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Classical concert on Jan 28 is free for students

Classical ensemble Collage New Music will present its second concert of the season on Sunday, Jan. 28, at 7 p.m., at Suffolk University’s C. Walsh Theatre. Soprano Elizabeth Keusch will join the ensemble in a performance of Martin Boykan’s song cycle “Elegy.” The performance is free for Harvard students. For more information, call (617) 325-5200.

Study Counsel offers course

The Bureau of Study Counsel will be offering the Harvard Course in Reading and Study Strategies during the spring semester. Through readings, films, and classroom exercises students learn to read more purposively, selectively, and with greater speed and comprehension. The class meets for one hour a day and will be held Feb. 12-March 2, Monday-Friday, 8-9 a.m. and Feb. 12-March 16, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 4-5 p.m. The cost is $150. To register, contact the Bureau at 5 Linden St. or call (617) 495-2581 for more information.

Joseph Ulam to discuss father’s book at Coop

As part of the Authors Series at the Harvard Coop, Joseph Ulam will discuss and sign the final book written by his father, Adam Ulam, titled “Understanding the Cold War: A Historian’s Personal Reflections” today (Jan. 18) at 7 p.m., on Level Three. Adam Ulam was one of the world’s foremost authorities on Russia and the Soviet Union. He died on March 28 last year after a lengthy illness. The event is free and open to the public.

Harvard Employment Office offers community info

The Harvard University Employment Office will be presenting weekly information sessions beginning Jan. 24 for Cambridge- and Boston-area residents interested in pursuing job opportunities at the University. The presentations will take place every Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Harvard Information Center in the Holyoke Center Arcade. Entitled “How to Job-Hunt Effectively at Harvard,” the sessions will include useful tips and answers to job-hunting questions. The sessions are open to all job-hunters and no reservations are required.

Fellowship applications due

The Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship program is designed to finance graduate training in foreign languages and appropriately related area studies. Applications are available on request and are due Jan. 26. For information, visit the Web site at

– Compiled by Andrew Brooks