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Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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Harvard University: Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Established in 1636 and named for its first benefactor, clergyman John Harvard, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States and among the most prestigious in the world.


Harvard Prof Martin Kulldorff explains why schools should open | On the Record [Video]

Harvard Prof Martin Kulldorff explains why schools should open | On the Record

Harvard Professor Martin Kulldorff, in an exclusive conversation with Hindustan Times’ Sunetra Choudhury, explains why schools should open now. Schools have been shut in India since March in view of..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 23:16Published
Who's Most Likely To Break Social Distancing Guidelines? [Video]

Who's Most Likely To Break Social Distancing Guidelines?

New research from Harvard and Calgary Universities have shed new light on who is more or less likely to observe COVID-19 social distancing guidelines. UPI reports more North American and European men,..

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Scientist Accused of Hiding Chinese Funds Sues Harvard, Saying It Abandoned Him

Charles M. Lieber, the chair of Harvard’s chemistry department, claimed in the lawsuit that the university turned its back on a “dedicated faculty member.” - Published

Want to fight online voting misinformation? A new study makes a case for targeting Trump tweets

want to fight online voting misinformation? a new study makes a case for targeting trump tweets
Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images As the 2020 presidential election approaches, social networks have promised to minimize false rumors about voter fraud or “rigged” mail-in ballots, a mostly..
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Facebook’s Oversight Board won’t launch in time to oversee the election — and activists aren’t happy

facebook’s oversight board won’t launch in time to oversee the election — and activists aren’t happy
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge It’s been more than a year since Facebook pledged to launch its independent Oversight Board — but with the US election approaching fast, tech critics are..
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Donald Trump vs. the Ivy League: An Election-Year Battle

Mr. Trump, himself an Ivy League graduate, has made Princeton, Harvard and other elite colleges targets this year. - Published

The politics of resentment and how meritocracy divides Americans

Author and Harvard professor Michael Sandel joins CBSN to discuss the nation's polarized political landscape, and how President Trump was able to tap into the politics of resentment during the 2016..
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How schools can work toward a safe year

Professor Joseph Allen and his team at Harvard’s Chan School of Public Health wrote a playbook on how to safely open schools. Allen joins "CBS Evening News" to discuss what schools can do to increase..
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5 things to know about reopening schools safely

With the school year about to get underway, the "CBS Evening News" spoke with Harvard Professor Joseph Allen about what parents need to know before they send their kids back to the classroom.
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Medical nonprofits are struggling during COVID-19. Harvard group offers a survival roadmap

Fundraisers that support research and activism have been canceled since March with no end in sight. Harvard Business School has a tool to help. - Published

How to stop the COVID-19 pandemic? Harvard doc says cheap tests are the answer.

Harvard infectious disease expert Dr. Michael Mina says use of frequent, cheap tests could quell COVID-19 outbreaks in a matter of weeks. - Published

Greatest COVID-19 threat to college football not on the field, according to study

Researchers from Yale, Harvard and Massachusetts General Hospital study how to safely reopen college campuses, and the number of tests required. - Published

Anthony Fauci Says He's Hired Security To Protect Daughters From Death Threats

anthony fauci says he's hired security to protect daughters from death threats
Dr. Anthony Fauci said Wednesday that he’s had to hire security to protect himself and his family after receiving death threats from people who object to his work on the coronavirus pandemic and the..
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Super 30 model now a Harvard case study

India's famed Super 30 model – of preparing talented under-privileged students for professional courses-- has become a Harvard Business School case study. Called 'Super 30: Educating the Elite Poor',..
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GOP Weighs Short-Term Extension of $600 Jobless Aid: Live Updates

California has now reported more cases than New York, but it’s difficult to know which state has actually had more total infections. Harvard said that newly admitted students from abroad cannot come.. - Published

How a Famous Harvard Professor Became a Target Over His Tweets

The outcry over free speech and race takes aim at Steven Pinker, the best-selling author and well-known scholar. - Published

Facebook, Google Back MIT, Harvard in Fight Against New Visa Rule

facebook, google back mit, harvard in fight against new visa rule
Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Linkedin, Paypal and multiple other tech companies on Monday, 13 July, joined hands with MIT and Harvard in their fight against the Trump Administration’s new visa rule...
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As Universities Seek to Block Visa Rules, Trump Threatens Tax Status

Harvard and M.I.T. want a court to protect foreign students taking online classes. After a hearing, President Trump said he was ordering a review of universities’ tax-exempt status. - Published

Scientists devise new plan to test if mysterious ‘Planet Nine’ is primordial black hole

scientists devise new plan to test if mysterious ‘planet nine’ is primordial black hole
Scientists at Harvard University have developed a new method to hunt down black holes beyond our galaxy which may finally figure out what is going on with the oft-theorized but never-witnessed..
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Universities Can Help Foreign Students by Partially Reopening

universities can help foreign students by partially reopening
Many of my fellow international classmates at Harvard are very worried about their immigration status in light of the Department of Homeland Security’s new rule that requires international students..
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Harvard, MIT sue Trump administration over ICE foreign-student rule, deeming it cruel and reckless

Harvard and MIT sue the U.S. government to block an attempt by ICE to bar foreign students from attending schools that teach only online this fall. - Published

Harvard and M.I.T. Sue to Stop Trump Student Visa Rules for Foreign Students

Universities opposed a policy that would require students to take at least one in-person class or be denied permission to study in the United States. - Published Also reported by •WorldNews

Coronavirus Live News and Updates

Brooks Brothers, the clothier that traces its roots to 1818, filed for bankruptcy. Harvard and M.I.T. sued the Trump administration over its plan to require foreign students to attend classes in.. - Published

Trump says Harvard move to online courses due to virus 'ridiculous'

trump says harvard move to online courses due to virus 'ridiculous'
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Future Harvard case studies on failure to be on COVID-19, Demonetisation, GST: Rahul Gandhi

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Opening red-light districts could lead to over 12,000 Covid-19 deaths: Harvard, Yale study projects

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Harvard professor pleads not guilty in U.S. to lying about China ties

A Harvard University professor pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges that he lied to U.S. authorities about his ties to a China-run recruitment program and funding he received from the Chinese..
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The Rising Trump Lawyer Battling to Reshape the Electorate

He’s argued against affirmative action at Harvard and abortion in Georgia. Now he has a leading role as Republicans push a new wave of voting measures across the U.S. - Published

Harvard study: Did coronavirus start in August 2019?

Does a study suggesting the coronavirus was present in Wuhan months before the first reported cases stand up to scrutiny?
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Challenges India, US face are from authoritarian nations like China, Russia: Ex-US diplomat Nicholas Burns

India and the United States can work together not to fight an "authoritarian" China but to make it observe the rule of law, former US diplomat and Harvard professor Nicholas Burns said on Friday in a..
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No means to say goodbye: Bolivian brigades gather corpses of poor COVID victims

Most weekdays since the coronavirus broke out in Bolivia, Harvard-educated Luis Fernando Ortiz leaves his job managing the country's biggest freight forwarding agent and dons a hazmat suit to go in..
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Risk thinking emerging as a critical business strategy

risk thinking emerging as a critical business strategy
Risk is critical to all entrepreneurial ventures. But there is a need to move from pure compliance-based approach (to risk) to Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), noted speakers at a webinar on the..
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China, scientists dismiss Harvard study suggesting COVID-19 was spreading in Wuhan in August

Beijing dismissed as "ridiculous" a Harvard Medical School study of hospital traffic and search engine data that suggested the new coronavirus may already have been spreading in China last August, and..
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Coronavirus may have spread in Wuhan in August, Harvard research shows, but China dismissive

The coronavirus might have been spreading in China as early as August last year, according to Harvard Medical School research based on satellite images of hospital travel patterns and search engine..
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Harvard experts worry over infections at protests

Harvard public health experts worried that COVID-19 infections could spike in communities from large, nationwide protests seeking to end white-on-black brutality like the deadly arrest of George Floyd.. - Published

Thomas Reppetto, Crime Watchdog and Historian, Is Dead at 88

A former police officer with a Harvard Ph.D., he brought a street cop’s experience and a scholarly perspective to the Citizens Crime Commission in New York. - Published

Huffington, Harvard dean: End stigma behind mental illness so front-line doctors can get help

The recent suicide of ER doctor Lorna Breen and the tragic deaths of other front-line workers should change the way hospitals approach mental health. - Published

Harvard Kept Ties With Jeffrey Epstein After ’08 Conviction, Report Shows

A university review found that the disgraced financier, who killed himself last year, visited Harvard more than 40 times after he was convicted of sex charges involving a minor in Florida. - Published

Harvard Won't Take Coronavirus Relief Money After Trump's Criticism

The university said it did not request $8.6 million in federal aid and would not apply for it. - Published

Coronavirus: Harvard says it won't accept relief funds

President Trump spoke out when the wealthy Ivy League college was allocated stimulus money.
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Harvard drops $8.6 million stimulus allocation after Trump complaint

Harvard University said on Wednesday it had decided not to seek $8.6 million from the coronavirus stimulus law that it was qualified for, after an outcry led by U.S. President Donald Trump who..
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Coronavirus: Harvard rejects Trump demand to pay back aid

The US president said he was unhappy that the ultra-wealthy college had received stimulus money.
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Trump Says Harvard Must Pay Back Relief Money He Signed Into Law

Joining a chorus of critics, the president appeared not to realize that Harvard had received $8.6 million in stimulus funding as part of a federal aid package to universities. - Published

President to ask Harvard to repay virus grant

President Donald Trump says he will ask Harvard University to repay money it received as part of a coronavirus relief package, and Steven Mnuchin added that the intent of the Paycheck Protection.. - Published

Trump says Harvard will return coronavirus stimulus money

"Harvard's going to return the money," the president asserted at his daily press conference on Tuesday. "They shouldn't have taken it." - Published

Lockdown is an opportunity. Think of it as a miniature vanaprastha, says Harvard professor Arthur C Brooks

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