Harvard University

Type: Organization
Name: Harvard University
Nationality: United States
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XINHUA - Western leading universities risk declining, Asian institutes keep rising in new rankings

Western leading universities risk declining, Asian institutes keep rising in new rankingsContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.LONDON, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- The top ten universities in the world still belong to the United States and Britain, while some leading Asian ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Twelve Sexy Things You Can Do with a Law Degree Instead of Practicing Law

Summary:  In an entertaining article, Twelve Sexy Things You Can Do with a Law Degree that 1) May Make You Famous and 2) Do Not Require Practicing Law , Harrison Barnes explores the different careers one may have after obtaining a law degree. Many students ... [Published JD Journal - 1 hour ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Australian universities climb Times world rankings, while US and UK lose ground

Australia's universities have climbed up the world rankings, with eight in the top 200 and almost every institution improving its standing. But there are fears Australia's impressive performance could be short-lived with the federal government's deregulation ... [Published The Area News - 2 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

Oprah Winfrey, Shonda Rhimes

Actor, talk show host and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey, center left, and television producer and writer Shonda Rhimes, right, embrace on stage during the W.E.B. Du Bois medal award ceremonies, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, on the campus of Harvard University, ... [Published HighBeam Research - 4 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 3 reports

How to Take Free Courses from Top Universities

You can continue your education with some amazing and free online resources available from top universities. These institutions offer many of their courses in the form of video lectures, audio transcripts and online quizzes. And some universities give ... [Published Time - 6 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Taking thin films to the extreme

Applying a well-known optical phenomenon called thin-film interference, a group of researchers at Harvard University has demonstrated the ability to "paint" ultra-thin coatings onto a rough surface -- work that holds promise for making future, flexible ... [Published Bio-Medicine - 12 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

US carbon standards could save thousands of lives every year

The introduction of stricter emissions standards for US power plants could save thousands of lives every year, according to a new study.By cutting dangerous air pollution, emissions standards could have almost immediate health benefits, researchers s ... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - 12 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 4 reports

U.S. Students to Don Yellow in Support of Hong Kong’s Democracy Movement

A secondary school student wears a yellow ribbon pinned to her T-shirt during a rally against Beijing's election framework for Hong Kong, outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong on Sept. 26, 2014. Tyrone Siu—Reuters Campaign supports the tens ... [Published Time - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 3 reports

JFK Swims for Harvard

JFK competed in the backstroke event for the varsity swimming team at Harvard. Here he prepares to dive into the pool on May 10, 1938. John F. Kennedy's favorite sport was swimming. In November 1937, Kennedy was 20 years old, and his time-trials were ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 3 reports

Students Make Beds in Support of DoubleTree Workers

Several employees of the Boston-Cambridge DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel and members of the Student Labor Action Movement set up a bed-making demonstration in the Science Center Plaza Monday afternoon, continuing their year-and-a-half long efforts ... [Published Harvard Crimson - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 3 reports

'Food Better' Campaign Kicks Off

The Food Better campaign kicked off its inaugural year with a presentation at the Harvard Community Garden Monday, one of a week-long series of events designed to improve student awareness on all issues related to food.This partnership between Harvard ... [Published Harvard Crimson - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 6 reports

9/30/2014: Nation: Super 30 founder invited to speak at MIT and Harvard

NEW YORK: Indian mathematician and founder of Super 30, Anand Kumar, has been invited by the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University to speak on his globally acclaimed effort to mentor students from the... ... [Published Hindustan Times - Sep 30 2014]

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"Malaysian university leaders can no longer afford to bury their heads in the sand when it comes to global performance benchmarks." – October 2, 2
'It hurt me to see all of these things happening,' Mr Pares told RYOT. "So I decided that I would use my photography as my voice crying out for change."
"We equate the recent announcement on changes to Oracle’s leadership structure as simply a rearrangement of the deck chairs which serves to further empower executive management" the shareholders said in an open letter to other investors
...He was an early champion of civil rights, too," said Frederick Singley Koontz, an attorney who is also a cousin. "He always wore a bow tie, and the day he retired, all the male judges wore bow ties. He was a beloved legal figure."

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What Five Powerful Shareholders Want From Oracl... [Published Clusterstock - 37 mins ago]
The age of the activist investor is upon us and Oracle is once more being targeted. As we previously reported , a group of five powerful institutional shareholders want to make changes to how Oracle elects its board members and ultimately change ...
Twelve Sexy Things You Can Do with a Law Degree... [Published JD Journal.com - 2 hours ago]
Summary:  In an entertaining article, Twelve Sexy Things You Can Do with a Law Degree that 1) May Make You Famous and 2) Do Not Require Practicing Law , Harrison Barnes explores the different careers one may have after obtaining a law degree. ...
World's top universities 2014 according to Time... [Published News: Datablog | guardian.co.uk - 3 hours ago]
The California Institute for Technology has been named the worlds best institution for the fourth consecutive year. How do other universities compare? The California Institute for Technology (Caltech) has been named the worlds best institution for the ...
Eight ways to promote wellness in your workplace [Published Financial Post | Business » Entrepreneur - 3 hours ago]
If you’re like most successful entrepreneurs, you probably embrace the old adage “invest in yourself.” And why shouldn’t you? You’re the lynchpin of your business, and likely its driving force. That means you need to keep your body functioning properly ...
Public Relations 101 Class to Take Place at Gen... [Published PR.com Press Releases - 3 hours ago]
New York, NY, October 01, 2014 --( PR.com )-- General Assembly, with campuses throughout the United States, London, Hong Kong, Sydney and Melbourne, will welcome Public Relations and Journalism professional, Allison Kugel, to teach its flagship Public ...
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Divestment Isn’t the Answer [Published Slate Magazine - Sep 22 2014]
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