This training is in response to the new digital accessibility policy at Harvard and the audience is for anyone who develops or publishes content for a website at Harvard (even if it's not your main job responsibility). We will go over what accessibility is, its importance, the 10 essentials for content creators, and some tools and resources.
Attention all staff who work with contractors and consultants! Join us on July 11, from 1-2:00 p.m. in Hauser 104 to hear from Karen Kittredge (Harvard’s Manager of Policy and Business Process) and Polly Scannell (Deputy Director of the Office of Labor & Employee Relations), who will be on campus on to share critical information on updates to the Independent Contractor policy.
The EMS Scheduling System will be offline from 9am Monday, July 22 through 9am Monday, July 29 in order to import the Fall 2019 academic schedule. No full service room requests may be placed during this outage. Beginning at 9am on Monday, July 29, the HLS community will be able to book classrooms for the Fall Term (9/3/2019-12/8/2019).
On Thursday, June 27, the EMS WebApp will be offline in order to install a series of software and security updates. The system is scheduled to be offline between 6am-4pm and you will not be able to book space or request services through the EMS WebApp during this timeframe. Once the EMS WebApp is back online, when you attempt to log in you will be redirected to a HarvardKey login screen and then back into EMS WebApp.
Harvard Heroes, Harvard's premier University-wide recognition program, celebrates the accomplishments of Harvard staff whose work supports the mission of Harvard at the highest levels of contribution, impact and excellence. Congratulations to Melissa Bergsten and Sheryl Dickey of HLS who were named Harvard Heroes for 2019!
The annual Career Connections across Harvard networking event for Harvard staff is scheduled for Wednesday, June 5 from 12:00-3:00 in WCC Milstein Conference Center. Take advantage of this opportunity to meet with representatives from different schools and units around the University to explore other areas of work at Harvard and expand professional networks.
The Dean’s Award for Excellence recognizes staff members who embody both the letter and spirit of excellence within the HLS community. Join us in celebrating our HLS colleagues who are receiving the awards this year!
As part of Harvard’s celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus school, join Charlotte Leib, Curatorial Graduate Student Intern at the Harvard Art Museums, for a walking tour of HLS’s Bauhaus-built spaces.
Need a new photo for your website, LinkedIn account or elsewhere? Then mark this down in your calendar! On Tuesday, May 14, photographer Martha Stewart will be taking pictures of HLS faculty and staff who would like a professional quality photograph (for Connections, LinkedIn or other purposes), free of charge.
Please join us on April 30th to chat with colleagues and Dean Manning and to learn more about the upcoming renovation of the Lewis International Law Center. HLS is redesigning the building to create a 21st century learning and work environment and to improve campus life, building accessibility and energy efficiency. Come grab a morning snack and get a sneak preview of what the new building will look like!
The Center for Workplace Development offers something for staff at all levels at Harvard: Professional development programs, tools, coaching, and consulting. Stop by the CWD Open House on April 23 to learn about the variety of resources available.
"Wasted! The Story of Food Waste" aims to change the way people buy, cook, recycle, and eat food. "Wasted!" exposes the criminality of food waste and how it's directly contributing to climate change and shows us how each of us can make small changes - all of them delicious - to solve one of the greatest problems of the 21st Century. Discussion to follow the movie. Pizza lunch provided! Sponsored by the Food Law and Policy Clinic and the HLS Green Team.
Community input has clearly signaled that students, staff, and faculty are eager to adopt practical tools to enable them to detect and respond to signs of harassment in their own learning and work environments. The Bystander Intervention & Beyond program, hosted by the Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response and the Harvard University Central […]