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2018 Mar 24

Returning the Gift: How do we reciprocate the gifts of the plants?

9:30am to 12:30pm

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Hunnewell Building
Robin Wall Kimmerer , PhD, Distinguished Teaching Professor and Director, Center for Native Peoples and the Environment

This workshop with Robin Wall Kimmerer, indigenous plant scientist and distinguished teacher, engages participants in exploring the material and cultural gifts of the plants, from ecosystem services, to food, medicine and lessons on how we might live. Through guided observations, readings, and writing, together we will explore how we might reciprocate those gifts, with gifts of our own....

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2018 Feb 24

Feb Fest MIT Museum: Citizen Science Fair

1:00pm to 4:00pm

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MIT Museum

Join the MIT Museum for Feb Fest, an annual celebration during February school vacation, with daily hands-on activities, workshops, and more. Inspired by their exhibition Big Bang Data, this year’s theme is big data. See all Feb Fest events, February 19–24, 2018.

On February 24, 1:00 - 4:00 pm, visit the Citizen Science Fair
Learn about “citizen science,” research projects that enlist the public’s participation in data...

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2018 Mar 20

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Overview for Managers

2:00pm to 3:00pm

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Online

Harvard's Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offers immediate, free, confidential help for all Harvard employees and their household members. You can reach the EAP any day, at any time for personal or work-related concerns about yourself, family, friends or coworkers at 877-EAP-HARV (877-327-4278). Explore this section for specific ways in which the EAP can help. You can also visit the EAP ...

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2018 Feb 21

Harvard on the Move! - Run

Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed May 23 2018 .
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Longwood Medical Area

Weekly group walks and runs offer fitness and the opportunity to meet others in the community. For all Longwood events, we will meet outside on the pathway in the Harvard Medical School quad, near Longwood Avenue, in between the two white marble benches. 

Click here to learn more.

2018 Feb 21

Harvard on the Move! - Run

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Malkin Athletic Center, 39 Holyoke Street

Weekly group walks and runs offer fitness and the opportunity to meet others in the community.

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2018 Feb 26

Harvard on the Move! - Walk

Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue May 22 2018 .
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Harvard Yard - John Harvard Statue
Looking to get out and be active with Spring coming? Meet at the John Harvard statue at 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday to participate in Harvard on the Move! This weekly group walks and runs offer fitness, support and the opportunity to meet others in the community.

Mindfulness and Compassion

February 21, 2018
Workshop on March 1 explores compassion as it is regarded in the mindfulness tradition: as a “quivering of the heart in the face of suffering,” and covers how this prepares us to support ourselves and those around us. Open to benefits-eligible faculty and staff, these programs are designed to bring the benefits of mindfulness to all corners of the University. Learn more here. Read more about Mindfulness and Compassion
2018 Apr 01

Just Food? Forum on Labor Across the Food System

8:00am to 5:00pm

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Austin Hall, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts

This year’s Just Food? Conference will focus on labor in the food system, exploring the issues most relevant to those who grow, harvest, prepare, and serve our food. Participants will learn from a diverse group of food system workers, advocates, scholars, practitioners and other authorities, who will speak about their work on topics including agricultural worker rights, worker compensation in the restaurant industry, regulatory responses, and alternative ownership and operating models.

Through the conference, we hope to shift attention toward a critical, but often overlooked,...

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The White Card at Emerson Theatre

February 14, 2018
In this stunning world premiere, The White Card unfolds a meticulously crafted story, raising uncomfortable questions about what — and who — are on display. Performances run from Feb 24th through April 1st. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets. 

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2018 Feb 27

Arboretum Volunteer Open House

5:00pm to 6:30pm

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Hunnewell Building

Do you love the Arboretum? Are you looking for a way to get involved? Come to an informal meet-and-greet and learn about our volunteer opportunities.  Representatives from our volunteer groups will be available to share their experiences and answer your questions.

We are actively seeking Field Study Guides, Interpreters and Tree Spotters for spring training dates.

Please call 617.384.5209 for additional information

Free, no registration required

2018 Feb 17

Time to take on the Gypsy Moths!

10:00am to 1:00pm

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Mary M. B. Wakefield Charitable Trust, Milton, MA

The Gypsy Moths are Coming! Learn how to identify and destroy this invasive pest before it does serious damage to your backyard and neighborhood! The Gypsy moth, an invasive pest, is making a comeback in New England. Introduced to the United States in 1869, the gypsy moth population explodes to very high numbers approximately every 10 years. During these outbreaks, the caterpillars strip trees of their leaves, defoliating neighborhoods or even entire forests in late June. While most healthy trees can survive a single defoliation, successive infestations can kill trees, especially those...

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2018 Feb 28

Gallery Talk: A Worshipper from Ancient Cyprus

12:30pm to 1:00pm

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Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Susanne Ebbinghaus, the George M.A. Hanfmann Curator of Ancient Art and head of the Division of Asian and Mediterranean Art, will give today’s gallery talk.

Free with museums admission. This talk is limited to 15 people and tickets are required. Ten minutes before the talk, tickets will become available at the admissions desk.

Please meet in the Calderwood Courtyard, in front of the digital screens between the shop and the admissions desk. Museums staff will be on hand to collect tickets.

Gallery talks are offered by curators, conservators, fellows, and...

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2018 Feb 24

Materials Lab Workshop: Direct Animation & Cameraless Filmmaking

1:00pm to 4:00pm

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Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Amid the devastation following World War II, German artists and filmmakers engaged in technical experimentation that drew upon multiple media as they sought to redefine the nature of artistic practice and its relationship to national identity. Among these experimental forms was cameraless animation, a method of abstract filmmaking that involves the direct manipulation of film through scratching, puncturing, painting, and chemical alteration of emulsion. A short animation by Ernst Wilhelm Nay, an artist featured in our special exhibition ...

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2018 Feb 24

Gallery Talk: Activation of Moholy-Nagy’s Light Prop for an Electric Stage

10:30am to 11:00am

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Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Melissa Venator, the Stefan Engelhorn Curatorial Fellow in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, will give today’s gallery talk.

Free with museums admission. This talk is limited to 15 people and tickets are required. Ten minutes before the talk, tickets will become available at the admissions desk.

Please meet in the Calderwood Courtyard, in front of the digital screens between the shop and the admissions desk. Museums staff will be on hand to collect tickets.

Gallery talks are offered by curators, conservators, fellows, and other museums staff; they focus on...

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