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Harvard,

town (1990 pop. 12,329), Worcester co., E central Mass.; inc. 1732. A Shaker house and cemetery, a Native American museum, and a Harvard observatory are there. A museum on the site of Fruitlands, a cooperative vegetarian community founded by Bronson AlcottAlcott, Bronson
, 1799–1888, American educational and social reformer, b. near Wolcott, Conn., as Amos Bronson Alcox. His meager formal education was supplemented by omnivorous reading while he gained a living from farming, working in a clock factory, and as a peddler in
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, is in the area. Nearby Fort Devens closed in 1996.

Harvard

the first American college (1636). [Am. Hist.: NCE, 1200]
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It's never too early to prepare for the often sudden onslaught of winter in New York City," said Stan Doobin, president of Harvard Maintenance.
Candidates will propose a research program and secure a commitment from one or more Harvard faculty members to host the candidate's work.
In the early 1980s, Eisenberg would return to the country with a group of Western doctors, including his Harvard colleague Herbert Benson, to examine scientifically "the most fundamental and baffling element of Chinese medicine--Qi, the concept of 'vital energy.
While the old axiom "as Harvard goes, the rest of the world follows," may still apply in some cases, construing Harvard's apparent imprimatur as an official stamp of approval on all distance learning in this instance would be an overstatement.
The two have entered into a venture to distribute Harvard's existing print publications, as well as reports, internet and intranet products and services for consumers, corporations and managed care organizations under the Harvard Medical School imprimatur.
Harvard lost 40-zip, but maintained its unblemished record for sociological enlightenment.
The schools examined by the commission include the cream of our education establishment: Harvard, Stanford, Yale, Princeton, Duke, Rice--in short, some of the most respected (and most expensive) institutions around.
and Harvard underscores the importance of Green Armor's long-held claim that leveraging psychology in the design of a website-authentication system is critical in order to ensure the long-term effectiveness of the system.
Harvard has received high marks for overall preparation and snow removal operations from office tower owners the company has under contract in Manhattan, and hundreds more throughout the tri-state area.
Winokur is not only a member of the Harvard Corporation--the school's highest governing body--but he is also a member of Enron's Board of Directors and chair of the Board's Finance Committee.
I have volunteered as a Harvard alumni interviewer for the past 15 years.