Drew Gilpin Faust

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Name: Drew Gilpin Faust
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Harvard U. president draws criticism from postal workers union

Criticism of Harvard University is coming from an unusual quarter: postal workers.The American Postal Workers Union is calling for President Drew Gilpin Faust to resign her seat on office supply store Staples’ board of directors if she won’t criticize ... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Sam's Club insurance, BMW mistake, Postal protest

ATLANTA (CBS46) -Big box insuranceSam's Club is getting into the insurance business. It is going to set up private health insurance exchanges for its members, primarily target at small business owners.Sam's Club is trying to build customer loyalty as ... [Published CBS46.com - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

US ‘Death Cafes’ Put Focus on Finale

COLUMBIA, MARYLAND—It’s hard to imagine that death was once an intimate part of American life.That was the case during the Civil War, this nation’s bloodiest, which killed more than 600,000 people. Grainy, black-and-white photos of 1860s battlefields ... [Published VOA News - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Why Single Sex Education Is Good For Girls

This article is by  Caroline Erisman, Head of School at Dana Hall, an all-girls independent day and boarding school for grades 6-12 in Wellesley, MA.While it was heartening to see that Maryam Mirzakhani, born and raised in Iran, just became the first ... [Published Forbes.com - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Nobel committee finally gets it right

Malala Yousafzai listens as Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust introduces her to reporters at...In America, the "war on women" is basically a cheap political punch line. Not so in other parts of the world. An advocate who is fighting back against a real ... [Published Washington Examiner - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

When Nobel Peace Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai Came to Boston

By Eric LevensonBoston.com StaffOctober 10, 2014 10:09 AMMalala Yousafzai, the 17-year-old Pakistani activist for girls’ education, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday morning. To better understand why she won the award, we revisited the speeches ... [Published boston.com - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Student Activists Demand Harvard Sever Ties with Teach for America

Teach for America, long associated with recruiting elite college students to teach in low-income communities, is facing mounting opposition from students at the very universities from which it recruits. On September 26, members of Harvard’s Students ... [Published Working In These Times - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Colleges and universities are acting like corporations. Here's why they're wrong

Banner used by Cooper Union students protesting charging tuition at their school. Photograph: Michael Fleshman/flickrOn 8 May 2013, Cooper Union students calmly walked into the president’s office and took up their residence. They did not leave for the ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Announcements: Naval Academy lecture, Caritas Society dinner, Discovery Days at Indian Creek, Hispanic Heritage Festival, poster contest and more

Naval Academy lectureThe Naval Academy's history department invites the public to attend a lecture by Drew Gilpin Faust, president of Harvard University , at 7:15 p.m. Oct. 6 in Alumni Hall.Faust will present "The Civil War, the Great War and the Meaning ... [Published Maryland Gazette - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 2 reports

Rockefeller fund to move its fortune from oil to green tech

If you're in any way familiar with the history of energy, then the name Rockefeller is synonymous with oil . That's why it's such a surprise to learn that the Rockefeller Brothers fund, worth $860 million, has pledged to dump its remaining investments ... [Published Engadget - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Brands Unite for Climate Change Ahead of UN Summit

A tipping point has been reached vis-à-vis climate change. Sunday's People’s Climate March ( supported by Ben & Jerry's and a host of organizations) drew an estimated 400,000 people  in New York alone, making it the largest climate march in history. And ... [Published Brandchannel.com - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

15 Things That Are Harder To Get Into Than Harvard

REUTERS/Brian Snyder Students cheer at the Harvard Business School graduation ceremony Harvard is one of the most prestigious universities in the world .The Cambridge, Massachusetts school accepted just 5.9% of roughly 34,000 applications for its class ... [Published Business Insider - Sep 18 2014]

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Sam's Club insurance, BMW mistake, Postal protest [Published CBS46.com - Oct 23 2014]
Harvard U. president draws criticism from posta... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Oct 23 2014]
US ‘Death Cafes’ Put Focus on Finale [Published VOA News - Oct 20 2014]
Why Single Sex Education Is Good For Girls [Published Forbes.com - Oct 15 2014]
Student Activists Demand Harvard Sever Ties wit... [Published Working In These Times - Oct 10 2014]
Global hero, local lightning rod? Why Malala's ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Oct 10 2014]
Nobel committee finally gets it right [Published Washington Examiner - Oct 10 2014]
When Nobel Peace Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai ... [Published boston.com - Oct 10 2014]
Colleges and universities are acting like corpo... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 07 2014]
Announcements: Naval Academy lecture, Caritas S... [Published Maryland Gazette - Oct 03 2014]
Is there any meaning to a good death in a secul... [Published Aeon Magazine - Sep 25 2014]
Brands Unite for Climate Change Ahead of UN Summit [Published Brandchannel.com - Sep 22 2014]
Rockefeller fund to move its fortune from oil t... [Published Engadget - Sep 22 2014]
Rockefellers, heirs to an oil fortune, will div... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Sep 22 2014]
15 Things That Are Harder To Get Into Than Harvard [Published Business Insider - Sep 18 2014]
Planning for disruption [Published Harvard Gazette - Jun 06 2014]
Navy Leader Garcia Salutes Business Support for... [Published The Street Latest - May 23 2014]
Nobody really knows what a ‘Black Mass’ is. But... [Published Ezra Klein - May 13 2014]
Remembering Lincoln on Washington’s birthday [Published PBS - Feb 17 2014]
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Student Activists Demand Harvard Sever Ties wit... [Published Working In These Times - Oct 10 2014]
Teach for America, long associated with recruiting elite college students to teach in low-income communities, is facing mounting opposition from students at the very universities from which it recruits. On September 26, members of Harvard’s Students ...
Rockefellers, heirs to an oil fortune, will div... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Sep 22 2014]
John D. Rockefeller built a vast fortune on oil. Now his heirs are abandoning fossil fuels. The family whose legendary wealth flowed from Standard Oil is planning to announce Monday that its $860-million philanthropic organization, the Rockefeller Brothers ...
Planning for disruption [Published Harvard Gazette - Jun 06 2014]
Opening the fourth annual Harvard IT Summit Thursday at Sanders Theatre, Harvard’s chief information officer, Anne Margulies , put forth the goals of the all-day event: “We’re here to build our IT community, to connect more closely to the University ...
Nobody really knows what a ‘Black Mass’ is. But... [Published Ezra Klein - May 13 2014]
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