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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.

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How is science building Iraq’s former glory, and the minds of young Saudis? [Video]

How is science building Iraq’s former glory, and the minds of young Saudis?

The Middle East and North Africa’s contribution to global science and engineering publications was only about two percent in 2013 according to a Harvard funded study.View on euronews

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Trump reverses decision on foreign students [Video]

Trump reverses decision on foreign students

[NFA] The Trump administration on Tuesday, abandoned its attempt to force foreign students to leave the United States if all of their classes are to be taught online this autumn. It was a dramatic..

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Harvard and MIT Sue Trump Administration Over Foreign Student Visa Rule [Video]

Harvard and MIT Sue Trump Administration Over Foreign Student Visa Rule

The universities sued the administration due to its guidance preventing foreign students from staying in the US if they're enrolled in online-only courses.

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WH slams Harvard, MIT lawsuit over international students [Video]

WH slams Harvard, MIT lawsuit over international students

White House spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany on Wednesday condemned a lawsuit filed by Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, seeking to block a new Trump administration rule that..

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International students may need to leave U.S. [Video]

International students may need to leave U.S.

International students in the U.S. with a fully virtual courseload will soon be forced to leave the country, as universities like Harvard shift to online instruction for the upcoming academic year...

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Pattern analysis of hospital traffic and internet search terms suggest coronavirus outbreak began in China before winter 2019 [Video]

Pattern analysis of hospital traffic and internet search terms suggest coronavirus outbreak began in China before winter 2019

Satellite imagery of vehicle traffic around hospitals in Wuhan suggests the coronavirus may have struck the city months before the outbreak was acknowledged.

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How a Famous Harvard Professor Became a Target Over His Tweets

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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..
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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.
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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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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..
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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..
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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."
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Harvard professor withdraws New York Times defamation lawsuit over Jeffrey Epstein story

A prominent Harvard Law School professor on Monday withdrew a lawsuit accusing The New York Times of "clickbait defamation" concerning his views toward the late financier Jeffrey Epstein, after the..
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Coronavirus 'is the Big One … I hope never to see bigger': Harvard epidemiologist

When will social distancing and self-isolation end? Will opening society contribute to second wave of disease? Scientist Marc Lipsitch tells us.
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Chinese students flock home as coronavirus shuts Western campuses

Packed onto a plane full of fellow Chinese students heading home from the United States, 20-year-old Harvard University undergraduate Roger Zhang wore goggles to ward off the coronavirus for hours..
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Students at Harvard vacating campus amid virus

Foreign students are reeling after Harvard University abruptly ordered undergraduates to leave campus by Sunday and stay home until the end of the semester as cases of coronavirus continue on the rise..
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Harvard to move to virtual classes amid coronavirus outbreak

Harvard University asked its students on Tuesday not to return to campus after Spring Break and said it would begin moving to virtual instruction for graduate and undergraduate classes amid the..
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Gender Pronouns Can Be Tricky on Campus. Harvard Is Making Them Stick.

The push for personal pronouns like “they/them” and “ze/hir” can ignite a power struggle in college classrooms. The Kennedy School of Government’s solution? Stickers.
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Affirmative Action Opponents Renew Their Battle Against Harvard

A group representing Asian-American students appealed a judge’s ruling that Harvard had not explicitly discriminated against them by boosting other racial and ethnic groups.
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Harvard and Yale universities investigated for possible non-disclosure of foreign money

The U.S. Department of Education said on Wednesday it has opened an investigation into whether the universities of Harvard and Yale failed to report hundreds of millions of dollars in foreign gifts and..
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Harvard and Yale Ensnared in Education Dept. Crackdown on Foreign Funding

The department told the Ivy League universities to hand over records on millions of dollars in gifts, grants and contracts from foreign countries, including China, Iran and Russia.
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U.S. charges target alleged Chinese spying at Harvard, Boston institutions

A Harvard University department chair and two Chinese nationals who were researchers at Boston University and a Boston hospital were charged on Tuesday with lying about their alleged links to the..
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U.S. charges three, including Harvard researcher, with lying about China ties

A Harvard University department chair and two Chinese nationals who were researchers at Boston University and a Boston hospital were charged on Tuesday for lying about their links to the Chinese..
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U.S. charges Harvard, Boston University officials over dealings with China

The U.S. government on Tuesday charged a Harvard University department chair and a Boston University employee with failing to disclose their dealings with Chinese research agencies while receiving..
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U.S. Accuses Harvard Scientist of Concealing Funds From China

Prosecutors say Charles M. Lieber, the chair of Harvard’s chemistry department, lied about contacts with China’s Thousand Talents Program, a state-run initiative that seeks to draw foreign-educated..
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U.S. charges Harvard professor with lying about role in Chinese research

The U.S. government on Tuesday charged a Harvard University department chair with lying about his dealings with Chinese research agencies while receiving federal research funding.
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Dershowitz makes the case that charges against Trump are too vague.

Mr. Dershowitz, a Harvard University law professor, said he now believes that impeachable conduct must be criminal in nature.
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Graduate school workers at Harvard end strike. Whether it worked remains to be seen

Harvard grad students returned to work Jan. 1, ending a strike that began Dec. 3. But they still haven't gotten a contract for the raises they want.
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Denying a Professor Tenure, Harvard Sparks a Debate Over Ethnic Studies

Some students of color say that even as the university defends its use of race in admissions, it devalues their experiences and fails to retain professors who support them.
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This Harvard grad has made millions on U.S. college admissions for international students

Jamie Beaton, 24, has made a name and millions by selling himself as an expert in U.S. college admissions. It's unclear his guidance is helpful.
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EPA ignores health benefits of coal rule it plans to weaken: economists

A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposal to weaken a rule on coal plant pollution fails to consider billions of dollars in health benefits for Americans, economists from universities including..
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Harvard grad student workers go on strike, seeking $25 minimum wage, other demands

Harvard graduate student workers went on strike Tuesday, becoming the first Harvard academic employees to launch a work stoppage in decades.
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42 charged after protest delays Harvard-Yale game

Officials say 42 people were charged with disorderly conduct after a protest interrupted a Saturday football game between archrivals Harvard and Yale in New Haven, Connecticut. (Nov. 25)
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Harvard and Yale football game interrupted by fossil fuel protest

Protesters disrupted the annual Harvard and Yale football game in New Haven, Connecticut, on Saturday. Some 150 students from both schools stormed the field at halftime. They demanded the universities..
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News or ‘Trauma Porn’? Student Journalists Face Blowback on Campus

Incidents at Northwestern and Harvard reveal a growing tension between traditional journalistic practices and the demands of student activists.
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Admissions scandal unfolding at Harvard University

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..
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The great divide: Trump and the press

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..
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