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2018 Nov 29

Vanguard Webinar - Principles for Investing Success

3:00pm

Location: 

Online

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

This free webinar is presented by Vanguard, one of Harvard retirement investment companies. 

Please register online

2018 Nov 28

Vanguard Webinar - Principles for Investing Success

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 strong understanding of Vanguard's investment philosophy. Highlights include diversification, how to build portfolio and how to keep cost low. 

This free webinar is presented by Vanguard, one of Harvard retirement investment companies. 

Please register online

2018 Nov 28

Vanguard Webinar - Principles for Investing Success

12:00pm

Location: 

Online

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

This free webinar is presented by Vanguard, one of Harvard retirement investment companies. 

Please register online

2018 Dec 06

The Next Chapter: Transitioning to Retirement

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

You may be financially ready to retire but have you thought about what you will do with the next chapter of your life and how to make the most of the opportunities available to you?

The Harvard Benefits Office offers this 2 hour workshop that will help you plan for a successful transition to retirement. Using simple pre-work questionnaires and in-class interactive exercises, we will discuss what retirement means to you and the four phases of transitioning to retirement. The workshop will include a panel of Harvard University retirees who will describe their transition to...

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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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