Harvard defends admission policy as Asian-American bias trial wraps up

World Nov 3, 2018

Harvard defends admission policy as Asian-American bias trial wraps up

Harvard University defended its admissions policies Friday against a group accusing it of discriminating against Asian-American applicants in the closing arguments of a trial that could change the role of race in U.S. college admissions. The case in federal court in Boston has pitted the ...

Chelsea Manning says she is not a traitor

World Sep 18, 2017

Chelsea Manning says she is not a traitor

Chelsea Manning said Sunday she is not an "American traitor" as her critics have claimed, and that she did what she thought was right. Manning made the remarks at a conference in Nantucket that was one of her first public appearances since being released for ...

Basketball Nov 14, 2015

Harvard, Stanford to meet in 2016 opener in China

The Pac-12 Conference will send another team to China to begin next season, announcing that Stanford will face Harvard next November. Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott had said during last month's media day in San Francisco that the goal was to have an annual game in ...

Harvard gets $400 million from Wall Street alum

World Jun 4, 2015

Harvard gets $400 million from Wall Street alum

Harvard has received its biggest gift in school history: a $400 million donation from Wall Street hedge fund billionaire and alumnus John Paulson, the university said Wednesday. The endowment from Paulson will support the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, which has led technology breakthroughs ...