Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with about 6,700 undergraduate students and about 13,100 postgraduate students. Established in 1636 and named for its first benefactor, clergyman John Harvard, Harvard is the United States' oldest institution of higher learning. Its history, influence, wealth, and academic reputation have made it one of the most prestigious universities in the world. It is cited as the world's top university by many publishers.
The Boston Globe reports a different kind of college recruitment scandal at Harvard University involving one of its fencing coaches. Evan Allen from the Boston Globe joins CBSN's Elaine Quijano to.. CBS News - Published
The media wars surrounding coverage of President Donald Trump have been getting louder by the day - and Americans have become more polarized than ever. Senior contributor Ted Koppel talks with.. CBS News - Published
Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako rode through central Tokyo on Sunday in a motorcade to mark this year's imperial succession as well-wishers waved national flags and held up mobile phones..
Alexander Vindman man is a refugee-turned-American-soldier. He's being deposed in Congressional Democrats' impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. Vindman is a decorated lieutenant colonel who..
U.S.-based economists Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer won the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize on Monday for work fighting poverty that has helped millions of children by favoring practical..
The author of the popular "Da Vinci Code" has been vilified by the Catholic Church. Though he claims not to be anti-religion, Dan Brown will surely face more controversy with his latest novel featuring.. CBS News - Published
In the years following the Civil War known as Reconstruction, newly-freed African American men could finally vote, and would be elected to represent Southerners in Congress. But it was a period that.. CBS News - Published
They became famous as the privileged pair of Harvard athletes who believe Mark Zuckerberg stole their idea for Facebook. Now, entrepreneurs Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have shifted their focus from.. CBS News - Published
If you've ever wondered what it would be like to take a class at Harvard, you're about to find out, but don't worry -- it's not advanced calculus or Latin. Professor John Stilgoe teaches the power of.. CBS News - Published
Scott Pelly reports on a new jobs program that is helping the long term unemployed; Then, a Harvard scientist says the placebo effect, not a drug's active ingredient, is helping people with depression;.. CBS News - Published
Everybody knows teenagers love to talk back. But sometimes, it can get you to Harvard. A Harvard debate coach is introducing black voices to debate, and the world of debate to black voices. Mark.. CBS News - Published
A Massachusetts researcher says he had " an out-of-body type of experience" when he got a predawn call informing him that he was one of three scientist won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Physiology or.. USATODAY.com - Published
When Crystal Wang was 3 years old, she visited Harvard and posed for a photo with a friendly police officer. Fifteen years later, she returned to Harvard – this time as a student – and reconnected.. CBS News - Published
A lawsuit challenging Harvard University's applications process may be headed to the Supreme Court. A federal judge rejected claims that Harvard discriminates against Asian American applicants. Jan.. CBS News - Published
A federal judge ruled that Harvard University's undergraduate admissions program is constitutional, rejecting a challenge accusing the school of discrimination against Asian-American applicants. Reuters - Published
Harvard University expressed remorse on Friday for accepting millions of dollars in gifts from Jeffrey Epstein in the years before his 2008 sex crimes conviction and said it regretted its association.. Reuters - Published