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  Harvard University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Harvard has the world's third largest library collection (after the British Library and the Library of Congress)[7], and the largest financial endowment of any academic institution, standing at $25.9 billion as of 2005 (which is also the second largest endowment for a non-profit organization, behind only the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation).
Harvard has a friendly rivalry with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology which dates back to 1900, when a merger of the two schools was frequently mooted and at one point officially agreed upon (ultimately canceled by Massachusetts courts).
Harvard University Choir, the oldest university-affiliated choir in the nation, formally established in 1834 but in existence since the eighteenth century and tied to the Memorial Church, performs the oldest Christmas Carol Services in continuous existence in North America.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Harvard_University   (6791 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).
It is perhaps the U.S. university that is both closest to the British model of university education, yet distinctly American in identity and outlook.
Harvard was founded as a small institution with the mission of educating Protestant clergy.
www.admissionsconsultants.com /college/harvard.asp   (489 words)

 Harvard University Police Department HomePage
The mission of the Harvard University Police Department is to maintain community peace, safety, and quality of life.
The HUPD pursues this mission within the University context of free expression, rigorous inquiry, vast diversity, and pursuit of distinction.
They seek the same distinction in policing that the University pursues in research and teaching, and in so doing, contribute to the excellence of Harvard University.
www.hupd.harvard.edu   (122 words)

 Harvard University Archives
The Harvard University Archives is responsible for the institutional memory of the University, including University records and related historical collections.
The Archives is a department of the Harvard University Library.
Please note: The main entrance to the University Archives is the West Door of Lamont Library in Harvard Yard on the Wigglesworth path.
hul.harvard.edu /huarc   (72 words)

 Harvard Medicine
Anna Moore, Harvard Medical School assistant professor of radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and colleagues at the MGH Martinos Center have used magnetic resonance imaging with an approved contrast agent to track the fate of islets transplanted into mice.
Ananth Karumanchi, Harvard Medical School assistant professor at BIDMC, was co-leader of the study.
Harvard Medical School is celebrating 100 years of discovery on the Longwood Quadrangle.
hms.harvard.edu /hms/home.asp   (193 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 Physics Department Faculty - Lisa Randall
Lisa Randall studies particle physics and cosmology at Harvard University, where she is professor of theoretical physics.
Professor Randall earned her PhD from Harvard University and held professorships at MIT and Princeton University before returning to Harvard in 2001.
She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a fellow of the American Physical Society, and is a past winner of an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship, a National Science Foundation Young Investigator Award, a DOE Outstanding Junior Investigator Award, and the Westinghouse Science Talent Search.
www.physics.harvard.edu /people/facpages/randall.html   (329 words)

 Harvard Forest, Harvard University
The hurricane manipulation at Harvard Forest is one of our original LTER (long-term ecological research) experiments contrasting ecosystem response to natural and anthropogenic disturbance.
Recent Bullard Fellow Elizabeth Farnsworth and her colleague Danielle Ogurcak (University of Florida) explore how to detect and accurately document the ever-shifting and contracting ranges of rare plant species in order to identify species most in need of conservation and prioritize protection efforts with limited resources.
A recent study by former Bullard Fellow Bernhard Stadler, from the University of Bayreuth in Germany along with collaborators including Harvard Forest Ecologist David Orwig, examined the ecology of energy and nutrient fluxes in hemlock forests invaded by the introduced pest, the hemlock woolly adelgid.
harvardforest.fas.harvard.edu   (1478 words)

 DEAS - Home
Harvard freshman considering concentrating in one of our three areas may want to consult our directors of undergraduate study during their office hours, check in with the Academic Office (Pierce Hall 110/111), or consult with Assistant Dean Marie Dahleh or 5-1455.
Engineers and applied scientists from Harvard University have demonstrated a new photonic device with a wide range of potential commercial applications, including dramatically higher capacity for optical data storage.
Termed a plasmonic laser antenna, the design consists of a metallic nanostructure, known as an optical antenna, integrated onto the facet of a commercial semiconductor laser.
www.deas.harvard.edu   (248 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.
lib.harvard.edu /catalogs/hollis.html   (524 words)

 Home - David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies
This original material belongs to the Houghton Archives at Harvard University and is of great interest to both William James scholars and Brazilian studies experts.
This book can be purchased from the Harvard University Press.
Maria Helena Machado is Professor of History at the University of Sao Paulo.
drclas.fas.harvard.edu   (523 words)

 Harvard University Department of Chemistry&Chemical Biology
Harvard University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.
The prize includes both a stipend and a dinner, and is intended to recognize "exceptional and sustained contributions" of the department's nonacademic employees.
NSF Fellows are expected to become knowledge experts who can contribute significantly to research, teaching, and innovations in science and engineering.
www.chem.harvard.edu   (567 words)

 Urban Planning and Design
It was at Harvard University that the first formal North American programs in city and regional planning (1923) and urban design (1960) were established.
Since then, Harvard has played a leading role in the education of urban planners and urban designers.
The Department also draws upon the significant resources of Harvard University as a whole.
www.gsd.harvard.edu /academic/upd   (355 words)

 HCL Libraries - Harvard College Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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
Summer construction projects continue on schedule in Lamont: The project to replace the HVAC (heating and cooling) system is scheduled for completion at the end of September, the Dudley Garden will be landscaped and reopen October 10, and work continues on the café, which will open mid-October.
hcl.harvard.edu /libraries   (1149 words)

 Harvard University Cycling Association
Composed of a diverse group of dedicated undergraduate, graduate, medical, law, business, government, and extension students, we are the 2002 ECCC (eastern collegiate cycling conference) and Ivy league champions.
We are dedicated to developing new riders and promoting cycling at Harvard as a life long sport.
Student racers as well as cyclists from the community are welcome on our group rides and benefit from our excellent coaches.
www.harvardcycling.com   (116 words)

 Nelson Goodman
As a Harvard University Graduate School of Education Research Associate, Nelson Goodman founded Project Zero in 1967.
Goodman, a distinguished philosopher, was named Professor of Philosophy at Harvard University in 1968.
Before joining the Harvard faculty, he spent 18 years teaching at the University of Pennsylvania (1946-64), and held the Harry Austryn Wolfson Professorship at Brandeis University (1964-67).
pzweb.harvard.edu /History/NG.htm   (316 words)

 Employment @ Harvard
A Day in the Life of a Harvard...
Discover the diverse, interesting career opportunities available at Harvard, and learn how the hiring process works.
Consider Harvard's many rewards, including generous benefits, tuition assistance, and work/life balance.
employment.harvard.edu   (80 words)

 Welcome to Harvard University
Harvard's Science Center is a busy building, home to three academic departments, the Cabot Science Library, the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, and, of course, classrooms and teaching laboratories visited daily by thousands of undergraduates.
Dramatic increase in life expectancy possible for HIV-infected patients in poor countries
Copyright © 2006 The President and Fellows of Harvard College
www.harvard.edu   (67 words)

 The Principals' Center: Summer Institutes
Universal Design In Education: New Directions for Teaching Learners with Diverse Needs
The Harvard Institute for School Leadership: Leadership for Large-Scale Improvement
Explore the challenges faced by educators working to achieve instructional improvement and cultural shifts in their schools and districts.
www.gse.harvard.edu /~principals   (373 words)

 The Harvard College Democrats
Sign-up for an account on harvarddems.com and give us your contact information so you'll be the first to know about all of our campaign trips and other activities.
Use the lost password page to get a new password--your username is your full name if the account exists.
"Harvard College Democrats call on Mohammad Khatami to apologize for human rights abuses and to denounce recent actions by his successor, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, during his speech at Harvard University on Sunday."
www.harvarddems.com   (205 words)

 Harvard University Department of Physics
Read the article "Best IT Practices at Harvard" on HGCI website.
Gabrielse and colleagues improve the precision of the fine-structure constant, which is central to understanding the electromagnetic force.
Michael Tinkham have observed that in a wire carrying a spin-polarized current a charge imbalance is created from one side of the wire to the other, demonstrating that electrons with opposite spins tend to drift in opposite directions.
www.physics.harvard.edu   (221 words)

 Harvard@Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Harvard@Home in partnership with The Harvard Alumni Association and the Harvard Varsity Club bring you sterling panel discussion featuring alumni talking about their personal experiences as athletes, coaches, and administrators of the Olympics.
Come join us in exploring the real life stories of the sportsmen and women, administrators and coaches who have helped imbue the Olympics with the humanistic spirit for which it is known for today.
Go to Harvard News Office Multimedia listing for a complete list of multimedia resources at Harvard.
athome.harvard.edu   (212 words)

 Harvard University Press
Colleges should buy this book by the truckload and provide copies to all the poor souls who are about to be thrown into the abyss of academic administration.
As you might have heard by now, Harvard has decided to end its early admissions program on the grounds that it unduly favors wealthier students.
Copyright © 2005 President and Fellows of Harvard University.
www.hup.harvard.edu   (442 words)

 Weblogs at Harvard Law
Weblogs at Harvard Law offers free blog hosting to all members of the Harvard Community
Weblogs at Harvard Law is provided by the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School.
Weblogs on our server are hosted within the harvard.edu domain and are run by members of the Harvard community.
blogs.law.harvard.edu   (148 words)

 Harvard School of Public Health
Harvard Center for Cancer Prevention -- New web site features Your Disease Risk, podcasts, webcasts, and other features
Spring 2006 issue Harvard Public Health Review -- Featuring avian flu update; the story behind trans fat labeling on foods; new insights on suicide and murder risks and prevention; and more.
Health Disparities and the Body Politic -- new publication from Harvard School of Public Health
www.hsph.harvard.edu   (289 words)

 Materials Research Science and Engineering Center at Harvard
Chemical and Engineering News reports on a recent paper in Science (2005, 308, 537) authored by David Weitz and his colleagues: "A new microfluidics-based device made by physicist David A. Weitz and colleagues at Harvard University and Unilever Corp. makes precisely controlled double emulsions in a single step (Science 2005, 308, 537).
The RET Program offers opportunities for teachers of science and technology to work with research scientists and engineers at Harvard University.
The Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) is the focus of Harvard's long tradition of interdisciplinary materials research.
www.mrsec.harvard.edu   (211 words)

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