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ESPN The Magazine EIC Alison Overholt Recalls Her KPMG Career Blues

Upon graduating from Harvard in 1998, Alison Overholt opted for the safer path. Unlike many of her peers, who were choosing at the time unpaid media internships or low-paying reporter jobs with regional newspapers, Overholt accepted a job with consulting firm KPMG. She realized, immediately, that this decision was a mistake. In the turbulent aftermath,...

The Talent Pool Your Company Probably Overlooks

Robert Austin, a professor at Ivey Business School, and Gary Pisano, a professor at Harvard Business School, talk about the growing number of pioneering firms that are actively identifying and hiring more employees with autism spectrum disorder and other forms of neurodiversity. Show More Summary

Bird's eye perspective

(Harvard Medical School) Harvard Medical School researchers have now provided the first insight into the perplexing question of how humans developed their daytime vision.

Does the emperor have clothes?

(Harvard Medical School) Discovered more than two decades ago, the hormone leptin has been widely hailed as the key regulator of leanness. Yet, the pivotal experiments that probe the function of this protein and unravel the precise mechanism of its action as a guardian against obesity are largely missing.

Female Japan politician resigns after attacking male aide

13 hours agoNews : The Lookout

Mayuko Toyota, a 42-year-old Harvard graduate and up-and-coming member of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), can be heard screaming at the unnamed aide, saying he should die as she mocked his thinning hair. "Don't damage my reputation anymore," Toyota screams, apparently in response to a mistake she claims the man had made. Show More Summary

Harvard’s “black only” commencement

(Paul Mirengoff) Earlier this month I wrote about Brown University’s “black only” commencement exercise. It turns out that Harvard had a similar event for its black graduates, the first it has ever held, according to the alumni magazine. Show More Summary

How eggs got their shapes

(Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences) The evolution of the amniotic egg -- complete with membrane and shell -- was key to vertebrates leaving the oceans and colonizing the land and air but how bird eggs evolved into so many different shapes and sizes has long been a mystery. Show More Summary

Punishing speech is wrong

Harvard University violated one of the most basic tenets of freedom of speech when it revoked the admission of 10 students for their offensive Facebook posts: speech should not be punished by a campus just because it is offensive, even deeply offensive. In early June, it was widely reported that the university rescinded the acceptances […]

Analysis indicates that insurance expansion improves access to care, health, and survival

(Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health) There is strong evidence that expanding health insurance increases access to care, improves health in a variety of ways, and reduces mortality, according to Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health researchers,

VIDEO: ‘Harvard lib’ gets first job, until ‘white male’ boss dares to ask why she’s 2 hrs late

By Right Wing News’ McIntosh There is a new parody video that has just hit social media, and it’s serving as a wake-up call for millennials with a safe space

Extremely colorful, incredibly bright and highly multiplexed

(Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard) A team from Harvard's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, the LMU Munich, and the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry in Germany, has engineered highly...Show More Summary

David A. Sullivan, M.S., PH.D., FARVO, Receives the American Optometric Association's Dr. Donald R. Korb Award for Excellence

David A. Sullivan, M.S., Ph.D., FARVO, Senior Scientist at Schepens Eye Research Institute of Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School is the recipient of the 2017 Dr. Donald R. Korb Award for Excellence, the highest honor given by the Contact Lens and Cornea Section of the American Optometric Association (AOA).

The Cultural Contexts of Veganism

Veganism is a common practice in countries like France, Israel, and the U.S., and a recent article in Harvard Magazine looked to Nina Gheihman to detail how recent shifts in rhetoric surrounding veganism are taking place in each of these countries. Show More Summary

Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 91

This is the grave of George Hoar. Born in Concord, Massachusetts in 1826 to a politically prominent family, Hoar graduated from Harvard in 1846, moved to Worcester, and started a law practice. He quickly became involved in politics, first joining the Free Soil Party and then the Republicans. He was elected to the Massachusetts House […]

Harvard Study Finds No Link Between Clinical Exams and MRIs in Some MS Patients

Physical disability may have no link to brain lesion volume in some patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), concludes a recent study led by Dr. Rohit Bakshi, a neurology and radiology professor at Harvard Medical School. The study, “Characterizing...Show More Summary

A Harvard mathematician reveals how algorithms are making police and the courts more biased

Cathy O'Neil, a self-proclaimed math nerd and author of "Weapons of Math Destruction" explains how police data leads to bias in the criminal justice system. Following is a transcript of the video. O'NEIL: We don't actually collect data on crime, we collect the data that the police collect. Show More Summary

Maylin Zulian Fuentes-Sanabria, 20

Maylin Zulian Fuentes-Sanabria, a 20-year-old Latino female, died Wednesday, June 14, in Harvard Heights, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records. The cause of death is pending.

Dershowitz: Sitting Presidents Cannot be ‘Indicted, Prosecuted or Tried While Serving in Office’ (VIDEO)

Lifelong Democrat and Harvard lawyer, Alan Dershowitz said on Tuesday that the Justice Department made very clear that sitting presidents... The post Dershowitz: Sitting Presidents Cannot be ‘Indicted, Prosecuted or Tried While Serving in Office’ (VIDEO) appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

This Is The Key To Mastering Small Talk, According To Harvard Researchers

3 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Here’s a research-backed tip to get you through your next awkward dinner party conversation: Just ask the person you’re chatting with questions ? and a lot of follow-up questions. In a series of studies on human interaction, HarvardShow More Summary

Leading Law Journal: 14th Amendment Prohibits Abortion

The Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy has published an essay that could turn the tide of the abortion debate. The essay was written by Josh Craddock, Campaigns Manager for CitizenGO. Between 2011 and 2015, he was an NGO representative to the United Nations, where he participated in negotiations for the Sustainable Development Goals. Next year, Craddock will [...]

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