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2020 Feb 25

2020 Retirement Changes Information Session

1:30pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Business School, Hawes 102

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.

This session will focus on transition questions for retirees.

No registration is needed.

2020 Mar 21

Spring Home Buying Forum

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Gutman Conference Center, Monroe C. Gutman Library, 6 Appian Way Cambridge, MA 02138

TOPICS WILL INCLUDE:

  • Saving for a down payment
  • Getting approved for a mortgage
  • What to look for in your new home
  • How to submit an offer
  • Home inspection
  • Planning for renovations
  • Upcoming neighborhoods for buyers
  • Indicators of a healthy market
  • Panel discussion with recent home buyers

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

  • Mortgage ExpertsHUECU
  • Residential Broker,...
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2020 Feb 07

Smith Campus Center Staff Art Show

Fri Feb 7 (All day) to Wed Feb 12 (All day)

Location: 

Smith Campus Center

The Smith Campus Center Staff Art Show is a two-week-long exhibition celebrating the creative work of the Smith Campus Center staff. The show will take place in the Arts Wing, a 1,800 sq. ft. ‘blank canvas’ space on the second floor of Smith Campus Center....

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2020 Aug 20

HMSC Member Appreciation Night at the Museums

5:30pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Semitic Museum, 6 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge

Special Event

Save the date for this annual summer event for members of all ages. This year, join us at the Harvard Semitic Museum to enjoy the new exhibition Mediterranean Marketplaces, taste foods from the region, try your hand at some ancient games, and interact with the collection in other fun ways. Light refreshments will be served. Not a member? See Harvard Museums of Science & Culture member benefits.

Reservations open Monday, July 27. HMSC Harvard Semitic Museum, 6 Divinity Avenue,...

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2020 Jun 20

Virtual Summer Solstice Celebration 2020

10:00am

Location: 

Online

Celebrate the longest day of the year and mark the beginning of summer with the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture! While we can’t welcome you to our museums in person just yet, we invite you to join us for a special livestream to learn about the scientific and cultural significance of the summer solstice and to enjoy an uplifting community event.

Attendees will participate in a virtual field trip to the Stonehenge UNESCO World Heritage...

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2020 Mar 07

Uncovering Pacific Pasts: Harvard’s Early Endeavors in Oceanic Anthropology

(All day)

Location: 

Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge

UPCOMING EXHIBIT: Open Saturday, March 7, 2020–Sunday, March 7, 2021

This small new exhibit explores how early Harvard scholars influenced the development of anthropology and archaeology in the Pacific region. Produced in collaboration with over thirty other museums around the world, Harvard’s contributing exhibit will feature historical images and objects from the Peabody collections, including intricately carved Fijian clubs, models of distinctive Pacific outriggers, and a striking example of Samoan bark cloth (siapo). Together they weave a compelling...

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2020 Feb 29

Dig into Dinner

1:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge

Special Event (Ages 4–8)

Explore the new Resetting the Table exhibition, starting at the dinner table set for a party. Family-friendly activities about what we eat will be set up throughout the gallery: drop in for smell stations, Play-Doh® desserts, games with prizes, and a raffle of dinner for two at a Harvard Square restaurant.

Regular museum admission rates apply. 

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2020 Feb 27

The Ancient Maya Response to Climate Change: A Cautionary Tale

6:00pm

Location: 

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

Ancient Maya civilization—known for its cities, monumental architecture, ceramics, hieroglyphic writing, and advanced understanding of mathematics and astronomy—suffered a major demise between the tenth and eleventh centuries. The causes continue to be investigated and debated. Paleoenvironmental research over the past twenty years has revealed that the demise coincided with a prolonged intensive drought that extended across the region, providing compelling evidence that climate change played a key role in the collapse of the Maya. Billie Turner will examine this evidence and the complex...

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2020 Feb 13

TIAA-CREF Webinar: Cybersecurity@home

12:00pm

Location: 

Online

Learn what cybercriminals are after and steps you can take to help secure your identity and help protect your finances. We will discuss phishing, measures to prevent and detect identity theft, and how to secure your devices.

Click here to register for this free webinar.

2020 Feb 12

TIAA-CREF Webinar: Market-proof your retirement

Repeats every month on the 13 of May until Wed May 13 2020 .
12:00pm

12:00pm

Location: 

Online

In retirement—and the years leading up to it—protecting your savings becomes just as important as growing it. Join us to learn how to create your own “personal pension” with TIAA Traditional, a fixed annuity issued by Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America (TIAA).

Click here to register for this free webinar.

2020 Feb 10

Vanguard Webinar - Vanguard's Principles of Investing

8:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Online

This webinar is intended for participants who want to take their basic knowledge of investing to the next level and gain a stronger understanding of Vanguard's investment philosophy. Highlights include the importance of diversification, how to build a fund portfolio, and keeping costs low.

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2020 Feb 10

Vanguard Webinar - Vanguard's Principles of Investing

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Online

This webinar is intended for participants who want to take their basic knowledge of investing to the next level and gain a stronger understanding of Vanguard's investment philosophy. Highlights include the importance of diversification, how to build a fund portfolio, and keeping costs low.

Click here to register.

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