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What happened on February 4: The world got Facebook, Barbie and the audacious Rosa Parks

We take a look at how Facebook took its baby steps and Barbie managed to capture the imagination of children around the world

Published on 4th February 2022
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How are university reservations in the US affecting Indian-Americans? US SC to consider challenge to policy

One of the methods Harvard had allegedly used to undermine Asians, who are otherwise qualified, was to give them lower scores on personality traits used to assess applicants

Published on 25th January 2022
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Now, Harvard University to protect student workers against caste discrimination with anti caste-bias clause

A Dalit alumni of Harvard University said that the win is a critical step in ensuring that there is at least an avenue of recourse for students like him who have experienced caste-based discrimination

Published on 3rd December 2021
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What happened on October 28: When Gulliver's Travels was published, satire peaked. Plus, Harvard turns 385-years-old!

Also, Julia Roberts was born today! So much to rejoice about October 28, isn't it? We take you through these three wonderful events and tell you what they were all about

Published on 28th October 2021
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Nidhi Razdan on phishing scam: I did not want to lie about Harvard University

Nidhi said that she had no idea that something as harmless as a pdf file could contain Malware and that she wants people to be cautious while on the internet

Published on 20th January 2021
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The Davos of Harvard: Students organise one of the largest virtual conferences with world leaders 

The conference will host over 1400 delegates globally and donate a generous portion of its profits to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation philanthropic partners in Boston. 

Published on 7th January 2021
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Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren to address annual India Conference at Harvard University

It said that the Chief Minister will speak on tribal rights, sustainable development, welfare policies and the work done by the state government during the Corona transition period in Jharkhand

Published on 27th December 2020
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Paytm founder to offer two Indian students scholarships to pursue research at Harvard University

Vice Provost for International Affairs Mark Elliott said further expanding Harvard's work and partnerships in India is a major priority for the University

Published on 7th December 2020
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Harvard University gets its first Black, elected student body president

Noah Harris, of Hattiesburg, was elected president of Harvard's Undergraduate Council on November 12, the Hattiesburg American reports

Published on 25th November 2020
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Asian applicants, including Indian nationals, lose case over admissions at Harvard University

Harvard's admissions policy applies only to students who are citizens or residents of the US as universities use a different set of criteria in selecting foreign students

Published on 13th November 2020
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US judge rules Harvard University not discriminating against Indians, other Asians but promotes racial diversity

Affirmative action programmes that favour minorities previously discriminated against were legal as long as they used race-neutral criterion like economic status

Published on 2nd October 2019
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Harvard drops Hollywood producer and #Metoo accused Harvey Weinstein's lawyer as faculty dean

The professor, Ronald S. Sullivan Jr., and his wife, Stephanie Robinson, who is a lecturer at the law school, have been the faculty deans of Winthrop House

Published on 12th May 2019
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Activist and Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai honoured by Harvard University

In 2014, Yousafzai became the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of her efforts for children's rights

Published on 7th December 2018
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Harvard-Google AI model to predict earthquake aftershock sites

Earthquakes typically occur in sequences -- an initial "mainshock" (the event that usually gets the headlines) is often followed by a set of "aftershocks"

Published on 31st August 2018
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Kamal Haasan just jumped on the Harvard Tamil Chair bandwagon. Here's everything you need to know about the Chair and the men behind it

In a worldwide campaign, Tamilians are going all out to get the Tamil language and establish a Chair at one of the world’s top universities, Harvard. Will they raise enough money in time?

Published on 16th November 2017

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