Harvard University Press Release
|01/29/2020 - 15:22||
Board approves two new faculty appointments
The Princeton University Board of Trustees has approved the appointment of two professors to the faculty.
|01/29/2020 - 11:56||
Margaret Atwood to Receive Literature Medal
The American Academy of Arts & Sciences is awarding Margaret Atwood the Emerson-Thoreau Medal for her distinguished achievement in the field of literature. Over more than five decades, Atwood has written more than fifty works – including fiction, poetry, critical essays, nonfiction, children books, and graphic novels – and has been published in more than forty-five countries and translated into dozens of languages. Her most recent novel, The Testaments, was a co-winner of the Booker Prize in 2019.
|01/29/2020 - 10:37||
Pioneering Sociolinguist William Labov Receiving Social Science Prize
The American Academy of Arts & Sciences is awarding linguist William Labov the Talcott Parsons Prize for distinguished and original contributions to the social sciences. The award will be presented to Professor Labov in March in Philadelphia at the University of Pennsylvania, where he has been on the faculty since 1971.
|01/28/2020 - 21:46||
FIRE names Americas 10 Worst Colleges for Free Speech: 2020
These 10 colleges represent the worst campus censors over the last year Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute receives Lifetime Censorship Award.
|01/28/2020 - 17:58||
Former UBS and Deutsche Bank Execs Join Robertson Stephens Board
Wealth Manager Taps into Fintech and Strategic Growth Expertise of Carsten Kengeter and Raj Bhattacharyya.
|01/28/2020 - 17:46||
Remarks Delivered by FBI Boston Division Special Agent in Charge Joseph R. Bonavolonta Announcing Charges Against Harvard University Professor and Two Chinese Nationals
No country poses a greater, more severe, and long-term threat to our national security and economic prosperity than China.
|01/28/2020 - 17:24||
Washington Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib, Freedom for Immigrants Founders to Receive John F. Kennedy New Frontier Awards
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|01/28/2020 - 15:57||
Harvard University Professor and Two Chinese Nationals Charged in Three Separate China Related Cases
The Department of Justice announced today that the Chair of Harvard University’s Chemistry and Chemical Biology Department and two Chinese nationals have been charged in connection with aiding the People’s Republic of China.
|01/28/2020 - 11:54||
Attorney General James Announces $1 Million Grant For Albany To Implement New Strategic Housing Programs
Attorney General James Announces $1 Million Grant for Albany to Implement New Strategic Housing Programs.
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|01/28/2020 - 10:08||
Paul Grogan announces plans to step down as President and CEO of the Boston Foundation
Grogan and the Boston Foundation Board of Directors mutually agreed on a plan that ensures Grogan will continue as President and CEO until a successor is named. The Board of Directors is launching a national search for Grogan’s successor, chaired by Board members Elyse Cherry and J. Keith Motley.
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|01/27/2020 - 17:33||
National Gallery of Arts Winter and Spring Lecture Series Feature World-Renowned Artists and Scholars in a Wide Variety of Programs
Left: Artist, curator, and critic Teju Cole will give the Arnold Newman Lecture on Photography alongside artist Fazal Sheikh on March 18. Photo by Maggie Janik; right: Artist Mary Kelly will give the Elson Lecture on April 2 with Shelley Langdale, the Gallery’s curator and head of modern prints and drawings.
|01/27/2020 - 17:31||
First-of-its-Kind Technology Lights Up Lung Cancer Cells, Helps Improve Patient Outcomes
NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana (January 27, 2020) — A groundbreaking tumor-highlighting technology—OTL38—enhances the visualization of lung cancer tissue, providing surgeons with a significantly better chance of finding and removing more cancer than previously possible, according to a scientific presentation at the 56th Annual Meeting of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
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|01/27/2020 - 15:45||
Prize for pioneering knowledge of Africa's development
Harvard professor Nathan Nunn, creative economist, is the 2020 recipient of the Jan Söderberg Family Prize in Economics and Management. Professor Nunn will receive the Prize on SEK 1 million in Lund, Sweden, and give a lecture on his research on 25 March.
|01/27/2020 - 13:35||
University joins Climate Action 100+ in support of sustainable investing
In addition to joining Climate Action 100+, the University's commitment to responsible investing includes no direct investments in thermal coal production or in the production of oil from tar sands.
|01/24/2020 - 12:53||
A Small Provision in the FY20 Spending Package Deserves a Much Bigger Discussion
Solar Geoengineering Research, Governance and Public Engagement Fellow January 24, 2020, 2:36 pm EST
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|01/24/2020 - 11:21||
Vilcek Prizes Recognize Immigrant Scientists for the Development of Tools and Technologies Advancing Scientific Discovery
New York, NY, February 3, 2020—The Vilcek Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Vilcek Prizes in Biomedical Science. Awarded annually, the Vilcek Prizes in Biomedical Science honor the contributions of immigrants to scientific research, discovery, and innovation in the United States. The Vilcek Prizes in Biomedical Science are a part of the Vilcek Foundation’s prizes program, which honors the contributions of foreign-born persons in the arts, sciences, and humanities in the United States.
|01/24/2020 - 10:55||
Vilcek Foundation Honors Immigrants and Advocates with Prizes Totaling $600,000
Nine prizes totaling $600,000 are being awarded to immigrant scientists and writers, including Harvard’s Xiaowei Zhuang and author Edwidge Danticat; Prize for Excellence awarded to the Honorable Robert A. Katzmann.
|01/24/2020 - 10:39||
Announcing Our 2020 Vilcek Foundation Prizewinners!
The Vilcek Foundation has announced the recipients of the 2020 Vilcek Foundation Prizes. Awarded annually, the Vilcek Prizes and Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise honor the outstanding contributions of immigrants in the sciences and the arts. The work of the honorees supports a greater understanding of our world and offers opportunities for further discovery and exploration.
|01/22/2020 - 22:11||
Longtime political scientist, scholar on African politics M. Crawford Young dies at 88
M. Crawford Young, an emeritus professor of political science at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and one of the foremost scholars in the world on African politics, died Jan.
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|01/21/2020 - 22:59||
Ambassador David Mack joins Atlantic Council as nonresident senior fellow
Washington, DC – January 22, 2020 – The Atlantic Council’s Middle East Programs today announced the addition of David Mack as a nonresident senior fellow. During his fellowship, Mack will focus on US-Iraq relations.
|01/21/2020 - 22:26||
Figure 4: This table presents the quantitative results under the four policy scenarios analyzed. Costs and benefits are in billions of 2015 U.S. dollars.
Associate Professor Noelle Eckley Selin (left) and former graduate student Emil Dimanchev SM ’18 used a new method to analyze the impacts of current and proposed state-level renewable energy and carbon pricing policies. Their study yielded some unexpected outcomes on the health benefits of the policies they examined.
|01/17/2020 - 19:27||
NIAC Receives Outpouring of Support After Outrageous Dual Loyalty Attack Leveled By Pro-War Senators
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|01/16/2020 - 02:07||
116 Doctors in Training at University of Queensland Ochsner Clinical School Receive White Coats
Receiving a white coat is an iconic rite of passage for a doctor-in-training. On Saturday, January 11, 2020, the University of Queensland (UQ) Ochsner Clinical School held its 10thannual White Coat Ceremony at the Jefferson Performing Arts Center (6400 Airline Drive, Metairie, LA 70003).
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|01/16/2020 - 01:33||
#WhyIScience Q&A: How a global collaboration is boosting science and public health in Senegal
Aida Badiane and Katie Siddle talk about their work on non-malaria pathogens and the changes they’ve seen in public health and research in the West African country.
|01/15/2020 - 23:41||
Lawson A.W. Hunter Re-appointed as C.D. Howe Institute Senior Fellow
January 16, 2020 – William Robson, President and CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute, announces the re-appointment of Lawson Hunter as a Senior Fellow.