Need to Know:
Spring 2016 Registration
Opens 9am on Thursday, December 3rd
Spring registration opens 9am on Thursday, December 3rd. In order to register on December 3rd, students must pay their term bills in full (http://sfs.harvard.edu/) and clear all holds on their records (http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/registrar/holds/). Starting December 1st, any student with an unpaid balance will have a financial hold placed on his/her registration record. Note that it may take up to 24 hours for a financial hold to clear once a term bill has been paid.
Events and Activities:
Desserts & Dialogue: Dr. Reginald Tucker-Seeley
Tuesday, December 8, 2015. 12:30-1:30, Office of Diversity & Inclusion, Kresge G4
Desserts & Dialogue are interactive sessions where faculty and administrators share their stories over dessert. They will not only speak about their academic and career trajectories, but also their personal narratives. Any questions contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
J-PAL Information Session
Wednesday, December 2, 12:30-1:30pm, Kresge 502
Please join two Policy representatives from the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) in this information session where you will learn about the organization’s exciting projects as well as job opportunities at J-PAL and its partners across the globe. J-PAL was established in 2003 as a research center at the Economics Department at MIT. Since then, it has grown into a global network of researchers who use randomized evaluations to answer critical policy questions in the fight against poverty. For more information, please visit http://www.povertyactionlab.org/about-j-pal. Any questions contact email@example.com.
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HGCC 10 Year Anniversary Social & Open House
Wednesday, December 2, 6-8pm, Queen’s Head Pub, Memorial Hall, Cambridge
Harvard Graduate Consulting Club (HGCC) is turning 10 years! To celebrate we are having a member social and open house event where you will have the opportunity to interact with other HGCC members, share your experiences, learn about ways to get involved with HGCC, get advice on preparing for a career in consulting, and make new connections! HGCC is recruiting Co-president and board members for next year. At the open house, you will also have the opportunity to talk to current board members about HGCC and the positions. Hors d’œuvres and drinks will be provided. Date & Time: Wednesday December 2nd 2015, 6:00-8:00PM Location: Queen’s Head Pub, Memorial Hall, Cambridge Please RSVP: https://goo.gl/L8eBUc
Harvard Chan Toastmasters Student Club Meeting
Wednesday, December 2, 12:30-1:30pm , FXB-G11
Are you preparing for the day you give your dream TED talk in the next 20 years? Come to Toastmasters to boost your public speaking skills and confidence! Harvard Chan Toastmasters Student Club is a branch of the international organization aimed at cultivating communication and leadership skills. All interested parties are welcome to join and become members. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any inquiries, and go to http://goo.gl/forms/mwy46HL2JO to sign up for the mailing list.
Tuesday, December 1st, 2pm.
Still seeking a few additional individual volunteers to join us for our upcoming Science Olympiad, with the orientation taking place this coming Tuesday, December 1st, at 2 pm. We are seeking interested scientists and engineers, including college and graduate students and professionals at every level, to help prepare the Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School team for the state-wide SciOly competition, which is held in March. Please find below a few links about the event, including the opportunity to sign-up directly for Tuesday’s. For more information see links below:
Sexual Assault: Courageous Conversations and Bystander Intervention
December 1, 7:30pm, Boylston Hall 110
Chief Tom Tremblay (Ret.) has been a leader for the prevention of domestic and sexual violence, including service as a faculty member of the National Center for Campus Public Safety Trauma Informed Sexual Assault Training, an independent monitor/reviewer of DoJ agreements with law enforcement, and developing recommendations for trauma informed sexual assault investigations specific to colleges and universities. As Tom explains, he plans to share his national perspective and the need for “courageous conversations” about prevention, the challenge for boys and men, the role of alcohol, and some of the disturbing behaviors we need to consider to increase our awareness for effective bystander intervention.
Center on the Developing Child’s Richmond Fellowship
This one-year fellowship provides advanced doctoral students with a $10,000 stipend in support of independent research that aligns with the Center’s mission to drive science-based innovation to achieve breakthrough outcomes for children facing adversity. How to Apply •Visit developingchild.harvard.edu for fellowship application requirements and answers to FAQs; •All Harvard University doctoral students from the biological and social sciences as well as the professional schools are eligible to apply; •A Drop-In Info Session will be held on Tuesday, 12/1/15, from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. in Kresge, Room 708; Other dates in Cambridge are listed on web. •Applications are due on Friday, 12/11/15 by 5:00 p.m. (E.S.T.). Contact email@example.com if you have any questions.