Harvard University

Type: Organization
Name: Harvard University
Nationality: United States
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USC Passes Halfway Mark in $6 Billion Fundraising Drive

The University of SouthernCalifornia, the state’s largest private college, has raised $3.7billion, putting it on pace to meet a $6 billion capitalcampaign goal by the end of 2018.The university, which plans to break ground today on a $650million campus ... [Published Bloomberg - 20 mins ago]
First reported 32 mins ago - Updated 32 mins ago - 1 reports

Exosuit development on accelerated pace

A Harvard researcher is working with the Department of Defense and New Balance to develop a wearable robot that could help the physically disabled walk and help soldiers carry heavy loads longer.“The technology has tremendous potential for helping those ... [Published Boston Herald - 32 mins ago]
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Harvard professor incurs wrath of Caracas for suggesting Venezuela should default

Canada Standard Monday 15th September, 2014• Venezuelan president orders action taken against Harvard professor• Economic professor suggested country should default and consolidate debt• Comes amid rampant inflation and import arrears leading to basic ... [Published Canada Standard - 1 hour ago]
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Brehm Preparatory to host Harvard teleconference on dyslexia

On Friday, Oct. 17, Brehm Preparatory School in Carbondale will host the 2014 Harvard Medical School/Dyslexia Foundation Conference.The videoconference will be from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Brehm Preparatory School Student Activities Center’s Dining ... [Published Southern Illinoisan - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Harvard admissions and meritocracy

Motivated by Steve Pinker's recent article The Trouble With Harvard (see my comments here ), Ephblog drills down on Harvard admissions. The question is just how far Harvard deviates from Pinker's ideal of selecting the entire class based on intellectual ... [Published Information Processing - 3 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Startup Wars: UC Santa Barbara Beats Wharton And Harvard

Don't go to Wharton or Harvard. Instead, grab your surfboard and head to UC Santa Barbara. According to a recent Forbes article, UC Santa Barbara's Technology Management Program offers students a superior startup education over the University of Pennsylvania ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 7 hours ago]
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Muskrat Falls prompts Harvard research on mercury levels

Researchers from Harvard University are asking people who live in Labrador's Lake Melville area for hair samples, in order to determine current and future mercury levels in their system.The group from Harvard is working in collaboration with members of ... [Published CBC - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Largest Donation in Harvard History by HK Group

One of Hang Lung Group founder's sons is Harvard trained Gerald ChanHarvard school of Public Health September 8 - The Chan family behind Hong Kong’s Hang Lung Group has pledged the largest donation to Harvard University the institution has received ... [Published World Journal - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Harvard Business School's Role in Widening Inequality

Starting in the late 1970s, a new vision of the corporation and the role of CEOs emerged -- prodded by corporate "raiders," hostile takeovers, junk bonds, and leveraged buyouts. Shareholders began to predominate over other stakeholders. And CEOs began ... [Published OpEdNews - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Manhasset Lyons At Harvard

For 10 months of every year, Manhasset resident Elizabeth Lyons is focused on making sure each of the students in toddler through fourth grade at Buckley Country Day School are being challenged and educated at the highest level.When those students took ... [Published Manhasset Press - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 2 reports

Harvard scientists design soft robotic exoskeleton to reduce fatigue and injuries

Share This articleThe term “robotic exoskeleton ” conjures up images of a heavy contraption with a metal frame and powerful motors that endow the wearer with super-human strength. While that’s certainly one way to think of robotic exoskeletons — like ... [Published Extreme Tech - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

External Scholarship: The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard Fellowships

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard is inviting applications for fellowships to work on special research projects designed to advance journalism.  Up to 12 fellowships are offered.  The Nieman Fellowships are awarded to print, broadcast and ... [Published Simon Fraser University - Sep 13 2014]

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"People will say 'hello,' 'what's up?' We will talk to each other even if we are strangers" Han said. "That made me feel comfortable."
...They expect that many of these tests will fail. Thomas Edison knew this when he invented the light bulb. He famously said, "I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work."
...goal was to enhance the collegiate feel of campus, while providing access to these special areas to all of our academic community," Giardina added. "In much the same manner as the Ram Statue, the Quad now offers a 'sense of place,' which will serve to draw our students, alumni and visitors back to our campus for years to come."

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Erie colleges welcome large numbers of internat... [Published Erie Times-News - 21 mins ago]
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Experts: AG needs to avoid gender schism [Published Boston Herald - 32 mins ago]
Engineering must claim its rightful place [Published Trinidad Guardian - 38 mins ago]
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Is Adversity Foe or Friend? -- Answer the 3 Que... [Published Huffington Post - 1 hour ago]
Renovation to Academic Quad leaves students wit... [Published Individual.com - 1 hour ago]
I Am Currently Working On A Novel [Published Prlog - 1 hour ago]
heart sprint forward [Published Student Village - 1 hour ago]
Harvard professor incurs wrath of Caracas for s... [Published Canada Standard - 1 hour ago]
Sick twists: How their health changed history [Published Herald Sun - 1 hour ago]
Kim Kardashian succeeds with low carb weight lo... [Published Examiner.com - 1 hour ago]
Demography and Destiny [Published Inside Higher Ed - 1 hour ago]
Kate Middleton Pregnancy Update: Kate Suffering... [Published International Business Times Australia - 1 hour ago]
Misconceptions about food [Published SMU Daily Campus - 2 hours ago]
Liberia: Fact Sheet: Emergency Financing for th... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 2 hours ago]
Brehm Preparatory to host Harvard teleconferenc... [Published Southern Illinoisan - 2 hours ago]
Stem Cell Biology and Tissue Engineering in Den... [Published Research and Markets - 2 hours ago]
Greenwich Education Group's Learning Center Exp... [Published Stamford Patch - 2 hours ago]
Oteh: Illicit Financial Flows Cost Nigeria $140bn [Published This Day Online - 3 hours ago]
Five first steps for new leaders [Published Mortgage Professional Australia - 3 hours ago]
Sleep Well To Work Better And More [Published International Business Times Australia - 3 hours ago]
Does U of T have a school culture? [Published The Varsity Online - 3 hours ago]
Harvard admissions and meritocracy [Published Information Processing - 3 hours ago]
Indian Engineers SET to Go Places [Published New Indian Express - 4 hours ago]
Device to cleanse blood [Published Calcutta Telegraph - 4 hours ago]
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Jobless youth in China: Crisis in the making [Published Yahoo! Finance - 4 hours ago]
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Liberia: Fact Sheet: Emergency Financing for th... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 2 hours ago]
Source: World BankCountry: Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone Background The Ebola epidemic continues to spread rapidly in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, with the World Health Organization (WHO) projecting that it could infect more than 20,000 people. ...
Harvard admissions and meritocracy [Published Information Processing - 3 hours ago]
Motivated by Steve Pinker's recent article The Trouble With Harvard (see my comments here ), Ephblog drills down on Harvard admissions. The question is just how far Harvard deviates from Pinker's ideal of selecting the entire class based on intellectual ...
Your tax dollars at work-------The Ivy League's... [Published MuskegonPundit - 6 hours ago]
Tuition $42,292/yr.+++ The Ivy League's 13 Most Daffy Liberal College Courses |The Daily Caller Harvard University, Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality:  Friends with Benefits? How many people would you count as your friends?Facebook friends?Facebook ...
Audiommunity Episode 9 – Id just like to second... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - 8 hours ago]
LOL! Former blag-brother Kevin , along some friends from Harvard, have an independent website set up for educating the public about immunology: Emmunity.org They have a page I will link to many times in the future, describing the basic cellular ...
Evolution’s Random Paths Lead to One Place [Published 3quarksdaily - 11 hours ago]
Emily Singer in Quanta Magazine (photo by Sergey Kryazhimskiy): In his fourth-floor lab at Harvard University,  Michael Desai  has created hundreds of identical worlds in order to watch evolution at work. Each of his meticulously controlled environments ...
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Teddy Roosevelt Would Never Get Elected in 2014 [Published Slate Magazine - Sep 13 2014]
Flexible robot can withstand fire, snow - and b... [Published Reuters Video: Technology - Sep 10 2014]
MoneyBeat Week Discusses The Return Of Volatility [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Aug 08 2014]
Yep, Harvard Has a Book Bound in Human Skin [Published Slate Magazine - Jun 05 2014]
Blood protein rejuvenates brain and muscles of ... [Published Reuters Video: Business - May 05 2014]
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Prospect Capital Management and Behringer Annou... [Published Financial Services - Sep 03 2014]
Ambassador Cuisia, TRANSFAST CEO Meet to Discus... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Aug 28 2014]
Science Power Jeffrey Epstein and Harvard Unive... [Published Financial Services - Aug 21 2014]
World Patent Marketing's founders donate to Har... [Published Financial Services - Jul 21 2014]
Virtual Counselor Network's Architect Selected ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 17 2014]
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