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2016 May 11

Fidelity One-on-One Appointments

8:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Medical School, TMEC 204

You can set up a one-on-one meeting on campus with a representative from Fidelity Investments, TIAA-CREF or Vanguard to discuss your retirement savings and investment choices – whether you are just starting out, wondering if your asset allocation is still right for your age, or thinking about retiring in the next few years.

This meeting day is with Fidelity. To schedule an appointment, go to www.fidelity.com/atwork/reservations or call 1-800-642-7231.

2016 Apr 26

Fidelity One-on-One Appointments

8:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Business School, Spangler 271

You can set up a one-on-one meeting on campus with a representative from Fidelity Investments, TIAA-CREF or Vanguard to discuss your retirement savings and investment choices – whether you are just starting out, wondering if your asset allocation is still right for your age, or thinking about retiring in the next few years.

This meeting day is with Fidelity. To schedule an appointment, go to www.fidelity.com/atwork/reservations or call 1-800-642-7231.

2016 Apr 21

Foodbetter Harvard

(All day)

Location: 

Plaza by the Harvard Science Center

Foodbetter Harvard on April 21 and 22 at the Plaza in front of the Science Center is a celebration of how food shapes our lives and world. Open to the whole University, most activities are free, including presentations, cooking demonstrations and an Innovation & Sustainability fair. There will be a ticketed faculty and staff reception with small bites and tastings on Thursday, April 21...

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2016 Apr 19

Conflict Management in the Workplace

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Online

Conflict is inevitable for anyone who interacts with people, at work or in life. For many of us, conflict can literally hijack our emotions. Conflict in the workplace, if not handled well, can be detrimental to one’s career.In this session we will define conflict and discuss the 5 basic styles of conflict, learn to assess and manage our own personal conflict style and learn steps to avert conflictual situations.

Fee: free. Click here to register. 

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2016 May 19

Author's Night. The New Cosmos: Answering Astronomy's Big Questions

7:30pm

Location: 

Phillips Auditorium, 60 Garden Street, Cambridge

Over the past decade, astronomers have answered - or are closing in on the answers to - some of the biggest questions about the universe. David Eicher presents a spectacular exploration of the cosmos that provides you with a balanced and precise view of the latest discoveries. Among the "big science" topics covered will be dark energy, dark matter, water on Mars, the planethood of Pluto, the barred-spiral structure of the Milky Way, and the ubiquitous nature of black holes. There will be a book sale and signing at this event.

No reservations are necessary, but seating...

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2016 Apr 23

Cambridge Explores the Universe

12:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Phillips Auditorium, 60 Garden Street, Cambridge

Become an astronomer for a day! Enjoy telescope tours, interactive multimedia exhibits, hands-on activities, live demonstrations, prizes, and our ever-popular Scientist Cafe, where visitors can chat with local astronomers to find out what's new in the universe. Hosted as part of the annual Cambridge Science Festival, Cambridge Explores the Universe invites space scientists of all ages to explore the wonder of the universe together in an out-of-this-world astronomy extravaganza!...

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2016 Apr 21

The Wild West of Star Formation

7:30pm

Location: 

Phillips Auditorium, 60 Garden Street, Cambridge

Tonight we saddle up to explore the extreme center of our Milky Way galaxy - one of the wildest sections of the outer-space frontier. Our Galactic center is a chaotic region containing dense gas, stars, and the biggest bully around these parts: a supermassive black hole. The normal rules for star formation don't apply here, and understanding why will help us to understand star formation throughout the rest of our wild universe.

No reservations are necessary, but seating is limited to the auditorium's capacity. Admission is free. 

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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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