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Harvard University to end investment in fossil fuels

September 10, 2021 12:23 pm

The university's indirect investments in the fossil fuel industry "are in runoff mode," he added. The indirect investments, made through private equity funds, make up less than 2% of the endowment, Bacow wrote.

Explained: What are the race-related lawsuits against Harvard and Yale?

June 16, 2021 8:08 am

Students for Fair Admissions have called Harvard's racial classifications and preferences in college admissions "unconstitutional”, while Asian American groups filed complaints regarding Yale's conduct towards Asian Americans.

Nidhi Razdan says her Harvard University job offer was a 'phishing attack'

January 16, 2021 8:56 am

In a statement, Nidhi Razdan said that she was made to believe that she would be joining the Harvard University in September 2020 but citing the pandemic was told that her classes were to begin from January this year.  

Harvard gets its first Black, elected student body president

November 25, 2020 5:42 pm

Noah Harris, of Hattiesburg, was elected president of Harvard’s Undergraduate Council on Nov. 12. He is a junior who is majoring in government and co-chairs the Undergraduate Council’s Black caucus.

Harvard, MIT sue US govt depts over new immigration rule for foreign students

July 10, 2020 2:42 pm

A little over 46,000 F-visas (which include students’ family members) were issued to Indians in 2019, roughly 11% of the total 3.9 lakh such visas issued that year, records of the US State Department show.

Pulitzer winner Siddhartha Mukherjee, Harvard Prof Raj Chetty among Carnegie Corporation's '2020 Great Immigrants'

July 02, 2020 2:31 pm

Born in New Delhi, Mukherjee is a noted biologist, oncologist and the author of several acclaimed books, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning 'The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer'.

Harvard University offers free courses online

April 15, 2020 1:18 pm

From game development to studying and understanding religious content to Shakespeare's plays and data science and visualisation, a wide variety of courses are available at the website online-learning.harvard.edu.

Palestinian Harvard student blocked from coming to US is allowed to enter

September 04, 2019 1:37 pm

Ajjawi’s parents issued a statement expressing relief that their son was able to begin studies at Harvard with his class, and thanking those who fought for the reinstatement of his visa. They asked for privacy for their son, who did not comment directly.

Questions after US turns away Palestinian Harvard freshman

August 29, 2019 7:34 am

Ismail Ajjawi, who had been living in Lebanon, was refused entry into the US after landing Friday at Logan International Airport in Boston, university and federal officials confirmed this week.

US: Man who threatened to bomb Harvard ceremony for black students faces sentencing

July 17, 2019 5:37 pm

Federal prosecutors in Boston plan to seek an 18-month prison term for Nicholas Zuckerman, 25, who pleaded guilty in February to charges related to comments he posted on Harvard's Instagram account in May 2017.

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