Employee discount at Peabody
The gift shop at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology will hold extended hours on Thursday, May 2, for its first-ever Harvard employee shopping night. From 5 to 7 p.m., all Harvard employees will receive 10 percent off gift shop merchandise. The special shopping event will coincide with celebrated collector Irma Bailey’s Native American arts and crafts show and sale at the Peabody, which runs from May 2 to May 5.
Concert benefits Baker Center
Celebrate spring, charitably, with Boston Pops conductor Keith Lockhart and an “Evening at Pops” concert. Proceeds from the concert, to be held at Symphony Hall on Tuesday, May 14, at 8 p.m., will benefit the Judge Baker Children’s Center, an affiliate of the Medical School devoted to the protection of at-risk children and their families. Tickets starting at $40 will be available through Sunday, April 14. Call Cecily Knepprath at (617) 232-8390, ext. 2121, for more information.
WW group at Radcliffe
A Weight Watchers at Work program is shaping up at Radcliffe for all Harvard and Radcliffe staff. The new group will meet each Tuesday for 12 weeks from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in the Sheerr Room of the Fay House, Radcliffe Yard, 10 Garden St. Registration will be held in the Sheerr Room on Tuesday, April 16, at 11:30 a.m.
‘Return to Harvard Day’ registration online
The Harvard Alumni Association (HAA) is sponsoring “Return to Harvard Day” on Wednesday, April 17. The daylong event, which runs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., gives alumni, their spouses, and high school-aged children an opportunity to join students during a regular academic day. Registration is $25 per person, which includes lunch, lectures, classes, and other planned activities. For more information, or to register online, visit the HAA Web site at http://www.haa.harvard.edu/events.
Pluralism Project summer research grants available
Harvard’s Pluralism Project invites students in the comparative study of religion, anthropology, sociology, and other academic fields to participate in the task of exploring and understanding the changing contours of American religious life. Undergraduates and graduate students with academic backgrounds in the Hindu, Buddhist, Muslim, Jain, Sikh, or Zoroastrian traditions are encouraged to consider research work on this project, and are invited to apply. Research funds ranging from $1,000 to $2,000 will be available this summer. Students who undertake research through the sponsorship of the Pluralism Project will present their work during a fall conference to be held in October. Application information is available online at http://www.pluralism.org/research/applications.php.
The deadline is tomorrow, April 12.
Contact Grove Harris at (617) 496-2481 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
– Compiled by Andrew Brooks