Harvard University

Type: Organization
Name: Harvard University
Nationality: United States
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Entomologist Encounters Puppy-Sized Spider in Guyana

(NEW YORK) -- If you didn’t have arachnophobia before now, this puppy-sized spider should do the trick.Known as South American Goliath birdeater, the humongous eight-legged creepy crawly creature has a body the size of a fist and a leg span the size of ... [Published 1070wapi.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Yes, Mass Shootings Are Occurring More Often

Editor's note: A version of this article first appeared in the . It's not a matter of if, but when and where the next mass shooting will happen: It might take place at another shopping mall, or college campus, or suburban office building, and probably ... [Published Mother Jones - 9 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

United Concordia Dental's Landmark Research Featured at Harvard University Symposium

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Harvard School of Dental Medicine symposium recently featured data from United Concordia Dental's landmark study as compelling evidence on the costly impact of poor oral health on overall wellness. ... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - 4 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

On Divestment: Debate, Don't Marginalize

In the last year, Stanford University , the Rockefeller Brothers Fund , the British Medical Association , the World Council of Churches , the Australian National University , and the University of Glasgow have all adopted some form of fossil fuel divestment, ... [Published Harvard Crimson - 14 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

betaboston Edward Snowden talks at Harvard via satellite

Monday afternoon inside the Ames Courtroom at Harvard Law School, Harvard law professor Lawrence Lessig interviewed the American intelligence contractor and NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden via satellite, or, more specifically, via Google Hangout.Snowden, ... [Published Boston Globe - 16 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 5 reports

Dreamer returns to Harvard University

Dario Guerrero's story could be of any other "Dreamer," but it ceased when he applied to Harvard for his excellent grades and exposed that being undocumented could be a huge contribution to the prestigious university. Harvard awarded him a full scholarship, ... [Published Hola Arkansas - 14 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Building outward

J ames Voorhies was looking down the ramp from the third floor of the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, toward the Prescott Street entrance of the new Harvard Art Museums. “How can you not want to walk up this ramp if you don’t know what it is?” he ... [Published Harvard University Gazette - 16 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

The mystery of the lake

C HAPALA, Mexico — Juan de Dios, age 4, was playing outside when his mother, Maria Dolores León Torres, called him back into the living room of their compact stone house. Glumly, he sat on the sofa between his mother and grandmother. On the pink wall ... [Published Harvard University Gazette - 16 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 7 reports

Seagate’s Luczo Named as One of the “Best-Performing CEOs In the World” by Harvard Business Review

First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 2 reports

Rate of mass shootings in U.S. has tripled since 2011, Harvard analysis finds

REUTERS/Carlo Allegri Angel paintings along the route to the Chalk Hill School following the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut in 2012.Since 2011, mass shootings in the United States have occurred at a rate three times ... [Published MinnPost - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 3 reports

Harvard Imposes Travel Restrictions on Ebola Countries...

Harvard Imposes Travel Restrictions on Ebola Countries... (Third column, 7th story, link ) Related stories: MILITARY PREPS TEAM FOR EBOLA RESPONSE IN USA... Hospitals set for panic as flu season looms... NYT MONDAY: PARANOIA DANGERS... Researchers ... [Published Drudge Report Feed - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 2 reports

Harvard Profs Hate New Campus Sex Laws

New regulations regarding how to handle sexual assault at Harvard have attracted an interesting cast of opponents, and echo the national debate about sex on campus. ... [Published Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - Oct 19 2014]

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The other problem — it distracts from the real issues. As  Talking Points Memo  puts it,  "Americans need level-headed information so that they know that their lives aren't imminently at risk because of Ebola . But you can't expect them to understand that if this is how the situation is being presented to them."
...They wrote: "Harvard has adopted procedures for deciding cases of alleged sexual misconduct which lack the most basic elements of fairness and due process, [and] are overwhelmingly stacked against the accused."
...large segment of the population, particularly the Latino population, which makes up more and more of the electorate with every election,” he said. "We think Latinos need to engage, they need to be involved."
"If you are able to teach people to be more playful, to look at the absurdities of life as humorous, you see some increase in wellbeing" said Andrea Samson, who co-authored one of the studies at Stanford

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Why Countries Make Human Rights Pledges They Ha... [Published Slate Magazine - 46 mins ago]
Harvard Law Professors Criticize New Sexual Har... [Published EducationNews.org - 48 mins ago]
No, Obama isn't having another 'Katrina moment' [Published WPXI - 49 mins ago]
Should Harvard inculcate patriotism? A sense of... [Published ProfessorBainbridge.com - 52 mins ago]
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Beyond 401(k): Program will take a peek at new ... [Published IB Madison - 1 hour ago]
Expelled Students Sue University of Houston Ove... [Published Houston Press - 1 hour ago]
A Style Snapshot of Harvard Square: Tall Boots ... [Published Bostinno - 1 hour ago]
Puppy-Sized Spider Makes Us Want To Cuddle (PHO... [Published Huffington Post - 1 hour ago]
Shropshire University Adds Online Graduate Degr... [Published BlackNews.com - 1 hour ago]
Ashkan Soltani Named FTC Chief Technologist [Published Media Bistro - 1 hour ago]
Rami’s Food Truck is coming to Boston and Cambr... [Published Boston Globe - 1 hour ago]
Novo Nordisk chief amid top 10 CEO's in the world [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - 1 hour ago]
Hispanic Vote 2014: Can Latino Voters Make A Di... [Published International Business Times - 1 hour ago]
Tax Litigation Update: Ninth Circuit Decision P... [Published JD Supra - 1 hour ago]
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Assessing endowment performance: The enduring r... [Published Vanguard.com - 1 hour ago]
PicoQuant's single molecule workshop celebrates... [Published Electro Optics - 1 hour ago]
FTC appoints privacy researcher Soltani as chie... [Published CIO Magazine - 2 hours ago]
Do we joke about Ebola because we’re afraid of it? [Published NewsOK.com - 2 hours ago]
A new class of distinguished alumni [Published Golden Valley Sun-Post - 2 hours ago]
​Vegetarians have fewer, less-healthy sperm tha... [Published Russia Today - 2 hours ago]
How Empowering Women Improved Our Agency [Published Edelman - 2 hours ago]
Here's Why Amazon's Jeff Bezos Is The Highest-P... [Published Austin American Statesman - 2 hours ago]
Entomologist Encounters Puppy-Sized Spider in G... [Published 1070wapi.com - 2 hours ago]
Scientists Restore Hearing in Deaf Mice By Trig... [Published International Business Times UK - 2 hours ago]
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Should Harvard inculcate patriotism? A sense of... [Published ProfessorBainbridge.com - 52 mins ago]
Retired Harvard Professor Ruth Wisse makes the case that Harvard "needs to have its patriotic bona fides buffed." On a related note, what about starting even earlier? [T]he flag salute and the pledge...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website ...
Harvard Researchers Find Positive Effects of Pr... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - 2 hours ago]
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 21, 2014) - Biocodex USA, a Silicon Valley-based pharmaceutical company dedicated to providing its customers with meaningful health care solutions, today released findings of its first-ever American study on the ...
How Ebola Hysteria Could Help Contain Flu Season [Published TIME.com - 3 hours ago]
Since Ebola’s first symptoms resemble that of the flu, fears about Ebola could drive an influx of patients to doctors and emergency rooms with flu symptoms, who might otherwise have stayed home, doctors say. Each year, the Centers for Disease Control ...
Federal Trade Commission names Ashkan Soltani c... [Published Faster Forward - 3 hours ago]
(Via Ashkan Soltani) The Federal Trade Commission announced Tuesday that Ashkan Soltani , an independent privacy researcher who contributed to the Washington Post's Pulitzer Prize-winning reporting on revelations from former National Security Agency ...
Federal Trade Commission names Ashkan Soltani c... [Published Post Tech - 3 hours ago]
(Via Ashkan Soltani) The Federal Trade Commission announced Tuesday that Ashkan Soltani , an independent privacy researcher who contributed to the Washington Post's Pulitzer Prize-winning reporting on revelations from former National Security Agency ...
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ISIS South of the Border [Published Slate Magazine - Oct 09 2014]
Gire: Ebola's mutation scenarios pose new risks [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Oct 05 2014]
No incident at Harvard, despite death threats [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Oct 05 2014]
Divestment Isn’t the Answer [Published Slate Magazine - Sep 22 2014]
Teddy Roosevelt Would Never Get Elected in 2014 [Published Slate Magazine - Sep 13 2014]
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Behringer Announces Acquisition of Lakewood Fla... [Published Financial Services - Oct 15 2014]
Harvard and MIT Researchers Conduct Invention S... [Published Financial Services - Oct 14 2014]
Behringer Announces Election of Lisa Ross as CF... [Published Financial Services - Oct 09 2014]
Harvard Illinois Bancorp, Inc. Announces Possib... [Published Financial Services - Oct 01 2014]
Bank of America Leaders to Discuss Impact Inves... [Published Bank of America Press Release - Sep 30 2014]
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