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2016 Jan 16

Come Bio Blitz

1:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

Unseasonably warm weather in Boston has changed how plants and animals hunt, sleep, migrate, feed, reproduce and thrive in our environment. Come explore and investigate how life is adapting to our changing climate in the beautiful Arnold Arboretum this January. Bring your curiosity and a smart phone. We will be uploading our findings to citizen science platform iNaturalist during our (indoor) debrief immediately following our outdoor musings. 
Free, no registration.

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2016 Jan 30

Pruning in Winter

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

Jen Kettell, an ISA-certified arborist, will explain the reasons for pruning and what to consider when pruning dormant trees, shrubs, and vines. She will demonstrate techniques, give guidelines for determining which plants benefit from winter pruning, and explain how plants heal from pruning wounds. Note: this workshop teaches ornamental pruning techniques; it does not provide information on pruning for fruit production.
Fee $35 member, $48 nonmember

Massachusetts Certified Arborist and International Society of Arboriculture credits available....

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2016 Jan 23

Botany Blast: Observing Nature for Citizen Science

9:30am to 10:30pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

Join Margaret Kosmala, PhD, to learn about her work in ecology, studying the dynamics of natural systems from local to continental scales. Her new online Citizen Science project, found at http://seasonspotter.org, is a fun way to help study the impacts of changing climates by spotting seasonal features of plants. Kosmala’s work is particularly focused on how natural systems respond to human actions, such as climate change, accidental introduction of exotic species, fragmentation, and active management. Come learn about using...

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2016 Mar 15

HURA Reception for Library Retirees

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Gutman Library Conference Area

Harvard University Retirees Association (HURA) invites its members who are retirees from the University’s Libraries to a reception in the Gutman Library Conference Area.

COMMENTS AT 2:15

Introductions by Malcolm Hamilton, Past President of HURA, Donna Chiozzi, President of HURA, Sarah E. Thomas, Vice President for the Harvard Library, University Librarian, and Roy E. Larsen Librarian for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Susan M. Fliss, Associate University Librarian for Research, Teaching,and Learning and Gutman Librarian 

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2016 Feb 06

Hasty Pudding Theatricals’ 168th production: That 1770s Show

8:00pm

Location: 

Hasty Pudding Theater,12 Holyoke St, Cambridge, MA 02138

It’s 1775, and it’s no tea party in Boston! Enjoy this humorous take on pre-revolutionary days with the Founding Fathers. Performances run from February 6th through March 6, 2016.

Starting January 12, 2016,tickets will be available by phone through the HPT box office. Call 617-495-5205, Monday through Saturday, noon-5:00 p.m. In the interim, for more information on tickets, email tickets@hastypudding.org.

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2016 May 19

Internal Staff Networking Sessions

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Current Harvard staff (must have Harvard Staff ID) are invited to take advantage of a new Career Development Initiative: Networking Across Harvard: Informational Meetings at Local HR Offices, which will be held from 2-4 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month, January – May, 2016. You must register in advance for these sessions. For more information and to register, click here.

2016 Apr 21

Internal Staff Networking Sessions

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Current Harvard staff (must have Harvard Staff ID) are invited to take advantage of a new Career Development Initiative: Networking Across Harvard: Informational Meetings at Local HR Offices, which will be held from 2-4 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month, January – May, 2016. You must register in advance for these sessions. For more information and to register, click here.

2016 Mar 17

Internal Staff Networking Sessions

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Current Harvard staff (must have Harvard Staff ID) are invited to take advantage of a new Career Development Initiative: Networking Across Harvard: Informational Meetings at Local HR Offices, which will be held from 2-4 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month, January – May, 2016. You must register in advance for these sessions. For more information and to register, click here.

2016 Feb 18

Internal Staff Networking Sessions

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Current Harvard staff (must have Harvard Staff ID) are invited to take advantage of a new Career Development Initiative: Networking Across Harvard: Informational Meetings at Local HR Offices, which will be held from 2-4 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month, January – May, 2016. You must register in advance for these sessions. For more information and to register, click here.

2016 Jan 21

Internal Staff Networking Sessions

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Current Harvard staff (must have Harvard Staff ID) are invited to take advantage of a new Career Development Initiative: Networking Across Harvard: Informational Meetings at Local HR Offices, which will be held from 2-4 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month, January – May, 2016. You must register in advance for these sessions. For more information and to register, click here.

2016 Jan 21

O&I at Harvard Law School

11:00am to 1:30pm

Location: 

Caspersen Student Center @ entry way to cafeteria

M/C and Visa credit card payment onsite!

Outings & Innings is an internal Harvard University service for staff, faculty, retirees, students and some other Harvard affiliates that offers a dynamic menu of (1) date-specific event tickets for a wide variety of performing arts (music, dance, theater) and professional sports, (2) anyday tickets for movies, museums and seasonal attraction. O&I also partners with a myriad of cultural attractions and businesses to offer special Harvard University ID discounts...

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2016 Jan 27

O&I at Longwood Medical Area

11:00am to 1:30pm

Location: 

Kresge Cafeteria @ Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

NEW - M/C and Visa credit card payment onsite!  

For large orders and orders for trolley passes and Body Mechanics vouchers, please order online in advance by 3pm on Tuesday and request LMA pick up.

Outings & Innings is an internal Harvard University service for staff, faculty, retirees, students and some other Harvard affiliates that offers a dynamic menu of (1) date-specific event tickets for a wide variety of performing arts (music, dance, theater) and professional sports, (2) anyday...

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2016 Jan 13

O&I at Longwood Medical Area

11:00am to 1:30pm

Location: 

Kresge Cafeteria @ Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

NEW - M/C and Visa credit card payment onsite!  

For large orders and orders for trolley passes and Body Mechanics vouchers, please order online in advance by 3pm on Tuesday and request LMA pick up.

Outings & Innings is an internal Harvard University service for staff, faculty, retirees, students and some other Harvard affiliates that offers a dynamic menu of (1) date-specific event tickets for a wide variety of performing arts (music, dance, theater) and professional sports, (2) anyday...

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2016 Jan 14

Office FreeCycle

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Science Center Arcade, Harvard Yard

Join the FAS Green Program for the next Office FreeCycle!

Have an unwanted Holiday present or need to make room for new stuff? Donate what you don’t want to the FreeCycle! Didn’t get what you want for the Holidays? Maybe you’ll find it at the FreeCycle!

All are welcome - no donations necessary. 

Click here for more information. 

2016 Feb 01

Building Cardiovascular Solutions in 2016

4:15pm

Location: 

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Knafel Center, Cambridge

Today, stem cell therapy holds great promise for treating cardiovascular disease, but the results to date have been disappointing. In this lecture, Doris A. Taylor of the Texas Heart Institute will talk about improvements to stem cell therapies and better treatments for heart disease, including bio-artificial organs for transplant that use a patient’s own stem cells. Monday, February 1, 4:15 p.m. Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Knafel Center, Cambridge. Free and open to all faculty and staff. Learn...

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