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2018 Jun 13

College Workshop: Beyond the FAFSA

1:00pm to 1:45pm

HUECU will host a four-part workshop series for Harvard University employees around undergraduate college planning. Join us for 45 minutes during your lunch break in Room 406, 114 Mount Auburn Street.

Part III: Learn how to complete the CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE® and other institutional form, tips to ensure a quick financial aid process and the differences between FAFSA and CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE®.

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2018 Jun 13

College Workshop: Applying for Financial Aid

12:00pm to 12:45pm

Location: 

114 Mt Auburn Street, 4th floor, Conference room 406

HUECU will host a four-part workshop series for Harvard University employees around undergraduate college planning. Join us for 45 minutes during your lunch break in Room 406, 114 Mount Auburn Street.

Part II: Learn the basics of applying for financial aid. This workshop will be co-hosted with Harvard College.

To register: Join us in-person or from your desk.
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2018 Jun 06

College Workshop: College Planning Roadmap

12:00pm to 12:45pm

Location: 

114 Mt Auburn Street, 4th floor, Conference room 406

HUECU will host a four-part workshop series for Harvard University employees around undergraduate college planning. Join us for 45 minutes during your lunch break in Room 406, 114 Mount Auburn Street.

Part I: Creating a College-Planning Roadmap. Application process? Entrance exams? Visits and tours? Costs? Not sure where to start? We’ll breakdown the college process and steps to take throughout.

To register: Join us in-person or from your desk.
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2018 Feb 21

TIAA-CREF Webinar: Tax Reform

12:00pm

Location: 

Online

This webinar will break down the new tax plan and help you understand how it may affect your financial and estate planning.

Click here to register. 

2018 Feb 14

TIAA-CREF Webinar: Demystifying Life Insurance

12:00pm

Location: 

Online

Life insurance can play a critical role in your financial plan. You can learn how much you may need, what types exist, how much you can afford and much more.

Click here to register. 

2018 Feb 13

TIAA-CREF Webinar: All about IRAs

12:00pm

Location: 

Online

You can learn the facts about IRAs, how and IRA may help you meet your retirement savings goals and how to determine which one may be right for you.

Click here to register. 

2018 Mar 29

Teotihuacan and the Making of a World City

6:00pm

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

Deborah L. Nichols, William J. Bryant 1925 Professor of Anthropology; Chair, Latin America, Latino, and Caribbean Studies, Department of Anthropology, Dartmouth College

In the first century CE, Teotihuacan became the capital of the area known today as Central Mexico. The city grew to include 100,000 people, drawing immigrants from Western Mexico, the Valley of Oaxaca, Veracruz, and the Maya region. Deborah Nichols will discuss how Teotihuacan became the largest and most influential city in Mexico and Central America; how it maintained this position for 500...

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2018 Mar 24

Amazing Archaeology Fair at Harvard

1:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Peabody Museum, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Harvard archaeologists and students will bring history alive
for families by presenting hands-on activities, sharing their research, and providing demonstrations of ancient and up-to- the-minute technologies. Join in colonial-era excavations using smartphones. Use a Google Cardboard viewer and “travel” via virtual reality with a tour guide to Egypt or Israel. Throw a handmade spear with a spear thrower (weather permitting). Talk to archaeologists about their work and their discoveries. Activities spread across both the Peabody and the Harvard Semitic Museums. Live music provided by THUD...

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2018 Mar 20

Modern Humans’ Earliest Artwork and Music

6:00pm

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

New European Discoveries

Randall White, Professor, Department of Anthropology, New York University

The earliest evidence of artwork made by modern humans, Aurignacian art, was created more than 35,000 years ago and has been found in French, German, and Romanian archaeological sites. Randall White will discuss the rich corpus of Aurignacian painting, engraving, bas-relief sculpture, musical instruments, and personal ornamentation that was studied before World War I
in southwest France, along with recent discoveries from classic Aurignacian sites....

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2018 Mar 05

Wild Diagnosis: Human Health and the Animal Kingdom

6:50pm

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

Free Public Lecture

Barbara Natterson-Horowitz, Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, and Co-Director, Evolutionary Medicine Program, UCLA; Visiting Professor, Department of Human and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University

Sudden cardiac death in kangaroos. Breast cancer in jaguars. Compulsive disorder in polar bears. All animals, including humans, are subject to a wide range of physical and psychological illnesses. Using pathological specimens from Harvard’s Museum of Comparative Zoology, Barbara Natterson-Horowitz...

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2018 Feb 18

February Vacation Week Activities

Repeats every weekday until Sun Feb 25 2018 except Sat Feb 24 2018.
11:00am to 4:00pm

11:00am to 4:00pm
11:00am to 4:00pm
11:00am to 4:00pm
11:00am to 4:00pm
11:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Semitic Museum, 6 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA

Free, fun, family activities allow visitors to explore arts from the ancient Near East. Activities change daily: make Egyptian accessories, inscribe clay tablets, or decode hieroglyphics. Drop in for five minutes--or 30--to see what is new every day.

Activities take place on the first floor of the Harvard Semitic Museum. This HMSC museum explores the rich history of cultures connected by the family of Semitic languages. Exhibitions include a full-scale replica of an ancient Israelite home, life-sized casts of famous Mesopotamian monuments, authentic mummy...

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2018 Feb 12

New Discoveries at Wadi al-Jarf

6:00pm

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street

Free Public Lecture

Located along the Egyptian coast of the Red Sea, Wadi al-Jarf is considered the oldest known harbor in the world. This exceptional 4,600-year-old site dates to the beginning of the Fourth Dynasty, the “golden age” of ancient Egypt. Gregory Marouard will discuss recent archaeological excavations at Wadi al-Jarf, including the discovery of hundreds of papyrus fragments that provide important details about the construction of the Great Pyramid at Giza and insights into the complex organization and well-structured logistics of royal...

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