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2020 Sep 14

The Science of Sugar

7:00pm to 9:00pm

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The lectures pair Harvard professors with celebrated food experts and renowned chefs to showcase the science behind different culinary techniques. The series, organized by Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) is based on the Harvard course “Science and Cooking: From Haute Cuisine to the Science of Soft Matter,” but public lectures do not replicate course content.

Each presentation will begin with a 15-minute lecture about the scientific topics from that week’s class by a faculty member from the Harvard course

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2020 Sep 14

Live Zoom Event with Frances Frei and Anne Morriss, authors of Unleashed, The Unapologetic Leader’s Guide to Empowering Everyone Around You

4:00pm to 5:00pm

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Leadership isn't about you. It's about how effective you are at building others up, empowering them, and making sure this impact endures even in your absence, say Frances Frei and Anne Morriss. Based on insights from their book Unleashed, the authors will share how the boldest, most effective leaders use a special combination of trust, love, and belonging to create an environment in which other people can excel.

Hosted by HBS Connects, Books@Baker, and Harvard Business Publishing, this live Zoom event is free and open to the greater Harvard Community.

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2020 Flu Clinics

September 9, 2020

Flu clinics are being offered in the Science Center Plaza tent every Monday and Wednesday from 12:00PM-3:00PM, beginning on Monday, September 14, 2020 through Wednesday, October 28, 2020.  There will be no clinic held on Monday, October 12, due to the holiday.  A Flu vaccine will be available for anyone with HUID and high-dose vaccine will be available for those age 65 and older. Learn more.

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2020 Sep 14

2020 Flu Clinics

Repeats every week on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday until Thu Oct 29 2020 except Mon Oct 12 2020.
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Flu clinics are being offered in the Science Center Plaza tent every Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 12:00PM-3:00PM, beginning on Monday, September 14, 2020 through Thursday, October 29, 2020. There will be no clinic held on Monday, October 12, due to the holiday.

  • Flu vaccine will be available for anyone with HUID
  • High-dose vaccine will be available for those age 65 and older
  • Longwood location flu clinics will be announced soon

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2020 Sep 11

Covid-19, Public Health Ethics, and Policy for Pandemics

12:30pm to 2:00pm

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Since the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic began, scientific recommendations about the best way to reduce its impact have met wide-ranging resistance in the U.S. With two experts in infectious disease epidemiology and ethics, we will review how scientific evidence is collected in a rapidly changing public health environment, and how to translate that evidence into actionable recommendations. We will also discuss the sources of controversy that have arisen as the pandemic has evolved, including balancing individual and public health interests and how to manage different types of uncertainty.

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2020 Sep 10

Pandemics and Politics with Professor Jeffry Frieden and Dr. Tom Frieden

7:00pm to 8:00pm

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Two Friedens discuss the political economy of public health. Jeff is a Professor of Government at Harvard, Tom is a former CDC Director. Politics and economics have changed the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the pandemic has changed the course of politics. Why has public health become a political football in the United States? Why has global public health become the focus of international conflict?

Dr. Tom Frieden is a physician with advanced training in internal medicine, infectious disease, public health, and epidemiology. He is one of the world’s top experts in...

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2020 Sep 10

All in this Together? How to Minimize Harm in Reopening Schools

4:00pm to 5:00pm

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This school year, families, educators and policymakers are faced with extremely difficult choices about how to safely and equitably educate students. Whose needs and voices should be given priority in an increasingly clamoring, and complex, debate over safe school reopening? What does it mean to be "all in this together"?

Join us on Thursday, September 10, 4-5pm ET as HGSE and The Boston Globe co-sponsor a special webinar entitled, “All in this Together? How to Minimize Harm in Reopening Schools.” Featuring several HGSE alumni, including faculty member Sarah Dryden-Peterson’s...

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2020 Sep 08

FORUM: A Conversation with Andrew Yang

6:00pm to 7:00pm

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On Tuesday, September 8th at 6pm ET, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and entrepreneur Andrew Yang joins the Institute of Politics. Yang was named a “Champion of Change” in 2011 and a “Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship” in 2015 by the Obama administration. Since ending his presidential campaign, Yang founded the nonprofit organization Humanity Forward, which is working during the COVID-19 pandemic to help communities affected by racism related to the pandemic. He joins us in the Forum to reflect on his experiences in the presidential primary, vision for the...

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2020 Sep 07

A Nose Dive into Kitchen Pyrolysis

7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Dave Arnold (@CookingIssues), Existing Conditions, author of "Liquid Intelligence," host of "Cooking Issues," founder of the Museum of Food and Drink

Harold McGee (@Harold_McGee), author of "On Food and Cooking," "Curious Cook"

The lectures pair Harvard professors with celebrated food experts and renowned chefs to showcase the science behind different culinary techniques. The series, organized by Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) is based on the Harvard course “Science and Cooking: From Haute Cuisine to the Science of Soft...

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2020 Oct 28

HUECU Webinar - Caregiving: When Life Happens to Those We Love

1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Whether it is a special needs child, a parent or other loved one facing medical hardship, caregiving for those we love becomes a complicated web of navigating complex systems and formulating a plan. For many, the reality of life catches us off guard. Even for those who have developed an initial plan, support systems are challenging amidst the nuances of complex decision making, grieving, and finding a way forward.

Many of us will encounter this at some point in our life and...

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2020 Oct 21

HUECU Webinar - Options for Dealing with Debt

1:00pm to 2:00pm

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If you are dealing with debt, you're not alone. Let’s work together to come up with a plan to get out of debt and reduce your financial stress. Join us to explore the pros and cons of various debt repayment strategies, learn how much debt is too much, and how to avoid debt problems in the future. We'll also share how to get additional help and how to access our Resource Guides that address financial challenges created by the current pandemic.

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2020 Sep 30

HUECU Webinar - Money Concepts for Teens and Young Adults

1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Financial success is a lifelong endeavor with many goals to achieve along the way. Even as adults, it can be challenging to make sense of our priorities and navigate all of the financial information thrown at us. For your older teens and young adults, it may be doubly confusing. Helping your kids discover how to handle and manage money will pave their path for successful money management, whether they are a teen, in college, or just graduating college.

Join us on September 30 at 1:00 pm as we explore Money Concepts that will benefit your Teens and Young Adults.

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2020 Sep 23

Los Reportes y Los Puntajes De Crédito

1:15pm to 2:15pm

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Leer un informe de crédito y entender lo que significa una puntuación de crédito puede ser confuso. Todos los días, la gente nos hace preguntas sobre sus informes y puntuaciones. En este seminario web, responderemos a algunas de las preguntas más frecuentes, entre ellas:

¿Hay un puntaje de crédito "perfecto"?
¿Por qué algunos pagos perdidos dañan mi puntaje tan rápido?
Si cierro mi tarjeta de crédito, ¿perjudicará mi puntuación?

Reading a credit report and understanding what a credit score means can be confusing. Every day, people ask us questions about their reports...

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2020 Sep 16

Conversation: Covid-19’s Effect on Public Gardens and Arboreta

4:00pm to 5:00pm

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COVID-19 hit public gardens and arboreta in a variety of ways. Many institutions had to shut down entirely. Most retained skeleton crews onsite to maintain plants, though no visitors would be able to appreciate them. Others, like the Arnold Arboretum, kept their landscapes open with limited staffing, but could provide no facilities or visitor support services. Join Jonathan Damery, editor of Arnoldia, for a national dialogue with administrative and horticultural employees about how garden work transpired from early spring through summer 2020, and how they imagine COVID-19...

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2020 Sep 10

Transitioning from Summer to Fall: An Ayurvedic Approach

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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As the leaves start changing colors and the air gets light, crisp and fresh, the autumn breeze signals the shift of season. It is important to prepare the body for the cold months ahead, expelling the accumulated summer heat and nurturing the deep tissues that will sustain our energy through the winter. The appetite will rise and temperatures will drop, cooking with the appropriate ingredients and understanding our body’s need will be key to making sure we don’t subtly resist the impermanence of summer. In our time together we will break down ways to stay healthy and keep the light,...

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