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2019 Aug 22

Garden for Biodiversity

7:00pm to 8:15pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building
Even a small garden sustains innumerable critters that contribute to a thriving ecosystem. So, understanding native insect life-cycles can and should inform your gardening practices and the plants you choose to grow. Sam Jaffe, naturalist and educator, will present both the collaborative and deceitful nature of insects and plants as they’ve evolved to rely upon one another. This lecture, illustrated with Sam’s gorgeous photographs, will expand your invertebrate knowledge, appreciation, and desire to be the best garden host you can be. 

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2019 Aug 10

Fabric, Fiber & Phenology

1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

Opening Reception, Saturday, August 10, 1:00-3:00pm

Workshop with the Artist, Saturday, September 28, 1:00-3:00pm

LocationHunnewell Building Visitor Center

Steffanie Schwam brings her enhanced botanical prints on fabric and fiber to the Hunnewelll Visitor Center for a special show. Using the Arboretum as both a source and inspiration for her art, she selects plants that will print on paper or fabric that is fused to...

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Speaking Up at Harvard

July 31, 2019
In this class on August 8, we’ll identify personal and organizational obstacles that can get in the way of sharing views/opinions in an open and respectful way at work. It is designed for participants looking to raise their confidence in speaking up in a one-on-one and team meetings. Learn more. Read more about Speaking Up at Harvard
2019 Sep 19

Oral Health Trends with Harvard Dental School Benefits - Brownbag Lunch & Learn

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Good oral health can have a significant impact on your overall health. 

Join us for a special brownbag lunch & learn, hosted by the Harvard Dental School, to learn more about important trends in oral health care.

Panel:

  • German O. Gallucci, DMD, PhD.
  • Raymond J. and Elva Pomfret Nagle, Associate Professor and Chair Department of Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials Sciences
  • Aram Kim, DMD, MSCs Instructor, Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials Sciences
  • Tien Ha-Ngoc Jiang, DMD, MSCs...
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2019 Dec 19

Career Conversations for Current Harvard Staff (only)

Repeats on the third Thursday, 25 times .
2:00pm to 4:00pm

Current Harvard and administrative staff (you must have Harvard Staff ID to participate) are invited to participate in these meetings.

What can you learn by attending a Career Conversation meeting? These sessions give you the opportunity to meet one-on-one with local HR officers so you can learn more about Harvard’s schools and departments, including key initiatives and work environments, and explore your career interests, expand your professional network and strengthen future applications. You can learn more in this ...

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2019 Sep 24

Fall 2019 Negotiation and Dispute Resolution

6:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Law School Campus

The course brings together professionals, executives, graduate students, fellows, and community members in learning how to  skillfully mediate to create value and resolve disputes. Participants will emerge from the course with a toolkit of skills, approaches, and tactics to negotiate and manage disputes in any setting. Participants will also receive a signed certificate of completion from the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School.

The seminar will be held each Tuesday evening, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., September 24 – December 10, 2019 on the Harvard Law School Campus...

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2019 Aug 14

Child Care Scholarship Deadline

(All day)

Location: 

Online

Harvard offers child care scholarships, based on need, to eligible faculty, staff and postdocs that help defray the cost of child care. Scholarship awards vary from family to family and year to year, and payments are made on a reimbursement basis. Applications are accepted once per year and current recipients need to re-apply each year.

To apply to any of these programs, you must be eligible for full active benefits AND a faculty, staff member, postdoctoral fellow or member of one of Harvard’s unions and on a Harvard payroll. Note: Support staff in...

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Lynda.com is now LinkedIn Learning

July 15, 2019

LyndaCampus, the online training resource from Lynda.com that’s used at Harvard, is now LinkedIn Learning. Lynda was acquired by LinkedIn a few years ago, and this change reflects the new branding for the tool.

As a member of the Harvard community, you have unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning, an on-demand library of high-quality instructional videos covering a vast range of software, business and creative skills.... Read more about Lynda.com is now LinkedIn Learning

2019 Aug 26

School's Out Vacation Camp - August 2019

Mon Aug 26 (All day) to Fri Aug 30 (All day)

Location: 

Harvard Longwood Campus, Countway Library, Ballard Room

Harvard offers a School's Out Vacation Camp program to give parents options during the February and April public-school vacation weeks and one hard-to-cover week at the end of the summer. The program generally runs on three campuses: Cambridge, the Longwood Medical Area, and the Harvard Business School.

The program is open to the children, ages 5 to 12, grades K to 6, of benefits-eligible faculty and staff on a regular Harvard payroll.

Please note that due to space constraints, there are a limited number of spots. Once you have submitted a request for a reservation...

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2019 Aug 22

The Caterpillar Lab visits the Arnold Arboretum!

Repeats every day until Mon Aug 26 2019 .
10:00am to 5:00pm

10:00am to 5:00pm
10:00am to 5:00pm
10:00am to 5:00pm
10:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building
The Caterpillar Lab, from Keene, NH, comes to the Arnold Arboretum for 5 days of astonishing exhibits. Explore the amazing world of caterpillars on a whole new level.There will be live caterpillars, cocoons, hatched eggs, shed skins and much more. Visitors of all ages will be amazed. 

For more information and to contact us email arbweb@arnarb.harvard.edu or call 617.384.5209.

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2019 Jul 17

Information session for potential Field Study volunteers

Repeats every month on the 7 of August until Wed Aug 07 2019 .
10:00am to 11:00am

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

Two Sessions (pick one):
Wednesday July 17, 2019, 10-11am
Wednesday August 7, 2019, 10-11am

Come to an Information Session and learn about volunteering as a field study guide leading science programs for Boston Public School students.

Please call 617.384.5239 for additional information

Free, no registration required

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