Even though April 22 is Earth Day, there are events and activities happening across campus all month to celebrate our Earth and raise awareness about climate change and environmental issues. 

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Featured Events

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Harvard Celebrates Earth Day

MOVED DUE TO RAIN

New date: Friday, April 20, 12-2 pm
Harvard Science Center Plaza

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David Crane on "The Role of Business Leaders in Climate Policy"

Wednesday, April 4, 4 pm
RSVP required

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Scales of Environmental Justice: Building a Transformative Politics

Monday, April 16, 5 pm

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The Art of Energy Revolution: From Ultra High Voltage Power Grids to Global Energy Interconnection

Tuesday, April 17, 5 pm
A University-wide public lecture featuring LIU Zhenya, former Chairman and President of State Grid Corporation of China

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A Dive into the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument

Thursday, April 19, 6 pm

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Harvard Business School

David Crane on "The Role of Business Leaders in Climate Policy"

Wednesday, April 4, 4 pm
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Harvard Business School Climate Action Day

Thursday, April 5, 11:30 am-2 pm
HBS event

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Getting sustainability done: A panel of Chief Sustainability Officers

Tuesday, April 17, 4-5:30 pm

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Harvard College 

Environmental Action Committee's Annual Earth Day Festival

Sunday, April 22, 12-3 pm

Science Center Plaza

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Harvard Graduate School of Design

HouseZero Typology Symposium

Tuesday, April 3, 4-6 pm

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GSD Lecture with Landscape Architect Stig Andersson

Tuesday, April 24, 6:30 pm

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Harvard Divinity School

Film Screening: An Inconvenient Sequel

Monday, April 16, 11:30 am-1:30 pm

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Bike Safety Checks and Breakfast

Tuesday, April 17, 10:30 am-12:30 pm

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Garden Blessing in HDS Garden (behind CSWR)

Wednesday, April 18, 12:10-1 pm

Come to sing, plant, and bless the HDS Garden

HDS Freecycle and Repair Fair

Thursday, April 19

Freecycle: 10 am-4 pm

Repair Fair: 11:30 am-1:30 pm

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Waste Audit

Friday, April 20, 10-11:30 am

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Harvard Graduate School of Education

"In sight, in mind" Waste Audit

Tuesday, April 24, 12-3 pm

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FAS, GSAS, SEAS

Scales of Environmental Justice: Building a Transformative Politics

Monday, April 16, 5 pm

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Harvard Celebrates Earth Day

Thursday, April 19, 12-2 pm
Science Center Plaza

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The Floral Archive: Climate, Empire, and the Problem of Scale

Monday, April 23, 6 pm

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Harvard Global Health Institute

Road Safety For All: Innovations in Road Traffic Injury Prevention and Response

Monday, April 30, 8:30 am-1 pm

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Harvard University Housing events

The Graduate Commons Program and its team of Community Advisors are hosting events for HUH residents throughout the month.

  • April 1: Community Garden plots announced (Garden and Riverside)
  • April 8: Spring Fling Family Event with recycled art work, build your own trail mix bar (PT/Western)
  • April 14: Family Book Exchange (Western)
  • April 17: Patriots’ Day Walk-In Wellness for Veterans and their families (all)
  • April 19: Plant your own herb garden (Garden)
  • April 28: Charles River cleanup (all)

Upcoming in May:

  • A hike event post finals
  • Spring FREECYCLES!
  • Outing to the Arboretum

Open to HUH residents only.

View the event calendars for more information and to register

Harvard Longwood campus

Take the Stairs Campaign

Monday, March 19-Friday, April 20

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Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Freecycle and Electronics Recycling

Wednesday, April 25, 11 am-1 pm

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Harvard Medical School Sustainability Fair

Wednesday, April 25, 11 am-1 pm

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Harvard Medical School Freecycle and Electronics Recycling

Thursday, April 26, 8 am-4 pm

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Planetary Health Alliance

Restoring Peatlands in Russia: For Fire Prevention and Climate Change Mitigation

Tuesday, April 10, 4 pm

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Planetary Health Photography Contest

Individuals may submit up to two photographs to the 2018 Planetary Health Photography Contest by Thursday, April 19. Winning submissions will be shared at the Planetary Health Annual Meeting and the top photograph will be published on the cover of The Lancet Planetary Health’s Conference Booklet.

 

View the Harvard University Center for the Environment's Calendar