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2019 Jan 16

Mindful Eating

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St, Cambridge, Room 406

This free course will introduce participants to mindfulness and guide them in three foundational mindfulness practices. They will then apply mindfulness to issues concerning eating, and engage in 3-4 practices to cultivate more awareness around our relationship to food. Participants should leave the session with several concrete suggestions and practices about how to modify their eating behaviors.

Please note: dried apricots and peanuts will be used during the mindful eating exercise. Participants with food allergies should contact the Office of Work/Life at worklife@harvard....

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2018 Dec 11

Mindful Eating

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St, Cambridge, Room 406

This free course will introduce participants to mindfulness and guide them in three foundational mindfulness practices. They will then apply mindfulness to issues concerning eating, and engage in 3-4 practices to cultivate more awareness around our relationship to food. Participants should leave the session with several concrete suggestions and practices about how to modify their eating behaviors.

Please note: dried apricots and peanuts will be used during the mindful eating exercise. Participants with food allergies should contact the Office of Work/Life at worklife@harvard....

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2018 Nov 19

Mindful Eating

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St, Cambridge, Room 406

This free course will introduce participants to mindfulness and guide them in three foundational mindfulness practices. They will then apply mindfulness to issues concerning eating, and engage in 3-4 practices to cultivate more awareness around our relationship to food. Participants should leave the session with several concrete suggestions and practices about how to modify their eating behaviors.

Please note: dried apricots and peanuts will be used during the mindful eating exercise. Participants with food allergies should contact the Office of Work/Life at worklife@harvard....

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2018 Nov 19

Richard Smallwood: Music, activism and well-being

7:30pm to 9:30pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

For four decades, gospel artist Richard Smallwood has been one of the most popular inspirational artists in the music business, with classic tunes such as Total PraiseCenter of My Joy and I Love the Lord.  His songs have been recorded by Whitney Houston, Destiny’s Child, Kelly Price, Gerald Levert, American Idol’s Ruben Studdard and many others throughout of the gospel world. Even the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, recorded Smallwood’s Faithful.

In addition to working with students enrolled in Prof....

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2018 Nov 17

What Nature Sounds Are Music?

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum
Bird song, whale song, bug song? Are these sounds really music? What of the whistle of the wind? David Rothenberg, author of three books, Why Birds SingBug Music, and Survival of the Beautiful, will do his best to answer these questions and fuel further thinking about noise, communication, and song in nature. A composer and jazz clarinetist, David Rothenberg has written and performed on the relationship between humanity and nature for many years, and improvised with whales, cicadas, and other creatures.... Read more about What Nature Sounds Are Music?
2018 Nov 07

Photographing Tutankhamun: How the Camera Helped Create “King Tut”

6:00pm

Location: 

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

When Howard Carter found the sealed entrance to Tutankhamun’s tomb in 1922, he secured the services of archaeological photographer Harry Burton to document the site. Over the course of ten years, Burton produced more than 3,000 glass negatives of the tomb, its contents, and the many people—including Egyptian men, women, and children—who participated in the excavation. Christina Riggs will discuss how Burton’s photography helped create “King Tut” at a pivotal time for both Egypt and archaeology, and how revisiting these images today is changing perceptions of twentieth-century...

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2019 Benefits Open Enrollment

October 24, 2018
Benefits Open Enrollment for 2018 is October 31-November 14, 2018. This is your annual opportunity to review your benefits options and choose the ones that best meet your needs and those of your family. Open Enrollment packages will be mailed to homes in mid-October and additional information will be available online this fall. Learn more. Read more about 2019 Benefits Open Enrollment

Archaeology Live: Harvard College Life in Colonial Times

October 17, 2018
 Harvard archaeology students will answer your questions, demonstrate archaeological methods, and display recent finds from the seventeenth century that reflect how Harvard College students—centuries ago—ate, dressed, and amused themselves, among other experiences. Drop by any time during this 90-minute event in Harvard Yard on Oct. 25. Learn more. Read more about Archaeology Live: Harvard College Life in Colonial Times
2018 Oct 24

Yoga & Wellness For Motherhood

11:45am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Mount Auburn Room, 75 Mount Auburn Street, 2nd Floor, Smith Campus Center
Fee:  $60     ($30 HUGHP Members)
Registration Required
 
A four week series of classes to help women journey through pregnancy with ease and grace. Each class includes gentle prenatal yoga, a dash of meditation, and time for group discussion around a topic or experience from the previous week. Discussion topics may include self-care practices, mind-body nutrition to support the woman and baby (foods & recipes), and connecting with your partner or other women. Take the time for... Read more about Yoga & Wellness For Motherhood
2018 Nov 18

Fantastic Beasts Scavenger Hunt

11:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

November 18, 2018 – January 6, 2019

Put on your best robes and celebrate the upcoming film Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. Revel in a holiday season bursting with the magic of J. K. Rowling’s world by embarking on your very own search for magical creatures! Dress up as your favorite character from the Wizarding World and Climb a 150-year-old staircase, explore a maze of hallways and hidden rooms, peek around corners and into shadows to discover the real creatures and stories behind these fantastic beasts. Where CAN you find them? Look no further...

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2018 Oct 20

International Sloth Day 2018

12:30pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

Celebrate sloths! Discover the slow and graceful world of sloths by joining Harvard students in special activities, including a presentation on sloth research conducted by a student this summer! Contemplate sloth skeletons and skulls from the museum's collections and listen to a themed animal Storytime at 2pm. Learn more about sloth conservation and how to protect their environment!  This all-ages event is hosted by the Harvard College Conservation Society.

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2018 Dec 06

Ceramics Program Holiday Show and Sale 2018 Reception

Thu Dec 6 (All day) to Sun Dec 9 (All day)

Location: 

Office for the Arts at Harvard, 224 Western Ave, Allston, Massachusetts, 02134

Twice a year in May and December, the Ceramics Program holds a weekend exhibition and sale of work by Ceramics Program artists. Anyone enrolled in a course at the Ceramics Program is eligible to display and sell their work. Each Show and Sale opens to the public on Thursday afternoon with a festive reception and continues through the weekend.

Learn more here.

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2018 Nov 14

O&I at Longwood Medical Area

Repeats every month on the 28 of November until Wed Nov 28 2018 . Also includes Wed Dec 05 2018, Wed Dec 12 2018, Wed Jan 16 2019, Wed Jan 30 2019, Wed Feb 13 2019, Wed Feb 27 2019, Wed Mar 13 2019, Wed Mar 27 2019, Wed Apr 10 2019, Wed Apr 24 2019, Wed May 08 2019, Wed May 22 2019, Wed Jun 05 2019, Wed Jun 19 2019.
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Harvard School of Dental Medicine, 190 Longwood Avenue (REB entrance)

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)...

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2018 Dec 18

Deadline to Add Dependents, Make Benefit Corrections

(All day)

Location: 

Online

If you added a new dependent to any of your plans during Benefits Open Enrollment 2019, documentation of dependent's eligibility must be submitted to Benefits by December 18, 2018.  No extensions beyond this date will be allowed.

Open Enrollment for 2019 was October 31-November 14, 2018 and confirmation statements for 2018 elections were mailed to homes in mid-November. If any of your elections are not...

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