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2020 May 13

Helping those who serve: How family members and friends can support healthcare workers during COVID-19

10:00am to 11:00am

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Online

This forum is designed for family and friends of COVID-19 essential workers. The forum will provide attendees with practical skills and techniques to help support their loved ones as they are exposed daily to the work challenges they experience due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The forum will cover how to recognize when a loved one is in need, review strategies from Stress First Aid, and end with a Q&A session.

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2020 May 13

Authoritarian vs Democratic Government Responses to COVID-19

8:30am to 10:00am

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Online

Please join the Future of Diplomacy Project for a discussion on how the coronavirus crisis might change the trajectory of global economic, governance and military affairs with Senior Fellow, David Ignatius, columnist for the Washington Post. This seminar will be moderated by Professor Nicholas Burns.

PLEASE NOTE: This seminar will be conducted via Zoom. Please register in advance for this meeting:

https://harvard.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcpdu2opzovGNCDz8tx7SLCLBxSJ8O5LM14

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2020 May 12

Confronting the Challenge of COVID-19 in American Indian Communities

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Online

American Indian communities in the United States have improbably survived centuries of dispossession, subjugation, endemic poverty, and coercive assimilation. The latest threat to their “survivance” is the COVID-19 epidemic. In this Virtual Radcliffe program, two indigenous professors of medicine will consider the implications of the pandemic for lives and livelihoods in contemporary American Indian communities.

Registration is required for this Zoom webinar. For a list of speakers and how to register, visit the event...

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2020 May 12

The Coronavirus Pandemic: Safely Reopening Workplaces

12:00pm to 12:30pm

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Online

Post your questions for the Q&A on:

@ForumHSPH or @pritheworld

#coronavirus #COVID-19

Or email them to theforum@hsph.harvard.edu

This Q&A will stream on Facebook and on The Forum website.

As some Americans return to workplaces closed by the coronavirus pandemic, employers and employees alike may be wondering how society can do so safely. In this Facebook Live Q&A, Joseph Allen, Assistant Professor of Exposure Assessment Science and Director of the Healthy Buildings Program at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health...

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2020 May 11

Notes From The Field: A Diversity & Inclusion Fellows Community Conversation

1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Online

Join Harvard Common Spaces, Harvard Graduate School of Education and Equity & Inclusion Fellows for a series of virtual community conversations known as Notes From The Field. This series will explore the impact Coronavirus has had on various education systems across the country and their respective responses to the pandemic to prioritize equity in education.

Click here to learn more and register. 

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2020 May 28

Harvard Class of 2020 Virtual Commencement

(All day)

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Online

This year marks Harvard's 369th Commencement, and while we must be separated at this moment of celebration, the spirit of community has never been stronger. On Thursday, May 28, we will celebrate that spirit and much more as we come together virtually to honor the graduation of the Class of 2020 and to confer their hard-earned degrees. We will live stream this event, and after, each School will host their own online ceremony.

Once it is safe to do, we plan to host an in-person celebration. By then, we will be eager not just to celebrate our graduating students, but also to...

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2020 May 07

COVID-19 Vaccine Development with Dan Barouch

5:30pm to 6:30pm

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Online

The genetic sequence of COVID-19 was published on January 11, 2020. In the United States, Human clinical trials of a coronavirus vaccine began on March 23, 2020. Still, researchers say it will take months before scientists know if the vaccine will work. Dr. Dan Barouch, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and his team began working on a gene-based vaccine immediately after the sequence was released. Learn why Dr. Barouch believes parallel development of multiple vaccines is essential in the fight against COVID-19.

Please note that this event is now starting at 5:...

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2020 May 06

State Prisons and COVID-19

1:00pm to 2:15pm

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Online

How should directors of state prison systems respond to the current pandemic? Patricia Caruso and Harold Clarke will draw on their decades of experience to address the particular challenges posed by COVID-19 among incarcerated populations. They will consider possible solutions, including responsible early release, steps to protect both the incarcerated population and staff on the front lines, repurposing prison garment shops to produce protective masks, and other measures—all with the aim of creating lasting public safety.

Speakers:

- Patricia Caruso, former...

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2020 May 05

Lunch with Lunsford

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Online

Lunch with Lunsford is A.R.T.’s weekly lunchtime webinar series with artistic staff, affiliated artists, and supporters, hosted by Artistic Producer Mark Lunsford! Each week, Mark will be joined by different artists in A.R.T.’s orbit for a curated conversation and interactive audience Q&A.

We understand how upside down the world feels right now. In an effort to bring joy, art, and entertainment to our A.R.T. family, all virtual member events are available to everyone, regardless of A.R.T. Membership status.

May 5: A.R.T. Artistic Producer Mark Lunsford will be...

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2020 May 04

Allocating Ventilators in a Pandemic

5:00pm to 6:00pm

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Online

Registration will close at 2pm on Monday, May 4th. As the current pandemic unfolds, many have been concerned that our hospitals may not have enough ventilators for all who might need one. Although it now appears likely that the supply will be sufficient for the time being, the future remains uncertain, and this is a good opportunity for a societal discussion about how hospitals will decide who will receive a ventilator, and who will not, if these decisions ever become necessary.

What can we learn from other past situations where it has been necessary to ration other life-...

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2020 May 03

An online trivia night where you're *supposed* to Google stuff

3:00pm to 4:30pm

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Online

Every Sunday I host a general-knowledge trivia competition that's built to be played online. That means rather than begging people not to cheat, all of the question are either Google-proof or are meant to be Googled. For instance, a recent music round featured songs played by high school marching bands so they couldn't be Shazam'd. Questions come from all over so there's something for everybody.

Get together with your team (of any size) on FaceTime, Zoom, Discord, whatever, and go to this Twitch stream at 3pm on Sundays: https://www.twitch.tv/quizinyourpants

If you...

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2020 May 19

BCBS Live Webinar: Emotional and Behavioral Health During COVID-19

6:30pm to 7:15pm

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Online

We understand that the uncertainty of COVID-19 may cause stress and anxiety, for our members and our community. We’re here to support you, and want to help you stay well.

Please join our Senior Medical Director, Dr. Ken Duckworth, and Associate Medical Director, Dr. Greg Harris for a conversation about the complexities of behavioral health during a crisis, and the resources available to you, such as expanded access to telehealth services for medical and behavioral health care needs.

We welcome you to submit questions when you register, and during the event...

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2020 May 19

BCBS Live Webinar: Emotional and Behavioral Health During COVID-19

11:00am to 11:45am

Location: 

Online

We understand that the uncertainty of COVID-19 may cause stress and anxiety, for our members and our community. We’re here to support you, and want to help you stay well.

Please join our Senior Medical Director, Dr. Ken Duckworth, and Associate Medical Director, Dr. Greg Harris for a conversation about the complexities of behavioral health during a crisis, and the resources available to you, such as expanded access to telehealth services for medical and behavioral health care needs.

We welcome you to submit questions when you register, and during the event...

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2020 May 14

BCBS Live Webinar: Emotional and Behavioral Health During COVID-19

11:00am to 11:45am

Location: 

Online

We understand that the uncertainty of COVID-19 may cause stress and anxiety, for our members and our community. We’re here to support you, and want to help you stay well.

Please join our Senior Medical Director, Dr. Ken Duckworth, and Associate Medical Director, Dr. Greg Harris for a conversation about the complexities of behavioral health during a crisis, and the resources available to you, such as expanded access to telehealth services for medical and behavioral health care needs.

We welcome you to submit questions when you register, and during the event...

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