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6 months 2 weeks ago

Harvard's to get record $350M gift

BOSTON (AP) - Harvard University's School of Public Health is receiving the largest single gift in the university's long history. The $350 million endowment, to be formally announced Monday, comes from a philanthropic foundation established by the family of the late Hong Kong real estate developer T.H. Chan. The school...

2 years 1 month ago

Harvard forced dozens to withdraw over integrity

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Harvard University says it has finished investigating widespread cheating in an open-book, take-home final exam, but it isn't explaining exactly what happened to the students or how many were involved. In an email Friday, Harvard released general information about cases heard by its academic integrity board...

3 years 1 month ago

Facebook to go public to raise $5 billion

NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook made a much-anticipated status update Wednesday: The Internet social network is going public eight years after its computer-hacking CEO Mark Zuckerberg started the service at Harvard University. That means anyone with the right amount of cash will be able to own part of a...

4 years 3 months ago

Man pleads guilty to faking way into Harvard

WOBURN, Mass. (AP) - A Delaware man has admitted faking his way into Harvard University and has been ordered to repay more than $45,000 in financial aid he received. Adam Wheeler pleaded guilty Thursday to identity fraud, larceny and 18 other charges stemming from allegations he fabricated a perfect...

4 years 10 months ago

Man charged with faking his way into Harvard

A Delaware man has been charged with faking his way into Harvard and duping the Ivy League school out of $45,000 in financial aid, grants and scholarships. Prosecutors say 23-year-old Adam Wheeler got admitted to Harvard by falsely claiming he had earned a perfect academic record at Phillips Academy...

5 years 1 month ago

Feds in Boston reviewing '93 mail bomb probe

The U.S. attorney's office in Boston is reviewing its 1993 probe of an attempted mail bombing in which authorities questioned a professor recently accused of killing three colleagues in Alabama. U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz said Wednesday she wants to confirm the office took "appropriate steps" in the investigation. ...

5 years 3 months ago

Employers play Dr. Mom to limit flu impact

Big businesses are spending serious time and money trying to limit the swine flu pandemic's impact on operations, from bankrolling video on good hygiene to training employees to cover for co-workers with critical jobs. Companies from health insurer UnitedHealth Group Inc. to beverage can maker Ball Corp. are arranging...

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