What is Harvard?

  • (noun): American philanthropist who left his library and half his estate to the Massachusetts college that now bears his name (1607-1638).
    Synonyms: John Harvard
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John K. Fairbank - Education and Early Career
... Exeter Academy, the University of Wisconsin–Madison, Harvard College, and Oxford University (Balliol) ... In 1929, when he graduated from Harvard summa cum laude, he went to Oxford as a Rhodes scholar in order to study British imperial history ... He returned to Harvard in 1936 to take up a position teaching Chinese history, Harvard's first full time specialist on that subject ...
Al Gore - Harvard, Vietnam, Journalism, and Vanderbilt (1965–1976) - Vanderbilt and Journalism
... Although his parents wanted him to go to law school, Gore first attended Vanderbilt University Divinity School from 1971 to 1972 on Rockefeller Foundation scholarship for people planning secular careers ... He later said he went there in order to explore "spiritual issues", and that "he had hoped to make sense of the social injustices that seemed to challenge his religious beliefs." Gore also began to work the night shift for The Tennessean as an investigative reporter in 1971 ...
Harvard (MBTA Station) - Location
... Harvard station is located directly beneath Harvard Square, a focal point in Cambridge ... Harvard University is adjacent, with Harvard Yard, the Harvard Art Museums, the Semitic Museum, the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, and the ...
John K. Fairbank - Selected Works
... Cambridge, MA Harvard University Press, 1st ed 1948 4th, enl ... Cambridge, MA Harvard University Press, 1953 ... -- "Patterns Behind the Tientsin Massacre." Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies 20, no ...

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    Our eldest boy, Bob, has been away from us nearly a year at school, and will enter Harvard University this month. He promises very well, considering we never controlled him much.
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    President Lowell of Harvard appealed to students ‘to prepare themselves for such services as the Governor may call upon them to render.’ Dean Greenough organized an ‘emergency committee,’ and Coach Fisher was reported by the press as having declared, ‘To hell with football if men are needed.’
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    And the Harvard students in the brick
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    and danced and danced and danced.
    It was a death dance.
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)