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Abbott Lawrence Lowell (December 13, 1856January 6, 1943) was a U.S. educator and legal scholar.
Absalom, Absalom! is a novel by the American author William Faulkner, first published in 1936.
Academic dishonesty, academic misconduct or academic fraud is any type of cheating that occurs in relation to a formal academic exercise.
Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), also known as Shanghai Ranking, is one of the annual publications of world university rankings.
As the oldest college in the United States, Harvard University has a long tradition of academic dress.
The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.
Accreditation is the process in which certification of competency, authority, or credibility is presented.
The Enlightenment (also known as the Age of Enlightenment or the Age of Reason; in lit in Aufklärung, "Enlightenment", in L’Illuminismo, “Enlightenment” and in Spanish: La Ilustración, "Enlightenment") was an intellectual and philosophical movement that dominated the world of ideas in Europe during the 18th century, "The Century of Philosophy".
Alan Morton Dershowitz (born September 1, 1938) is an American lawyer and academic.
Elizabeth Alice "Ali" MacGraw (born April 1, 1939) is an American actress, model, author, and animal rights activist.
Allston is an officially recognized neighborhood of the City of Boston, Massachusetts.
Alyssa Ann Goodman (born July 1, 1962 in New York City) is the Robert Wheeler Willson Professor of Applied Astronomy at Harvard University, Research Associate of the Smithsonian Institution, and the founding director of the Harvard Initiative in Innovative Computing.
Amartya Kumar Sen, CH, FBA (born 3 November 1933) is an Indian economist and philosopher, who since 1972 has taught and worked in India, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.
The American Library Association (ALA) is a nonprofit organization based in the United States that promotes libraries and library education internationally.
Apartheid started in 1948 in theUnion of South Africa |year_start.
Arminianism is based on theological ideas of the Dutch Reformed theologian Jacobus Arminius (1560–1609) and his historic supporters known as Remonstrants.
The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University is an arboretum located in the Jamaica Plain and Roslindale sections of Boston, Massachusetts.
The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.
The Association of American Universities (AAU) is a binational organization of leading research universities devoted to maintaining a strong system of academic research and education.
The Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts (AICUM), is a grouping of accredited, independent, private colleges and universities in the state of Massachusetts.
An athletic scholarship is a form of scholarship to attend a college or university or a private high school awarded to an individual based predominantly on his or her ability to play in a sport.
Ban Ki-moon (born 13 June 1944) is a South Korean politician and diplomat who was the eighth Secretary-General of the United Nations from January 2007 to December 2016.
Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017.
Benazir Bhutto (بينظير ڀُٽو; 21 June 1953 – 27 December 2007) was a Pakistani politician who served as Prime Minister of Pakistan from 1988 to 1990 and again from 1993 to 1996.
Bernard Rands (born 2 March 1934) is a British-American composer of contemporary classical music.
William Henry Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, investor, author, philanthropist, humanitarian, and principal founder of Microsoft Corporation.
A billionaire, in countries that use the short scale number naming system, is a person with a net worth of at least one billion (1,000,000,000, i.e. a thousand million) units of a given currency, usually major currencies such as the United States dollar, the euro or the pound sterling.
Bloomberg News is an international news agency headquartered in New York, United States and a division of Bloomberg L.P. Content produced by Bloomberg News is disseminated through Bloomberg Terminals, Bloomberg Television, Bloomberg Radio, Bloomberg Businessweek, Bloomberg Markets, Bloomberg.com and Bloomberg's mobile platforms.
The Boston Brahmin or Boston elite are members of Boston's traditional upper class.
The term "British North America" refers to the former territories of the British Empire on the mainland of North America.
The Eli and Edythe L. Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, often referred to as the Broad Institute, is a biomedical and genomic research center located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States.
Calvinism (also called the Reformed tradition, Reformed Christianity, Reformed Protestantism, or the Reformed faith) is a major branch of Protestantism that follows the theological tradition and forms of Christian practice of John Calvin and other Reformation-era theologians.
Cambridge Common is a public park in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States.
Cambridge is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, and part of the Boston metropolitan area.
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching (CFAT) is a U.S.-based education policy and research center.
The Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts at Harvard University, in Cambridge, Massachusetts is the only building actually designed by Le Corbusier in the United States, and one of only two in the Americas (the other is the Curutchet House in La Plata, Argentina).
The Charles River (sometimes called the River Charles or simply the Charles) is an long river in eastern Massachusetts.
Charles William Eliot (March 20, 1834 – August 22, 1926) was an American academic who was selected as Harvard's president in 1869.
College and university rankings are rankings of institutions in higher education which have been ranked on the basis of various combinations of various factors.
A college-preparatory school (shortened to preparatory school, prep school, or college prep) is a type of secondary school.
The colonial colleges are nine institutions of higher education chartered in the Thirteen Colonies before the United States of America became a sovereign nation after the American Revolution.
Concord is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in the United States.
Congregationalism in the United States consists of Protestant churches in the Reformed tradition that have a congregational form of church government and trace their origins mainly to Puritan settlers of colonial New England.
Cornel Ronald West (born June 2, 1953) is an American philosopher, political activist, social critic, author, and public intellectual.
The Cornell Big Red men's ice hockey team is a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I college ice hockey program that represents Cornell University.
A corporation is a company or group of people or an organisation authorized to act as a single entity (legally a person) and recognized as such in law.
Crimson is a strong, red color, inclining to purple.
The Darfur genocide refers to the systematic killing of Darfuri men, women, and children which has occurred during the ongoing conflict in Western Sudan.
The United States is estimated to have a population of 327,996,618 as of June 25, 2018, making it the third most populous country in the world.
Disinvestment (or divestment) from South Africa was first advocated in the 1960s, in protest of South Africa's system of apartheid, but was not implemented on a significant scale until the mid-1980s.
District heating (also known as heat networks or teleheating) is a system for distributing heat generated in a centralized location for residential and commercial heating requirements such as space heating and water heating.
In finance and economics, divestment or divestiture is the reduction of some kind of asset for financial, ethical, or political objectives or sale of an existing business by a firm.
Don M. Wilson III (born 1948) is an American banker with expertise in corporate banking, global capital markets, and risk management.
DoubleTree by Hilton is an American hotel chain and a part of Hilton Worldwide.
Catharine Drew Gilpin Faust (born September 18, 1947) is an American historian and the 28th President of Harvard University, the first woman to serve in that role.
Dudley Robert Herschbach (born June 18, 1932) is an American chemist at Harvard University.
Dugald Stewart (22 November 175311 June 1828) was a Scottish philosopher and mathematician.
Dumbarton Oaks is a historic estate in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C. It was the residence and garden of Robert Woods Bliss (1875–1962) and his wife Mildred Barnes Bliss (1879–1969).
Edward Osborne Wilson (born June 10, 1929), usually cited as E. O. Wilson, is an American biologist, researcher, theorist, naturalist and author.
Early admission is a college admission plan in which students apply earlier in the year than usual and receive their results early as well.
East Asia is the eastern subregion of the Asian continent, which can be defined in either geographical or ethno-cultural "The East Asian cultural sphere evolves when Japan, Korea, and what is today Vietnam all share adapted elements of Chinese civilization of this period (that of the Tang dynasty), in particular Buddhism, Confucian social and political values, and literary Chinese and its writing system." terms.
Edward Stephen Harkness (January 22, 1874 – January 29, 1940) was an American philanthropist.
edX is a massive open online course (MOOC) provider.
Elena Kagan (pronounced; born April 28, 1960) is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, nominated by President Barack Obama in May 10, 2010 and confirmed by the U.S. Senate on August 5, 2010.
Elias James "E.J." Corey (born July 12, 1928) is an American organic chemist.
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (born 29 October 1938) is a Liberian politician who served as the 24th President of Liberia from 2006 to 2018.
Erich Wolf Segal (June 16, 1937January 17, 2010) was an American author, screenwriter, educator and classicist.
The Estabrook Woods is a wild tract of more than of woodland, hills, ledge, and swamp two miles (3 km) north of the Town of Concord.
"Fair Harvard" is the alma mater of Harvard University.
Fencing is a group of three related combat sports.
"Fight Fiercely, Harvard" is a satirical college fight song written and originally performed by Tom Lehrer and dedicated to his alma mater, Harvard University.
Florence (Firenze) is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany.
Forbes is an American business magazine.
The Fortune Global 500, also known as Global 500, is an annual ranking of the top 500 corporations worldwide as measured by revenue and the list is compiled and published annually by Fortune magazine.
In several forms of football a forward pass is a throwing of the ball in the direction that the offensive team is trying to move, towards the defensive team's goal line.
A fossil fuel is a fuel formed by natural processes, such as anaerobic decomposition of buried dead organisms, containing energy originating in ancient photosynthesis.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Sr. (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), often referred to by his initials FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd President of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945.
George McClelland Whitesides (born August 3, 1939) is an American chemist and professor of chemistry at Harvard University.
George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009.
The Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants (or simply the Glass Flowers) is a collection of highly realistic glass botanical models at the Harvard Museum of Natural History in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Gore Hall was a historic building on the Harvard University campus, designed by Richard Bond.
Grade inflation is used in two senses: (1) grading leniency: the awarding of higher grades than students deserve, which yields a higher average grade given to students (2) the tendency to award progressively higher academic grades for work that would have received lower grades in the past.
A graduate school (sometimes shortened as grad school) is a school that awards advanced academic degrees (i.e. master's and doctoral degrees) with the general requirement that students must have earned a previous undergraduate (bachelor's) degree with a high grade point average.
The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.
Greater Boston is the metropolitan region of New England encompassing the municipality of Boston, the capital of the U.S. state of Massachusetts, and the most populous city in New England, as well as its surrounding areas.
Nicholas Gregory Mankiw (born February 3, 1958) is an American macroeconomist and the Robert M. Beren Professor of Economics at Harvard University.
Lewis has been honored for his "particularly distinguished contributions to undergraduate teaching"; his students have included future entrepreneurs Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg, and numerous future faculty members at Harvard and other schools.
The Harvard Art Museums are part of Harvard University and comprise three museums: the Fogg Museum (established in 1895), the Busch-Reisinger Museum (established in 1903), and the Arthur M. Sackler Museum (established in 1985) and four research centers: the Archaeological Exploration of Sardis (founded in 1958), the Center for the Technical Study of Modern Art (founded in 2002), the Harvard Art Museums Archives, and the Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies (founded in 1928).
The Harvard Board of Overseers (more formally The Honorable and Reverend the Board of Overseers) is one of Harvard University's two governing boards.
Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts.
Harvard College is the undergraduate liberal arts college of Harvard University.
The Harvard Crimson are the athletic teams of Harvard University.
The Harvard Crimson men's ice hockey team is a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I college ice hockey program that represents Harvard University.
Harvard Divinity School is one of the constituent schools of Harvard University, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States.
The Division of Continuing Education is a part of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) at Harvard University.
Harvard University Extension School is one of the twelve schools that compose Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard (also known as FAS) is the largest of the seven faculties that constitute Harvard University.
Harvard Forest is an ecological research area of owned and managed by Harvard University and located in Petersham, Massachusetts.
The Harvard Graduate Council (HGC), formerly known as the Harvard Graduate Student Government (HGSG), is the centralized student government organization for the twelve graduate schools at Harvard University.
The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) is the largest of the twelve graduate schools of Harvard University.
The Harvard Graduate School of Design (also known as The GSD) is a professional graduate school at Harvard University, located at Gund Hall, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
The Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) is one of the graduate schools of Harvard University, and is one of the top schools of education in the United States.
The Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) is the engineering school within Harvard University's Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS).
Harvard Law School (also known as Harvard Law or HLS) is one of the professional graduate schools of Harvard University located in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
The Harvard Library system comprises about 76 libraries, with more than 18 million volumes.
Harvard Magazine is an independently edited magazine and separately incorporated affiliate of Harvard University.
Harvard Medical School (HMS) is the graduate medical school of Harvard University.
The Mineralogical and Geological Museum at Harvard, or the Harvard Mineralogical Museum short form of the name, is located on the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
The Harvard Museum of Natural History is a natural history museum housed in the University Museum Building, located on the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
The Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) is the dental school of Harvard University.
Harvard Square is a triangular plaza at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue, Brattle Street, and John F. Kennedy Street, near the center of Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States.
Harvard Stadium is a U-shaped college football stadium in the northeast United States, located in the Allston neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts.
Harvard Summer School (founded 1871) is a summer school located at Harvard University.
The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (formerly Harvard School of Public Health) is the public health graduate school of Harvard University, located in the Longwood Medical Area of Boston, Massachusetts adjacent Harvard Medical School.
The Harvard Undergraduate Council, Inc., colloquially known as "the UC", is the representative student government of Harvard College.
Harvard Undergraduate Television (HUTV) is the Harvard College Student television station broadcasting to the Internet.
The Harvard University Band (HUB) is the official student band of Harvard University.
Harvard University's endowment (valued at $37.1 billion) is the largest academic endowment in the world.
The Harvard University Herbaria and Botanical Museum are institutions located on the grounds of Harvard University at 22 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
The Harvard University Police Department (HUPD), a private police agency of Harvard University, is a full-service police department responsible for the safety and security of students, faculty, staff, and visitors at the university’s Cambridge and Boston campuses. The HUPD’s chief of police, since 1996, is Francis D. “Bud” Riley.
Harvard University Press (HUP) is a publishing house established on January 13, 1913, as a division of Harvard University, and focused on academic publishing.
Harvard Yard, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is a grassy area of enclosed by fences with twenty-seven gates.
The Harvard/MIT Cooperative Society (or The Coop, pronounced as a single syllable) is a Cambridge, Massachusetts retail cooperative for the Harvard University and MIT campuses.
The Harvard–MIT Program in Health Sciences and Technology, or HST, is one of the oldest and largest biomedical engineering and physician-scientist training programs in the United States.
The Harvard–Yale football rivalry is renewed annually with The Game, an American college football contest between the Harvard Crimson football team of Harvard University and the Yale Bulldogs football team of Yale University.
The Harvard-Yale Regatta or Yale-Harvard Boat Race (often abbreviated The Race) is an annual rowing race between the men's heavyweight rowing crews of Harvard University and Yale University.
The Harvard–Yenching Library is the primary location for East Asia-related collections at the Harvard University Library.
Harvardiana was a periodical published in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States by James Munroe and Co.
Harvey Claflin Mansfield, Jr. (born March 21, 1932) is an American political philosopher.
Helen Adams Keller (June 27, 1880 – June 1, 1968) was an American author, political activist, and lecturer.
Helen Hennessy Vendler (born April 30, 1933) is an American literary critic and is the A. Kingsley Porter University Professor at Harvard University.
Henry Louis "Skip" Gates Jr. (born September 16, 1950) is an American literary critic, teacher, historian, filmmaker and public intellectual who currently serves as the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University.
Henry Rosovsky (born September 1, 1927)Marquis Who's Who Biographies, retrieved via LexisNexis Academic is an economic historian, specializing in East Asia, and Harvard University administrator.
Henry Ware (April 1, 1764 – July 12, 1845) was a preacher and theologian influential in the formation of Unitarianism and the American Unitarian Association in the United States.
Heraldry is a broad term, encompassing the design, display, and study of armorial bearings (known as armory), as well as related disciplines, such as vexillology, together with the study of ceremony, rank, and pedigree.
The Hollis Chair of Divinity is an endowed chair at Harvard Divinity School.
I, Too, Am Harvard is campaign primarily expressed as a collection of photos that has been posted on Tumblr to illustrate the personal experiences of black students at Harvard University.
Increase Mather (June 21, 1639 O.S. – August 23, 1723 O.S.) was a major figure in the early history of the Massachusetts Bay Colony and Province of Massachusetts Bay (now the Commonwealth of Massachusetts).
The Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) holds National Championships in six different categories: Women’s Single-handed (new in 1994), Men’s Single-Handed, Match Racing (previously Sloop), Women’s Dinghy, Coed Dinghy, and Team Racing.
The Ivy League is a collegiate athletic conference comprising sports teams from eight private universities in the Northeastern United States.
Jamaica Plain is a neighborhood of in Boston, Massachusetts, US.
James Bryant Conant (March 26, 1893 – February 11, 1978) was an American chemist, a transformative President of Harvard University, and the first U.S. Ambassador to West Germany.
John Adams (October 30 [O.S. October 19] 1735 – July 4, 1826) was an American statesman and Founding Father who served as the first Vice President (1789–1797) and second President of the United States (1797–1801).
John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963.
The John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University (also known as Harvard Kennedy School and HKS) is a public policy and public administration school, of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States.
John Harvard (16071638) was an English minister in America, "a godly gentleman and a lover of learning", whose deathbed bequest to the founded two years earlier by the Massachusetts Bay Colony was so gratefully received that it was consequently ordered "that the agreed upon formerly to built at called Colledge." The institution considers him the most honored of its foundersthose whose efforts and contributions in its early days "ensure its permanence." A statue in his honor is a prominent feature of Harvard Yard.
John Leverett (August 25, 1662 – May 3, 1724) was an early American lawyer, politician, educator, and President of Harvard College.
John Norris, sometimes called John Norris of Bemerton, (1657–1712) was an English theologian, philosopher and poet associated with the Cambridge Platonists.
John Phillips Marquand (November 10, 1893 – July 16, 1960) was an American writer.
John Quincy Adams (July 11, 1767 – February 23, 1848) was an American statesman who served as a diplomat, minister and ambassador to foreign nations, and treaty negotiator, United States Senator, U.S. Representative (Congressman) from Massachusetts, and the sixth President of the United States from 1825 to 1829.
The John W. Weeks Bridge, usually called the Weeks Footbridge (or simply Weeks Bridge), is a pedestrian bridge over the Charles River, connecting Cambridge, Massachusetts with the Allston neighborhood of Boston.
Joseph Samuel Nye Jr. (born January 19, 1937) is an American political scientist.
Latin honors are Latin phrases used to indicate the level of distinction with which an academic degree has been earned.
The Ray Lavietes Basketball Pavilion at the Briggs Athletic Center is a 2,195-seat multi-purpose arena in the Allston neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts.
Lester Lawrence "Larry" Lessig III (born June 3, 1961) is an American academic, attorney, and political activist.
Lawrence Seldon Bacow (born August 24, 1951) is an American lawyer, economist, and author.
Charles-Édouard Jeanneret (6 October 1887 – 27 August 1965), known as Le Corbusier, was a Swiss-French architect, designer, painter, urban planner, writer, and one of the pioneers of what is now called modern architecture.
Legacy preference or legacy admission is a preference given by an institution or organization to certain applicants on the basis of their familial relationship to alumni of that institution, with college admissions being the field in which legacy preferences are most controversially used.
Leopold Blaschka (27 May 1822 – 3 July 1895) and his son Rudolf Blaschka (17 June 1857 – 1 May 1939) were Dresden, Germany glass artists native to the Bohemian (Czech)–German borderland, known for the production of biological models such as the glass sea creatures and Harvard University's Glass Flowers.
Leslie Gabriel Valiant http://royalsociety.org/DServe/dserve.exe?dsqIni.
Lisa Randall (born June 18, 1962) is an American theoretical physicist working in particle physics and cosmology.
The following list shows the number of Olympic medals won by students or alumni of American universities - not necessarily representing the United States - in Olympic Games up through 2016 Rio Summer Olympics.
This following is a list of U.S. institutions of higher education with endowments greater than one billion dollars according to the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) or U.S. News & World Report.
The following list comprehensively shows Fields Medal winners by university affiliations since 1936 (as of 2017, 56 winners in total).
This is a list of dormitories at Harvard College.
This list of Nobel laureates by university affiliation shows comprehensively the university affiliations of individual winners of the Nobel Prize and the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences since 1901 (as of 2017, 892 individual laureates in total).
Most Presidents of the United States received a college education, even most of the earliest.
The following list comprehensively shows Turing Award laureates by university affiliations since 1966 (as of 2018, 67 winners in total), grouped by their current and past affiliation to academic institutions.
Counting all degrees, Harvard University comes in first place in terms of the total number of degrees and the total combined wealth.
The Longwood Medical and Academic Area (also known as Longwood Medical Area, LMA, or simply Longwood) is a medical campus in Boston, Massachusetts.
Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz (May 28, 1807December 14, 1873) was a Swiss-American biologist and geologist recognized as an innovative and prodigious scholar of Earth's natural history.
Louis Menand (born January 21, 1952) is an American critic and essayist, best known for his book The Metaphysical Club (2001), an intellectual and cultural history of late 19th and early 20th century America.
Love Story is a 1970 American romantic drama film written by Erich Segal, who was also the author of the best-selling novel of the same name.
Magenta is a color that is variously defined as purplish-red, reddish-purple, purplish, or mauvish-crimson.
Mark Elliot Zuckerberg (born May 14, 1984) is an American technology entrepreneur and philanthropist best known for co-founding and leading Facebook as its chairman and chief executive officer.
The Marshall Scholarship is a postgraduate scholarship for "intellectually distinguished young Americans their country's future leaders" to study at any university in the United Kingdom.
Martin Stuart "Marty" Feldstein (born November 25, 1939) is an American economist.
Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
The Massachusetts Bay Colony (1628–1691) was an English settlement on the east coast of North America in the 17th century around the Massachusetts Bay, the northernmost of the several colonies later reorganized as the Province of Massachusetts Bay.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States.
Michael J. Sandel (born March 5, 1953) is an American political philosopher.
Michael Oser Rabin (מִיכָאֵל עוזר רַבִּין, born September 1, 1931) is an Israeli computer scientist and a recipient of the Turing Award.
Michael Walzer (March 3, 1935) is a prominent American political theorist and public intellectual.
Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama (born January 17, 1964) is an American lawyer and writer who served as the First Lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017.
Mines ParisTech: Professional Ranking of World Universities is a University ranking by the French Grande école Mines ParisTech.
The Museum of Comparative Zoology, full name "The Louis Agassiz Museum of Comparative Zoology", often abbreviated simply to "MCZ", is the zoology museum located on the grounds of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Founded in 1976, the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) is an organization of private US colleges and universities.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is a non-profit organization which regulates athletes of 1,281 institutions and conferences.
NCAA Division I (D-I) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in the United States.
The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC) is the United States' regional accreditation association providing educational accreditation for all levels of education, from pre-kindergarten to the doctoral level.
Niall Campbell Ferguson (born 18 April 1964) Niall Ferguson is a conservative British historian and political commentator.
A non-profit organization (NPO), also known as a non-business entity or non-profit institution, is dedicated to furthering a particular social cause or advocating for a shared point of view.
Social clubs exist at Harvard College that are unrecognized by Harvard itself.
An Olympic-size swimming pool conforms to regulated dimensions, large enough for international competition.
This outline is provided as an overview of, and topical guide to Harvard University: Harvard University – private Ivy League university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, established in 1636 by the Massachusetts legislature.
Palgrave Macmillan is an international academic and trade publishing company.
PayScale is an American website which provides information about salary, benefits and compensation information.
The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology is a museum affiliated with Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
A Pell Grant is a subsidy the U.S. federal government provides for students who need it to pay for college.
Petersham (pronounced "Peter Sam") is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States.
The Phi Beta Kappa Society (ΦΒΚ) is the oldest academic honor society in the United States.
The pound sign (£) is the symbol for the pound sterling—the currency of the United Kingdom and previously of Great Britain and the Kingdom of England.
The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (later known as the Pre-Raphaelites) was a group of English painters, poets, and critics, founded in 1848 by William Holman Hunt, John Everett Millais and Dante Gabriel Rossetti.
The President and Fellows of Harvard College (also called the Harvard Corporation) is the smaller of Harvard University's two governing boards, the other being its Board of Overseers.
The President of Harvard University is the chief administrator of the university and the ex officio chairman of the Harvard Corporation.
Princeton University is a private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey.
Private universities are typically not operated by governments, although many receive tax breaks, public student loans, and grants.
Providence Business News, nicknamed PBN, is a weekly business newspaper focusing on the economy in Rhode Island and Bristol County, Massachusetts.
The Pulitzer Prize is an award for achievements in newspaper, magazine and online journalism, literature, and musical composition in the United States.
The Puritans were English Reformed Protestants in the 16th and 17th centuries who sought to "purify" the Church of England from its "Catholic" practices, maintaining that the Church of England was only partially reformed.
QS World University Rankings is an annual publication of university rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).
The Radcliffe Quadrangle at Harvard University, formerly the residential campus of Radcliffe College, is part of Harvard's undergraduate campus, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States.
Radcliffe College was a women's liberal arts college in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and functioned as a female coordinate institution for the all-male Harvard College.
The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard shares transformative ideas across the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences.
Ralph Cudworth (1617 – 26 June 1688) was a famed English classicist, theologian and philosopher, and a leading figure among the Cambridge Platonists.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882) was an American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century.
A religious denomination is a subgroup within a religion that operates under a common name, tradition, and identity.
Contributions to painting and architecture have been especially rich.
A research university is a university that expects all its tenured and tenure-track faculty to continuously engage in research, as opposed to merely requiring it as a condition of an initial appointment or tenure.
The Rhodes Scholarship, named after the Anglo-South African mining magnate and politician Cecil John Rhodes, is an international postgraduate award for students to study at the University of Oxford.
Robert Joseph Barro (born September 28, 1944) is an American macroeconomist and the Paul M. Warburg Professor of Economics at Harvard University.
Robert D. Levin (born 13 October 1947) is a classical performer, musicologist and composer, and is the artistic director of the Sarasota Music Festival.
Robert David Putnam (born January 9, 1941) is an American political scientist.
Robert Nozick (November 16, 1938 – January 23, 2002) was an American philosopher.
The Rose Bowl Game, officially the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual for sponsorship purposes, and more frequently known as simply the Rose Bowl is an annual American college football bowl game, usually played on January 1 (New Year's Day) at the Rose Bowl stadium in Pasadena, California.
Rowing, often referred to as crew in the United States, is a sport whose origins reach back to Ancient Egyptian times.
Roy Jay Glauber (born September 1, 1925) is an American theoretical physicist.
Rutherford Birchard Hayes (October 4, 1822 – January 17, 1893) was the 19th President of the United States from 1877 to 1881, an American congressman, and governor of Ohio.
Charles Patrick Ryan O'Neal (born April 20, 1941) is an American actor and former boxer.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge (21 October 177225 July 1834) was an English poet, literary critic, philosopher and theologian who, with his friend William Wordsworth, was a founder of the Romantic Movement in England and a member of the Lake Poets.
Samuel Webber (1759 – July 17, 1810) was an American clergyman, mathematician, academic, and president of Harvard University from 1806 until his death in 1810.
Sanford J. "Sandy" Ungar (born 1945) is an American journalist, author, and the inaugural director of the Free Speech Project at Georgetown University.
A school song, alma mater, school hymn or school anthem is the patronal song of a school.
Scottish Common Sense Realism, also known as the Scottish School of Common Sense, is a school of philosophy that originated in the ideas of Scottish philosophers Thomas Reid, Adam Ferguson, James Beattie, and Dugald Stewart during the 18th century Scottish Enlightenment.
A seal is a device for making an impression in wax, clay, paper, or some other medium, including an embossment on paper, and is also the impression thus made.
The Secret Court of 1920 was an ad hoc disciplinary tribunal of five administrators at Harvard University formed to investigate charges of homosexual activity among the student population.
The Harvard Semitic Museum was founded in 1889, and moved into its present location at 6 Divinity Avenue in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1903.
Sever Hall is an academic building at Harvard University designed by the American architect H. H. Richardson and built in the late 1870s.
Shing-Tung Yau (born April 4, 1949) is a chinese and naturalized American mathematician.
Shirley Vivian Teresa Brittain Williams, Baroness Williams of Crosby, (née Catlin; born 27 July 1930) is a British politician and academic who represents the Liberal Democrats.
South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.
Squash is a ball sport played by two (singles) or four players (doubles squash) in a four-walled court with a small, hollow rubber ball.
Stanford University (officially Leland Stanford Junior University, colloquially the Farm) is a private research university in Stanford, California.
Stanley Hoffmann (27 November 1928 – 13 September 2015) was the Paul and Catherine Buttenwieser University Professor, emeritus at Harvard University.
Stephan Thernstrom (born November 5, 1934) is the Winthrop Research Professor of History at Harvard University.
Stephen Jay Greenblatt (born November 7, 1943) is an American Shakespearean, literary historian, and author.
Stephen Jay Gould (September 10, 1941 – May 20, 2002) was an American paleontologist, evolutionary biologist, and historian of science.
Stephen Alan Marglin is an American economist.
Steven Arthur Pinker (born September 18, 1954) is a Canadian-American cognitive psychologist, linguist, and popular science author.
The Sudan or Sudan (السودان as-Sūdān) also known as North Sudan since South Sudan's independence and officially the Republic of the Sudan (جمهورية السودان Jumhūriyyat as-Sūdān), is a country in Northeast Africa.
A teaching assistant or teacher's aide (TA) or education assistant (EA) is an individual who assists a teacher with instructional responsibilities.
Temple University Press is a university press founded in 1969 that is part of Temple University (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania).
"Ten Thousand Men of Harvard" is the most-frequently performed of Harvard University's numerous fight songs.
The Thames River is a short river and tidal estuary in the state of Connecticut.
The Boston Globe (sometimes abbreviated as The Globe) is an American daily newspaper founded and based in Boston, Massachusetts, since its creation by Charles H. Taylor in 1872.
The Chronicle of Higher Education is a newspaper and website that presents news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty and Student Affairs professionals (staff members and administrators).
The Harvard Crimson, the daily student newspaper of Harvard University, was founded in 1873.
The Late George Apley is a 1937 novel by John Phillips Marquand.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Observatory of Economic Complexity is a data visualization site for international trade data created by the Macro Connections group at the MIT Media Lab.
The Paper Chase is a 1973 film starring Timothy Bottoms, Lindsay Wagner, and John Houseman, and directed by James Bridges.
The Princeton Review is a college admission services company offering test preparation services, tutoring and admissions resources, online courses, and books published by Random House.
The Sound and the Fury is a novel written by the American author William Faulkner.
Theodore Roosevelt Jr. (October 27, 1858 – January 6, 1919) was an American statesman and writer who served as the 26th President of the United States from 1901 to 1909.
Thomas Reid DD FRSE (26 April 1710 – 7 October 1796) was a religiously-trained British philosopher, a contemporary of David Hume as well as "Hume's earliest and fiercest critic".
Thomas Clayton Wolfe (October 3, 1900 – September 15, 1938) was an American novelist of the early twentieth century.
Times Higher Education (THE), formerly The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES), is a weekly magazine based in London, reporting specifically on news and issues related to higher education.
Times Higher Education World University Rankings is an annual publication of university rankings by ''Times Higher Education (THE)'' magazine.
The tobacco industry comprises those persons and companies engaged in the growth, preparation for sale, shipment, advertisement, and distribution of tobacco and tobacco-related products.
Thomas Andrew Lehrer (born April 9, 1928) is a retired American musician, singer-songwriter, satirist, and mathematician.
Track and field is a sport which includes athletic contests established on the skills of running, jumping, and throwing.
Transcendentalism is a philosophical movement that developed in the late 1820s and 1830s in the eastern United States.
Undergraduate education is the post-secondary education previous to the postgraduate education.
Unitarian Universalism (UU) is a liberal religion characterized by a "free and responsible search for truth and meaning".
Unitarianism (from Latin unitas "unity, oneness", from unus "one") is historically a Christian theological movement named for its belief that the God in Christianity is one entity, as opposed to the Trinity (tri- from Latin tres "three") which defines God as three persons in one being; the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.
The Universities Research Association, Inc. (URA) is a consortium of over 90 leading research-oriented universities primarily in the United States, with members also in Canada, Japan, Italy, and the United Kingdom.
A university (universitas, "a whole") is an institution of higher (or tertiary) education and research which awards academic degrees in various academic disciplines.
University Hall is a white granite building designed by the great early American architect Charles Bulfinch and built by the noted early engineer Loammi Baldwin, Jr. It is located in Harvard Yard on the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
The University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley, Berkeley, Cal, or California) is a public research university in Berkeley, California.
The University of Cambridge (informally Cambridge University)The corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.
The University of Oxford (formally The Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England.
An urban area is a human settlement with high population density and infrastructure of built environment.
USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper that serves as the flagship publication of its owner, the Gannett Company.
Varsity is an alteration and shortening of the term university.
In Roman mythology, Veritas, meaning truth, is the goddess of truth, a daughter of Chronos, the God of Time (who has been identified with Saturn-Cronus, perhaps first by Plutarch), and the mother of Virtus.
Villa I Tatti, The Harvard Center for Italian Renaissance Studies is a center for advanced research in the humanities located in Florence, Italy, and belongs to Harvard University.
Walter Chauncey Camp (April 7, 1859 – March 14, 1925) was an American football player, coach, and sports writer known as the "Father of American Football".
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.
Weld Boathouse is a Harvard-owned building on the bank of the Charles River in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
White Anglo-Saxon Protestants (WASPs) is an informal acronym that refers to social group of wealthy and well-connected white Americans of Protestant and predominantly British ancestry, many of whom trace their ancestry to the American colonial period.
The Harry Elkins Widener Memorial Library, housing some 3.5million books in its "vast and cavernous" stacks, is the centerpiece of the Harvard College Libraries (the libraries of Harvard's Faculty of Arts and Sciences) and, more broadly, of the entire Harvard Library system.
William Ellery Channing (April 7, 1780 – October 2, 1842) was the foremost Unitarian preacher in the United States in the early nineteenth century and, along with Andrews Norton (1786–1853), one of Unitarianism's leading theologians.
William Cuthbert Faulkner (September 25, 1897 – July 6, 1962) was an American writer and Nobel Prize laureate from Oxford, Mississippi.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
The Yale Bulldogs are the athletic teams of Yale University.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut.
The 2012 Harvard cheating scandal involved approximately 125 Harvard University students who were investigated for cheating on the take-home final examination of the spring 2012 edition of Government 1310: "Introduction to Congress".
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