harvard harvard  /ˈhɑr vərd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a university in Massachusetts
  2. (n) American philanthropist who left his library and half his estate to the Massachusetts college that now bears his name (1607-1638)

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News

  1. Harvard Law Financing Grads' Public-Interest Projects

    Harvard is the first law school to offer support to entrepreneurial graduates who want to create their own public service-oriented projects.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Law.com

  2. Harvard hires Xia from Morgan Stanley as chief risk officer

    By Svea Herbst-Bayliss BOSTON (Reuters) - Harvard University said on Wednesday that it had hired Wall Street veteran Jake Xia as its chief risk officer to analyze and monitor investment exposure in its $30.7 billion endowment. Xia, a fixed income expert who worked at Morgan Stanley for 17 years and for a time oversaw all trading risks in debt products for the bank, is joining Harvard as the ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Harvard endowment hires new chief risk officer from Wall Street’s Morgan Stanley

    Harvard University’s $30.7 billion endowment has hired a new chief risk officer, tapping Jake Xia from Wall Street’s Morgan Stanley.        
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

Quotes

  1. Still, Faust warned in an e-mail to faculty, staff and students "we must recognize that Harvard is not invulnerable to the seismic financial shocks in the larger world. Our own economic landscape has been significantly altered."
    on Nov 10, 2008 By: Drew Gilpin Faust Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "I know what happened at Harvard. I know you were an outspoken leader against the military policy," said Sessions, the committee's top Republican. "I know you acted without legal authority to reverse Harvard's policy and deny those military...
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Jeff Sessions Source: Times Record News

  3. "Ms. Kagan has spent her entire professional career in Harvard Square, Hyde Park and the DC Beltway," he said.
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: John Cornyn Source: PolitiFact

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