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Princeton’s decision to join edX comes just three months after the University of Pennsylvania joined with the intention of publishing three courses on the platform.
Harvard Management Company beat most of its internal benchmarks and the general market indices but lagged behind notable peer institutions such as MIT and Stanford.
Following reports of a gunshot victim, MIT and Cambridge police were searching the area around Main and Portland Streets and asked residents to stay clear of the area.
Roughly 1 percent of certificates granted by Harvard’s and MIT’s school-specific edX platforms were earned by users engaging in a new form of cheating.
A man was shot and killed Wednesday evening on Main Street near Kendall Square, according to the Cambridge Police Department.
The report comes as environmental activists at Harvard and elsewhere call for colleges and universities to divest from fossil fuel companies.
While the two schools co-founded the online learning platform three years ago, some say its effect has been greater on MIT’s campus.
The report found that only 5 percent of participants who did not pay a fee for ID verification actually completed their online course.
The edX settlement will require the platform to become accessible for people with disabilities—including those who are deaf or visually impaired.
The Eli and Edythe L. Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT announced a partnership last week with Calico, a life sciences company backed by Google, to advance research on age-related diseases and therapeutics.
Harvard and MIT face lawsuits for allegedly discriminating against Americans with hearing impairments in their online educational content.
Thanks to research by Lee Gehrke, a professor of health sciences and technology, and other researchers at Harvard and MIT, viruses like Ebola may be more rapidly detected and tracked than ever before.
The weeklong festival called HUBweek, scheduled for Oct. 3 through Oct. 10 next fall, will include hackathons, conferences, art exhibits, cultural performances, and other activities.
College students from schools throughout the greater Boston area gather in Killian Court at MIT Wednesday evening to peacefully protest against the kidnapping of forty three students, six of which have been killed, from the Ayotzinapa Normal School in Mexico. The group condemns the governments failure to address the situation. In solidarity, they lit forty three candles and walked from MIT to the Mexican consulate.