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2018 Apr 04

Deciphering Rome

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Rome assumed its modern form in the 16th and 17th centuries, during the Renaissance and the Baroque period. Though the street network of Old Rome can be confusing to first-time visitors, it makes sense when considered in light of its connection to the dynastic ambitions of successive popes, from Julius II (the pope of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel ceiling) to Alexander VII (Bernini’s pope par excellence).

In this lecture, Joseph Connors, professor of the history of art and architecture at Harvard, will explore the shaping of Rome through the creation of targeted...

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2018 Apr 07

Spring Home Buying Forum

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Radcliffe Yard, Knafel Center Gym, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Buying a home is one of the biggest financial decisions you’ll make in your lifetime. Kick your fears of the home buying process to the curb and spend the morning of April 7 with the Harvard University Employees Credit Union and other home buying experts. In the Credit Union’s biggest home buying event of the year, you'll learn about the home buying and financing process and gain the confidence you need to navigate the Boston metro market.

We'll cover topics like the mortgage process, down payment, approval, home inspection, closing and more.

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2018 May 31

10% Happier (Three Week Course)

11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

This multi-session course will provide participants with the opportunity to learn about mindfulness and build their own personal practices using a combination of live and app-based supports.

The app is 10% Happier, a best-in-class program hosted by best-selling author, ABC news personality, and self-described “fidgety skeptic” Dan Harris, alongside Joseph Goldstein, one of the most renowned meditation teachers in the world. Live instruction is provided by teachers from Harvard Pilgrim’s Mind the Moment mindfulness program, which has been training individuals to incorporate...

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2018 Jun 26

HUECU Workshop: Student Loan Repayment & Refinancing

12:30pm to 1:15pm

Location: 

Mallinckrodt Chemistry Building, Pfizer Hall (12 Oxford St)

Student loans can be tricky! We’ll discuss federal and private student loans, repayment options, loan forgiveness and refinancing options.

Click here to learn more and register.

2018 Jun 25

HUECU Workshop: Student Loan Repayment & Refinancing

12:15pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Medical School, Countway Library, Minot Room 506 (10 Shattuck St)

Student loans can be tricky! We’ll discuss federal and private student loans, repayment options, loan forgiveness and refinancing options.

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2018 Apr 25

HUECU Workshop: Preparing to Retire

12:15pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Graduate School of Education, Larsen G08 (14 Appian Way)

We’ll tackle when, how and how much to save for retirement. We’ll go through the benefits of compounding interest, important saving vehicles and tips to increase your savings.

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2018 Apr 24

HUECU Workshop: Preparing to Retire

12:15pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Medical School TMEC, Room 250 (260 Longwood Ave)

We’ll tackle when, how and how much to save for retirement. We’ll go through the benefits of compounding interest, important saving vehicles and tips to increase your savings.

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2018 Apr 04

HUECU Workshop: Basics of Retirement

12:15pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Graduate School of Education, Larsen G08 (14 Appian Way)

We’ll tackle when, how and how much to save for retirement. We’ll go through the benefits of compounding interest, important saving vehicles and tips to increase your savings.

Click here to learn more and register.

2018 Apr 18

Solar Panels for Homeowners HUECU Workshop

5:30pm

Location: 

HUECU - 104 Mt Auburn Street, 4th floor

Owning a solar energy system can provide many benefits for years to come. Not only can you save money on your monthly bills, but you'll also be adding to the value of your home. This one-hour workshop is ideal for any homeowner interested in adding a solar energy system to your home. You'll learn about the benefits from purchasing a solar panel system, the ordering and installation process and about your finances options.

This workshop will be presented in partnership with NRGTree. 

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2018 Apr 25

HUECU Greenpath Webinar: ¡Crédito! (Presented in Spanish)

12:00pm

Location: 

Online
¡Participe para aprender los conceptos básicos del crédito y cómo ser un experto y enseñárselos a otros! Sus padres, hijos, vecinos o su comunidad. Podrá aprender algunos elementos simples que podrían cambiar las vidas de sus seres queridos. Registrar aquí.
2018 Apr 11

HUECU Greenpath Webinar: 10 Ways to Save

12:00pm

Location: 

Online

Looking for ways to save money has always been important. During this webinar, you will learn 10 quick and easy ways to save you hundreds, or maybe even thousands of dollars, over the course of a year! Click here to register.

2018 Apr 20

Harvard Celebrates Earth Day

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Science Center Plaza

Celebrate Earth Day at Harvard’s Sustainability Fair on the Science Center Plaza!

Explore how the University and our community partners can help green your scene while enjoying activities such as a Freecycle, compost tea demonstration, games, live music, samplings, and giveaways.

We’ll also have secure and safe electronics recycling on site, so bring your old laptops and phones. You can also learn more about food and food systems, health and wellness, sustainable transportation options, organic landscaping and gardening, green cleaning, recycling, and more!

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2018 Apr 23

The Floral Archive: Climate, Empire, and the Problem of Scale

6:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center, Room 133

Among all the sophisticated new tools introduced in the nineteenth century for scaling the climate—for understanding the weather of the here-and-now in relation to large-scale, long-term processes—none proved quite as effective as nature’s own climatic indicators: plants. The achievement of botanist Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1831-1898) was to grasp that radical climatic shifts might be a part of the Earth’s future as well as its past, and to offer his contemporaries, scientist and non-scientist alike, the tools to imagine how familiar living things might react to a more or less radical...

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2018 Apr 19

HDS Freecycle

10:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Divinity School, Rock Hall 115

Stop by the HDS freecycle at 10 am-4 pm in Rock Hall 115. Bring stuff. Take stuff. Save the planet.

Bring your broken items that need fixing to the Repair Fair in Rock Lounge from 11:30 am-1:30 pm. 

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