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Men's Golf

Men's Golf Notches First Win

Two weeks after a sixth-place finish at the Doc Gimmler tournament, Harvard men’s golf team finished first out of 11 teams at the Quechee Club Invitational.

Field Hockey

Field Hockey Improves to 5-0

The Harvard field hockey team continued its strong start to the season, claiming its first Ivy League win against rival Yale at home on Saturday.

Research

HMS’s Grinspoon Calls for NFL Funding for Cannabis Research

Claiming that the cannabidiol in cannabis could help protect NFL players protect their brains, Lester Grinspoon hopes the NFL will "lead the way" by promoting research.

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Admissions

Advancing Advanced Placement

According to a recent report released by the College Board on February 11, 2014, the number of high school students taking Advanced Placement Exams has been consistently increasing over the past 10 years.

College

National Security Experts Cast Nuclear Safety as a Priority for Voters

Leaders in the field of nuclear security argued that the American public could play a greater role in bringing more attention to national security issues at a panel at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on Monday.

City Politics

Boston's Mayoral Candidates Emphasize Innovation in Conversations with Glaeser

Although Boston’s mayoral candidates never appeared onstage together Monday night, both trumpeted the importance of innovation to the city’s future in two separate conversations with economics professor Edward L. Glaeser.

Politics

Report Suggests that Success of ACA Depends on Statewide Programs

Amid the 16-day government shutdown involving the Affordable Care Act, lecturers in public policy at Harvard Kennedy School, Sheila P. Burke and Elaine C. Kamarck, released a research paper last week suggesting that the long-term success of the ACA is highly dependent on the statewide programs established in accordance with the law.

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IOP

President of European Central Bank Envisions the Future of Europe

Mario Draghi’s lecture at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum came the evening after Germany rejected a proposal from the EU that would have temporarily allowed the European Commission to aid struggling banks in Europe.

University

2014 President's Challenge Awaits Budding Entrepreneurs

This year’s President’s Challenge for entrepreneurship includes two new categories—efficient governing and economic development and sustainable employment—according to an announcement made by University President Drew G. Faust and Provost Alan M. Garber on Thursday.

Harvard Kennedy School

Bank Leader of Thailand Talks Economic Confidence, Growth

As investors continue to voice concerns over market growth in Asia, Governor of the Bank of Thailand Prasarn Trairatvorakul emphasized the importance of strong political institutions in coping with today's economic challenges in a lecture at the Harvard Kennedy School.

Beth Israel Deaconess

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Closer to Acquisition of Plymouth Hospital

As the Harvard-affiliated teaching hospital gains support for its proposed acquisition of Jordan Hospital in Plymouth, officials from both hospitals are addressing concerns about potential layoffs.

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