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UNION GROVE — Nearly two weeks before admissions decisions were official at ivy league schools on March 28, a Union Grove High School student received a phone call she had been hoping for, but was not expecting. The call was from a Harvard University representative telling her that she was likely ...
CAMBRIDGE, MA — In the wake of the forcible arrest of a black Harvard University undergraduate on April 13, Harvard students are asking for policies at the school to change, saying a gap in communication is what ultimately caused the violent situation that started as a phone call to Harvard to help a ...

The Branchville Elementary School community has been featured on the website for the Harvard University Graduate School of Education for its innovative work with a process called Data Wise. Developed by Harvard University, Data Wise is a collaborative data inquiry process designed to help educators ...
It's been 43 years since Bill Gates dropped out of Harvard University to co-found Microsoft. But if he found himself back on campus today, he knows exactly what he would choose to study: artificial intelligence. "Today, I would go into software, which today that means going into artificial intelligence," the ...
Tomiko Brown-Nagin, a leading historian on law and society as well as an authority on constitutional and education law and policy, has been named dean of Harvard's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard President Drew Faust announced today. Brown-Nagin is the Daniel P.S. Paul Professor of ...
Microsoft founder Bill Gates stopped by the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) campus on Thursday afternoon, where he chatted with some of the same sorts of tech-savvy students that he once was as a Harvard undergrad. Gates greeted University officials, ...

The daylong conference will be on the topic of 'How Bangladesh can maintain its momentum of development and potentially accelerate the growth' and will be co-hosted by ISDI and the Center for International Development at Harvard Kennedy School. The event will be the largest academic conference in ...
Teaching and research assistants at Harvard University have voted to form a union, joining a growing number of graduate students nationwide that have won collective bargaining powers following a landmark legal decision in 2016. The Harvard Graduate Students Union announced the results of the voting ...
Harvard University graduate students have voted to join the United Auto Workers, part of a wave of teaching and research assistants on private college campuses embracing the labor movement. In a National Labor Relations Board-sanctioned election held Wednesday and Thursday, the vote was 1,931 to ...
In the wake of recent #MeToo revelations, Harvard University has begun to take action against a tenured professor whom the university found guilty of sexual harassment in the 1980s and who now stands accused of harassing women undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, and staff for four decades.
For the past couple years, Harvard University has been building The Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center, a brand new gleaming building in the heart of Harvard Square. "They should have been more upfront about the length and duration," said Mahoney, the long time manager of the Andover ...
The arrest of a black undergraduate student at Harvard University on Friday, April 13 has sparked controversy surrounding claims of police brutality. That night, officers responded to multiple calls about a naked male student on Massachusetts Avenue, according to a tweet made by the Cambridge Police ...
Attendee Naomi P. Vickers '21 said in an interview after the event that she hopes Harvard will take “concrete steps” to ensure local institutions like Harvard University Health Services, the Harvard University Police Department, and CPD protect students. Many people left the event visibly upset. “I think they ...
Harvard was “barraged” with spoofed phone calls Monday morning, according to an alert issued by Harvard University Information Technology. The spoof calls began at 9:30 a.m. Monday and affected “several of Harvard's professional schools,” the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, and the University's central ...
A group that is suing Harvard University is demanding that it publicly release admissions data on hundreds of thousands of applicants, saying the records show a pattern of discrimination against Asian-Americans going back decades. The group was able to view the documents through its lawsuit, which ...
Of chief importance in Striedter's scholarship was his 1989 monograph “Literary Structure, Evolution, and Value: Russian Formalism and Czech Structuralism Reconsidered,” published by Harvard University Press. As the weighty subjects of the title and subtitle suggest, this 300-page volume could easily ...
BROOKINGS, S.D. – Apr. 3, 2018 – The largest aquatics LED video display in New England is now at one of the nation's oldest and most prestigious universities, Harvard, of Cambridge, Massachusetts. The LED display, manufactured and designed by Daktronics (NASDAQ-DAKT) of Brookings, South ...

The University rolled out a new pregnancy in the workplace policy Friday morning following a new Massachusetts law aimed at preventing pregnancy-based workplace discrimination. The policy, which took effect on April 1, establishes that discrimination in hiring or employment practices on the basis of ...
Lindsay Lohan was subject to a cruel April Fools' prank in which she believed that she was asked to speak at Harvard University. 'I'm really really honored, and I couldn't be happier,' she said on 1 April on an Instagram story, as she showed off the letter. 'My work with Lawyer.com has finally paid off.
Southborough native Channing Moreland will be the guest speaker at a Harvard University conference on entrepreneurship. [Courtesy photo]. By Lian Parsons ... The Southboro native will be a guest speaker at Harvard University's Music Entrepreneur Conference April 7and 8. Moreland will talk about ...
ALI Faculty Co-Chair Forest Reinhardt of Harvard Business School (HBS) led the 2018 Deep Dive, a two-day conference bringing together speakers from around Harvard University to share their collective knowledge with ALI Fellows. ALI's Deep Dive Sessions highlight one major global or community ...
Sunstein, the Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard University, will receive the financial award of NOK 6,000,000 (approx. USD 765,000) during a formal ceremony at the University of Bergen, Norway, on 6 June. Sunstein will receive the Holberg Prize for his wide-ranging, original, prolific and ...
Tayyab, 20, and Tahir, 19, scored over 90 per cent on a Data Science course which is a combination of Mathematics and Economics enabling analysis of statistics. The brothers, residents of Iqbal Town in Lahore, took the six-month online course and aced the final project. The subject of their final project ...
Two Pakistani brothers have done the entire country majorly proud by scoring over 90 per cent at a Harvard University diploma. Tayyab aged 20, and Tahir aged 19, excelled greatly at a Data Science course that assessed their skills based on Mathematics and Economics enabling analysis of statistics.
On Wednesday, one month after the school shooting that left 17 dead in Parkland, Florida, high school students across the country will walk out of their classrooms to protest gun violence and advocate for gun reform policies. As the Washington Post reports, several school districts have threatened severe ...
Harvard University is working to offer gender-neutral housing for first-year students coming in as part of the Class of 2022, the Harvard Crimson reported. Rising sophomores, juniors and seniors at Harvard have been able to opt for gender-neutral housing since 2014, though this option has not been ...
As tens of thousands of Americans die from prescription opioid overdoses each year, an exclusive analysis by CNN and researchers at Harvard University found that opioid manufacturers are paying physicians huge sums of money -- and the more opioids a doctor prescribes, the more money he or she ...
Harvard students volunteered with Habitat for Humanity last year. Students from the university will return this week to help build a home during their spring break. [CRYSTAL VANDER WEIT/DECATUR DAILY FILE]. Crystal Vander Weit/Decatur Daily file. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. Habitat for ...
“The Harvard Sailing Center, located on the Cambridge side of the Charles River near the Longfellow Bridge, has been significantly compromised due to what currently appears to be a failure of the building's flotation device,” said Harvard University Athletics Director Bob Scalise in a statement.
Getting into Harvard is as difficult as you think. The prestigious school admitted 5.2% of applicants in 2017, according to The Harvard Crimson. Figuring out how to pay for Harvard University after you gain admission is the easy part. With one of the nation's best financial aid packages, Harvard offers the ...
This weekend's change to daylight saving time means an extra hour of light in the evening. The shift is a milestone on the way to barbecues and beach trips, but adjusting to the loss of an hour's sleep can be difficult, especially because so many of us don't get enough rest in the first place. Jeanne Duffy is an ...
Michael Sandel, Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government, speaks about his latest book, “What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets” for a Harvard Bound piece in the Harvard Gazette. Michael Sandel is pictured inside Memorial Hall at Harvard University. Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard ...
Driven largely by alumni donations, the elite private college maintains a fund of approximately $37.1B. For reference, that's more than 6 times the size of one of Silicon Valley's biggest venture capital firms, Accel Partners. Like any other large fund, Harvard has finance managers who are tasked with ...
According to Harvard University's student-run newspaper, The Harvard Crimson, the school is working to debut gender-neutral housing for first-years. The school has yet to announce specifics of the plan, though Harvard spokesperson Aaron M. Goldman assured that the university would share more details ...
The U.S. Army is partnering with Harvard University in a joint research agreement that could lead to enhanced protection for military, law enforcement, and first responder personnel exposed to ballistic threats in the line of duty. A first phase of work under the agreement will evaluate the performance of ...
Two students at Central High School in Macon are getting the chance of a lifetime. They'll get to present at a conference at Harvard University later this week. Edna Rutland and Zacheriah Donaldson leave for Massachusetts Thursday morning. They, along with their English teacher, Lyschel Shipp, will ...
Harvard University announced Wednesday the 2018 commencement speaker: U.S. Rep. and civil rights leader John Lewis. Lewis is the U.S. representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district, a seat he has held since 1987. As a young man, he served as the chairman of the Student Nonviolent ...
In a Harvard University basement is a massive colony of lizards. For the past two years, more than 1,000 anole lizards from six Caribbean islands have populated rows of tall, narrow, and extremely humid tanks on the college campus. These are the descendants of 500 lizards that researchers caught and ...
Lawrence S. Bacow '72, whose 24 years on the MIT faculty culminated in three years of service as the Institute's chancellor, was named the next president of Harvard University on Sunday afternoon. Bacow will assume the Harvard presidency on July 1, succeeding Drew Gilpin Faust, who announced last ...
Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab at Harvard University ... of Harvard's growing innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem, the Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab is a new 15,000 SF, two-story building that creates much-needed space for life science ventures that have a connection to the Harvard University community.
Which is why I now teach Gullah at Harvard University, to see that Gullah is accepted and Gullah/Geechee people respected.” M'Cheaux, an instructor in the African Language Program at Harvard, worked with students at Vassal Lane Upper School in Cambridge, teaching them the origin of his native ...
Science · Radcliffe's 'jellyfish guy' follows the light. Marine biologist David Gruber's research plumbs the potential of an oceanic enigma. Overviews of Harvard University in Cambridge, ...
Former Morehouse College President John S. Wilson has been named senior adviser and strategist on diversity and inclusion initiatives for Harvard University President Drew G. Faust. Faust made the announcement on Tuesday. Reached by phone on Thursday evening, Wilson said that in his new ...
To address this problem, a team of scientists from the Wyss Institute at Harvard University and Boston Children's Hospital has created a new approach for clinical monitoring designed to measure sepsis responses in pigs. Analyzing pigs based on multiple physiological signs as well as organ failure, rather ...
Construction has begun on the Allston Campus District Energy Facility (DEF), located at Harvard University. The 58,000sqft facility has been designed by Boston-based architect, Leers Weinzapfel Associates. The project is considered to be a 'cogeneration plant' – a new, efficient infrastructure typology that ...
... micrograph image shows the MSR-PEI scaffold presenting tumor-expressed peptides. After it's injected under the skin of mice, the biomaterial fills with dendritic cells that can be seen here as small, round shapes interacting with the spiky scaffold structure. Credit: Wyss Institute at Harvard University ...
CAMBRIDGE — Harvard University has placed a professor on administrative leave following a series of sexual misconduct allegations. In an email sent to students Sunday, the university's Faculty of the Arts and Sciences dean Michael Smith says Professor Jorge Dominguez is on leave effective ...
“A number of the founding botanists in China were actually trained here at Harvard University, so it's a long running collegial collaborative relationship,” Dosmann says. Tapping into the momentum surrounding the discovery of this “living fossil,” the Arnold Arboretum funded Chinese scientists' collection ...
Yara Shahidi announced that she was accepted to Harvard University last June, but she may not be matriculating come this fall. “Everybody from the writers to the production understands how much I value my education and we're doing our best to figure out how we want to make it work, but I feel pretty ...
A new Harvard University climate action plan, announced by Harvard President Drew Faust today, clears an ambitious path forward to shift campus operations further away from fossil fuels. The plan includes two significant science-based targets to reduce emissions dramatically: a long-term goal to be ...


 

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