Facebook Founder Zuckerberg Speaks At Harvard
(Cambridge, MA) -- Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is urging new graduates to find purpose, but not necessarily for themselves. He spoke to the graduating class at Harvard University today.
Zuckerberg said too many people in the world today have lost a sense of purpose and that those who have t…
Harvard to Retire Law School Seal
CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts (AP) _ Harvard University is retiring the official shield of its law school following complaints over its ties to an 18th-century slaveholder.
The university's governing body announced the decision Monday, supporting a campus committee's previous recommendation to r…
Citing Slavery Ties, Committe Says Harvard Law Should Drop Seal
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) _ A committee made up of faculty, students, alumni, and staff has recommended that Harvard Law School ditch its seal because of its ties to an 18th century slaveholder.
The committee announced Friday that it recommended to the university's governing body that the seal be dr…
Secretary Of State Kerry Speaks At Harvard
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says a key to successful diplomacy is careful listening _ particularly when talking with leaders you may disagree with.
Kerry expects to use those listening skills during his final 16 months on the job, particularly in ongoing discussions with Russia over that count…
Can Somebody PLEASE Explain Gender-Neutral To Me?
I'm not afraid to say it. I don't get it.
Straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transsexual, transgender. I get all of those. While I don't necessarily agree with some of them, it's clear to me that it's one gender or the other.
So what on Earth is gender-neutral...
Natalie Portman Addresses Harvard Grads
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) _ Actress Natalie Portman has advised graduating Harvard seniors to use their inexperience to their advantage.
The Academy Award-winning actress, speaking at Harvard College's Class Day on Wednesday, told graduates not knowing their limitations can help them take risks that…
Harvard Receives Largest Gift Ever
Harvard's public health school has received a $350 million gift _ the largest single donation in the history of the university _ to bolster research into major global health threats.
Harvard president Drew Faust on Monday officially announced the gift from a philanthropic foundation established …

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