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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.
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Harvard

the first American college (1636). [Am. Hist.: NCE, 1200]
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Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) (https://www.HKS.Harvard.edu/) today announced the creation of a new graduate student fellowship program funded by a $1 million gift from Harvard College alumnus Hazem Ben-Gacem AB 1992.
- US-based Harvard University and US-based drugmaker Merck (NYSE: MRK) are launching a collaboration that will provide significant research funding for up to four years to support immuno-oncology research led by Arlene Sharpe, MD, PhD, at Harvard Medical School, the principals said.
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And, as AUC and Harvard have just agreed -- what better field to advance this precise purpose than Egyptology?"
Bynum was selected to join 40 mayors this summer for an education program with the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative.<br />The program is being presented by faculty from Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School and representatives from Bloomberg Philanthropies' global network.<br />Michael R.
Washington, D.C.: Harvard consistently rated Asian-American applicants lower than others on traits like "positive personality," likeability, courage, kindness and being "widely respected," according to an analysis of more than 160,000 student records filed Friday by a group representing Asian-American students in a lawsuit against the university.
FROM Boston to Berlin, Geneva to Guangzhou, Kingston to Kampala, Istanbul to Indianapolis, Oslo to Ottawa, Santiago to Singapore, Prague to Providence, New York to Nairobi, Mexico to Manila and other cities in between, Harvard University alumni converge in various cities all over the world to network with like-minded individuals.
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Justice Department penned a letter Friday&nbsp;saying Harvard University has continued to stonewall a civil rights&nbsp;investigation of admissions policies stemming from a 2014 lawsuit alleging the Ivy League school has Asian-American restriction quotas.&nbsp;
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