Quantcast
Last updated on April 16, 2014 at 4:43 EDT

Latest Ivy League Stories

2008-07-01 12:01:08

WALTHAM, Mass., July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Repligen Corporation announced today that Dr. Alfred L. Goldberg, Ph.D. has been elected to its Board of Directors. Dr. Goldberg is currently a Professor of Cell Biology at Harvard Medical School. He is a renowned scientist noted in particular for elucidating the structure and function of the proteasome which established the mechanism by which most proteins are destroyed in cells. In addition, he has made major contributions to our...

2008-06-24 02:29:58

Research and Markets Laura Wood, Senior Manager Fax from USA: 646-607-1907 Fax from rest of the world: +353-1-481-1716 press@researchandmarkets.com Logo: http://www.researchandmarkets.com Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ c6640b/us_airlines_indust) has announced the addition of the "U.S. Airlines Industry - Porter's Five Forces Strategy Analysis" report to their offering. Air travel remains a large and growing industry. It facilitates economic...

2007-04-29 12:00:00

By Dave Marcus, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Apr. 29--When he applied to college last fall, Matthew DiGirolamo played the odds. The Northport High School senior set his sights on three Ivy League schools: Brown, Dartmouth and Harvard. He applied early to Harvard because early applicants have a higher acceptance rate than regular applicants. Harvard's early admissions program is also nonbinding, so anyone who gets in can hold out for admissions and financial aid offers from other schools....

2007-04-18 12:00:45

By Paul Clinton STAFF WRITER Ivy League schools flooded with applications have been tightening the screws on the nation's brightest high school seniors, who are finding it harder and harder to gain acceptance to colleges like Harvard, Yale and Princeton. With Ivy acceptance rates dropping, local high-achieving students often turn to California schools, where they say they'll get a satisfying education and stay connected to West Coast culture. Shaun Mansour, a senior at Palos Verdes High...

2006-07-13 17:02:35

By Svea Herbst-Bayliss BOSTON (Reuters) - Prominent donors have delayed multimillion-dollar gifts to Harvard University since Lawrence Summers resigned as the school's president and a search began for his replacement, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. Last month, Oracle Corp. chief executive Larry Ellison announced he would not donate $115 million to Harvard because Summers' participation in overseeing how the money would be spent was crucial. The former U.S....

2006-07-03 14:58:29

BOSTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government is probing how Yale University accounts for millions of dollars in federal funds Washington sends to the Ivy League school to help pay for research projects, the university said on Monday. The U.S Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Defense and National Science Foundation last week sent requests for information, or subpoenas, to the school and Yale's president, Richard Levin, said he expects faculty and staff to cooperate...

2006-06-13 20:33:10

By Achmad Sukarsono JAKARTA (Reuters) - Hardline Indonesian cleric Abu Bakar Bashir walked out of a Jakarta jail on Wednesday after serving time for links to the 2002 Bali bombings, returning to an Islamic school once dubbed the "Ivy League" of militants. Wearing his trademark white skullcap and shawl, a smiling Bashir was surrounded by supporters shouting "Allahu Akbar" (God is greatest). "I thank God almighty, also my lawyers and the gentlemen who defended me during my trials,"...

2006-06-02 07:20:00

By Svea Herbst-Bayliss CAMBRIDGE, Mass -- As Harvard University searches for a new leader, questions loom over its last president's most ambitious project: turning America's oldest university into the nation's hub for life sciences. During his 5-year tenure as the university's president, former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers worked to put Harvard at the forefront of research on how the human cell works, a question the school's founders and the Massachusetts Bay Colony's Puritan...

2006-02-21 14:18:19

BOSTON (Reuters) - Harvard University President Lawrence Summers has resigned after a turbulent five years of leading the prestigious school. In a statement on its Web site on Tuesday, Harvard said Summers would conclude his tenure as president at the end of the 2005-06 academic year and be replaced by an interim leader, Derek Bok, who was Harvard's president from 1971 to 1991. Summers, whose abrupt style has won praise and contempt since he became president in 2001, sparked...

2006-02-21 13:21:20

BOSTON (Reuters) - Harvard University President Lawrence Summers has resigned after a turbulent five years of leading the prestigious school. In a statement on its Web site on Tuesday, Harvard said Summers would conclude his tenure as president at the end of the 2005-06 academic year. Summers, whose abrupt style has won praise and contempt since he became president in 2001, sparked controversy last year when he said innate differences between men and women may help explain why so...