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2018 Jan 18

Harvard University Housing Seminar - Home Buying

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Longwood Medical Area, Countway Library, Minot Room

Harvard and affiliated hospital faculty, staff, and retirees are invited to attend a free seminar.

Buying a primary residence Topics include:

  • How much can I really afford to pay and what type of mortgage makes the most sense?
  • What is a Purchase and Sale Agreement?
  • How does the process, from offer to acceptance to closing, work?

Click here to register....

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2018 Jun 28

Home Buying Seminar

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Online

Harvard and affiliated hospital faculty, staff, and retirees are invited to attend a free desktop webinar:

Buying a primary residence - Topics include:

  • How much can I really afford to pay and what type of mortgage makes the most sense?
  • What is a Purchase and Sale Agreement?
  • How does the process, from offer to acceptance to closing, work?

Click here to register. 

2017 Dec 06

Home Buying Webinar

Repeats every month on the 13 of March until Tue Mar 13 2018 . Also includes Wed Apr 25 2018, Wed May 30 2018.
12:00pm to 1:30pm

12:00pm to 1:30pm
12:00pm to 1:30pm
12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Online

Harvard and affiliated hospital faculty, staff, and retirees are invited to attend a free desktop webinar:

Buying a primary residence - Topics include:

  • How much can I really afford to pay and what type of mortgage makes the most sense?
  • What is a Purchase and Sale Agreement?
  • How does the process, from offer to acceptance to closing, work?

Click here to...

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2018 Jan 24

Home Buying Seminar

Repeats every month on the 28 of March until Wed Mar 28 2018 . Also includes Wed Apr 11 2018, Wed Jun 13 2018.
12:00pm to 1:30pm

12:00pm to 1:30pm
12:00pm to 1:30pm
12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center (formerly Holyoke Center) 1350 Mass. Ave., Room 869

Harvard and affiliated hospital faculty, staff, and retirees are invited to attend a free seminar.

Buying a primary residence Topics include:

  • How much can I really afford to pay and what type of mortgage makes the most sense?
  • What is a Purchase and Sale Agreement?
  • How does the process, from offer to acceptance to closing, work?

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2017 Dec 12

Home Buying Seminar

Repeats every month on the 6 of February until Tue Feb 06 2018 . Also includes Tue May 01 2018.
5:30pm to 7:00pm

5:30pm to 7:00pm
5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center (formerly Holyoke Center) 1350 Mass Ave., Room 869

Harvard and affiliated hospital faculty, staff, and retirees are invited to attend a free seminar.

Buying a primary residence Topics include:

  • How much can I really afford to pay and what type of mortgage makes the most sense?
  • What is a Purchase and Sale Agreement?
  • How does the process, from offer to acceptance to closing, work?

Click...

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2018 Jan 08

New Employee Orientation

Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Jun 25 2018 except Mon Jan 15 2018, Mon Feb 19 2018, Mon Mar 19 2018, Mon May 28 2018. Also includes Tue Jan 16 2018, Tue Feb 20 2018, Tue May 29 2018.
9:00am to 12:30pm

9:00am to 12:30pm
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9:00am to 12:30pm

Location: 

Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Room 3318, Cambridge

Introduction to the structure and culture of Harvard along with benefits, perks and opportunities for new Harvard employees.

Registration required*

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2017 Dec 04

Of Monarchs and Milkweed: A Story of Coevolution, Cultural History, and Conservation

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

What if your host truly didn’t want you to visit? Found you intolerable, in fact, and didn’t want you to stay? You’d think that you’d be kicked out, but that isn’t the case with monarch butterflies and the common milkweed that supports their life cycle. Using striking visual imagery, evolutionary biologist Anurag Agrawal will speak about some of the natural history of monarchs and milkweed, the cultural importance of milkweed’s toxins, and the current predicament of monarch declines.

Dr. Agrawal is an award-winning scientist and educator, who has delved deeply into the...

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2018 Sep 15

Exploring Science Together: Owls!

10:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

Study the secretive world of owls! Learn together with hands-on activities about bird beaks and feet and examine real specimens from our museum collections. Learn about the specific owl adaptations that make them incredible nocturnal predators, by investigating real feathers and bones. Dissect owl pellets to learn the details of an owl’s midnight snack. Listen carefully as you learn to identify owls by call. All activities are designed to be fun and interactive experiences for elementary age students and their families to participate in together.

Fees: $10 members/$20...

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2018 Jul 07

Exploring Science Together: Bugs!

10:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

Take a closer look and explore the world of minuscule bugs! Learn together through hands-on activities designed to show you how to classify and identify these numerous and diverse creatures! Participate in activities in our incredible arthropods gallery. Observe and touch live invertebrates, and then go outside and collect some of your own. Dig in the dirt and learn how invertebrates help people compost food waste into soil. Create your own scientific equipment that will help you continue the study of entomology at home. All activities are designed to be fun and interactive...

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2018 May 05

Exploring Science Together: Marine Life!

10:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

Dive deep into the underwater life of marine animals! Learn all about the challenges of life at sea with hands-on activities. Investigate the museum’s collections with interactive gallery explorations. See and touch living ocean animals to learn more about the amazing adaptations they have to survive their salty habitats. Create your very own ‘dive log’ to document your favorite specimens of the day and continue the learning at home. All activities are designed to be fun and interactive experiences for elementary age students and their families to participate in together.

Fees...

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2018 Mar 10

Sketching Mammals

9:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

Learn to capture mammals with pencil and paper in this hands-on workshop that focuses on a wide variety of specimens from the museum’s collections. Explore step-by-step methods for developing your mammal sketch, as well as techniques for achieving greater accuracy and for capturing depth, volume, and texture.

All skill levels are welcome.

Instructor: Erica Beade

Fee: $40 members/ $50 nonmembers.

Advance registration required. 

2018 Mar 04

Cabinet of Curiosities Workshop

1:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

Start your own natural history specimen collection with the help of a licensed taxidermist! Learn how to spread and pin an insect, embalm a specimen for fluid preservation, dissect an owl pellet, assemble a handmade flower press, and preserve botanical specimens.  All materials are provided, and students get to keep all of their specimens as well as their tools for future projects at home. Please bring a sturdy tote bag so you can carry your items home with you.

Must be age 18+ to participate in this workshop.

$140 members/ $150 nonmembers...

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2018 Mar 03

Squirrel Taxidermy Workshop

12:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

Learn how to prepare, mount, and finish a squirrel taxidermy project of your own. Using a tanned hide and a commercial taxidermy form, you will work with a licensed taxidermist to create a beautiful specimen that is worthy of display. A variety of poses will be available to choose from. Please bring a small box so you can carry your squirrel home with you. All other materials and tools will be provided.

Must be age 18+ to participate in this workshop.

$250 members/ $275 nonmembers

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2018 Mar 03

Exploring Science Together: Minerals!

10:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

What makes a mineral a mineral? Find out in this hands-on and interactive program. Be a geologist for the day and learn how to identify minerals. Discover the secret properties that make some minerals truly unique. Participate in gallery explorations of our mesmerizing mineral collections. Investigate the different uses of minerals and even create your own mineral pigment artwork to take home! All activities are designed to be a fun and interactive experience for elementary age students and their families to participate in together.

Fees: $10 members/$20 nonmembers, per person...

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