24 2021.
1:30pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Online

Harvard and affiliated hospital faculty, staff, and retirees are invited to attend a free onliine webinar.

Buying a primary residence Topics include:

  • How much can I really afford to pay and what type of mortgage makes the most sense?
  • What is a Purchase and Sale Agreement?
  • How does the process, from offer to acceptance to closing, work?

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2020 Dec 16

HUECU Webinar - Playing it Safe on the Internet: Protecting your Identity and Online Security

1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Online

If you are reading this, you use the internet. Over the years the internet has changed how we shop, communicate and consume our news. It has affected how we manage our funds and how we manage our lives. It is an amazing tool that has changed the world. Unfortunately, it is not always safe. There are people whose full-time job is to steal your personal information, which can directly impact your financial wellness.

Thankfully, there are simple steps that we can all take to be safer on...

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