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2016 Apr 07

Sci-fi Movie Night - "Fantastic Voyage"

7:30pm

Location: 

Phillips Auditorium, 60 Garden Street, Cambridge

The brilliant scientist Jan Benes (Jean Del Val) has developed a way to shrink humans, and other objects, for brief periods of time. Benes, who is working in communist Russia, is transported by the CIA to America, but is attacked en route. In order to save the scientist, who has developed a blood clot in his brain, a team of Americans in a nuclear submarine is shrunk and injected into Benes' body. They must race to fix the clot and get out before the miniaturization wears off. Cardiologist Dr. Mario Motta will grade the medical science and physics portrayed in this legendary science-...

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2016 Apr 10

The Arboretum Before it was an Arboretum

1:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

Join Arboretum docent, Brian Karlsson-Barnes, and step back in time to the early 19th century. Imagine the Arboretum before it was an Arboretum. Most of the land was treeless, cleared to grow crops and hay, graze animals, and supply firewood for Boston and nearby Third Parish of Roxbury, now Jamaica Plain. Hear how gentleman farmer, Benjamin Bussey, consolidated a number of small farms into a large estate, and how he safe-guarded and valued this land that would become the Arnold Arboretum. In case of inclement weather, contact 617.384.5209.

Free, registration requested...

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2016 Jun 09

Compliant Recruitment Training - PART II: Practices of Compliant Recruiting

9:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St, room 406

Developed jointly by HHR Recruitment Services and Harvard’s Office of the Assistant to the President (H-OAP), we are excited to announce our new Compliant Recruitment Training. Registration available in PeopleSoft.

This new interactive, and user-focused training will revisit the principles and practices of compliant recruitment. recruiters, the HR generalists and others in our HR functions who are critical to the recruitment process are encouraged to attend...

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2016 Jun 01

Compliant Recruitment Training - PART II: Practices of Compliant Recruiting

1:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St, room 406

Developed jointly by HHR Recruitment Services and Harvard’s Office of the Assistant to the President (H-OAP), we are excited to announce our new Compliant Recruitment Training. Registration available in PeopleSoft.

This new interactive, and user-focused training will revisit the principles and practices of compliant recruitment. recruiters, the HR generalists and others in our HR functions who are critical to the recruitment process are encouraged to attend...

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2016 May 24

Compliant Recruitment Training - PART II: Practices of Compliant Recruiting

9:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Pierce Hall, Room 301

Developed jointly by HHR Recruitment Services and Harvard’s Office of the Assistant to the President (H-OAP), we are excited to announce our new Compliant Recruitment Training. Registration available in PeopleSoft.

This new interactive, and user-focused training will revisit the principles and practices of compliant recruitment. recruiters, the HR generalists and others in our HR functions who are critical to the recruitment process are encouraged to attend the...

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2016 May 18

Compliant Recruitment Training -PART I: Principles

9:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Pierce Hall, Room 301

Developed jointly by HHR Recruitment Services and Harvard’s Office of the Assistant to the President (H-OAP), we are excited to announce our new Compliant Recruitment Training. Registration available in PeopleSoft.

This new, interactive, and user-focused training will revisit the principles and practices of compliant recruitment. Recruiters, the HR generalists and others in our HR functions who are critical to the recruitment process are encouraged to...

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2016 May 06

Boston Shines - Volunteer!

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

224 Western Avenue, Boston

Volunteer to participate in the City of Boston’s citywide neighborhood cleanup event in Allston and to celebrate Harvard’s 13th year of participation in this annual event.  Harvard employees will team up with colleagues from across the University, students, local Allston businesses, and neighbors by volunteering to work on cleanup projects in our neighborhood’s parks, streets, and schools. 

Activities will include raking, weeding, cleaning up brush, sweeping, painting benches and buildings, planting flowers,...

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2016 Nov 19

Exploring Science Together: The Ice Age!

10:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

Come investigate the Ice Age!  Learn together with hands-on glacier demonstrations and activities, as well as real geologic clues about New England’s icy past.   Examine the world of ice age animals by handling real fossils and exploring our collection of enormous Cenozoic Mammals. Step into the world of ice age man by creating your own Paleolithic cave art.  All activities are designed to be a fun and interactive experience for elementary age students and their families to participate in together.

Fees:  $10 members/$20 nonmembers, per person including...

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2016 Sep 17

Exploring Science Together: Owls!

10:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

Study the secretive world of owls!  Learn together with hands-on activities about bird beaks and feet and do up-close observation of real specimens from our museum collections.   Learn about the specific owl adaptations that make them the incredible nocturnal predators they are by investigating real feathers and bones!  Dig even deeper by dissecting real owl pellets to learn the identity of an owl’s midnight snack.  Listen carefully as you learn to identify owls by call. All activities are designed to be a fun and interactive experience for elementary age students...

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2016 Jul 09

Exploring Science Together: Bugs!

10:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

Take a closer look and explore the minuscule world bugs!  Learn together with hands-on activities that show you how to classify and identify these numerous and diverse creatures!  Participate in activities in our incredible Arthropods gallery.   Observe and touch real live invertebrates and even go outside and collect some of your own!  Dig in the dirt and see how invertebrates help us compost food waste into soil.  Create your own scientific equipment to continue the study of entomology at home.  All activities are designed to be a fun and interactive...

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2016 May 14

Exploring Science Together: Marine Life!

10:30am to 12:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

Dive deep into the underwater life of marine animals! Learn all about the challenges of life at sea with hands-on activities. Investigate the museum’s collections with interactive gallery explorations. See and touch living ocean animals to learn more about the amazing adaptations they have to survive their salty habitats. Create your very own ‘dive log’ to document your favorite specimens of the day and continue the learning at home. All activities are designed to be a fun and interactive experience for elementary age students and their families to participate in together.

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2016 Apr 02

High-Tech Zoology: Watching the World with Animals' Eyes

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

Presented in collaboration with Dr. Francesca Cagnacci, Sarah and Daniel Hrdy Visiting Fellow in Conservation Biology, Harvard University

Be a ‘modern’ wildlife biologist for one day! Learn real techniques used to study wildlife ecology from researchers in the field.  Venture outside and look for tracks and other clues that animals leave behind. Use state-of-the-art technologies to observe wildlife from the animal's point of view and make a map of animal movements. Discover the unusual and funny behaviors of woodland critters that you would not...

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2016 Apr 13

Mammals on the Move

6:00pm

Location: 

Northwest Building, Hall B103 52 Oxford Street

Mammals move in their environments to use resources, find shelter, escape from predators, compete, interact, and reproduce. Thanks to new technologies, scientists can now study the movement strategies of animals, which are rarely random. Based on her studies tracking large terrestrial mammals across latitudinal and altitudinal gradients in Europe, Francesca Cagnacci, 2015–2016 Sarah and Daniel Hrdy Fellow in Conservation Biology, Harvard University and Researcher, Fondazione Edmund Mach, Research and Innovation Centre, Italy, will discuss why animal movement patterns are important...

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2016 Apr 07

Health and Climate Benefits of Renewable Energy

12:30pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, FXB G-12

Planetary-Scale Primary Prevention for the 21st Century: Health and Climate Benefits of Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, and Carbon Mitigation

Join Dr. Jonathan Buonocore for this Director's Lecture Series installment.

What does the future of sustainability and human health look like? 

This spring, the Center for Health and the Global Environment will be hosting a Director's Lecture Series showcasing how its latest research is re-envisioning health and sustainability. This series will offer deep...

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2016 Mar 28

Ethics, Engineers, and Emissions: A multifaceted look at the VW incident

7:30pm to 9:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Law School's Langdell South, Room 272, Kirkland and Ellis Hall

Both Harvard's Center for Research on Computation and Society and Harvard's Institute for Applied Computational Science are excited to announce that we will be hosting a panel titled, "Ethics, Engineers, and Emissions: A multifaceted look at the VW incident."  

Register ...

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