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ScienceBlogs
Comments of the Week #128: from elementary particles to cold fusion fraudabout 50% completed, and it’s due out in December, 2017 if I continue to hit al
Comments of the Week #128: from elementary particles to cold fusion fraud
ScienceBlogs / Posted an hour ago
about 50% completed, and it’s due out in December, 2017 if I continue to hit all my deadlines. I can’t wait! Image credit: Harvard College Observatory, of Annie Jump Cannon (L) and Henrietta Leavitt (R). From Narad on the history of Starts With A... Read more
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The Johns Hopkins News-Letter
Modern college students are theologically illiterate – The Johns Hopkins NewsWhen Harvard College became the first institution of higher education in North
Modern college students are theologically illiterate – The Johns Hopkins News
The Johns Hopkins News-Letter / Posted 3 days ago
When Harvard College became the first institution of higher education in North America, it was founded on religious terms. While exploring truth claims about the natural sciences and humanities, students were also trained to study the divine and... Read more
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WA Today
Australia's rich and powerful need to back universitiesweb pages and 5.4 terabytes of digital archives. And all managed by a library s
Australia's rich and powerful need to back universities
WA Today / Posted 3 days ago
web pages and 5.4 terabytes of digital archives. And all managed by a library staff of 800. More than 65 per cent of Harvard College students receive scholarships averaging $46,000, leaving $11,500 to pay for a Harvard education. So what... Read more
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The Age
Australia's rich and powerful need to back universitiesweb pages and 5.4 terabytes of digital archives. And all managed by a library s
Australia's rich and powerful need to back universities
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
web pages and 5.4 terabytes of digital archives. And all managed by a library staff of 800. More than 65 per cent of Harvard College students receive scholarships averaging $46,000, leaving $11,500 to pay for a Harvard education. So what... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Australia's rich and powerful need to back universitiesweb pages and 5.4 terabytes of digital archives. And all managed by a library s
Australia's rich and powerful need to back universities
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
web pages and 5.4 terabytes of digital archives. And all managed by a library staff of 800. More than 65 per cent of Harvard College students receive scholarships averaging $46,000, leaving $11,500 to pay for a Harvard education. So what... Read more
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Canberra Times
Australia's rich and powerful need to back universitiesweb pages and 5.4 terabytes of digital archives. And all managed by a library s
Australia's rich and powerful need to back universities
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
web pages and 5.4 terabytes of digital archives. And all managed by a library staff of 800. More than 65 per cent of Harvard College students receive scholarships averaging $46,000, leaving $11,500 to pay for a Harvard education. So what... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Australia's rich and powerful need to back universitiesweb pages and 5.4 terabytes of digital archives. And all managed by a library s
Australia's rich and powerful need to back universities
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 days ago
web pages and 5.4 terabytes of digital archives. And all managed by a library staff of 800. More than 65 per cent of Harvard College students receive scholarships averaging $46,000, leaving $11,500 to pay for a Harvard education. So what... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
Harvard dean announces Single Gender Policy Enforcement CommitteeDean of Harvard College Rakesh Khurana announced via a College-wide email today
Harvard dean announces Single Gender Policy Enforcement Committee
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted 5 days ago
Dean of Harvard College Rakesh Khurana announced via a College-wide email today that the Single Gender Policy Enforcement Committee — which aims to penalize and oversee Harvard's "unrecognized" single-sex social groups; otherwise known as finals... Read more
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Boston Globe
F. Gorham Brigham Jr., 101, a mainstay among Boston banking executivesabout staying vital past the traditional retirement age. After turning 65, he n
F. Gorham Brigham Jr., 101, a mainstay among Boston banking executives
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
about staying vital past the traditional retirement age. After turning 65, he noted in the 45th anniversary report of his Harvard College class that he planned “to continue working on a year-to-year basis, health permitting.” Those years added up... Read more
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Salem News
Gertrude “Trudy” Elizabeth (Zerbs )WorksOhio, to her parents, Victor and Gunda (Berninger) Zerbs. She attended Salem H
Gertrude “Trudy” Elizabeth (Zerbs )Works
Salem News / Posted 7 days ago
Ohio, to her parents, Victor and Gunda (Berninger) Zerbs. She attended Salem High School, and graduated from Sullins College, Bristol, Va., in 1947. Trudy then received a bachelor's of arts from Bard College (1951) and subsequent Management... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Muslims rail against Harvard as Suu Kyi named ‘Humanitarian of the Year’minority – the Rohingya – who the United Nations calls one of the world’s most
Muslims rail against Harvard as Suu Kyi named ‘Humanitarian of the Year’
Asian Correspondent / Posted 7 days ago
minority – the Rohingya – who the United Nations calls one of the world’s most persecuted minorities. In The Crimson, a Harvard College daily, Harvard Islamic Society director of external relations Anwar Omeish said the student organization felt... Read more
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Eureka Times-Standard
Reach for the stars, Humboldtbegan here in Humboldt County have helped humanity explore other worlds, and so
Reach for the stars, Humboldt
Eureka Times-Standard / Posted 8 days ago
began here in Humboldt County have helped humanity explore other worlds, and soon, an asteroid. Eureka native and Harvard College Observatory research astronomer Branden Allen watched NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft leave Earth earlier this... Read more
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Pilipino Star
‘Unrecognized, unatoned, unrepented’ by MarcosesStrange that he would aim for such, when as early as 1611 there already was in
‘Unrecognized, unatoned, unrepented’ by Marcoses
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
Strange that he would aim for such, when as early as 1611 there already was in Manila a University of Santo Tomas. Harvard College would be founded only 25 years later. To this day the Bells of Balangiga adorn the US Army battalion’s camps... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Green Party presidential candidate visits UMaine, seeks vote of Sanders supportersChicago and raised in Highland Park, Illinois, according to information posted
Green Party presidential candidate visits UMaine, seeks vote of Sanders supporters
Bangor Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
Chicago and raised in Highland Park, Illinois, according to information posted on her website. She graduated in 1973 from Harvard College and from Harvard Medical School in 1979. She is married to Dr. Richard Rohrer. The couple has two grown... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
September 14the minister whose deathbed bequest to the Massachusetts Bay Colony's fledgling
September 14
KTXS Abilene / Posted 11 days ago
the minister whose deathbed bequest to the Massachusetts Bay Colony's fledgling New College would lead to the renaming of the school to Harvard College in his honor, dies of tuberculosis at the age of 30 in Charlestown, Massachusetts Ba... Read more
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KECI Missoula
September 14the minister whose deathbed bequest to the Massachusetts Bay Colony's fledgling
September 14
KECI Missoula / Posted 11 days ago
the minister whose deathbed bequest to the Massachusetts Bay Colony's fledgling New College would lead to the renaming of the school to Harvard College in his honor, dies of tuberculosis at the age of 30 in Charlestown, Massachusetts Ba... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
On this day: September 14the minister whose deathbed bequest to the Massachusetts Bay Colony's fledgling
On this day: September 14
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 11 days ago
the minister whose deathbed bequest to the Massachusetts Bay Colony's fledgling New College would lead to the renaming of the school to Harvard College in his honor, dies of tuberculosis at the age of 30 in Charlestown, Massachusetts Ba... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
September 14the minister whose deathbed bequest to the Massachusetts Bay Colony's fledgling
September 14
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 11 days ago
the minister whose deathbed bequest to the Massachusetts Bay Colony's fledgling New College would lead to the renaming of the school to Harvard College in his honor, dies of tuberculosis at the age of 30 in Charlestown, Massachusetts Ba... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
September 14the minister whose deathbed bequest to the Massachusetts Bay Colony's fledgling
September 14
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 11 days ago
the minister whose deathbed bequest to the Massachusetts Bay Colony's fledgling New College would lead to the renaming of the school to Harvard College in his honor, dies of tuberculosis at the age of 30 in Charlestown, Massachusetts Ba... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Doing Time: Prison, Law Schools, and the Membership of the US Supreme Courtable enough to serve on the Court (but more on that in a moment). He did, after
Doing Time: Prison, Law Schools, and the Membership of the US Supreme Court
Naked Capitalism / Posted 13 days ago
able enough to serve on the Court (but more on that in a moment). He did, after all, graduate at the top of his Harvard College class. But at 63, he’s too old, too bland, too typical of the current mode of US Supreme Court justices, to... Read more
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The News & Observer
Still waiting to get a call from E.T.to be seen with the unaided eye, the star is HD164595, an entry in a catalog of
Still waiting to get a call from E.T.
The News & Observer / Posted 14 days ago
to be seen with the unaided eye, the star is HD164595, an entry in a catalog of stars studied in the late 1800s at the Harvard College Observatory, where Annie Jump Cannon classified a quarter of a million of those stars. The “HD” comes from... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Former Unum Executive Joins Financial Business Strategy Firm, Oaklyn Consultingof Swiss Re and as an equity research analyst at Second Curve Capital. Mr. Fale
Former Unum Executive Joins Financial Business Strategy Firm, Oaklyn Consulting
The Chattanoogan / Posted 15 days ago
of Swiss Re and as an equity research analyst at Second Curve Capital. Mr. Faler received a bachelor’s degree from Harvard College and a master’s degree in finance from The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania. He holds the... Read more
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Slate
A “Wiggly” Poem About Florida Critiques the Way We Extract Meaning From NaturePoem Is You: 60 Contemporary Poems and How to Read Them by Stephen Burt. Copyri
A “Wiggly” Poem About Florida Critiques the Way We Extract Meaning From Nature
Slate / Posted 17 days ago
Poem Is You: 60 Contemporary Poems and How to Read Them by Stephen Burt. Copyright © 2016 by the President and Fellows of Harvard College. Used by permission. All rights reserved. Peterson has spent most of his life so far as a painter and as a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Man with local ties awarded White House fellowshipPennsylvania, was one of 16 individuals selected for the highly competitive pro
Man with local ties awarded White House fellowship
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 17 days ago
Pennsylvania, was one of 16 individuals selected for the highly competitive program. He graduated with honors from Harvard College in 2006 and received juris doctor and master of business administration degrees from New York University. He... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Elites neglect veteransabout 2,400. And there�s evasiveness. A Harvard official said that she�d prefe
Elites neglect veterans
Rutland Herald / Posted 17 days ago
about 2,400. And there�s evasiveness. A Harvard official said that she�d prefer to give me a combined count of veterans at Harvard College and the Harvard Extension School, a much different entity. I asked for separate numbers, which she then said... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Cornell GOP chapter endorses Libertarian, loses charterchapter is the only College Republicans group in the Ivy League to formally opp
Cornell GOP chapter endorses Libertarian, loses charter
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
chapter is the only College Republicans group in the Ivy League to formally oppose the Republican presidential nominee. The Harvard College Republicans announced Aug. 6 it would withhold an endorsement of any candidate this year, while schools like... Read more
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Daily Mail
Fifth suspect in fatal shooting of Cuomo's aide at J'Ouvert arrestedeight days after the shooting, doctors declared him brain dead. Gabay, the son
Fifth suspect in fatal shooting of Cuomo's aide at J'Ouvert arrested
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
eight days after the shooting, doctors declared him brain dead. Gabay, the son of Jamaican immigrants, had graduated from Harvard College and Harvard Law School. He served as an assistant counsel for Cuomo starting in 2011 and was appointed first... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Burn, only son of Tenn. legislator who cast deciding vote for women’s suffrage, diesago that included a story line on the suffrage movement. An obit on Burn said
Burn, only son of Tenn. legislator who cast deciding vote for women’s suffrage, dies
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
ago that included a story line on the suffrage movement. An obit on Burn said he was a graduate of the McCallie School, Harvard College and the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. He served as a page for the state Senate during his father's... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Ageless Bartolo Colon is baffling baseball analytics and MLB oddsmakersof this article, Gio Companioni, is a member of the Harvard Sports Analysis Col
Ageless Bartolo Colon is baffling baseball analytics and MLB oddsmakers
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 24 days ago
of this article, Gio Companioni, is a member of the Harvard Sports Analysis Collective, a student-run organization at Harvard College dedicated to the quantitative analysis of sports strategy and management. This was originally published on... Read more
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Boston Globe
Sept. 1, 2016NEW$$$ FROM CAMBRIDGE, PART TWO, via Ignacio Sabate of the Harvard Crimson: “Ne
Sept. 1, 2016
Boston Globe / Posted 24 days ago
NEW$$$ FROM CAMBRIDGE, PART TWO, via Ignacio Sabate of the Harvard Crimson: “Nearly 16 percent of surveyed members of the [Harvard College] Class of 2020 have parents whose combined annual income exceeds $500,000, according to a recent Crimson poll... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Facebook Founder Zuckerberg Arrived Unannouncedis an online social networking service based in Menlo Park, California, United
Why Facebook Founder Zuckerberg Arrived Unannounced
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
is an online social networking service based in Menlo Park, California, United States, which Zuckerberg and his fellow Harvard College students and roommates, Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes formed on... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
Alessandro van den Brink | Animal Houseand access to networks of power, these organizations propagate exclusionary val
Alessandro van den Brink | Animal House
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted 25 days ago
and access to networks of power, these organizations propagate exclusionary values that undermine those of the larger Harvard College community,” Khurana wrote. On top of this, concerns over gender discrimination and sexual assault were... Read more
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PhysOrg
Who else is looking for new worlds around Proxima Centauri?He is also the Principal Investigator (PI) of The Hunt for Exomoons with Kepler
Who else is looking for new worlds around Proxima Centauri?
PhysOrg / Posted 26 days ago
He is also the Principal Investigator (PI) of The Hunt for Exomoons with Kepler (HEK) project and a fellow at the Harvard College Observatory. For the past few years, he and his team have been taking the hunt for exoplanets to the local... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Life, Death And Remembering Those Bright College Yearsa literary maven who also happen to be members of the class, the service was an
Life, Death And Remembering Those Bright College Years
KERA North Texas / Posted 28 days ago
a literary maven who also happen to be members of the class, the service was an opportunity to remember the names of the 19 Harvard College class of 1991 members who had died. The service was beautiful, evocative, and created a mood in which class... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Life, Death And Remembering Those Bright College Yearsa literary maven who also happen to be members of the class, the service was an
Life, Death And Remembering Those Bright College Years
KPBS San Diego / Posted 28 days ago
a literary maven who also happen to be members of the class, the service was an opportunity to remember the names of the 19 Harvard College class of 1991 members who had died. The service was beautiful, evocative, and created a mood in which class... Read more
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Forsyth County News
Scholastic Student Spotlight: Lambert senior class president focused on energy crisisAcademic Award, Citizenship Award; National AP Scholar; 15 AP classes/exams by
Scholastic Student Spotlight: Lambert senior class president focused on energy crisis
Forsyth County News / Posted 28 days ago
Academic Award, Citizenship Award; National AP Scholar; 15 AP classes/exams by graduation Next steps: Applying to Harvard College, Rice University, University of Pittsburg, Georgia Tech and a few other schools. “I plan to study computer... Read more
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The Miami Hurricane
Van Bailey appointed director of LGBTQ Student Centerinitiatives – a reality. The same year the task force was created at UM, Baile
Van Bailey appointed director of LGBTQ Student Center
The Miami Hurricane / Posted 30 days ago
initiatives – a reality. The same year the task force was created at UM, Bailey was serving as the inaugural director of Harvard College’s BGLTQ Student Life, evaluating the needs of student organizations while confronting LGBT community... Read more
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Boston Globe
Samuel M. Robbins, art collector and a ‘godfather’ of Proposition 2 1/2, dies at 93group for Brighton, Brookline, and Newton. Mr. Robbins graduated from Governor
Samuel M. Robbins, art collector and a ‘godfather’ of Proposition 2 1/2, dies at 93
Boston Globe / Posted 30 days ago
group for Brighton, Brookline, and Newton. Mr. Robbins graduated from Governor Dummer Academy in Byfield and went to Harvard College, where he interrupted his studies to serve in the Army field artillery during World War II. His unit saw... Read more

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