Harvard University

Ex-Harvard Worker Charged With Stealing $80,000 From School For Legos, Other ItemsA former Harvard employee has been charged with stealing $80,000 from the university by using a school-issued credit card to buy Legos and other items for personal use.
Ig Nobels Awards Research On Painful Bee Stings, Man Who Fathered 888 KidsA student who allowed honeybees to sting him in 25 places and scientists who concluded it's possible for one man to father 888 children are among the winners of this year's Ig Nobels.
Harvard Student Loses Facebook Internship For App That Shows FlawsA 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 Essay Stats: ‘Cancer’ Shows Up Often In Successful ApplicationsWant to get into Harvard? Try not to come across too happy-go-lucky in your application essay, a new report suggests.
Forbes Top 10 Colleges List Has 4 Massachusetts SchoolsWhen it comes to receiving a quality education, Forbes ranks Williams College and Harvard University among the top colleges nationwide.
Babson, MIT Named To Money Magazine's 'Best Colleges' ListWhen 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.
Harvard Researchers Question Benefits Of MammogramsLocal researchers find greater breast cancer screening with mammography does lead to fewer breast cancer deaths.
Transgender Swimmer At Harvard Believed To Be A FirstSchuyler 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.
Wall Street Billionaire Donates $400M To Harvard, Largest Gift In School HistoryHarvard 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 To Be Harvard University FellowThe 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.
Fire Tears Through MLK School In CambridgeThe three-alarm fire broke out at the Martin Luther King Jr. School on Putnam Avenue around 2 p.m.
Strong Support For Tom Brady At Best Buddies Charity GameSupport for Tom Brady continues to be strong around New England.