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ADL backs Harvard in lawsuit challenging race-based admissions policies

The ADL argued against a claim that Harvard’s treatment of Asian-American applicants is similar to the discrimination it practiced against Jews.

By PENNY SCHWARTZ/ JTA
29/05/2020
The exterior of The Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard University.
Harvard prof wanted to retain Epstein's gifts even after his guilty plea

Professor Michael Nowak, has now been placed on administrative leave, according to Harvard.

Coronavirus resurgence possible as late as 2024, Harvard study says

If immunity to the virus is not permanent, it is likely to enter into regular circulation, similar to the flu.

By LEON SVERDLOV
15/04/2020
Chinese President Xi Jinping meets Harvard University President Lawrence Bacow at the Great Hall of
Harvard University’s Jewish president, has the coronavirus

Harvard University president Lawrence Bacow and his wife Adele Fleet Bacow have tested positive for the coronavirus.

By PENNY SCHWARTZ/ JTA
26/03/2020
The exterior of The Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard University.
Jewish Harvard students form anti-Zionist organization

The group said it will focus on Palestinian solidarity; fighting antisemitism and for the safety of Jews and all people through solidarity; and creating Jewish spaces and events outside of Hillel.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
13/02/2020
Jewish member assaulted by Arab at Harvard Club event sues institution

"All I did was ask a simple question, and right when I got up, a grown man my father's age, got up, and tried putting his hands on me, he tried taking the microphone from me."

11/02/2020
Ram Dass, psychedelic drug pioneer, dies at age 88

“He was a guide for thousands seeking to discover or reclaim their spiritual identity beyond or within institutional religion.”

By REUTERS
23/12/2019
Harvard: Israel's MedAware could save US health system millions yearly

MedAware uses AI methods similar to those used in the finance sector to stop fraud, by identifying “outliers” from a trend or practice in order to recognize suspicious or erroneous transactions.

Tzipi Livni at a Knesset debate on the Nation-State Law, August 8, 2018
Tzipi Livni named a 2019 Fisher Family Fellow

"I'm happy for the opportunity that was given to me to share my experience as a decision-maker in the Israeli cabinet and as chief negotiator for peace with the students at Harvard Kennedy School."

Tel Aviv University students on campus
Four Israeli universities among world leaders in producing entrepreneurs

Institutions were ranked according to those producing the most entrepreneurs who secure venture funding for their start-ups.

09/09/2019
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