Category Archives: Harvard University

An open letter to Congress from members of the Harvard Uni. graduate school community

Harvard: The drafters of this letter are current students and recent alumni of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, a school that trains the next generation of leaders and policymakers. Harvard Kennedy School students come from diverse backgrounds and bring … Continue reading

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Harvard faces protests over honour for Islamophobic editor

The Guardian: Harvard academics and students are demanding that the university rescind a plan to honour the editor-in-chief of a leading Washington political magazine this week after he wrote that Muslims are unfit for the protections of the US constitution … Continue reading

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Forget Harvard—one of the world’s best undergraduate colleges is in Iran

Newsweek: In 2003, administrators at Stanford University’s Electrical Engineering Department were startled when a group of foreign students aced the notoriously difficult Ph.D. entrance exam, getting some of the highest scores ever. That the whiz kids weren’t American wasn’t odd; … Continue reading

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Moving On

My parents are flying in tomorrow (Tuesday) night for commencement ceremonies, which are on Thursday, June 4th. They’ve never been to Cambridge and have not see Harvard’s breathtaking campus. I’m excited to have them here so they can see where … Continue reading

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Harry Potter Author Gives Harvard Commencement Address

Excerpt: “…the 42-year-old author confessed that ‘I have wracked my mind and heart for what I ought to say to you today. ‘Rowling came up with two themes, captured neatly in the title of the address itself: ‘The Fringe Benefits … Continue reading

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