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41 min ago | Harvard Crimson
Undergraduates taking Anthropology 1130: "The Archaeology of Harvard Yard" will soon begin excavating in Harvard Yard for a fifth year as part of the Harvard Yard Archeology Project. The anthropology course, which is composed of 22 undergraduates, meets weekly to excavate the area adjacent to Matthews Hall, one of Harvard Yard's freshman dormitories.
1 hr ago | The Gaston Gazette
Harvard University student and 2012 Burns High School graduate Dawn Loggins was ranked this week by the U.S. business and technology news website Business Insider as one of its "19 Incredibly Impressive Students at Harvard." Loggins gained international attention in 2012 after a series of articles in The Gazette's sister paper, The Shelby Star, highlighted her journey from homelessness to the Ivy League.
2 hrs ago | BBC News
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is in first place in the latest league table of the world's best universities. It's the third year in a row that the US university, famous for its science and technology research, has been top of the QS World University Rankings.
4 hrs ago | The Raw Story
Researchers at Harvard University have created a "soft robot" that is impervious to extreme heat and cold and can survive certain types of heavy impact while continuing to move. "We're looking at the first untethered soft robot that is able to move around without rigid, structural components," said Mike Tolley in the video below.
8 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post
Israel's Ambassador to Egypt Chaim Koren presents his credentials to Egyptian President Abdel al-Sisi yesterday.. The Foreign Ministry hopes to send Eynat Shlein to Jordan in the summer of 2015 to be its first female ambassador to an Arab country.
11 hrs ago | India.com
His detractors term him as a 'loose cannon' but he calls himself a 'maverick'. The most active politician on social media he managed to flee India.
12 hrs ago | Psychology Today
Tate and His Historic Dream is a new inspirational book about a fourth grader who develops an appreciation for black history. In light of recent events in Ferguson, Missouri and a call by many to reassess and understand race relations in America, it occurs to me that how we think and act in race-related situations is affected by our understanding and personal history regarding race.
14 hrs ago | One Nation News
ARE YOU A WRITER? If you are interested in contributing content to ONN, please download our writer's contract pdf. If you are like many young Americans, you have probably seen U.S. News and World Report's newest college rankings, which were released last week.
The University of Southern California , the state's largest private college, has raised $3.7 billion, putting it on pace to meet a $6 billion capital campaign goal by the end of 2018. The university, which plans to break ground today on a $650 million campus expansion, has received four gifts of more than $100 million, including a $220 million anonymous donation, according to President C. L. "Max" Nikias.
Two former University presidents - Harold Shapiro '64 and Shirley Tilghman - as well as former Harvard University president Neil Rudenstine '56 are all teaching freshman seminars this academic year. Shapiro, who served as president of the University from 1988 to 2001, is teaching FRS 159: Science, Technology, and Public Policy.
Scientists at Harvard University's Wyss Institute created a spleen-like device on a tiny chip to filter fungi and toxins from patients' blood. The "biospleen" is meant to treat sepsis, a life-threatening condition in which germs and bacteria enter the bloodstream and trigger inflammation throughout the body.
Its victims include the actor Christopher Reeve, Pope John Paul II, and the British poet Rupert Brooke, who died after a mosquito bite on his lip became infected. Sepsis remains one of the leading killers in the United States and the world.
This is a photo of the Harvard University Radcliffe Quadrangle. All data in this slideshow is based on the College Access Index published by The Upshot.
Researchers are measuring for any fluctuations in mercury levels at Muskrat Falls as Muskrat Falls construction continues. Researchers from Harvard University are asking people who live in Labrador's Lake Melville area for hair samples, in order to determine current and future mercury levels in their system.
Image Caption: Mobility Enhancing Soft Exosuit: This is a soft wearable robot made from lightweight and flexible materials. Credit: Harvard's Wyss Institute DARPA has awarded a sizable grant to the Harvard University researchers behind a biologically-inspired soft exoskeleton that could help soldiers travel greater distances and carry heavier loads while tiring out less easily, the university revealed on Thursday.
Though James Chung may have an impressive resume with degrees from Harvard University, and though he has his own international company, Reach Advisors, with offices in Albany and Boston, Chung says it was his formative years growing up in Wichita that first had an impact on his career. Chung's father, Kae Chung, was a professor at Wichita State University, and Chung says that gave him exposure to other worlds.
Chickens are not fussy eaters. Any object resembling food is worth an exploratory peck.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 10:06 pm
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