24 26 Mar
ALL DAY

Hosted by the Harvard Vegan Society Tickets: Free for Harvard students, faculty, and staff; $20 for other students with valid ID; $50 for Boston community. iV: The Ivy League Vegan Conference is an annual professional conference on plant-based diets and bioethics featuring renowned leaders from...

24 Mar
8 am

Grab your sneakers and join the Harvard Community for a University-wide fun run. This free, untimed 5K will do three loops around historic Harvard Yard and the northern Law School campus. Harvard students, faculty, and staff, along with their friends and families are welcome to participate...

25 Mar
9:30 am–6 pm

Careers in Conservation 2017 will be the second annual conference sponsored by the Harvard College Conservation Society (HCCS). The focus of this conference is to provide career advice and connections for undergraduate students in the Boston area who are interested in pursuing careers in...

29 Mar
12:30–1:30 pm

Join the Food Literacy Project for a lunchtime lecture with award winning cookbook author Maria Speck ( Simply Ancient Grains and Ancient Grains for Modern Meals ). She will discuss simple cooking techniques, the benefits of ancient grains and dispel some grain nutrition myths. A sampling of her...

29 Mar
4 pm

Part of the 2016–2017 Fellows' Presentation Series and the 2016–2017 Oceans Lecture Series. Lecture by Chris Bowler RI '17. At the Radcliffe Institute, Chris Bowler is exploring ancient DNA from diatoms in sediments accumulated over the millenia on the seafloor. From such studies, he...

29 Mar
7 pm

Speaker: Naomi Oreskes, Professor of the History of Science, Affiliated Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences Scientists are often reluctant to speak in public on contested issues, for fear that this will “politicize” their science and have a negative impact on their credibility. In...

1 Apr
8:30 am–5 pm

This year’s Just Food? Conference will focus on labor in the food system, exploring the issues most relevant to those who grow, harvest, prepare, and serve our food. Participants will learn from a diverse group of food system workers, advocates, scholars, practitioners and other authorities,...

3 Apr
5 pm

The Future of Food: Climate, Crops, and Consequences Lecture Series continues with Michael K. Stern, Chief Executive Officer, President, The Climate Corporation and Vice President, Monsanto Company. The series, organized by the Harvard University Center for the Environment, highlights the...

12 Apr
4–5 pm

Pollution has quietly become the world’s largest health problem. Pollution-related disease causes nearly 10 million premature deaths annually, three times as many deaths as AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. Yet despite their great magnitude, pollution and pollution-related disease are...

19 Apr
4–5:30 pm

This event will be ticketed. Details are forthcoming. Speaker: Naomi Klein , journalist, syndicated columnist, and author of This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate . Chair: Michèle Lamont , Center Director; Executive Committee; Steering Committee; Faculty Associate . Robert I...