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2020 May 08

HUECU Webinar - Increase Your Cash Flow During The Pandemic

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Learn options to increase your cash flow during these times while planning for the future. We will discuss ways to minimize expenses, restructure debt, and loan options available to help cover financial gaps. Webinar is open to all Harvard University and affiliated communities. HUECU membership is not required.

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2020 May 01

HUECU Webinar - Maximizing HUECU Benefits During The Pandemic

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Online

HUECU’s Senior Team will share how we can help you during this time of uncertainty. The housing market and rates, state of banking, and loan refinancing will be discussed. Participants may submit questions before and during the event. Webinar is open to all Harvard University and affiliated communities. HUECU membership is not required.

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2020 Apr 30

Love in the Time of COVID: LDRs & Maintaining Connection - OSAPR Lunch & Learn

2:00pm to 3:30pm

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Online

For some, social distancing hasn’t shifted how their relationship works. Others, especially college students, might be in their first LDR. Long-Distance relationships can be hard to manage. Join OSAPR & Friends to discuss ways you can maintain the connection with your far-flung partners (and friends).

Bring a lunch and learn how to support survivors of intimate harm, talk about consent, and navigate relationships from a distance.

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2020 Apr 30

Pandemonium: Globalization and the Pandemic

12:30pm to 1:30pm

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Our era of globalization has been facing a profound crisis of legitimacy in the developed world for more than a decade. How will the pandemic affect globalization? Will it strengthen it? Weaken it? Or transform it altogether? In this session Rawi Abdelal will share his reflections on what has happened so far and what might happen next. Please bring your thoughts, reflections, and most difficult questions!

Speaker(s):

Rawi Abdelal, Herbert F. Johnson Professor of International Management, Harvard Business School; Director of the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian...

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2020 Apr 29

Challenges in Digital Technology Then and Now: A Conversation with Jonathan Zittrain and Microsoft President Brad Smith

1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Governments and publics are increasingly asking that tech companies work to address the challenges and adapt to the changes technology has unleashed, from digital security to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. At the core of these new expectations is the sense that world-changing technologies must be governed in accordance with a broad ethic of responsibility – to individual users and to society at large.

In this conversation, Jonathan Zittrain will be joined by Microsoft President Brad Smith to discuss how big tech might rise to these new challenges and opportunities....

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2020 Apr 27

The IMF and COVID-19: What’s Next?

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Online

Please join the Economic Diplomacy Initiative for a conversation with Martin Mühleisen on the International Monetary Fund’s response to COVID-19 and the key decisions and challenges ahead.

The COVID-19 pandemic has unleashed an economic crisis unprecedented both in scope and uncertainty about its severity and length. Global GDP is projected to fall by 3% in 2020, hitting advanced and emerging economies alike. After receiving over 90 emergency financing requests and expressions of interest in early April, the IMF has recently increased its emergency financing facilities to...

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2020 Apr 28

Health, Inequity, and COVID-19

4:00pm to 5:15pm

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International experience in recent months has powerfully illustrated that the COVID-19 virus has particularly harmful and disproportionate effects on already vulnerable populations. This webinar will examine inequity and public health in the time of COVID-19, exploring how the virus encounters existing inequalities, replicates these inequalities, and, in many cases, amplifies them.

Participants:

- Mary T. Bassett '74, director of the François-Xavier Bagnoud (FXB) Center for Health and Human Rights and FXB Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights, Harvard...

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2020 Apr 24

What Is the Cost of Lies? A Discussion with HBO Chernobyl Writer and Creator Craig Mazin

2:30pm to 3:00pm

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Join us live on YouTube as Mazin and Plokhii discuss the award-winning miniseries, the events of the Chornobyl/Chernobyl disaster, historical fact and artistic representation, and the relevance of Chernobyl today.

Speaker(s):

Craig Mazin, Creator of Chernobyl

Serhii Plokhii, Director, Ukrainian Research Institute; Professor of Ukrainian History, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, Davis Center; Author, Chernobyl: The History of a Nuclear Catastrophe

Co-sponsored by the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Energy Project, and the...

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2020 Apr 22

Leading Yourself In Crisis with Nancy Koehn

7:00pm to 8:00pm

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The Covid19 crisis and the resulting economic devastation are the defining events of our lifetimes. How can you grow, lead, and learn in the crucible of this astounding moment? What lessons can we learn about leadership in times of widespread turbulence, and during this crisis? This session will explore how real leaders are made in crisis and specifically, what you can do to access this power within, so that you can lead courageously going forward.

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2020 Apr 22

The Future of Food: Helping the World One Bite at a time

4:00pm to 5:30pm

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Harvard Business School Sustainability team commemorates the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day 2020 with a series of Earth Fest events and activities.

Join us for this virtual Earth Day panel, moderated by Natalie Kindred, HBS Senior Researcher and Manager for the Agribusiness Program. Hear from Philip Behn, CEO of Imperfect Foods and Rebekah Moses, Head of Impact Strategy from Impossible Foods, as they discuss how their organizations are approaching environmental challenges such as food waste and climate change along with their thoughts on the future of the industry and...

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2020 Apr 21

Data Overload: Data, Journalism, & COVID-19

12:00pm to 1:15pm

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Please join the Berkman Klein Center for a conversation about data, journalism, & COVID-19. As people turn to news outlets for information, journalists -- and data journalists in particular -- are under pressure to make sense of droves of complicated information.

Data Overload will discuss the challenges journalists face obtaining, analyzing, and explaining data about the current pandemic.

Todd Wallack, a Berkman Klein-Nieman Fellow and data journalist at the Boston Globe, will be joined by Caroline Chen, who covers health care for ProPublica, and Armand...

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