Harvard University

Harvard University. (WBZ-TV)

Harvard Student Loses Facebook Internship For App That Shows Flaws

A Harvard University student says he lost his internship at Facebook after he launched a browser application that exploited privacy flaws on its mobile messenger.


Harvard University. (WBZ-TV)

Harvard Essay Stats: ‘Cancer’ Shows Up Often In Successful Applications

Want to get into Harvard? Try not to come across too happy-go-lucky in your application essay, a new report suggests.


Harvard University. (WBZ-TV)

Forbes Top 10 Colleges List Has 4 Massachusetts Schools

When it comes to receiving a quality education, Forbes ranks Williams College and Harvard University among the top colleges nationwide.


Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Babson, MIT Named To Money Magazine’s ‘Best Colleges’ List

When it comes to getting the most value for your tuition dollar, Money Magazine ranks Babson College and Massachusetts Institute of Technology among the top 5 colleges nationwide.


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Harvard Researchers Question Benefits Of Mammograms

Local researchers find greater breast cancer screening with mammography does lead to fewer breast cancer deaths.


Schuyler Bailar. (Facebook Photo)

Transgender Swimmer At Harvard Believed To Be A First

Schuyler Bailar was a star recruit for the women’s swimming team at Harvard University. But Bailar will join the men’s team as the first openly transgender swimmer in the NCAA.


John Paulson at a 2008 House Oversight meeting. (Photo Credit: Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images)

Wall Street Billionaire Donates $400M To Harvard, Largest Gift In School History

Harvard has received its biggest gift in school history — a $400 million donation from Wall Street hedge fund billionaire John Paulson — the university said Wednesday.


Bob Schieffer. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Nancy Jones)

Bob Schieffer To Be Harvard University Fellow

The recently retired CBS News veteran will be a fellow at The Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard’s Kennedy School starting this fall.


A view of the fire Saturday afternoon from the Peabody Terrace buildings at Harvard. (Photo credit: Peter Serafini)

Fire Tears Through MLK School In Cambridge

The three-alarm fire broke out at the Martin Luther King Jr. School on Putnam Avenue around 2 p.m.


Tom Brady at Best Buddies charity game at Harvard Stadium (WBZ-TV)

Strong Support For Tom Brady At Best Buddies Charity Game

Support for Tom Brady continues to be strong around New England.