Work/Life

Flexwork Overview for All

August 8, 2018
Bring your lunch on Aug. 22 to this one-hour overview of Harvard's updated, University-wide flexible work guidelines. Nancy Costikyan, the director of Harvard’s Office of Work/Life, will give a quick tour through the guidelines that were rolled out in the spring of 2017. Learn more. Read more about Flexwork Overview for All

Introduction to Mindfulness

August 1, 2018
This program on Aug. 21 introduces the principles of mindfulness, a concentrated state of awareness that helps people respond to situations with clarity. Individuals who employ the techniques of mindfulness are able to monitor effectiveness, respond promptly to difficulties as they arise, and remain open to new ideas. Learn more. Read more about Introduction to Mindfulness
2018 Jul 11

Child Care Scholarship Application Open

Wed Jul 11 (All day) to Wed Aug 8 (All day)

Location: 

Online
The application period for academic year 2018-19 will be open Wednesday, July 11 through August 8, 2018. The smaller second round for those hired after August 1, 2018 will be Wednesday, August 29 through September 12, 2018. See here for additional information.
2018 Sep 29

Harvard Symposium on Technology-Assisted Meditation

8:30am to 5:30pm

Location: 

Harvard University Science Center, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

Are you curious about the intersection of technology and meditation? Join us for an experiential and collaborative day that embodies connection, discovery, and awareness. This symposium will include panel and group discussions, movement, reflection and interactive experiences.

Our intention is to showcase innovation and research in the fast-growing field of technology-assisted meditation, foster multidisciplinary discussion and together consider the ethical and safety implications of technology and meditation.

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Flexwork Overview for All

May 30, 2018
Bring your lunch on June 12 to this one-hour overview of Harvard's updated, University-wide flexible work guidelines. Nancy Costikyan, the director of Harvard’s Office of Work/Life, will give a quick tour through the guidelines that were rolled out in the spring of 2017. Learn moreRead more about Flexwork Overview for All
2018 Jul 11

Child Care Scholarship Application Period

(All day)

Location: 

Online via PeopleSoft

The next scholarship cycle applies to the period July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2019. People who receive an award will be able to claim eligible child care payments made during this period. 

Please note the following:

  • This application will be hosted online on PeopleSoft. It will be open on July 11 through August 8. Please login to PeopleSoft with your HUID and PIN, navigate to Self-Service and select “Childcare Scholarship App”. It should take less than 20 minutes to complete.
  • The application must be ...
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Introduction to Mindfulness

May 23, 2018
This program on June 6 introduces the principles of mindfulness, a state of awareness that helps people respond to situations with clarity. Participants will be introduced to meditation practices that will teach them how to be more focused, creative and resilient in all aspects of their lives. Learn more. Read more about Introduction to Mindfulness
2018 Nov 15

Boost Your Resilience - Webinar

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Online

Stress is a part of everyday life. Since we can't eliminate it, learning how to recognize the signs of stress overload and boosting our ability to handle stressful situations can help. Understanding our own reactions to issues and planning ways to boost resiliency can help us thrive in the midst of stress.  Join us and learn ways to build your personal resiliency by cultivating a positive attitude, practicing healthy habits and using self-care to stay mindful. Join us for an interactive discussion about:

  • Recognizing stress symptoms to prevent burnout...
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