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Harvard University

Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world.

Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.

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Harvard University's Harvard College is expanding the Harvard Financial Aid Initiative to cover the cost of attendence for students with an annual family incomes below $75,000, an increase from the $65,000 annual income threshold in previous years.
Relaxing in a shady yard with trees gently swaying overhead might not just be good for your spirit—it could also reduce your dementia risk, per BU and Harvard experts.
A tunable, atomically thin materials platform may help researchers figure out how to create a robust quantum condensate that can flow without dissipation of energy — potentially paving the way for ultra-efficient lossless electronic devices.
Experts at University of Kansas and others recently delivered a major report to the National Science Foundation recommending research priorities to maximize understanding of climate change effects in the U.S and worldwide.
A team of scientists has developed an epidemiological model that shows how COVID could become endemic, like the cold or flu.
Economist Patrick Turley of USC Dornsife and a multinational group of researchers issue a special report that examines the benefits, risks, and ethics of selecting embryos to ensure healthier, smarter children
A study from UC Irvine suggests improved remedies for a problem affecting millions of Americans
Researchers at Tulane University, Harvard University, MIT, and Massachusetts General Hospital have learned that obesity, age and COVID-19 infection correlate with a propensity to breathe out more respiratory droplets — key spreaders of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
Zou and colleagues from Harvard and the University of Illinois crunched reams of data from Medicare and the National Weather Service and confirmed that more people, particularly older people with respiratory illness, were making more hospital visits on the eve of thunderstorms.
Last week, Harvard University President Lawrence S. Bacow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology President L. Rafael Reif, and Stanford University President Marc Tessier-Lavigne wrote an op-ed to outline the importance of “drastic action” to protect the health of our nation, including the efforts of America’s leading research universities.