Events

    2018 Oct 10

    Genes, Cognition, and Human Brain Evolution

    6:00pm

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    Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

    Christopher A. Walsh, Bullard Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology, Harvard Medical School; Chief, Division of Genetics and Genomics, Boston Children’s Hospital; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Associate Member, Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT

    Despite major scientific advances in sequencing the genomes of species through the animal kingdom, it has been remarkably difficult to identify the genes that enable the unique cultural, aesthetic, and reasoning capabilities of humans. Christopher Walsh will discuss how research on specific genes...

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    2018 Jun 12

    Harvard Farmers’ Market

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    Science Center Plaza, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge

    Shop the Harvard Farmers' Market every Tuesday through November delicious fresh produce, baked goods, dairy products and more. The Farmers' Market accepts FNS, WIC, and SFMNP coupons and food stamps.

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    2018 May 31

    Yoga in the Yard

    Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Sep 27 2018 .
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    Harvard Yard Memorial Church Lawn
    In partnership with the Center for Wellness and Health Promotion, Harvard Common Spaces offers free yoga with instructor Paulina Haduong... Read more about Yoga in the Yard
    2018 May 16

    Zumba on the Plaza

    Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Oct 03 2018 .
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    Science Center Plaza, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge
    In partnership with the Center for Wellness and Health Promotion, Harvard Common Spaces offers free Zumba classes on the Plaza on Wednesdays... Read more about Zumba on the Plaza
    2018 May 01

    Tai Chi in Harvard Yard

    Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Sep 25 2018 .
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    Harvard Yard Memorial Church Lawn

    In partnership with the Center for Wellness and Health Promotion, Harvard Common Spaces offers free Tai Chi by Harvard's Master Yon Lee every Tuesday, 5pm-6pm from April through September. Meet in Harvard Yard on the Memorial Church Lawn, weather permitting. All Common Spaces wellness programs and fitness activities are free; no sign-ups are required.

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    2018 Feb 23

    Keys to Responsible Leadership in Troubling Times

    1:40pm

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    Livestream: hsph.me/Jenkins-Scott
    Join us for the next “Voices in Leadership” event of the Spring semester, featuring Jackie Jenkins-Scott, 13thPresident of Wheelock College. Under Jenkins-Scott’s leadership, Wheelock strengthened its core undergraduate and graduate academic programs, enhanced the undergraduate experience, elevated community and civic engagement projects, and expanded the College’s reach internationally. A renewed interest in public policy has improved the reputation and influence of the College. She emphasized cross disciplinary collaboration and community partnerships. Ms. Jenkins-Scott... Read more about Keys to Responsible Leadership in Troubling Times
    2018 Jan 22

    Plaza WinterFest

    Mon - Fri, Jan 22 to Mar 9, 12:00pm - 8:00pm

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    The Plaza, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge

    Running January through March, Plaza WinterFest is a great way to enjoy the cold winter months in Cambridge! Join us from 12-8pm daily for seasonal... Read more about Plaza WinterFest

    2017 Oct 14

    Community Football Day

    12:00pm

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    Harvard Stadium, 65 North Harvard Street, Boston

    Harvard University is pleased to invite Allston-Brighton and Cambridge neighbors to the annual Community Football Day at Harvard Stadium on Saturday, October 14th.... Read more about Community Football Day

    2017 Sep 15

    It Depends What State You’re In: Policies and Politics of the US Health Care System

    1:10pm

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    Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge

    Health care and political systems are deeply intertwined, with implications for the quality and equality of access to health care.

    This symposium will explore the political dynamics of health care laws and the way they affect people not only as patients but also as citizens. Health professionals, policy and public health experts, economists, sociologists, and political scientists will draw on comparative politics and policies of the US states—alone and as part of a federalist system—and on international perspectives to explore the relationships between citizens and their...

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    2017 Sep 15

    It Depends What State You’re In: Policies and Politics of the US Health Care System

    1:00pm

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    Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Health care and political systems are deeply intertwined, with implications for the quality and equality of access to health care. In this half-day symposium, health professionals, policy and public health experts, economists, sociologists, and political scientists will explore the political dynamics of health care laws and the way they affect not only people as patients but also people as citizens

    Link: https://www.radcliffe.harvard.edu/event/2017-us-health-care-symposium

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