Events

    State Prisons and COVID-19

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    Online Event

    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. 

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    Central Asian Economies and COVID-19: Bracing for Crisis

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    Online Event

    Difficult times are upon us. Central Asian states are dealing with the outbreak of COVID-19 and bracing for the second “tsunami wave” – the impact of the pandemic on their economies.  With borders sealed, supply chain interrupted, prices on natural resources going down, and businesses forced to scale down or close, the unprecedented crisis requires strong and smart policies. Join Program Director Nargis Kassenova in conversation with Christian Josz, IMF Mission Chief for the Kyrgyz Republic, Roman Mogilevskii, Associate Director of the University of Central Asia Institute of Public...

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    The Cuban Economy in the Context of COVID-19

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    Online Event

    Before the covid-19 pandemic, Cuba was already suffering the worst economic crisis since the 1990s after the collapse of the socialist camp. In addition to basically maintaining the central planning model (with some modest reforms) that was unable to increase GDP growth and production, Cuba has suffered significant cuts in its economic relationship with Venezuela and Trumps' aggressive policies that strengthened the U.S. embargo. Evaluating the impact of these three factors, the presentations show the domestic macroeconomic indicators and the impact of the two external variables....

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    Addiction: A Paradigm Shift from Problem to Patient through Policy

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    Online via Zoom—Harvard Medical School

     

    Join Harvard Medical School online for "Addiction: A Paradigm Shift from Problem to Patient through Policy."

    Addiction is one of numerous public health crises facing the US today. Treatment for severe substance use disorders (i.e., addiction) has evolved over time as science has advanced to better understand addiction as a chronic disease, acceptance of evidence-based practice guidelines, and availability of safe and effective treatments. Patients, however, still face barriers to engaging treatment for a variety...

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    Spring Into Yoga

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    Online Event

    This session will be held online using Zoom. Instructions will be included in your registration confirmation.

    Quiet your mind, energize your body, and achieve relaxation with Spring into Yoga! Each class will incorporate flowing, intentional vinyasa-style movements, stretches, and breathing practices to relax the body. Modifications will be offered for participants of all levels to ensure your maximum benefit and healthy alignment.

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    The Pursuit of Happiness

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    Harvard Business School, Klarman Hall, Batten Way, Boston

    Join this thought-provoking talk by Arthur Brooks who distills 40 years and hundreds of social science research studies on happiness, into a surprising set of answers to questions like: What percentage of the population is happy? What brings us happiness? Who is happier, men or women? How much of happiness is genetically determine?

    How can we pursue the surest path to happiness? Arthur has the answers.

    The event will have a show opener featuring a performance by the Faculty band: Indie Folk rock, including:
    Mike Norton: vocals, guitar, bass
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    Harvard Women’s Ice Hockey vs St. Lawrence – LIGHT THE BRIGHT

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    Bright-Landry Hockey Center 65 N Harvard St, Allston

    Women’s Hockey takes on St. Lawrence at 3pm at Bright-Landry Hockey Center. Game will be streamed on ESPN+. Fans will receive a Styrofoam LED stick. There will be free giveaways, contests, sign making, and much more!

    This game will cover Graduate Student Day, Faculty/ Staff Day, Community Day, and Post-Game autographs.

    Chuck-A-Puck will be sponsored by the Harvard University Employees Credit Union.

    Tickets: $10 for adults, $5 for youth. Students receive free admission.

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