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2017 Sep 27

Fall Opening Celebration — The Philosophy Chamber: Art and Science in Harvard’s Teaching Cabinet, 1766–1820

5:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Contemporary artist Simon Starling will discuss his own practice, which stands at the intersection of art, science, and technology, in light of the range of objects, voices, and ideas that animated Harvard’s 18th-century Philosophy Chamber, the subject of this fall’s special exhibition, The Philosophy Chamber: Art and Science in Harvard’s Teaching Cabinet, 1766–1820.

Following his presentation, Starling will be joined...

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Ethics and Accountability

September 13, 2017

This workshop on Sept 21 explores fiduciary responsibility and internal controls. Participants will gain a clear understanding of roles and responsibilities in protecting the University's resources while promoting an environment consistent with the University's values and objectives. Find class information here.

2017 Nov 01

Promoting Parks as a Resource for Health

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

HSPH, FXB Building, G-13

Captain Sara Newman, Director, Office of Public Health for the National Park Service will present as part of our lunch-time Sustainability Leadership Series.

Lunch provided.

About the Sustainability Leadership Series:
This fall, the Center for Health and the Global Environment in partnership with the Harvard Office for Sustainability will be hosting a 4-part Sustainability for Health Leadership Series. Beginning on October 11, and running through November 1, this speaker series will introduce attendees to pressing issues and opportunities faced...

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2017 Oct 13

4th Annual Harvard-UCLA Food Law and Policy Conference

8:00am to 6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Law School, WCC 2019 Milstein West AB

The Food Law Lab at Harvard Law School and the Resnick Program for Food Law and Policy at UCLA School of Law invite you to the 4th Annual Harvard-UCLA Food Law and Policy Conference, which this year will address food sector innovation and the law.

Innovation is rapidly shifting the landscape of food production and consumption in the United States and globally. Innovation covers a broad range of activity within the food sector. Technological advances have led to a range of new products—for example, plant-based meat and dairy, edible insects, GM foods, and cultured meat, among...

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2017 Oct 12

Social Justice and the New Food Activism

4:15pm

Location: 

Knafel Center, Radcliffe 10 Garden Street Cambridge, MA 02138

The alternative food movement has been tremendously successful at raising awareness of many of the public health and ecological consequences of the conventional food system. Yet, as many (friendly) critics have noted, market-based alternatives have done very little to undermine industrially produced food; nor have they resonated much with poor people and communities of color. In the last decade or so, a new food activism has emerged, one that is more contentious, more collective, and more inclusive.

In this talk, Julie Guthman will discuss the origins and development of the...

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2017 Sep 28

Climate Change, Migration and Health Symposium

8:30am to 12:30pm

Location: 

Radcliffe Gymnasium 10 Garden Street Cambridge, MA 02138

Climate-induced migration will be a central feature of the 21st century, with grave consequences for global health. The crisis in Syria was precipitated by a 1,000 year drought; we should expect more such crises in the years to come.

The Harvard Global Health Institute will host a symposium on Climate Change, Migration and HealthDr. Jennifer Leaning, Director of the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, will deliver the keynote address. Expert panels will address the humanitarian response to climate-induced migration, the...

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2017 Sep 20

Harvard Longwood Bike Fair

11:30am to 1:30pm

Location: 

HMS Quad Promenade

The annual Bike Fair returns to Harvard’s Longwood Campus on Wednesday, September 21. Join us on the Harvard Medical School Quad Promenade from 11:30-1:30 and bring your bike! The day includes:

  • Free basic tune-ups and giveaways
  • Mini classes on maintenance, safety, and bus bike racks
  • Bike vendors and info for area cyclists

Cick here to learn more. 

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2017 Sep 14

From the Ashes: Film screening and discussion

5:00pm

Location: 

Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South 1730 Cambridge Street Cambridge, MA 02138

The Harvard University Center for the Environment and the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard Kennedy School invite you to a special screening of From the Ashes, a new documentary about the true cost of coal from director Michael Bonfiglio. Presented by National Geographic, the film is a compelling and often heartbreaking look about what’s at stake for our economy, health, and climate. Discussion to follow featuring: 

DANIEL SCHRAG
Sturgis Hooper Professor of Geology; Professor of Environmental Science and Engineering;...

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2017 Nov 02

Harvard University Housing Webinar - Home Selling

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Online

Selling a home - Topics include:

  • How do I price my home to be competitive?
  • What happens if the buyer’s loan is not approved by the lender?
  • What technologies are available to expose my property to potential buyers?

Click here to register. 

2017 Sep 28

Harvard University Housing Webinar - Investment Property/Second Home

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Online

Investment Property/Second Home Seminar – Topics include:

  • Pros and cons of investing in a multi-family property
  • Pros and cons of being a landlord
  • What qualifies as a second home?
  • Examples of tax savings
  • How to determine the best real estate investment for you?

Click here to register. 

2017 Oct 24

Harvard University Housing Webinar - Home Buying

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Online

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?

Click here to register. 

2017 Nov 08

Harvard University Housing Seminar - Home Buying

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

HARVARD LONGWOOD CAMPUS Countway Library, Ballard Room Boston

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?

Click here to register. 

2017 Oct 12

Harvard University Housing Seminar - Home Buying

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center (formerly Holyoke Center) 1350 Mass Ave., Room 869

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?

Click here to register. 

2017 Sep 20

Harvard University Housing Seminar - Home Buying

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

HARVARD LONGWOOD CAMPUS Countway Library, Ballard Room Boston

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?

Click here to register. 

2017 Sep 13

Harvard University Housing Seminar - Home Buying

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center (formerly Holyoke Center) 1350 Mass Ave., Room 869

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

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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