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A Harvard professor has claimed in his new book that alien debris passed near Earth in 2017. It has attracted both scepticism and intrigue.

Scientists in 2017 detected the first sign of intelligent life outside Earth, according to a new book by Avi Loeb, a Harvard University professor. The “rocky, cigar-shaped object with a somewhat reddish hue,” was called “1I/2017 U1 ‘Oumuamua” by NASA. “There was only one conceivable explanation: the object was a […]
A Harvard professor has claimed in his new book that alien debris passed near Earth in 2017. It has attracted both scepticism and intrigue.
Markets

Harvard’s endowment posts 7.3% gain – edging out rival Yale for 2nd-straight year

Harvard University’s endowment gained 7.3% in the fiscal year ended in June, improving from the previous year’s 6.5% return despite pandemic-fuelled market volatility. The return also beats the Yale University endowment’s 6.8% climb, marking the second consecutive year Harvard gained more than its rival. Several colleges raised funding concerns early […]
Harvard’s endowment posts 7.3% gain – edging out rival Yale for 2nd-straight year
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After apologizing for its record on diversity, Harvard Business School is hiring a chief diversity officer, expanding scholarships, and planning to recruit more Black faculty

Harvard Business School has announced new diversity measures, the Wall Street Journal’s Patrick Thomas reports. These include the hiring of a chief diversity offer, expanding case-study offerings on racial issues, and expanding scholarship offerings. HBS confirmed to Business Insider that need-based scholarships, which currently consider only the income and assets […]
After apologizing for its record on diversity, Harvard Business School is hiring a chief diversity officer, expanding scholarships, and planning to recruit more Black faculty
Strategy

Harvard’s international students are begging the school to let them come to campus in the fall, citing fears of being stuck in unstable home environments if they’re forced to leave the US

Last week, ICE released guidance stating that international students would not be allowed back into the US in the fall unless they were taking in-person classes at their university. This poses a problem for Harvard’s international students, as the school recently said classes in the fall would be entirely remote. […]
Harvard’s international students are begging the school to let them come to campus in the fall, citing fears of being stuck in unstable home environments if they’re forced to leave the US
Strategy

17 states are suing ICE over its policy that would revoke the visas of international students at colleges operating entirely online in the fall

The Trump administration issued a directive on July 6, stating that international students attending schools operating entirely online in the fall may not remain the US. The ruling came as many campuses were announcing their virtual reopening plans. This Monday, 17 states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit […]
17 states are suing ICE over its policy that would revoke the visas of international students at colleges operating entirely online in the fall
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Harvard, MIT, and Northeastern University are suing ICE to block its order forcing international students to leave the US if their course is online-only

Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology filed a lawsuit Wednesday against US Immigration and Customs Enforcement over a new rule that threatened many international students with deportation. In a statement on Wednesday evening, Northeastern University said it was supporting Harvard and MIT in its lawsuit. The new policy […]
Harvard, MIT, and Northeastern University are suing ICE to block its order forcing international students to leave the US if their course is online-only