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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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2017 Sep 20

Harvard Neighbors Open House and Kick Off Party

5:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Cafe, 1737 Cambridge Street
Are you interested in meeting new people at Harvard? You're invited to join Harvard Neighbors on Wednesday, September 20, 5:30–7:30 p.m. in the Cambridge Queen’s Head Pub for our Open House/Kick Off meeting. The Open House is a wonderful opportunity to meet Harvard colleagues and learn more about Harvard Neighbors, a volunteer and social organization with over 100 years of Harvard history. Refreshments will be served – Hearty Fall Fare - and the first drink is on us!
2017 Sep 05

The Yoga of Awakening

11:30am to 2:30pm

Location: 

Tercentenary Theatre

Internationally celebrated yoga teacher and activist Seane Corn will lead a unique vinyasa flow master class she titles "The Yoga of Awakening," followed by an informal conversation. The class is for all levels and will be held outdoors in the grass at Tercentenary Theatre (in front of the Memorial Church).

- 11:30am-12pm: Participants arrive

- 12-1:30pm: The Yoga of Awakening (class is 90 minutes, but participants may leave early if necessary; if departing early, please place yourself...

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2017 Sep 26

Tales of the Moche Kings and Queens: Elite Burials from the North Coast of Peru

6:00pm

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Free Public Lecture

Jeffrey Quilter, William and Muriel Seabury Howells Director of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology; Senior Lecturer on Anthropology, Harvard University 

This year marks the thirtieth anniversary of the discovery of the Lord of Sipán, one of the most spectacular gold tombs found in the Americas and the first of many elite tombs found in northern Peru. The remains of these burial sites provide a treasure trove of information about ancient Moche art, technology, and beliefs. Jeffrey Quilter will share...

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2017 Sep 18

Two Ways of Knowing: Creating Ancient Maya History through Inscriptions and Archaeology

6:00pm

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

2017 Tatiana Proskouriakoff Lecture and Reception 
Free and open to the public

Simon Martin, Associate Curator and Keeper of Collections, American Section, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 

Scholars have made signifcant advances in the interpretation of ancient Maya hieroglyphs in the past forty years. The deep understanding of these inscriptions makes the study of the ancient Maya as complex and layered as that of Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Greek, or Roman civilizations—each of which...

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