Harvard University Press Release
|03/23/2020 - 03:16||
COVID-19 Scare: Can US Health Care Providers Discriminate based on Age or Disability?
Many Americans fear being denied health care coverage due to age or disability during the coronavirus pandemic. Learn whether health care rationing is legal in the United States.
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|03/22/2020 - 19:26||
Goldsmith Prize announces 2020 winner
The Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting recognizes and celebrates journalism that promotes more effective and ethical conduct of government, the making of public policy, or the practice of politics. This year’s finalists include local, regional, and national outlets, and several collaborative journalism efforts.
|03/18/2020 - 17:22||
Realistic ways for parents and families to cope with being stuck at home
Families are settling into a new normal of staying at home, avoiding social activities and not attending school, all while many parents try to work from home. A Purdue University professor who specializes in preschool mathematics, literacy and environments has tips for families.
|03/18/2020 - 15:16||
Bringing (virtual) normalcy to the community
In this #PauseforArt segment, Vijay Iyer, pianist and Franklin D. and Florence Rosenblatt Professor of the Arts at Harvard, offers variations on the theme of John Lennon's "Imagine."
|03/17/2020 - 21:27||
US Government Should Immediately Lift Economic Sanctions to Avoid Causing More Deaths From Pandemic, Economists Say
Washington, DC ― The US government should immediately lift economic sanctions against Iran, Cuba, Venezuela, and other countries to avoid unnecessary deaths and more extensive propagation of the pandemic, said economist Jeffrey Sachs, professor and director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University.
|03/17/2020 - 20:48||
Scaled-down labs felt this special responsibility
Harvard scientists put research on hold for safety, saw chance to help hospitals with precious gear.
|03/16/2020 - 18:26||
At graduate Schools, reinvention on the fly
Last year on Match Day, Harvard Medical School's Dean for Students Fidencio Saldaña (right) rang the traditional bell with Dean George Daly by his side. This year, social media accounts were set up so students could share in the celebration. And yes, the bell was rung via livestream.
|03/16/2020 - 15:18||
Pioneering researcher Jonathan Weissman joins Whitehead Institute and MIT
Globally respected cell biologist will be the Whitehead Institute’s inaugural Landon T. Clay Professor of Biology and a professor of biology at MIT.
|03/14/2020 - 10:50||
Trust Officers and Program Directors
To support emergency response to coronavirus (COVID-19), the Getty Center and Villa are closed from Saturday, March 14, 2020, until further notice.
|03/13/2020 - 14:30||
The world changed, so we changed with it
While the majority of the Wyss Institute's members are working remotely, a small but dedicated team is still coming into the lab to conduct research to help understand, treat, and cure COVID-19.
|03/13/2020 - 00:14||
What new U.S. travel rules mean for foreign students, scholars
Mark Elliott, vice provost for international affairs, and Martha Gladue, director of the Harvard International Office, talk about supporting global community.
|03/12/2020 - 23:38||
Radio Observatories Closing in New Mexico, Virginia, West Virginia
In response to the governors of New Mexico, Virginia, and West Virginia closing the schools in those states, the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) and the Green Bank Observatory (GBO) are closing their facilities in all three states. The closures affect the staffs and the visitor centers at the National Science Foundation’s Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) in New Mexico, the Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope (GBT) in Green Bank, WV, and NRAO Headquarters in Charlottesville, VA.
|03/12/2020 - 00:04||
Dunkin Brands Announces New Vice President, IT Store Systems
CANTON, MA (March 12, 2020) -- Dunkin’ Brands, the parent company of Dunkin' and Baskin-Robbins, today announced the promotion of Gagan Sinha to Vice President, IT Store Systems.
|03/11/2020 - 20:31||
Finalists announced for Innovations in American Government Award
Finalist City University of New York’s (CUNY) Accelerated Study in Associate Programs helps students earn associate degrees within three years by providing a range of financial, academic, and personal support services.
|03/10/2020 - 22:03||
Hacking the challenges that are hard to talk about
Hack for Inclusion partnered with corporations and organizations to pose 14 challenges directly related to problems those groups are currently facing.
|03/10/2020 - 05:04||
ACT Scores Decrease Slightly, Graduation Rate Increases Slightly
Data Release 2020: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction releases new data on student performance and achievement.
|03/09/2020 - 15:43||
Dennis Kim/UCLA Image showing the 3D atomic coordinates of molybdenum (blue), sulfur (yellow) and added rhenium (orange). A 2D image is shown beneath the 3D model. Science + Technology UCLA-led research team produces most accurate 3D images of 2D material
Image showing the 3D atomic coordinates of molybdenum (blue), sulfur (yellow) and added rhenium (orange). A 2D image is shown beneath the 3D model.
|03/09/2020 - 09:58||
Climate change at Mt. Rainier expected to increase mismatch between visitors and iconic wildflowers
For residents of the Pacific Northwest, one of the most idyllic scenes of this renewed life is the wildflowers that light up Mount Rainier’s subalpine meadows once the winter snowpack finally melts. These floral ecosystems, which typically arrive in summer, are an iconic feature of Mount Rainier, and a major draw for the more than 1 million tourists, hikers and nature-lovers who visit the national park each spring and summer.
|03/06/2020 - 15:15||
Professor Steven Nelson Announced as New Dean for Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at National Gallery of Art, Washington
Washington, DC—The National Gallery of Art announced today the appointment of Steven Nelson as dean for the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA). Nelson is currently the Andrew W. Mellon Professor at CASVA (2018–2020), on leave from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where he is professor of African and African American art history and director of the UCLA African Studies Center.
|03/05/2020 - 23:40||
Professor Steven Nelson Announced as New Dean of the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at National Gallery of Art, Washington
Washington, DC—The National Gallery of Art announced today the appointment of Steven Nelson as dean of the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA). Nelson is currently the Andrew W. Mellon Professor at CASVA (2018–2020), on leave from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where he is professor of African and African American art history and director of the UCLA African Studies Center.
|03/05/2020 - 21:29||
Frazier Industrials Executive Team to Participate in Educational Sessions at MODEX
Long Valley, NJ – February 28th, 2020 – Frazier Industrial Company, leading manufacturer of structural steel storage rack systems, is pleased to announce that Carlos Oliver, Frazier President, and Daniel Clapp, Director of Engineering, will lead key educational sessions at MODEX 2020 in Atlanta, GA March 9th - 12th, 2020, Georgia World Congress Center. Session topics focus on efficient storage system application, design and specifications.
|03/05/2020 - 21:11||
U of T expands Reach Project, focused on international development, to other universities
Through the Reach Alliance, U of T plans to partner with six other universities by the spring of 2022 (photo courtesy of Reach Project)
|03/04/2020 - 18:29||
U of T ranked first in Canada in QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020
The University of Toronto ranked first in Canada in five broad subject areas – and in 30 of 45 specific subjects in which U of T was ranked – in the latest annual subject ranking by Quacquarelli Symonds, the London-based analytics and insights firm.
|03/04/2020 - 10:41||
Criminal Justice and also the Blogosphere
Psych Science blogs are filled with fascinating information, ideas, and studies relating to psychology.
|03/04/2020 - 10:08||
GE Nominates Ashton Carter to the Board of Directors
BOSTON, Mass.—March 4, 2020—GE (NYSE:GE) today announced that its Board of Directors will nominate former U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton (Ash) Carter to the GE Board, for election at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 5, 2020.