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Harvard, Illinois Harvard is a city located in 2000 census, the city had a total population of 7,996.
Harvard, Massachusetts Harvard is a town located in 2000 census, the town had a total population of 5,981.
The Harvard Crimson The Harvard Crimson, of 1875.
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 Encyclopedia: Harvard Business School
Harvard Business School (HBS) is one of the graduate schools of Harvard University, and is one of the world's leading management schools.
Harvard faculty were, however, ranked 23rd for their accessibility outside of the classroom.
Harvard considers applications in three rounds, and Jill Fadule, managing director of MBA admissions and financial aid, says that those received for all three deadlines are given equal consideration.
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 Harvard University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Harvard's athletic rivalry with Yale is intense in every sport in which they meet, coming to a climax in their annual football meeting, which dates to 1875 and is usually called simply The Game.
Harvard affiliates' politics are generally liberal (center-left): Richard Nixon famously attacked it as the "Kremlin on the Charles".
The House system was instituted by Harvard president Abbott Lawrence Lowell in the 1930s, although the number of Houses, their demographics, and the methods by which students are assigned to particular Houses have all changed drastically since the founding of the system.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Harvard   (2973 words)

 Harvard University | Admissions Facts and Statistics
Harvard, founded in 1636, is the oldest university in the United States (and the oldest corporation in the Americas).
Harvard was founded as a small institution with the mission of educating Protestant clergy.
Despite the university's size, the Harvard educational experience is usually an intense and companionable one, with students benefiting from low student-to-faculty ratios and opportunities to get involved with the local community.
www.admissionsconsultants.com /college/harvard.asp   (474 words)

 The Harvard Guide: The Early History of Harvard University
Harvard University, which celebrated its 350th anniversary in 1986, is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States.
The Charter of 1650 established the President and Fellows of Harvard College (a.k.a the Harvard Corporation), a seven-member board that is the oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere.
Harvard College was established in 1636 by vote of the Great and General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony and was named for its first benefactor, John Harvard of Charlestown, a young minister who, upon his death in 1638, left his library and half his estate to the new institution.
www.hno.harvard.edu /guide/intro   (382 words)

 East Asian Programs
Harvard University over the years has developed a number of training and research programs and facilities concerning the languages and societies of Asia.
The fellowships are annually assigned to Harvard University by the US Department of Education under the National Defense Education Act (Title VI) for language and area studies in East Asia at Harvard and approved Asian universities; specifically, Inter-University centers in Beijing, Tokyo, or at the ICLP in Taipei.
Harvard students wishing to study in Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, or Taiwan may also apply for either a US Office of Education-administered Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship, or a Fulbright Grant for Graduate Study Abroad administered by the Institute of International Education for the US Department of State.
www.gsas.harvard.edu /programs/degree/eastasia.html   (4564 words)

 Today in History: September 14
Harvard based its original curriculum on the classics taught in European universities and on the Puritanism preached in the American colonies.
Under the leadership of president Charles W. Eliot, from 1869-1909, Harvard revitalized its law and medical schools and established schools of business, dental medicine, and arts and sciences, and transformed itself into a major modern university.
Also significant in Harvard's transformation was the 1879 opening of its "sister" school, Radcliffe College, which made Harvard's resources available to women.
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 Harvard Economics
His early interest in economics, mostly in Pareto and the Lausanne School and his recurrent methodological forays in favor of mathematical economics, led him to be elected to the first council of the Econometric Society.
Harvard economist and director of the Harvard University Committee on Economic Research, which helped develop Persons's "barometric" approach to business cycles.
Harvard economist and creator of the "three curve barometer", an indicator of turns in the business cycle, first published in 1919.
cepa.newschool.edu /het/schools/harvard.htm   (493 words)

 Harvard at Home: Program List
Harvard Medical School graduate students discuss the history, future, ethical issues, and health concerns surrounding the controversial, multi-billion-dollar science of genetically modifying food.
The Harvard Alumni Association in partnership with the Harvard Medical School presents this two-day Alumni College seminar highlighting the latest research on aging and issues regarding men’s and women’s health.
Harvard Medical School graduate students explore the fascinating facts, and the associated moral, ethical, and public policy issues, surrounding the often controversial topics of stem cells and cloning.
athome.harvard.edu /archive/archive.asp   (1774 words)

 Harvard on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A Shaker house and cemetery, a Native American museum, and a Harvard observatory are there.
Joseph NYE, Dean of the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard and former Assistant Secretary of Defense, USA.
BARACK OBAMA: The Illinois Democratic nominee was the first African-American editor of the Harvard Law Review..
www.encyclopedia.com /html/H/Harvard.asp   (557 words)

 Harvard University: Museums
The Harvard University Art Museums are widely acclaimed for the quality of their extensive collections, including European and North American painting, prints, and photography (Fogg Museum); ancient, Asian, Islamic, and Indian arts (Sackler Museum); and German Expressionist painting (Busch-Reisinger Museum).
The Harvard Hot Ticket is on sale at each of the museums (except the Semitic Museum which is always free to the public).
The HMNH is a public museum associated with several Harvard scientific research collections.
www.harvard.edu /museums   (385 words)

 Harvard-Radcliffe Taiwanese Cultural Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
TCS is a student organization at Harvard University dedicated to promoting the culture and heritage of Taiwan and Taiwanese-Americans.
From cultural workshops teaching mua-ji making to social events like karaoke to events such as our 2-28 Commemoration and annual Winter Festival, our goal is to enhance awareness of Taiwanese culture and provide a place for those interested in learning about Taiwan to meet and discuss their interests.
Students from Harvard will journey down to New York City to participate in this conference, which challenges Taiwanese Americans to further explore their Taiwanese American identities by digging deeper into their roots and gaining a better understanding of Taiwanese history.
hcs.harvard.edu /~taiwan/home.html   (561 words)

 Harvard University Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology
The structure shown is a key intermediate in our efforts to synthesize the highly reactive and unstable natural antiproliferative agent kedarcidin chromophore by a transannular anionic cyclization strategy.
The researchers, led by chemist Charles M. Lieber and engineer Donhee Ham, produced circuits at low temperature by running a nanowire-laced solution over a glass substrate, followed by regular photolithography to etch the pattern of a circuit.
The Harvard Gazette is featuring an article on Professor Gregory Verdine's efforts on repairing DNA damage.
www.chem.harvard.edu   (352 words)

 HOLLIS Catalog
The HOLLIS Catalog of the Harvard University Libraries is a database containing over 9 million records for more than 15 million books, journals, manuscripts, government documents, maps, microforms, music scores, sound recordings, visual materials, and data files.
For access to these materials, supplement HOLLIS searching with searches of other catalogs at Harvard, as well as catalogs and/or finding guides of individual Harvard libraries and special collections that represent your area of interest.
Harvard's Cross Catalog Search provides a way to search combinations of these catalogs simultaneously.
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 HCL Libraries - Harvard College Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
There are over 90 libraries at Harvard that comprise the Harvard library system, with combined holdings of over 15 million items.
Harvard Theatre Collection — materials documenting the history of the performing arts
America's oldest map collection with over half a million maps, atlases from the 15th century to the present, gazetteers, and reference books on the history and science of cartography.
hcl.harvard.edu /harvard-yenching   (998 words)

 DEAS - Home
DEAS, along with the rest of Harvard University, will be on Winter Recess from mid-day Friday, Dec 23rd to Monday, January 2nd.
The Crimson reported on the boundless creativity of David Malan '99, current CS grad student and the prime mover behind the first Podcast of a Harvard course.
Finding continued inspiration from his days in CS50 (the most common entry into the CS concentration), Malan piggybacked on earlier work to create Shuttleboybot, a smart script that allows students to instantly view the Harvard shuttle bus schedules via instant messaging.
www.deas.harvard.edu   (248 words)

 Harvard University Office of News and Public Affairs
Featuring the Kuumba Singers of Harvard College, BlackCAST, the Fallen Angels, the Harvard Asian American Dance Troupe, the Harvard Jazz Band, the Harvard Krokodiloes, the Harvard LowKeys, Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra, the Harvard Steppers, Mozart Society Orchestra, and TAPS with THUD (The Harvard University Drummers).
The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative wants to hear from Harvard-affiliated health professionals who would like to volunteer for the response efforts.
Harvard's EAP (Employee Assistance Program) can help you cope with your own response to the crisis, or with the responses of family, friends, and co-workers.
www.news.harvard.edu /press/pressdoc/pr-050901-katrina.html   (925 words)

 Office of Career Services - Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
OCS supports students and alumni of Harvard College and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences in exploring and making effective career and educational choices.
Alumni Voices is a collection of essays from young Harvard alums reflecting on their career paths.
New Resource: Summer List-Serv Opportunities Archive: Sortable by field of interest, this table provides a history of the summer options that were announced through the OCS Summer List-Serv last year.
www.ocs.fas.harvard.edu   (596 words)

 Harvard Museum of Natural History
Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 Phone (617) 495-3045
The Harvard Museum of Natural History is privileged to bring to Boston
The Harvard Museum of Natural History (HMNH) is the public museum of Harvard University's three natural history institutions: the
www.hmnh.harvard.edu   (296 words)

 Home - Berkman Center for Internet & Society
John’s appointment to the newly-created position of Clinical Professor at Harvard Law School is particularly fitting given his role in leading the dramatic expansion in the scale and sophistication of the Berkman Center’s Clinical Program in Cyberlaw.
John’s dedication to integrating the scholarly work of Berkman’s faculty and fellows into the overall mission of the university is unquestioned, but perhaps most readily apparent in the Center’s accessibility and commitment to students, and in the quality and breadth of his own teaching.
Both the Boston Globe and the Harvard Crimson covered the report and the growing importance of playlists.
cyber.law.harvard.edu /home   (2563 words)

 The Harvard Crimson :: Online Edition
By NICHOLAS M. Thursday, December 22, 2005 5:05 PM The multimillion-dollar salaries of Harvard’s top money managers declined in their last full year of work, according to numbers released by the University on Wednesday.
Tuesday, December 20, 2005 10:23 PM Student satisfaction with Harvard’s residential dining halls has reached an all-time high, yet students still hanker for greater menu variety, including more seafood and vegetarian entrees, according to the biannual survey conducted by Harvard University Dining Services (HUDS).
CRIMSON/ RACHEL L. The Harvard University Choir performs its 96th annual Christmas Carol service in front of a packed audience in Memorial Church last night.
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 GoCrimson.com :: Women's Ice Hockey :: Harvard University Athletics :: Official Athletic Site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Botterill - a two-time winner of the Patty Kazmaier Award as the top collegiate player in the U.S. while at Harvard - was a member of Canada's 2002 gold medal team in Salt Lake City as well as the 1998 silver medal team in Nagano, Japan.
Vaillancourt, a Sherbrooke, Que., native who has represennted Canada in the IIHF World Championships in 2004 and the 2003 Four Nations Cup, becomes the seventh Harvard player to be named to an Olympic roster.
She scored 25 goals with 42 assists and 67 points as a freshman for the Crimson last season.
gocrimson.collegesports.com /sports/w-hockey/harv-w-hockey-body.html   (254 words)

 Harvard, MA - Harvard Historical Society
The Harvard Historical Society was founded in 1897 for the purpose of preserving Harvard's past for Harvard's future.
The exhibit features a history of the three communities: visitors have a chance to respond to the ideals of each group, to assess how well they have been safeguarded and the extent to which they are relevant in today’s world.
Harvard Historical Society, Still River Baptist Church, 215 Still River Rd Harvard MA 01451 978 456 8285
harvard.ma.us /hhs.htm   (293 words)

 Health Information - Medical Information - Harvard Health Publications   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Harvard Health Publications provides you with important health information and tips for healthy living from the editors of Harvard Medical School's health newsletters.
Harvard Health Letter - Health Information covering a wide range of health issues from diabetes to cardiac health, Alzheimer's disease, depression, preventive medicine, and much more.
Harvard Woman's Health Watch - Health information covering a wide range of topics of particular interest to women including breast cancer, diet and nutrition, hormone therapy, exercise, vitamins and supplements, and much more.
www.health.harvard.edu   (503 words)

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