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Crimson Toastmasters Meeting

Gazette Events - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 13:00
Meeting locations change bi-weekly; for specific room locations visit crimsontoastmasters.fas.harvard.edu….
Tue., Dec. 16, 2014, 1 – 2 p.m.



Please feel free to join us to observe the flow of the meeting before committing to joining.

Gazette Classification: Support/Social
Organization/Sponsor: Toastmasters International
Cost: There is no cost to attend meetings. If you choose to join, initial dues are pro-rated based start date. Bi-annual dues are $43.50 and cover the cost of the Toastmasters International Magazine and the Competent Communicator/Leadership Manuals.
Contact Info: All Harvard staff, faculty, and graduate students are welcome to attend our bi-weekly meetings. For questions in regard to a specific meeting contact us at crimsontoastmasters@googlegroups.com.
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Crimson Toastmasters Meeting

Gazette Events - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 13:00
Meeting locations change bi-weekly; for specific room locations visit crimsontoastmasters.fas.harvard.edu….
Tue., Dec. 2, 2014, 1 – 2 p.m.



Please feel free to join us to observe the flow of the meeting before committing to joining.

Gazette Classification: Support/Social
Organization/Sponsor: Toastmasters International
Cost: There is no cost to attend meetings. If you choose to join, initial dues are pro-rated based start date. Bi-annual dues are $43.50 and cover the cost of the Toastmasters International Magazine and the Competent Communicator/Leadership Manuals.
Contact Info: All Harvard staff, faculty, and graduate students are welcome to attend our bi-weekly meetings. For questions in regard to a specific meeting contact us at crimsontoastmasters@googlegroups.com.
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Crimson Toastmasters Meeting

Gazette Events - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 18:00
Meeting locations change bi-weekly; for specific room locations visit crimsontoastmasters.fas.harvard.edu….
Tue., Nov. 18, 2014, 6 p.m.



Please feel free to join us to observe the flow of the meeting before committing to joining.

Gazette Classification: Support/Social
Organization/Sponsor: Toastmasters International
Cost: There is no cost to attend meetings. If you choose to join, initial dues are pro-rated based start date. Bi-annual dues are $43.50 and cover the cost of the Toastmasters International Magazine and the Competent Communicator/Leadership Manuals.
Contact Info: All Harvard staff, faculty, and graduate students are welcome to attend our bi-weekly meetings. For questions in regard to a specific meeting contact us at crimsontoastmasters@googlegroups.com.
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Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham and John Mugane: Exploring Race and Community in the Digital World Workshop Series

Gazette Events - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 18:00
Emerson Hall 108
Fri., Nov. 7, 2014, 6 p.m.

Gazette Classification: Classes/Workshops, Education, Humanities, Information Technology, Lecture, Science, Social Sciences
Organization/Sponsor: Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University
Speaker(s): Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, director of Social Engagement Initiative and Victor S. Thomas Professor of History and of African American Studies, Harvard University, and John Mugane, director of the African Language Program and professor of the practice, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University
Cost: Free and open to the public
Contact Infocdmartin@post.harvard.edu
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Ingersoll Lecture

Gazette Events - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 17:15
Sperry Room
Thu., Nov. 6, 2014, 5:15 – 7 p.m.

The 2014 Ingersoll Lecture will be delivered by Russell Banks. 

Gazette Classification: Lecture, Religion, Special Events
ContactAlison Batty, 617.384.6598

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Crimson Toastmasters Meeting

Gazette Events - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 13:00
Meeting locations change bi-weekly; for specific room locations visit crimsontoastmasters.fas.harvard.edu….
Tue., Nov. 4, 2014, 1 – 2 p.m.



Please feel free to join us to observe the flow of the meeting before committing to joining.

Gazette Classification: Support/Social
Organization/Sponsor: Toastmasters International
Cost: There is no cost to attend meetings. If you choose to join, initial dues are pro-rated based start date. Bi-annual dues are $43.50 and cover the cost of the Toastmasters International Magazine and the Competent Communicator/Leadership Manuals.
Contact Info: All Harvard staff, faculty, and graduate students are welcome to attend our bi-weekly meetings. For questions in regard to a specific meeting contact us at crimsontoastmasters@googlegroups.com.
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Farmers' Market at Harvard

Gazette Events - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 12:00
The Plaza outside the Science Center
Tue., Oct. 28, 2014, 12 – 6 p.m.



Gazette Classification: Special Events, Support/Social, Sustainability, Wellness/Work Life
Organization/Sponsor: Harvard University Dining Services' Food Literacy Project
Contact Infomargiana_pr@harvard.edu, farmersmarket@harvard.edu
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Askwith Forum: Higher Education, the Cost Disease, and Systemic Reform

Gazette Events - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 17:30
Longfellow Hall
13 Appian Way
Cambridge, MA 02138
Mon., Oct. 27, 2014, 5:30 – 7 p.m.

Speaker: Mark G. Yudof, president emeritus, University of California; professor, School of Law, University of California, Berkeley


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Type of Event: Discussion, Forum, Lecture, Question & Answer Session
Program/Department Landing Flag: No
Program/Department: AskWith Forum
Is this an external event?: Yes
Building/Room: Askwith Hall
Contact Name: Jodie Smith-Bennett
Contact Emailaskwith_forums@gse.harvard.edu
Contact Phone: 617-495-8059
Sponsoring Organization/Department: Harvard Graduate School of Education
Registration Required: No
Admission Fee: This event is free and open to the public.
RSVP Required: No
Gazette Classification: Education

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Harvard Allston Farmers' Market

Gazette Events - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 15:00
Swissbakers
168 Western Avenue
Allston, MA 02134
Fri., Oct. 24, 2014, 3 – 6:30 p.m.

The market features E.L. Silvia Farms, offering produce and fruits, Flats Mentor Farms, specializing in lettuce and other Asian greens and vegetables, and Soluna Garden Farm, featuring fresh herbs, spices, and teas.

Additional bi-weekly vendors include local specialty businesses offering a variety of products such as cheese, butter, dairy products, maple syrup, and baked goods.

Gazette Classification: Special Events, Sustainability, Wellness/Work Life
Organization/Sponsor: Harvard University
Contact Info: 617.496.5022
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The Hallmarks of Cancer Symposium

Gazette Events - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 08:00
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
Nine Cambridge Center
Cambridge MA 02142
Fri., Oct. 24, 2014, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.



Gazette Classification: Conferences, Health Sciences, Science
Organization/Sponsor: Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research and MD Anderson Cancer Center
Speaker(s): Robert Eisenman, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; Tyler Jacks, Koch Institute for Integrative, Cancer Research at MIT; Guido Kroemer, Institut Gustave Roussy; Irving Weissman, Stanford School of Medicine; Robert Weinberg, Whitehead Institute, MIT; James Allison, MD Anderson Cancer Center; Johanna A. Joyce, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; David Sabatini, Whitehead Institute, MIT; Steve Baylin, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Matthew Meyerson, Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Institute
More infothehallmarksofcancer.com

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Crimson Toastmasters Meeting

Gazette Events - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 13:00
Meeting locations change bi-weekly; for specific room locations visit crimsontoastmasters.fas.harvard.edu….
Tue., Oct. 21, 2014, 1 – 2 p.m.



Please feel free to join us to observe the flow of the meeting before committing to joining.

Gazette Classification: Support/Social
Organization/Sponsor: Toastmasters International
Cost: There is no cost to attend meetings. If you choose to join, initial dues are pro-rated based start date. Bi-annual dues are $43.50 and cover the cost of the Toastmasters International Magazine and the Competent Communicator/Leadership Manuals.
Contact Info: All Harvard staff, faculty, and graduate students are welcome to attend our bi-weekly meetings. For questions in regard to a specific meeting contact us at crimsontoastmasters@googlegroups.com.
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Farmers' Market at Harvard

Gazette Events - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 12:00
The Plaza outside the Science Center
Tue., Oct. 21, 2014, 12 – 6 p.m.



Gazette Classification: Special Events, Support/Social, Sustainability, Wellness/Work Life
Organization/Sponsor: Harvard University Dining Services' Food Literacy Project
Contact Infomargiana_pr@harvard.edu, farmersmarket@harvard.edu
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Emerging Issues and New Frontiers for FDA Regulation

Gazette Events - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 00:00
Washington, DC
Mon., Oct. 20, 2014



The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School and the Food and Drug Law Institute are pleased to announce this collaborative academic symposium.

Agenda:

Note: All sessions will include time for Q & A.

8:00 – 8:30 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 – 8:40 AM FDLI, PFC Welcome Remarks

8:40 – 9:35 AM Food Regulation

“Untangling the Debate Over Genetically Modified Foods"
​Joanna K. Sax, Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development, Associate Professor of Law, and Co-Director, Institute of Health Law Studies, California Western School of Law

“Addressing Food Fraud Prevention in the Food Safety Modernization Act”
John Spink, PhD, Director & Assistant Professor, Food Fraud Initiative, Michigan State University

9:35 – 10:30 AM Drug Shortages

“‘Regulatory Flexibility’ after Cook v. FDA: How Flexible Is Flexible?”
Kate Greenwood, Research Fellow & Lecturer in Law, Seton Hall University School of Law

“A Duty to Continue Selling Medicines”
William M. Janssen, Professor of Law, Charleston School of Law

10:30 – 10:45 AM Networking Break

10:45 – 11:40 AM Mobile Health

“Gatekeeping Regulation for mHealth”
Nathan Cortez, Associate Professor, Associate Dean for Research, SMU Law School

“Health Everywhere: A Critical Analysis of the Regulatory Environment for Mobile Health”
Nicolas P. Terry, Hall Render Professor of Law & Director, Hall Center for Law and Health, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Moderated by Lauren Silvis, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP
11:40 – 12:45 PM Luncheon Address

12:45 – 2:10 PM Personalized Medicine

“Regulation of Black-Box Personalized Medicine”
W. Nicholson Price II, PhD, Assistant Professor of Law, University of New Hampshire School of LawAcademic Fellow, The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology and Bioethics, Harvard Law School

“Can FDA Serve As An Effective Gatekeeper For Personalized Medicine?”
Margaret Foster Riley, Professor of Law, General Faculty, Professor of Public Health Sciences, School of Medicine, Professor of Public Policy, Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, University of Virginia

2:10 – 3:05 PM Stem Cells

“Revising the Regulation of Stem Cell-Based Therapies: Critical Assessment of Potential Models”
Barbara von Tigerstrom, LLB, PhD, Professor and Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies, College of Law, University of Saskatchewan

“Access to (un) PROVEN Proven Cell Therapies: Do Legal and Regulatory Decisions Create anthe Unwanted Domino Effect?”
Bianca Büchner, LL.M., Affiliated Faculty Member, Indiana University Center for Bioethics, Associated Research Fellow, Center for Ethics and Law in the Life Sciences – CELLS, University of Hannover

Moderated by Andrew Ittleman, Partner, Fuerst Ittleman David & Joseph, PL
3:05 – 3:20 PM Networking Break

3:20 – 5:10 PM New Paradigms

“Synthetic Biology in the FDA Realm: Toward Productive Oversight Assessment”
Leili Fatehi, Director, Initiative on Governance of Emerging Technological Systems (IGETS), Research Fellow, Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs,
Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Minnesota Law School, Affiliate Faculty, Center for Bioethics;

Ralph F. Hall, Professor of Practice, University of Minnesota Law School

“Envisioning FDA Evaluation and Approval of Pharmaceuticals for Non-Therapeutic Uses”
Yaniv Heled, J.S.D., Assistant Professor of Law, Georgia State University College of Law

“How Should the FDA Regulate the Approval of Novel Vaccines for Non-Communicable Diseases?”
Jonathan J. Darrow, S.J.D., M.B.A., LL.M., Research Fellow, Harvard Medical School, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Program On Regulation Therapeutics And Law (PORTAL), Brigham & Women's Hosp., Resident Tutor in Law and Business, Harvard University Lecturer on Law, Bentley University;

Aaron S. Kesselheim, M.D., J.D., M.P.H., Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women's Hospital

“The Gen-Nano-Neuro Convergence: A New Biotechnology Paradigm for the FDA”
Jordan K. Paradise, Professor of Law, Seton Hall University School of Law

Moderated by Philip Katz, Partner, Hogan Lovells US LLP

Gazette Classification: Conferences
Organization/Sponsor: The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School and the Food and Drug Law Institute
Contact Infopetrie-flom@law.harvard.edu
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Harvard Allston Farmers' Market

Gazette Events - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 15:00
Swissbakers
168 Western Avenue
Allston, MA 02134
Fri., Oct. 17, 2014, 3 – 6:30 p.m.

The market features E.L. Silvia Farms, offering produce and fruits, Flats Mentor Farms, specializing in lettuce and other Asian greens and vegetables, and Soluna Garden Farm, featuring fresh herbs, spices, and teas.

Additional bi-weekly vendors include local specialty businesses offering a variety of products such as cheese, butter, dairy products, maple syrup, and baked goods.

Gazette Classification: Special Events, Sustainability, Wellness/Work Life
Organization/Sponsor: Harvard University
Contact Info: 617.496.5022
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Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is: The Economic Imperative of Oral Health

Gazette Events - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 00:00
Joseph Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School
Wed., Oct. 15 – Thu., Oct. 16, 2014

Dean Bruce Donoff will convene an interdisciplinary panel of experts from Harvard Business School (Professor Clay Christensen), the Harvard School of Public Health (Professor John McDonough), and the Harvard Kennedy School (Professor David Cutler), as well as Harvard Provost Dr. Alan Garber and faculty from HSDM. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Louis Sullivan, former US Secretary of Health and Human Services under President George H.W. Bush.

Additional speakers will include Mr. Stanley M. Bergman, chair of the board and chief executive officer, Henry Schein, Inc.; Dr. Mary Lee Conicella, chief dental officer, Aetna, Inc.; Dr. Marjorie Jeffcoat, former dean, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine; Dr. Robert Luwando, clinical dental director, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts; and Dr. Michael Weitzner, vice president, national clinical operations, UnitedHealthcare Specialty Benefits.

Gazette Classification: Business, Conferences, Education, Health Sciences
Organization/Sponsor: Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Contact Infoamy_fenton@hsdm.harvard.edu

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Farmers' Market at Harvard

Gazette Events - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 12:00
The Plaza outside the Science Center
Tue., Oct. 14, 2014, 12 – 6 p.m.



Gazette Classification: Special Events, Support/Social, Sustainability, Wellness/Work Life
Organization/Sponsor: Harvard University Dining Services' Food Literacy Project
Contact Infomargiana_pr@harvard.edu, farmersmarket@harvard.edu
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Harvard Swim School

Gazette Events - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 09:00
Blodgett Pool
Sat., Oct. 11, 2014, 9 – 11 a.m.



Swimming and diving lessons and competitive clinics, for ages 5 and older, taught by the Harvard Men's and Women's Varsity Swimming and Diving Teams. Classes held September 13, 20, October 4, 11.

Gazette Classification: Athletic, Classes/Workshops, Wellness/Work Life
Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Men's & Women's Varsity Swimming & Diving
Directed By: Keith Miller
Cost: $110-$125
Contact Info: Harvard Athletics, Murr Center - 65 N. Harvard Street, Boston, MA 02163-1012
More infowww.harvardswimschool.org

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Harvard Allston Farmers' Market

Gazette Events - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 15:00
Swissbakers
168 Western Avenue
Allston, MA 02134
Fri., Oct. 10, 2014, 3 – 6:30 p.m.

The market features E.L. Silvia Farms, offering produce and fruits, Flats Mentor Farms, specializing in lettuce and other Asian greens and vegetables, and Soluna Garden Farm, featuring fresh herbs, spices, and teas.

Additional bi-weekly vendors include local specialty businesses offering a variety of products such as cheese, butter, dairy products, maple syrup, and baked goods.

Gazette Classification: Special Events, Sustainability, Wellness/Work Life
Organization/Sponsor: Harvard University
Contact Info: 617.496.5022
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Mather House Pottery Class

Gazette Events - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 19:00
Mather Tower Basement
Wed., Oct. 8, 2014, 7 – 9 p.m.

Mather House Pottery class begins Sept. 25. Learn how to work with clay on the pottery wheel and by hand. Class fee of $55 for Mather students/$65 non-residents include clay, glazes, firing, and instruction. Contact the instructor directly for inquiries or to reserve a space.

Gazette Classification: Classes/Workshops
Organization/Sponsor: Mather House
Directed By: Stephanie Young
Cost: $55 Mather residents/$65 non-residents
Contact Infostephanie@calmwaterdesigns.com

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Mather House Pottery Class

Gazette Events - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 19:00
Mather Tower Basement
Tue., Oct. 7, 2014, 7 – 9 p.m.

Mather House Pottery class begins Sept. 25. Learn how to work with clay on the pottery wheel and by hand. Class fee of $55 for Mather students/$65 non-residents include clay, glazes, firing, and instruction. Contact the instructor directly for inquiries or to reserve a space.

Gazette Classification: Classes/Workshops
Organization/Sponsor: Mather House
Directed By: Stephanie Young
Cost: $55 Mather residents/$65 non-residents
Contact Infostephanie@calmwaterdesigns.com

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