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2019 Mar 14

Screening of “Paris to Pittsburgh” followed by expert panel discussion

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Science Center, Hall C

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Climate change is the most pressing issue of our time. But faced with a federal government that is hostile to climate science, leaders across the U.S. are taking action themselves to safeguard our health and our environment.

Join Gina McCarthy, former U.S. EPA Administrator and Director...

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2019 Mar 14

Harvard Law School Freecycle

11:00am to 1:30pm

Location: 

Hauser Hall 103

Got extra stuff? Don't trash it - donate it!

Feel free to drop off your donations at these times:

  • February 22 @ noon (meet a Green Team representative in Griswold 1st floor lobby)
  • March 1 @ noon (meet a Green Team representative in Griswold 1st floor lobby)
  • March 8 @ noon (meet a Green Team representative in Griswold 1st floor lobby)
  • March 14 @ 9am-1pm (Hauser 103)
2019 Mar 13

Take the Stairs Registration Begins

(All day)

Location: 

Online
  • Sign up in teams of 1-5 people.
  • Campaign Timeline:
    • *Registration Opens Wednesday, March 13*
    • Campaign Begins Monday, March 18
    • Campaign Ends Friday, April 19
    • Announcement of raffle winners, April 21
  • Climbing Goal: complete the Appalachian Trail across the New England states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, and Connecticut for a total distance of 735 miles.

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2019 Mar 11

Film screening: Why We Cycle

6:30pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Graduate School of Design (Piper Auditorium), 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA 02138

To the Dutch, cycling is as normal as breathing. They don’t think about it, they just do it. Perhaps the fact that they don’t think about it, is the key to the bicycle’s success in the Netherlands. Through conversations with ordinary cyclists and specialists from a variety of disciplines, the Dutch filmmakers uncover some obvious, but even more hidden effects of cycling on people, on societies, and on the organization of cities.

Screening begins at 6:30pm

Join us for the exclusive Boston area premiere of “Why We Cycle”, exploring the hidden effects...

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2019 Apr 02

Saving in Your Harvard Retirement Plan

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

This workshop will cover planning and saving for retirement in your Harvard retirement plans. Presented by a representative from TIAA.

Audience: Benefits eligible employees

Prerequisites: None

Cost: None

Late Drop/Cancel Fee: None

Learn more and register on the Harvard Training Portal. Find class information here...

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2019 Mar 12

Lunch, Learn and Plan

12:00pm to 12:45pm

Location: 

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

 In partnership with Harvard University Employees Credit Union, please join the Benefits office – in person or from your desk – for any of the topics you find interesting. The presentations will be offered in person at 114 Mt. Auburn Street (Room 406) or via webinar. 

 

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2019 Mar 18

Create Your Plan

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

This workshop will show you that there are two keys to a comfortable retirement; saving enough and investing wisely. Presented by a representative from Vanguard.

Audience: Benefits eligible employees

Prerequisites: None

Cost: None

Late Drop/Cancel Fee: None

Learn more and register on the Harvard Training Portal. Find class information...

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2019 Mar 07

China and Asia in a Changing Climate: Natural Science for the Non-Scientist

12:15pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

CGIS South S020, Belfer Case Study Room, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA

Panelists:

  • Professor John Holdren, Teresa and John Heinz Professor of Environmental Policy, Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University; Co-Director of Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program, HKS; former Science Advisor to President Barack Obama and former Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
  • Professor Peter Huybers, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University, and Harvard John A. Paulson School of...
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2019 Mar 07

Bike Tune-Up Thursday

9:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Safra Plaza at Smith Campus Center

Free bike tune-ups by skilled mechanics by Landry's and MassBike for Harvard students, faculty and staff.

Pre-registration required - click here

Sponsored by CommuterChoice, MassBike, and Harvard Common Spaces.

Questions?
commuterchoice@harvard.edu

2019 Mar 06

Climate Justice is Social Justice: How to Build Equitable Climate Movements

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Littaur 230, Harvard Kennedy School

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Are you a social justice advocate also concerned about climate change? A climate champion who wants to broaden your mission to climate justice? All are welcome for a lively presentation and discussion with Colette Pichon Battle on why the climate movement needs more social justice and vice versa.

Colette Pichon Battle is an attorney, advocate, and alliance builder who creates multi-racial regional alliances and served as a lead...

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