Prisoners Surprised by Reaction After Defeating Harvard in Debate | WSJ | "When 3 inmates at a NY max-security prison beat Harvard College in a debate last month, they said they simply wanted to compete & show the power of a prison educ. They never expected what happened next. The WSJ’s article on their victory became a hit on social media, drew news coverage around the world & brought scores of inquiries from movie producers jostling for film rights." Click to read & share full article…
Harvard College ‘House Masters’ to get new titles because of slavery connotation
DEATH BY THE BARREL -- a quick rundown of overwhelming facts from researcher David Hemenway's work on guns and gun use, especially in the US. We've been successful in public-health interventions with drunk driving, poisonings, and a host of other causes of deaths. Too bad we can't seem to use what we know in this area.
Harvard University ~ Established originally by the Massachusetts legislature and soon thereafter named for John Harvard (its first benefactor), Harvard is the United States' oldest institution of higher learning, and the Harvard Corporation (formally, the President and Fellows of Harvard College) is its first chartered corporation.
"Rape is a violent felony, and the punishment needs to fit the crime. "It's outcomes like this that motivate our work with Congress, the Administration and others to change the way that schools respond to these crimes -- and bring justice for survivors." -- RAINN's Scott Berkowitz
Considering a Gap Year? Harvard College encourages admitted students to defer enrollment for one year to travel, pursue a special project or activity, work, or spend time in another meaningful way—provided they do not enroll in a degree-granting program at another college.
How Female Computers Mapped the Universe and Brought America to the Moon