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2020 Mar 03

PAIF Open House

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CWD - 3rd floor - Room 3318 124 Mt Auburn St. Cambridge

Are you an administrative innovator? Do you have an idea that can improve the way we work at Harvard?
Join us for an Open House to learn how you can activate your ideas for administrative innovation.

Open House will include:

  • Current Cohort Presentations
  • PAIF Experience Discussion
  • Define and Ideate Session

*Dessert will be offered

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2020 Mar 02

The Pursuit of Happiness Talk with Special Guest Faculty Band

3:30pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Business School, Klarmen Hall

Arthur Brooks reveals the secret to Happiness!

Join this thought provoking talk by Arthur Brooks who distills 40 years and hundreds of social science research studies on happiness, into a surprising set of answers to questions like: What percentage of the population is happy? What brings us happiness? Who is happier-Men or women? How much of happiness is genetically determine?

How can we pursue the surest path to happiness? Arthur has the answers.

The event will have a show opener featuring a performance by the...

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2020 Mar 03

Who Discovered Evolution?

6:00pm

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Charles Darwin is commonly cited as the person who “discovered” evolution. But, the historical record shows that roughly seventy different individuals published work on the topic of evolution between 1748 and 1859, the year that Darwin published On the Origin of Species. These early thinkers, now almost entirely forgotten, included biologists, geologists, horticulturists, physicians, clergymen, atheists, philosophers, teachers, and poets. William Friedman will discuss the ideas of these pre-Darwinian evolutionists, place Darwin in a broader historical context, and examine the...

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2020 Feb 26

Olfaction in Science and Society

6:00pm

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Free Public Lecture 

Dawn Goldworm, President and Chief Creative, 12.29

Venkatesh Murthy, Raymond Leo Erikson Life Sciences Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University

Moderated by Catherine Dulac, Higgins Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology; Lee and Ezpeleta Professor of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University

The sense of smell plays a critical role in human behavior, from warning us of potential dangers to...

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2020 Feb 22

Fermentophone: Meet the Artist

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Fermentophone is a musical instrument played by live bacteria and yeast. It’s also an edible art installation that brings you closer to the microbes that help create some of our favorite foods and drinks. Meet artist Joshua Pablo Rosenstock and learn about his inspiration for this project during an informal conversation.
2020 Feb 20

Infectious Cancers in Tasmanian Devils

6:00pm

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

The Tasmanian devil is the world’s largest living carnivorous marsupial. This species was once abundant in Australia, but today is only found on the island of Tasmania, where it is at risk of extinction due to two rare, contagious cancers. Mark Margres will discuss how this species is adapting in response to these diseases, whether there is any hope for the Tasmanian devil to avoid extinction, and what can be learned about human cancers from studying the disease in other animal species.

Presented in collaboration with the ...

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2020 Feb 18

Fermentophone: Meet the Artist

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Special Event

Fermentophone is a musical instrument played by live bacteria and yeast. It’s also an edible art installation that brings you closer to the microbes that help create some of our favorite foods and drinks. Meet artist Joshua Pablo Rosenstock and learn about his inspiration for this project during an informal conversation.

2020 Mar 25

2020 Retirement Changes Webinar

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Online

These informational meetings and webinars can help you learn about the upcoming retirement plan changes. Harvard Human Resources Benefits staff and TIAA advisors will be available to answer your questions. You’ll also have an opportunity to schedule a one-on-one retirement plan investment advice session with a TIAA advisor.

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2020 Mar 11

2020 Retirement Changes Webinar

11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Online

These informational meetings and webinars can help you learn about the upcoming retirement plan changes. Harvard Human Resources Benefits staff and TIAA advisors will be available to answer your questions. You’ll also have an opportunity to schedule a one-on-one retirement plan investment advice session with a TIAA advisor.

Click here to join the meeting at the scheduled start time or to add the...

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2020 Mar 04

2020 Retirement Changes Webinar

9:00am to 10:00am

Location: 

Online

These informational meetings and webinars can help you learn about the upcoming retirement plan changes. Harvard Human Resources Benefits staff and TIAA advisors will be available to answer your questions. You’ll also have an opportunity to schedule a one-on-one retirement plan investment advice session with a TIAA advisor. 

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2020 Mar 24

2020 Retirement Changes Webinar POSTPONED

9:00am to 10:00am

Location: 

Online

This webinar is being postponed as Harvard continues to assess these unprecedented events and rapidly changing conditions. There is a webinar on Wednesday, March 25 and additional dates will be posted shortly.

These informational webinars can help you learn about the upcoming retirement plan changes. Harvard Human Resources Benefits staff and TIAA advisors will be available to answer your questions. You’ll also have an opportunity to schedule a one-on-one retirement plan investment advice session with a TIAA advisor. (Note that this previously-scheduled on-campus meeting...

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2020 Mar 10

2020 Retirement Changes Information Session

1:30pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

HBS, Aldrich Hall #012

These informational meetings and webinars can help you learn about the upcoming retirement plan changes. Harvard Human Resources Benefits staff and TIAA advisors will be available to answer your questions. You’ll also have an opportunity to schedule a one-on-one retirement plan investment advice session with a TIAA advisor.

No registration is needed.

2020 Mar 03

2020 Retirement Changes Information Session

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

HMS, Countway Library, Ballard Room 5th floor

These informational meetings and webinars can help you learn about the upcoming retirement plan changes. Harvard Human Resources Benefits staff and TIAA advisors will be available to answer your questions. You’ll also have an opportunity to schedule a one-on-one retirement plan investment advice session with a TIAA advisor.

No registration is needed.

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