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2009-08-30 18:51:25

A Harvard professor said he will bring a cow to Harvard Yard in accordance with an almost 300-year-old university tradition, school officials said Sunday. The Boston Globe reported Harvard religion don Harvey Cox, who holds the Hollis Research professor of divinity chair, endowed in 1721, also holds grazing rights at Harvard Yard for any cows he might possess.

2009-08-20 19:30:00

Dartmouth College Commended for its Commitment to Teaching Students HANOVER, N.H., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S.

2009-06-12 17:56:00

HANOVER, N.H., June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dartmouth College has received the largest commitment in its history, $50 million, from an anonymous family. Their extraordinary gift will enable the College to move forward with plans for a visual arts center.

2009-06-11 12:30:00

Starting next month, the Chinese government will be requiring that the Green Dam Youth Escort filtering software be installed on all computers.

2009-05-05 11:17:00

NEW YORK, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Sandeep C. Ramesh is recognized by Continental Who's Who, as an ambitious Yale Law School graduate, who is beginning to make his mark on the legal world. Mr.

2009-04-28 11:35:00

Student-run venture fund expands its portfolio into sentiment analysis ITHACA, N.Y., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- BR Ventures (BRV), an MBA student-run, early stage venture fund of the Johnson School at Cornell University, today announced that it has invested in Jodange, an emerging, visionary technology leader in sentiment and opinion analysis.

2009-03-24 23:01:00

- 66% Report Stress Levels High - 67% Say Economy Affected Their Decisions - 85% Say Financial Aid 'Very Necessary' - Stanford #1 Dream School Among Students / Harvard #1 Among Parents NEW YORK, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Some call it "the other March madness." It's nail-biting season now through April as college acceptance / rejection and financial aid letters land in family mailboxes.

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.

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