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2015 Jul 22

REACH Foundations Information Session

10:30am to 11:30am

Location: 

Longwood Campus, Countway Library, Ware Room

Under the direction and management of the University Research Administration Training Team (URATT), the Research Excellence in Administration Certificate at Harvard (REACH) Program is an interactive and engaging certificate program specifically designed for Harvard research administrators and other personnel engaged in assisting in the management of sponsored funds. REACH has three levels: Foundations, Intermediate and Advanced.

This will be an opportunity to learn more about the University-wide Research Excellence in...

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2015 Jul 08

REACH Foundations Information Session

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Smith Campus Center, 1350 Mass. Ave. Room 608

Under the direction and management of the University Research Administration Training Team (URATT), the Research Excellence in Administration Certificate at Harvard (REACH) Program is an interactive and engaging certificate program specifically designed for Harvard research administrators and other personnel engaged in assisting in the management of sponsored funds. REACH has three levels: Foundations, Intermediate and Advanced.

This will be an opportunity to learn more about the University-wide Research Excellence in...

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2015 Jun 24

REACH Foundations Information Session

3:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Longwood Campus, Countway Library, Ware Room

Under the direction and management of the University Research Administration Training Team (URATT), the Research Excellence in Administration Certificate at Harvard (REACH) Program is an interactive and engaging certificate program specifically designed for Harvard research administrators and other personnel engaged in assisting in the management of sponsored funds. REACH has three levels: Foundations, Intermediate and Advanced.

This will be an opportunity to learn more about the University-wide Research Excellence in...

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2015 Jul 28

Out of Sight: Off-site Records Storage

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Lamont Library Forum Room

This workshop will present the step-by-step process of sending records to off-site storage at the Records Center. We cover everything from how to assemble and pack a box to how to complete the deposit paperwork.

Who should attend: Employees who have not yet sent records to storage as well as anyone in charge of packing and depositing boxes who would like a refresher course.

What you will learn

  • How to identify records eligible for storage
  • How to pack and label boxes correctly...
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2015 Aug 06

Email Management

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Lamont Library Forum Room

This workshop will introduce methods for gaining control of e-mail and managing it according to Harvard records policies as well as provide tips on how to organize your e-mail.

Who should attend: All employees who want to effectively manage their e-mail.

What you will learn

  • Methods of controlling e-mail
  • The application of the General Records Schedule to e-mail
  • Examples of types of e-mails with their appropriate retentions

Note:...

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2015 Jul 21

Trash or Treasure? Guidance on Retaining Office Records

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Lamont Library Forum Room

Have you ever wondered, "How long do I need to keep my office records? Can I throw them away when I am done with them?" This workshop sponsored by University Records Management provides tools and advice to help you determine how long to keep your records and what to do when you no longer need to hold onto them. Whether you feel like you’re drowning in information or you're concerned that you're keeping records too long or not long enough, this workshop is for you.

Who should attend: All employees who want to effectively manage their office's administrative or...

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2015 Jun 19

Widener Library Centennial Celebration

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Widener Library

Harvard faculty, staff and students are invited to visit and explore Widener Library in honor of the 100th anniversary of its dedication. Celebrate Widener’s first century and look ahead to its next 100 years with refreshments, music, a collections care open house, and more. Open to anyone with a Harvard ID. RSVP here.

2015 Jun 23

HUECU First Time Home Buyers Seminar

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Credit Union, 104 Mt. Auburn St, 4th floor, Cambridge

If you’re a first time home buyer and unsure about the home buying process, this free workshop may be just what you’re looking for. Attend one of our seminars and gain the confidence necessary to make the best home buying decisions for you and your family, gain insight on current market conditions and community profiles as well as brokerage services. Learn more and register for this free seminar online.

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2015 Jun 17

HUECU First Time Home Buyers Seminar

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Credit Union, 104 Mt. Auburn St, 4th floor, Cambridge

If you’re a first time home buyer and unsure about the home buying process, this free workshop may be just what you’re looking for. Attend one of our seminars and gain the confidence necessary to make the best home buying decisions for you and your family, gain insight on current market conditions and community profiles as well as brokerage services. Learn more and register for this free seminar online.

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2015 Jun 10

HUECU First Time Home Buyers Seminar

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Credit Union, 104 Mt. Auburn St, 4th floor, Cambridge

If you’re a first time home buyer and unsure about the home buying process, this free workshop may be just what you’re looking for. Attend one of our seminars and gain the confidence necessary to make the best home buying decisions for you and your family, gain insight on current market conditions and community profiles as well as brokerage services. Learn more and register for this free seminar...

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2015 Jun 10

Chasing the Red Queen: The Evolutionary Race Between Agricultural Pests and Poisons

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Arnold Arboretum Hunnewell Building

In Through the Looking Glass, the Red Queen tells Alice she must run as fast as she can just to stay in place. Modern agriculture, with its almost total dependence on chemical pesticides, is the Alice of today. Try as we might, our every attempt to control insects and weeds is met with an evolutionary response: they adapt and become resistant to the poisons. Andy Dyer believes that if we use the principles of evolutionary biology, we stand a good chance of taking control of our food supply and weaning our agricultural system from chemical dependence. Join...

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2015 Jun 28

Behind the Scenes of the Dana Greenhouses (Free tour)

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Arnold Arboretum

Tour the Dana Greenhouses with Supervisor of Plant Production Tiffany Enzenbacher. Learn how specimens at the Arnold Arboretum make their way through the production system, starting with the accessioning process, through the propagation techniques used, to growth, and eventual incorporation into the collections. Explore the greenhouse facilities and nurseries, with a visit to the bonsai pavilion to view our dwarf potted plant collection. Learn...

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