Harvard University

Type: Organization
Name: Harvard University
Nationality: United States
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Researchers Question China's Prospects on Health Care Overhaul

China's prospects for overhauling its health-care system to provide affordable and equitable health care are "relatively dismal" under its current initiatives, say Oxford and Harvard University researchers in a paper published Friday in the journal The ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 11 reports

Origin Of Ebola Outbreak May Be A Bat And Virus Has Rapid Mutation Rate

A U.N. convoy passes a screen displaying a message on Ebola on a street in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Aug. 14, 2014.  Reuters/Luc GnagoThe Ebola virus has mutated 300 times since the deadliest outbreak in history began in West Africa in May, and these transformations ... [Published International Business Times - 6 hours ago]
Entities: Ebola, Virus, Mutation
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

4 things to know about a national public inquiry for murdered aboriginal women

A public inquiry into Canada's missing and murdered aboriginal women is vital, if you ask provincial and territorial leaders, opposition parties and aboriginal groups. The federal government, however, suggests it's a misguided approach.With so much debate ... [Published CBC Edmonton - Aug 28 2014]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Harvard scholars explore transforming biology into an engineering discipline | Harvard Magazine Sep-Oct 2014

SynBio in the spotlight at Harvard Mag:Related Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare News ...Traditional genetic engineering amounted more or less to biological cut-and-paste: scientists could, for instance, transfer a cold-tolerance gene from ... [Published BioPortfolio - 8 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

FAS seeks community input

This summer, Harvard adopted the first University-wide Sexual and Gender-Based Harassment Policy and created a new, centralized body — the Office of Dispute Resolution — to investigate incidents of sexual misconduct. Each School at Harvard is undertaking ... [Published Harvard University Gazette - 10 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 3 reports

421: Privacy’s Shrinking Future

Scott Berinato, senior editor at Harvard Business Review, on how companies benefit from transparency about customer data. ... [Published Harvard Business Review - 11 hours ago]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 3 reports

New interim Suffolk University prez wants to grow endowment

The interim president of Suffolk University yesterday said one of his goals will be to grow the school’s endowment so that more financially strapped students can attend.Norman R. Smith, whose unanimous appointment yesterday by the Board of Trustees takes ... [Published Boston Herald - Aug 28 2014]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Harvard’s High Pay Ruffles Feathers of Alumni

Aug. 28 (Bloomberg) – Harvard Alumnus David Kaiser discusses the letter he wrote alongside fellow Harvard alumni in response to how much the university pays its endowment managers.. He speaks with Betty Liu on Bloomberg Television's “In The Loop.” (Source: ... [Published Bloomberg - 19 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Researchers from Harvard University Report Findings in Physical Chemistry (Spectroscopic Studies of Nanoparticulate Thin Films of a Cobalt-Based...

Researchers from Harvard University Report Findings in Physical Chemistry (Spectroscopic Studies of Nanoparticulate Thin Films of a Cobalt-Based Oxygen Evolution Catalyst) By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Life Science Weekly -- Current study results ... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Goodbye parents, hello Yard!

Michelle Friesen remembers being a college freshman, setting off from Idaho to Long Island University years ago. “It was great, I was so excited,” she recalled, with a wisp of wistfulness.Friesen is in Cambridge this week to settle in her daughter, Nikki, ... [Published Harvard University Gazette - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

23 Tech Rock Stars Who Went To Harvard

Harvard University is one of the most prestigious and well-known schools in the world. Not surprisingly, Harvard has produced some of today's most successful tech entrepreneurs. He earned his master's (1988) and doctorate (1990) in philosophy at Harvard. ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Harvard Endowment Management Overpaid, Say Alumni

Harvard university endowment management under fire for high compensationA group of Harvard alumni that has previously criticized the university for the huge amounts it pays its endowment managers is redoubling their complaints after overall compensation ... [Published Value Walk - Aug 27 2014]


...It defines sexual consent between people as "an affirmative, conscious and voluntary agreement to engage in sexual activity"
“In a microgrid, a little micro environment, you have few assets to pull from, unlike the grid,” he said. "If all you have is solar and wind, the battery is the focal point. It’s the energy reservoir. You need to shift energy from one part of the day to another using storage. We’ll be seeing more integration services."
Taylor: "Change is as much about consistency as it is about disruption. ... And that speaks to the fifth principle of change: If, as a leader, you want to make deep-seated change, then your priorities and practices have to stay consistent in good times and bad times."
"I've been distinctly privileged to represent the people of Boone and Hamilton counties during my time in the Indiana General Assembly," said Braun. "The opportunity to lead the Department of Workforce Development will let me serve the entire state, and as I finish out my current term, I look forward to continuing my public service in a new capacity."

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See Something, Say Something campaign to be lau... [Published Daily Iowan - 35 mins ago]
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Meet the new 'operating system for energy' [Published GreenBiz - 52 mins ago]
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Steve Braun Named as Commissioner of Department... [Published Insurance News Net - 1 hour ago]
Health centers in Somersworth, Raymond using Ob... [Published Union Leader - 1 hour ago]
China's Tencent shuts messaging accounts after ... [Published WKZO-AM - 1 hour ago]
Reset your body clock [Published Times of India - 1 hour ago]
Political scientists consider how to diversify ... [Published Inside Higher Ed - 1 hour ago]
Democrats Take the Low Road [Published Weekly Standard - 1 hour ago]
Little Known Black History Fact: Cortlan Wickli... [Published Black America Web - 1 hour ago]
Harvard club holds post parade [Published Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday - 2 hours ago]
Researchers Question China's Prospects on Healt... [Published DailyMe.Com - 2 hours ago]
A Rosetta Stone [Published Rutland Herald - 2 hours ago]
Q&A: Deepak Chopra [Published Las Vegas Sun - 2 hours ago]
EZRA'S ORACLE: August 29, 2014 [Published Individual.com - 2 hours ago]
Challenges to peace-building [Published The Nation Nigeria - 3 hours ago]
Xi Jinping: Following Deng Xiaoping [Published WDSU New Orleans - 3 hours ago]
Scientists have sequenced the Ebola genome [Published The Week Magazine - 3 hours ago]
TGen to lead first-in-patient clinical trial st... [Published News-Medical.Net - 3 hours ago]
The Media at War With the Obama Administration? [Published Accuracy in Media - 3 hours ago]
Editorial: Will the world go for a carbon tax? [Published Charleston Gazette - 3 hours ago]
What Will Drive the Future of Global Health? [Published Center for Strategic and International Studies - 3 hours ago]
Quantifying the value of providing a good custo... [Published CMO - 3 hours ago]
China faces looming health crisis, warn experts [Published Telegraph - 4 hours ago]
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Scientists found the origins of the Ebola outbr... [Published H5N1 - 6 hours ago]
Via Vox.com, Susannah Locke has a good analysis of the major paper published today: Scientists found the origins of the Ebola outbreak — by tracking its mutations. Excerpt:One of the big mysteries in the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is where the virus ...
Facebook wants to let mobile users run keyword ... [Published Venturebeat - 7 hours ago]
Image Credit: Facebook Facebook has finally realized that you might want to use your mobile device to dig back into content your friends have posted in the past. And it’s working on it. The social network has rolled out a search feature to some of ...
Weezer Frontman Rivers Cuomo Has Inspired a New... [Published TIME.com - 10 hours ago]
Say it is so: Fox Broadcasting Company has ordered a pilot of a sitcom based on the life Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo . DeToured will follow a fictional musician who decides to give up his rock-star lifestyle for normalcy, according to The Hollywood ...
California Passes First-Ever Bill to Define Sex... [Published TIME.com - 10 hours ago]
The California Senate passed a first-in-the-nation bill Thursday to define what amounts to consensual sexual activity in colleges in the state, a milestone at a time when colleges across the country are under close scrutiny for how they handle campus ...
Harvard scholars explore transforming biology i... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - 12 hours ago]
SynBio in the spotlight at Harvard Mag:...Traditional genetic engineering amounted more or less to biological cut-and-paste: scientists could, for instance, transfer a cold-tolerance gene from an Arctic fish into a tomato. Synthetic biology aims for ...
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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]
Blood protein rejuvenates brain and muscles of ... [Published Reuters Video: Technology - May 05 2014]
Things That Happen When Harvard Researchers Pla... [Published Slate Magazine - May 01 2014]
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Ambassador Cuisia, TRANSFAST CEO Meet to Discus... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - 11 hours ago]
Science Power Jeffrey Epstein and Harvard Unive... [Published Financial Services - Aug 21 2014]
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Virtual Counselor Network's Architect Selected ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 17 2014]
Anand Mahindra First Indian to be Honoured with... [Published Financial Services - Jun 02 2014]
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