Events

  • 2023 Feb 03

    Teaching as an International Scholar

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

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    Virtual

    What are the classroom norms in the United States and how might undergraduate education here differ from your own experiences? In this interactive workshop, we will explore teaching and learning across cultures by reflecting on culture and its impact on classroom interactions such as participating in discussions, presenting information, asking questions, building rapport, giving and receiving feedback, and even handling conflict. We will discuss how to foster an inclusive learning environment that recognizes and values cultural differences and brainstorm approaches to lead...

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  • 2023 Feb 08

    Immigration Considerations for Entrepreneurs (HIO event)

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Virtual

    U.S. immigration regulations do not clearly define employment and never contemplated the new era of entrepreneurs, influencers and social media. In a time where it seems many students and scholars are interested in launching a new business endeavor, foreign nationals must beware and tread very carefully. What should non-immigrant students and academics know about launching a business at various stages of their immigration journey? What activities count as U.S. employment? What options exist for work authorization both in the short-term and longer-term alternatives?...

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  • 2023 Mar 22

    Cultivating Conflict Courage (for Postdocs)

    4:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Virtual

    Whether it is tensions over authorship, difficulty with a PI or mentor, or clashes with colleagues, you’ll likely experience some conflict during your time as a postdoctoral fellow. However, these experiences don’t have to leave us feeling disempowered. In “Cultivating Conflict Courage” the Harvard Ombuds Office will lead a one-hour training to explore basic conflict management theories and strategies. You will have an opportunity to reflect on your own conflict styles and practice new approaches...

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