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2009-03-13 14:43:58

Women tend to choose non-math-intensive fields for their careers -- not because they lack mathematical ability, but because they want flexibility to raise children or prefer less math-intensive fields of science, reports a new Cornell study.

2009-03-01 12:45:16

Harvard University's time as a high-flying investor in exotic financial instruments now has it struggling to maintain its endowment, U.S. analysts say. Harvard's $36.9 billion endowment, the world's largest, was managed aggressively during the U.S.

2009-01-07 21:26:57

Jeremy Lin scored 27 points Wednesday and Harvard pulled off a shocking 82-70 victory over No. 24 Boston College. The Golden Eagles had won 10 in a row, including an 85-78 upset of then-No.

2008-12-30 15:57:00

Philadelphia Clears The Record On The 40th Anniversary Of The Santa Broo-ha-ha PHILADELPHIA, Dec.

2008-11-26 12:45:43

Yale football Coach Jack Siedlecki is retiring as coach after 12 seasons to become an assistant athletics director at the university. Yale was 70-47 and won Ivy League titles in 1999 and 2006 in 12 years under Siedlecki.

2008-09-30 03:00:26

By Roach, Ronald The Leadership Alliance has produced more than 100 Ph.D.s, one- third of whom are now working in the academy. As a stellar student at Morehouse College in the 1990s, Dr. Jason Sello navigated a path to Harvard University where he earned a doctorate in biophysics.

2008-09-21 15:00:23

If you have a child who has applied to college in recent years, or know anyone who has gone through that stressful process, you are aware that the competition for admission has increased dramatically.

2008-08-08 12:00:37

It makes sense that graduating from a prestigious school with a strong network of well-positioned alumni can lay the foundation for a high-paying job.

2008-07-30 21:00:32

By Elizabeth Benton By Elizabeth Benton Register Staff NEW HAVEN -- Najeia Mention knows she's headed to college. "It's not even a question," she said.

2008-07-30 09:00:36

By JESSE J HOLLAND By Jesse J. Holland The Associated Press WASHINGTON Barack Obama told House Democrats on Tuesday that as president he would order his attorney general to scour White House executive orders and expunge any that violate civil liberties, several lawmakers said.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.