Harvard in the World
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HarvardX faculty and administrators are applying a variety of marketing strategies to spread the word about the courses they offer.
William Deresiewicz stirred up a frenzy last July with his New Republic article, “Don’t Send Your Kids to the Ivy League.” Before appearing on a panel moderated by Professor Homi K. Bhabha, Deresiewicz entertained FM’s questions.
The Harvard U.S. India Initiative’s “emBODYindia” campaign published its first post at midnight on Thursday, and fewer than twenty four hours later, is already attracting international attention.
Two former national security advisors discussed approaches to Iran and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria at the Institute of Politics on Tuesday night.
It seems that Mark Zuckerberg really liked his alma mater. Either that or Dhaka, Bangladesh has a online obsession with Harvard.
Mokha Origin, a new startup based at the Harvard Innovation Lab, has made strides to begin importing coffee beans from Yemen to encourage economic growth and stability on the Arabian Peninsula.
In search of budding entrepreneurs, the casting team for ABC’s Emmy-nominated reality television show “Shark Tank” visited Harvard’s Innovation Lab on Friday.
Students from Harvard and across the nation flocked to campus this weekend to discuss China’s role in the world as part of the annual Harvard China Forum.
The Harvard Club of Ukraine is collaborating with the alumni organizations of other universities from across the U.S. and Europe to fill vacant positions in the interim Ukrainian government with Western-educated professionals.
Hanan Ashrawi, an executive committee member of the Palestine Liberation Organization, expressed her lack of faith in the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian peace process during a John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum at the Institute of Politics Monday night.
The Happiness Project, a Harvard wellness group, has partnered with student organizations at MIT, UCLA, Wellesley, and Yale to expand the student health initiative The Happiness Challenge to those four college campuses this spring.
As the political crisis in Ukraine continues, Harvard affiliates have voiced concern over what one professor called Russia’s “naked aggression” in the situation, while remaining optimistic about possible U.S. intervention.
EdX plans to block students in Cuba, Iran, and Sudan from taking an upcoming online course on aerodynamics and modern aircraft design, according to a blog post written by edX president Anant Agarwal on Monday.
The discussion, titled “#SOS Venezuela: Politics, Protests, and a Plea for Change”, was led by Francisco J. Monaldi, visiting professor of public policy, and Roberto Rigobon, professor of applied economics at MIT.