Wellbeing

2021 Jun 16

TIAA-CREF Webinar - An Introduction to Alternative Investments: Real Estate

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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During times of market and other crises, we believe that having real estate as part of your portfolio can help provide three critically important investment attributes: liquidity, low leverage, and diversification. This presentation will discuss the reasons to consider investing in private real estate and provide an overview of the real estate market and its outlook for the future.

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2021 May 12

The Debt Free Journey

1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Have you ever explored debt repayment options online or seen a commercial about getting out of debt? Trying to get out of debt can feel overwhelming, and it can be even more challenging to choose the best approach to take. We will discuss some of the options available to get out of debt, identify some key differences, and weigh the pros and cons of each. How do you know which is right for you? Join GreenPath Financial Wellness to learn how to advocate for yourself on your journey to becoming debt free.

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2021 Apr 28

Money Moves: Eight Steps to a Brighter Financial Future

1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Ever wonder the steps to take for a brighter financial future? Join an informative webinar to understand the eight financial steps to jumpstart your financial health and wellness - today and into the future. In this webinar you’ll learn how to get your financial life organized, understand your spending, and create small habits that will lead to long-lasting results.

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2021 Apr 22

HSPH & HKS: The Decisive Decade for Climate Action

6:00pm to 7:00pm

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Join Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (HSPH) and Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) on Thursday April 22 at 6 pm EDT for a conversation with Christiana Figueres, lead negotiator of the Paris Climate Agreement at the Harvard Kennedy School Robert S. McNamara Lecture on War and Peace, about writing the next chapter of the survival of our species in real-time.

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2021 Apr 22

DCE 2nd Annual Global Online Earth Day Celebration and Poetry Contest

10:00am

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Join the Harvard Division of Continuing Education (DCE) for a momentous global on-line celebration of the 51st Anniversary of Earth Day on Thursday, April 22 at 10 am EDT. 

 The following guests will share their inspirational words on how education catalyzes positive change:

  • Dr. Nancy Coleman, Dean of the Harvard Division of Continuing Education and University Extension
  • Professor Julio Lumbreras, Vice-Rector for Academic...
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2021 Apr 20

HCES Designing Out Waste in the Circular Economy / Consumer Electronics

2:00pm

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In this HCES session, speakers from opposite ends of the supply chain will discuss the technology, policies and market drivers that are required to design out waste within the industry. From sustainable material development to sustainable smartphones and electronic recycling, learn about how companies are rethinking the design of electronics for a circular economy.

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2021 Apr 09

Center for Ethics & ODIB Civil Disagreement Series: Responding to the Climate Change Crisis

3:00pm to 4:30pm

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The Civil Disagreement Series is sponsored by the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, in collaboration with Harvard University's Office of Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging. These moderated conversations bring together policy and subject experts from different political viewpoints to discuss a current-events topic. The goal is to hold conversations that people may feel they can't otherwise have, and model...

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2021 Apr 09

HDS #ClothesArentTrash

11:00am to 11:30am

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Clothing is the fastest-growing category of trash. Learn what HELPSY is doing in Boston and beyond, and what we can all do to keep clothes out of the trash.

Dan Green was an economist, analyst, and portfolio manager before co-Founding HELPSY. HELPSY is the change that Dan is seeking to make in the world. Dan holds a Carnegie Mellon MBA and a BA (HH) from Swarthmore College.

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2021 Apr 08

Student Climate Conference at Harvard Climate Action in Biden's First 100 days

8:00pm

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As we approach both Biden's first 100 days in office and Earth Day 2021, speakers from the Sunrise Movement, the NAACP, the Biden administration, and Los Angeles Times climate journalist, Rosanna Xia, will discuss climate change, climate justice, and our immediate path forward under the Biden administration.

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2021 Apr 15

Glass Flowers Tours – The Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants

6:00pm

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Join us for a virtual tour of the famous Glass Flowers! This docent-led tour will delve into the history, artistry, and significance of the collection and give participants the opportunity to explore the gallery online. These interactive tours are approximately one-hour in length, and offer time for Q&A with your tour guide.

The fee is $8 members/$10 nonmembers per registration. Tickets are non-refundable.

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2021 Apr 14

Body Builders: How Animals Regenerate New Parts

6:00pm to 7:00pm

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Regeneration is a remarkable phenomenon in which an animal can regrow parts of its body that are lost or damaged by injury. Humans, for example, can repair some organs, but some animals can rebuild their entire bodies from small pieces of tissue. How do these animals accomplish this feat? And why is it that humans cannot regenerate as well as these animals can? Studies of how regeneration works at the molecular and cellular level are beginning to answer the first question. To answer the second question, we have to understand how regeneration has evolved. Mansi Srivastava will highlight...

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