Harvard University

Slate Group Proposes For ‘Free Harvard, Fair Harvard’, Appears to Be An Electoral Propaganda

A slate group, upholds ‘Free Harvard, Fair Harvard’ slogan to get elected for the Board of Overseers. Harvard’s total assets have reached to $37.6 billion and the group proposes to maintain the tuition fees from the income generated from its own assets. Ahead of soaring tuition costs, the slate group’s campaign has been analyzed as an electoral propaganda.

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American universities are the most innovative, but Asians are strong contenders

The recent survey from Reuters shows that U.S. universities are the home of the most innovative projects. Though Asian universities have been fairly competent with universities from Korea, Japan, Singapore, and China.

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Berkshire insurance 'superstar' could fill Buffett's shoes

Warren Buffett, at a news conference in Bengaluru in 2011, lavishly praised Berkshire Hathaway executive Ajit Jain for smoothly running much of the conglomerate's insurance businesses.

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Harvard receives largest-ever gift, $350 million for public health

Harvard University has received the largest donation in its history, the school announced on Monday: $350 million from the Morningside Foundation to the School of Public Health.

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Science activist Jeffrey Epstein and Jeffrey Epstein VI Foundation back Harvard study on advantages of music to premature babies

Jeffrey Epstein and the Jeffrey Epstein VI Foundation has substantially backed a Harvard study looking at the effects of music on reducing the stress of premature infants.

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Cambridge-based firm Kensho closes $10M seed round for AI research assistant

Cambridge, England-based company Kensho closed a $10-million seed funding round for a cloud-based intelligent market research assistant called Warren that can answer complex financial queries in natural language.

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European drugmakers flock to Boston in search for deals- report

Drugmakers from Europe are getting lured to the Boston-Cambridge area as the biotechnology boom makes it the envy of other biotechnolgy hubs in the world, Bloomberg reported.

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Harvard professor says cooperation can transform businesses

In a speech delivered at Tel Aviv, Harvard Professor Yochai Benkler said cooperation and not self-interest can generate new ideas and transform businesses in today's knowledge economy.

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Harvard University sues over cracked bell

Harvard University has resorted to suing Chime Master Systems over a dispute over a cracked church bell a few months after the installation of a new clapper unit.

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Harvard new fund to set high marks for fundraising for a higher education institution

Harvard is setting the bar at USD6.5 billion for the improvement of campus, programs and housing in the university.

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Silver Lake' Hutchins donates funds to Harvard

The Hutchins Family Foundation is donating USD15 million for the establishment of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research.

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Harvard student dilemma sparks multimillion-dollar startup

In 2009, Harvard sophomore James Hirschield's dilemma about his 21st birthday led to a multimillion dollar startup called Paperless Post.

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