Past Events

  • 2016 Oct 07

    Peak Performance

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    BSC, 5 Linden Street

    with Craig Rodgers

    Learn strategies and techniques to optimize results in one or more domains of your life.

  • 2016 Oct 05

    Speaking Up in Class

    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    BSC, 5 Linden Street

    with SungLim Shin and Robin Warrington

    Develop strategies to increase self-confidence and manage anxiety about speaking in academic settings.

  • 2016 Oct 03

    Bilingual Group

    3:00pm to 4:30pm

    Location: 

    BSC, 5 Linden Street

    with Aurora Sanfeliz and Niti Seth

    Weekly meetings beginning October 3.

    A space for students to share and learn from one another’s experiences of bilingualism and multilingualism in the academic setting. Consider insights and options that bilingualism and multilingualism afford and generate strategies for challenges that bilingualism might present in academic endeavors such as reading, writing, and public speaking. 

     

  • 2016 Sep 30

    Unpacking: A Workshop for Students Coming Back from Studying Abroad, Internships and Fellowships

    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    BSC, 5 Linden Street

    with Aurora Sanfeliz and SungLim Shin

    This workshop provides a space for students to share their experiences away from Harvard while studying abroad, completing an internship or a fellowship in and outside the USA. Students will also reflect on the impact of this time away on their views of themselves and the world around them. 

  • 2016 Sep 30

    What Are You Doing with Your Life?

    12:00pm

    Location: 

    BSC, 5 Linden Street

    with Sheila Reindl and Frank McNamara

    Weekly 90-minute meetings beginning September 30. For graduate students. A discussion group to explore purpose, passion, potential, conflicts, and challenges. 

    This group is closed. If there is sufficient interest, we will form another such group. If you are interested, please call 617-495-2581 to schedule at 30-minute pre-group consultation meeting. You can also… Read more about What Are You Doing with Your Life?

  • 2016 Sep 30

    Returning from Field Work: For Graduate Students

    11:30am to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    BSC, 5 Linden Street

    with SungLim Shin and Claire Shindler

    For graduate students. Re-entry to Harvard after field work can be disorienting and challenging. This workshop provides a space for reflection on your time away and on the experience of field work, while also taking stock of your re-acculturation to Harvard and your plans for going forward with your dissertation research. 

    If you need special accommodations, please contact the BSC at least two weeks prior to a workshop.

  • 2016 Sep 29

    Dissertation Writers' Support Group

    1:00pm to 2:30pm

    Location: 

    BSC, 5 Linden Street

    with SungLim Shin and Niti Seth

    Six weekly meetings beginning September 29.

    For doctoral students seeking support to make headway with dissertation tasks. Topics can include:

    • Setting reasonable deadlines
    • Cultivating accountability
    • Managing time, focus and worry
    • Working with feelings of not knowing
    • Addressing needs to change/redirect research focus
    • Following-up and clarifying conflicting feedback
    • Negotiating relationships with advisers
    • Responding to doctoral committees effectively… Read more about Dissertation Writers' Support Group
  • 2016 Sep 26

    Study Skills for the Bilingual Mind

    3:00pm to 4:30pm

    Location: 

    BSC, 5 Linden Street

    with Aurora Sanfeliz and Niti Seth

    Explore cognitive processes of bilingualism and strategies for reading, writing, and public speaking/presentation in academic settings. Includes an introduction to techniques and approaches to enhance the learning experience for bilingual students at Harvard. 

    In addition to this workshop, check out the weekly Bilingualism Group where students share their journey of bilingualism at Harvard.

    If you need special accommodations, please contact the … Read more about Study Skills for the Bilingual Mind

  • 2016 Sep 23

    Returning to Harvard After Time Away

    1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    BSC, 5 Linden Street

    with Craig Rodgers

    For Harvard College students. A group to discuss and get support about coming back to Harvard after time away. 

    If you need special accommodations, please contact the BSC at least two weeks prior to a workshop.

  • 2016 Sep 13

    Reading Strategies

    3:00pm to 4:30pm

    Location: 

    Science Center, Lecture Hall E

    with Craig Rodgers

    Learn to read strategically, effectively, and efficiently. A mini-version of the Harvard Course in Reading and Study Strategies. 

    If you need special accommodations, please contact the BSC at least two weeks prior to a workshop.

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