I'm in the Hyde Room of Harvard's Houghton Library, and I'm biting my nails. Leslie Morris, the curator of modern books and manuscripts, and Carie McGinnis, the preservation librarian, are doing their darndest to pry open a two-hundred-year-old locket. Show More Summary
Well, it's Thanksgiving on Thursday, and some of you may be feeling like you're walking into the annual dinner table political debate with a depleted arsenal. After all, ISIS hasn't been defeated in 30 days; Obamacare is still the law...Show More Summary
Scratch the surface of most business career decisions and you will find classical economic forces at play.
Reuters: A bipartisan Harvard University project aimed at protecting elections from hacking and propaganda will release its first set of recommendations today on how U.S. elections can be defended from hacking attacks. The 27-page guidebook shown to Reuters ahead of … Continue reading ?
TAXES ARE FOR THE LITTLE PEOPLE: Howie Carr: Whiny Ivies apoplectic over endowment tax. Ya think Harvard could afford $14 million? After all, their trust-funded professors and legacies are always loftily lecturing the rest of us about how we must pay our “fair share.” It’s an “investment in the future.” And this would be their […]
(Reuters) — A bipartisan Harvard University project aimed at protecting elections from hacking and propaganda will release its first set of recommendations today on how U.S. elections can be defended from hacking attacks. The 27-page guidebook shown to Reuters ahead of publication calls for campaign leaders to emphasize security from the start and insist on […]
Edward Blum, who has orchestrated more than two dozen lawsuits challenging racial preference laws, is now fighting affirmative action in the Ivies.
The first to die was her friend “Ken Dog.” Five months later, her fiancé was gunned down, then another friend, “Bug” — all on the same South Los Angeles street corner. Semaj Smith lives in Harvard Park, one of the city’s deadliest neighborhoods. Her yellow house is riddled with bullet holes. A...
Via Harold Pollack, here’s a new study that will probably not surprise you—but should incense you. Heather Sarsons, a graduate student at Harvard, examined Medicare data to determine how doctors referred patients to specialists for surgery. In particular, did they treat male and female surgeons differently? The answer is pretty simple: oh my, yes. Sarsons […]
Calvin Crawford had 19 points and nine rebounds, Rich Williams made a late go-ahead 3, and Manhattan held off Harvard 73-69 to open the season with its second straight win for the first time since 2013-14
Outcome Health, a Chicago startup, offered voluntary buyouts to employees, and Harvard Health Publishing and the American Medical Association put their partnerships with the company on pause.
The Bulldogs’ defense dominated in a rivalry win. Yale beat Harvard on Saturday in New Haven, 24-3. It’s the second year in a row the Bulldogs have won the game known just as “The Game,” and it runs their all-time record against the Crimson to 67-59-8. Show More Summary
Yale tops Harvard 24-3 to give Bulldogs their 1st outright Ivy League championship in 37 years
CEO Katrina Lake has run Stitch Fix since its founding in 2011. The company went public on Friday. The 34-year-old graduate of Stanford and Harvard was "risk-averse" as a child and initially considered becoming a doctor. Lake is theShow More Summary
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HP has long been committed to making the company as diverse and inclusive as possible. The team recently discovered a Harvard Business Review study which stated that one-third of LGBTQ employees hide their personal lives in the workplace. One in 10 LGBTQ employees have even left a workplace because it was unwelcoming. With that in...
(Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard) Pam Silver's research team reports in Molecular Cell two new types of kill switches that address these challenges. The new kill switches are self-sufficient and highly stable in bacterial populations that evolve, and they last over many generations. Show More Summary
Following up on my previous posts (links below): Texas A&M is the tenth law school to accept the GRE as an alternative to the LSAT, joining (in chronological order) Arizona, Harvard, Northwestern, Georgetown, Hawaii, Washington University, Columbia, St. John's, and Wake Forest: “Our decision to accept the GRE will make...
DISPATCHES FROM THE EDUCATION APOCALYPSE. Harvard Business School professor: Half of American colleges will be bankrupt in 10 to 15 years. If only someone had tried to warn them.