All posts tagged "Harvard"

  • Kim Jung-yoon (Newsis)
    Harvard, Stanford deny joint admissions to S. Korean ‘math prodigy’

    WASHINGTON (Yonhap) — Harvard and Stanford universities denied Tuesday that a South Korean high school student can attend both schools as part of a special joint program for her, debunking the story of a “math prodigy.” Kim...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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  • Human cells (Courtesy of ZEISS Microscopy via Flickr/Creative Commons)
    Korean researchers develop attachable cells that promote bodily repair

    By Yoon Sung-won A team of Korean researchers have developed technology to produce “sticker” cells that can be attached to the human body and cure damaged skin and organs, the science ministry said Tuesday. The Ministry of...

    • Posted June 9, 2015
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  • Harvard University campus (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
    Harvard gets biggest gift ever: $400M from Wall Street alum

    BOSTON (AP) — Harvard has received its biggest gift in school history — a $400 million donation from Wall Street hedge fund billionaire and alumnus John Paulson, the university said Wednesday. The endowment from Paulson will support...

    • Posted June 3, 2015
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  • Students chat on the terrace of the Gutman Library on the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) campus in Massachusetts, in the U.S. (Courtesy of HGSE)
    “Change the world through education”

    Dean of Harvard Graduate School of Education vows to cultivate leaders, innovators By Chung Hyun-chae James E. Ryan, dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE), said the goal of his school is to change the...

    • Posted May 31, 2015
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  • Asian female students at Harvard University were targeted in an e-mail death threat.
    Asian groups file complaint against Harvard over admission quotas

    WASHINGTON (AP) — An alliance of Asian American groups on Friday filed a federal complaint against Harvard University, saying that school and other Ivy League institutions are using racial quotas to admit students other than high-scoring Asians....

    • Posted May 15, 2015
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    Louder voices against common core

    Tennessee, Oklahoma, and Georgia — three states that received failing grades by Harvard’s Director of the Program on Educational Policy and Governance Paul Peterson in his “State Proficiency Standards Strength” evaluation — are forced by Common Core...

    • Posted May 4, 2015
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  • Eldo Kim (Harvard Crimson)
    [The Crimson] One year later, Kim apologizes for Harvard bomb threat hoax

    Eldo Kim, the Harvard undergraduate charged with threatening to bomb four campus buildings last December, spoke out on Tuesday for the first time since his actions brought the University to a halt nearly a year ago, publishing...

    • Posted November 26, 2014
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