As you may have heard, the Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching (HILT) will be hosting its 2nd annual, university-wide conference on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at the Harvard Science Center and newly-constructed Plaza.
This is a great opportunity to meet faculty from across the university.
Harvard colleagues on the program include Dan Gilbert, Francis Frei, Julio Frenk, Bob Kegan, Nan Keohane, Andrew Ho, Diane Paulus, Jennifer Roberts, and Jonathan Walton. President Faust and Provost Garber will offer remarks and Hauser grant and HILT...
Join Senior Vice Provost Judy Singer and other junior faculty colleagues from across the University during Reading Period to celebrate the end of the academic year and the start of summer. Take a moment to share your accomplishments and common experiences with colleagues over drinks and appetizers at the Harvard Faculty Club. Guests are welcome too!
Celebrating the Impact of New Ideas and New Discoveries
Please join Provost Alan Garber, FAS Dean Mike Smith, and GSAS Dean Xiao-Li Meng at Sanders Theatre as the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences celebrates the power of new ideas — and the talent and innovation of the scholars who are generating them.
The Harvard Horizons Symposium
Featuring short talks by the inaugural Horizon Scholars, eight PhD...
Pick up any guide to effective writing, and what will you find? Probably some version of the same advice that Strunk and White offered in the 1950s: engage your reader’s attention through examples, illustrations, and anecdotes; use clear, precise language to express complex ideas; avoid obfuscating jargon; vary your vocabulary, sentence length, and frames of reference; favor active verbs and concrete nouns; write with conviction, passion, and verve. Pick up a peer-reviewed journal in just about any academic discipline, and what will you find?...
Christine Heenan, Vice President of Public Affairs and Communications, will review successful communications strategies for working with print, online, and other media. She will introduce tools for developing and controlling your message, defining your audiences, and managing objections. The session will be interactive and anchored in examples introduced by participants. Refreshments will be provided.
Address: Lamont Library, Forum Room, 11 Quincy St., Cambridge, MA 02138
A special opportunity to preview the new Harvard Art Museums
Curious about what’s been under wraps at 32 Quincy Street for the past three years? As many of you know, the Harvard Art Museums—comprising the Fogg Museum, Busch-Reisinger Museum, and Arthur M. Sackler Museum—have been renovating and expanding their landmark building at 32 Quincy Street. The state-of-the-art facility will support Harvard students and faculty in all departments and schools and put the museums’ collections to work in...
Join the A.R.T. on Thursday, March 14 from 4:00-6:30 p.m. for
HILT Workshop 4: Devised Theater in the Classroom
Groundbreaking theater director Michael Rohd (Assistant Professor, Northwestern University) specializes in devised theater and civic practice. He creates new performance work and community engaged projects around the nation in a variety of settings. This interactive...
The Office of Faculty Development and Diversity (FD&D) hosts informal lunches for Junior Ladder Faculty throughout the academic year. These lunches are designed to provide an opportunity for junior faculty to have an informal discussion with Senior Vice Provost Judith Singer and connect with other Junior Faculty from across the University.
Monday, March 11, 2013, 12:00-1:30 pm
Holyoke Center, Conference Room 869, 1350 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge.
FD&D can validate your parking ticket at the Holyoke Center garage.
TALKING ABOUT TEACHING is a University-wide seminar that explores pedagogical connections across disciplines and Schools. Designed by faculty for faculty, the Spring 2013 seminar series will focus on Bringing the World into the Classroom, showcasing the work of Harvard master teachers through demonstrations of their pedagogy and discussions of its broader applications.