All posts tagged "Harvard"

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U.S. Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump Monday at during a campaign speech in New Hampshire. (Yonhap)
    Korean American Harvard student challenges Trump on S. Korea criticism

    NEW YORK (Yonhap) — A Korean American Harvard University student said Tuesday he challenged Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump because he wanted to make it known that Trump has made inaccurate accusations about defense relations between South...

    • Posted October 13, 2015
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    Rep. Ed Royce: Korean Americans deserve a fair shot at top universities

    By U.S. Representative Ed Royce Being Korean American should not be an obstacle to receiving a top university education. It’s sad I have to make that clear in 2015. Earlier this year, a coalition of 64 Asian American organizations filed...

    • Posted October 9, 2015
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  • Harvard University campus (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
    Harvard’s prestigious debate team loses to NY inmates

    BOSTON (AP) — Months after winning a national title, Harvard’s debate team has fallen to a group of New York inmates. The showdown took place at the Eastern New York Correctional Facility, a maximum-security prison where convicts...

    • Posted October 6, 2015
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    [WaPo] Why the homeless man who graduated from Harvard is still on the streets

    — Alfred Postell had been a ghost. He materialized on a bus rumbling toward Friendship Heights, appeared at a Silver Spring liquor store, on street corners, at Metro stops, astride a bench at a...

    • Posted July 17, 2015
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  • Edward Blum, the director of the Project on Fair Representation, during a news conference in Washington, Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, announced the filing of two lawsuits challenging the alleged racial preference admissions policies of Harvard and the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill .   (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
    Education Department dismisses discrimination lawsuit against Harvard

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Education Department on Tuesday dismissed a complaint against Harvard University by some Asian American groups who say the university uses racial quotas to keep out high-scoring Asians. The complaint was filed in May...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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  • Incoming Harvard Alumni Association President Paul L. Choi 
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    Korean American lawyer becomes Harvard Alumni Association head

    By Jhoo Dong-chan Korea-born American lawyer Paul L. Choi, 51, has been elected president of the Harvard Alumni Association (HAA), according to The Harvard Crimson, the university’s student newspaper. Choi is a partner at Sidley Austin Corp.,...

    • Posted July 2, 2015
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    Father of ‘math prodigy’ issues apology

    The father of the “math prodigy” who made headlines for what turned out to be a false report of dual acceptance and admission to Harvard College and Stanford University made a statement of apology Thursday. Kim Jung-wook,...

    • Posted June 11, 2015
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