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2020 Aug 11

Book Talk: A’Lelia Bundles

4:00pm to 5:15pm

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A’Lelia Bundles will read from her book "Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker" (originally titled "On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C.J. Walker" [Scribner, 2001]) and join Radcliffe Institute Dean Tomiko Brown-Nagin for a discussion followed by an audience Q&A.

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2020 Oct 07

Email Management

10:00am to 11:30am

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Online

This workshop, by the Harvard University Archives, will introduce methods for gaining control of email and managing it according to Harvard records policies as well as provide tips on how to organize your email.

Who should attend: All employees who want to effectively manage their email.

What you will learn

  • Methods of controlling email
  • The application of the General Records Schedule to email
  • Examples of types of emails with their...
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2020 Sep 30

Out of Sight: Off-site Records Storage

10:00am to 11:30am

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Online

Objective: This workshop, by the Harvard University Archives, will present the step-by-step process of sending records to off-site storage at the Records Center. We cover everything from how to assemble and pack a box to how to complete the deposit paperwork.

Length: 1 ½ hours

Who should attend: Employees who have not yet sent records to storage as well as anyone in charge of packing and depositing boxes who would like a refresher course.

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2020 Sep 23

Trash or Treasure: Guidance on Retaining Office Records

10:00am to 11:30am

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Online

Objective: Have you ever wondered, "How long do I need to keep my office records? Can I throw them away when I am done with them?" This workshop provides tools and advice to help you determine how long to keep your records and what to do when you no longer need to hold onto them. Whether you feel like you’re drowning in information or you're concerned that you're keeping records too long or not long enough, this workshop is for you.

Length: 1 ½ hours

Who should attend: All employees who want to...

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2020 Aug 05

Young Elected Leaders Panel

8:00pm

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Online

People often wonder why Harvard Forward advocates for climate justice and inclusive governance. We believe they go hand in hand.

This panel discussion will feature three young Harvard alumni who currently hold office or are running for office discussing why having young people involved in governance is important, especially when it comes to issues like climate change.

Speakers:

Jayson Toweh, HSPH '19 (Harvard Forward Candidate)

Chloe Maxmin, College '15 (Maine State Representative, Candidate for State Senate)

Edgar González, College...

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2020 Aug 05

HGSE's Education Now: Practicing Antiracism in your School

3:00pm to 3:30pm

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Online

The disparities that students face today, magnified during the COVID-19 outbreak, are rooted in systemic racism that has been ingrained in education for generations. But even as we reevaluate the system, we must also recognize the critical impact of individual educators who are

committed to the fight against racism and injustice. Educators — people — can help change and improve the system, so that it supports and nurtures all young people.

During this conversation, we will identify how educators can act to confront racism and white supremacy in their everyday roles...

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2020 Aug 04

Book Talk: Gish Jen

4:00pm to 5:15pm

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Gish Jen will read from her new book "The Resisters" (Knopf, 2020) and engage in discussion with Margot Livesey, a professor of fiction at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and the author of eight novels, including, most recently, "Mercury" (Harper, 2016). The event will be followed by an audience Q&A.

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2020 Aug 19

Bike Advocacy 101

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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These days, many folks are finding a newfound appreciation for bicycling as they are heading out on the paths and trails for recreation, fitness, and fun. But with all the new riders, we're also seeing new bike lanes and pathway connections, shared-streets in neighborhoods and businesses districts, expanded bicycle share options, and even new types of bikes! Join us as we talk about the current status of some of the major breakthroughs happening in bicycling advocacy, from the grassroots movements to the State House, that impact better bicycling locally and throughout the region. Come...

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2020 Aug 19

Security Insiders Summer 2020 Book Group: The Cuckoo’s Egg

12:00pm to 12:50pm

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This summer, we’ll explore the impact of cyber activities on society, culture, and history by reading four books that will inform, entertain, and perhaps inspire us. Join us for one or more mid-day book discussions facilitated by info security team members and offer your insights on these engrossing choices:

The Cuckoo’s Egg, by Cliff Stoll

An astronomer by training and a computer expert by accident, Cliff Stoll’s story of how a 75 cent billing discrepancy led him on a hunt for an international spy network.

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2020 Aug 18

Security Insiders Summer 2020 Book Group: Algorithms of Oppression

12:00pm to 12:50pm

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Online

This summer, we’ll explore the impact of cyber activities on society, culture, and history by reading four books that will inform, entertain, and perhaps inspire us. Join us for one or more mid-day book discussions facilitated by info security team members and offer your insights on these engrossing choices:

Algorithms of Oppression, by Safiya Umoja Noble

A revealing look at how negative biases against women of color are embedded in search engine results and algorithms.

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2020 Aug 20

Security Insiders Summer 2020 Book Group:The Florentine Deception

12:00pm to 12:50pm

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Online

This summer, we’ll explore the impact of cyber activities on society, culture, and history by reading four books that will inform, entertain, and perhaps inspire us. Join us for one or more mid-day book discussions facilitated by info security team members and offer your insights on these engrossing choices:

The Florentine Deception, by Carey Nachenberg

In this action-packed techno-thriller, a routine computer cleanup sets off an electrifying quest for an enigmatic—and deadly—treasure.

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2020 Aug 17

Security Insiders Summer 2020 Book Group: Code Girls

12:00pm to 12:50pm

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This summer, we’ll explore the impact of cyber activities on society, culture, and history by reading four books that will inform, entertain, and perhaps inspire us. Join us for one or more mid-day book discussions facilitated by info security team members and offer your insights on these engrossing choices:

Code Girls by Liza Mundy

The award-winning New York Times bestseller about the American women who secretly served as codebreakers during World War II--a "prodigiously researched and engrossing" (New York Times) book that "shines a light on a hidden...

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2020 Aug 11

Ask Us Anything About Cyber Security

12:00pm to 12:50pm

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Our work environment may have changed, but cyber security risks and challenges remain the same. We seem to have more to worry about now. Are you concerned about recent phishing campaigns designed to prey on our COVID-19 worries? How about the security of your Zoom meetings? Maybe the return to work that has you worried. What security protections will be provided for your health information as you return to the office or classroom?

In the spirit of easing your concerns in a friendly and approachable way, our Cyber Security panelists will answer your questions and provide...

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