Harvard University

December 6, 2018
December 6, 2018

Malala to receive Harvard award for activism

Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai is being honored by Harvard University for her work promoting girls’ education. Harvard’s Kennedy School says Yousafzai will be awarded the 2018 Gleitsman Award at a ceremony.

June 18, 2018
June 18, 2018

Harvard admissions unfair to Asian-Americans: Study

A recent study finds that Asian-Americans who apply to Harvard University face the lowest acceptance rates even though they bring stronger academic records than any other racial group.

February 23, 2016
February 23, 2016

Sea levels rising at fastest pace in 2,800 years: study

The world's oceans are rising at a faster rate than any time in the past 2,800 years, and might even have fallen without the influence of human-driven climate change, researchers say.

January 27, 2016
January 27, 2016

The next ‘Einstein’ according to Harvard is not an old, white man

For her lengthy list of achievements in science, a Cuban-American woman is speculated to be the next Albert Einstein, reports Vibe.

December 28, 2015
December 28, 2015

Melting glaciers blamed for subtle slowing of Earth's rotation

The melting of glaciers caused by the world's rising temperatures appears to be causing a slight slowing of the Earth's rotation in another illustration of the far-reaching impact of global climate change, scientists say.

August 21, 2015
August 21, 2015

Scientists discover how the obesity gene works (video)

Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise.

May 30, 2015
May 30, 2015

Oxford University first female head

Oxford University is set to have a female head for the first time in its history, with the nomination of Louise Richardson as vice chancellor.