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    Hong Kong couple sue US professor after sons' Harvard rejection

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 12:00am by AMY NIP AND AP

    ... a US-based college admissions consultant for failing to get their two sons into Harvard University as he had allegedly promised, according to reports. The couple, who have been named as Gerald ... Consulting, US$2.2 million to get their sons into an elite American university, preferably Harvard. Reports said that Zimny agreed in 2007 to help the Chows' two sons, then aged 16 and 14. He ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Harvard University receives largest ever donation from Hong Kong foundation

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 01:02pm by Linda Yeung and Ng Kang-chung

    ... Linda Yeung and Ng Kang-chung Morningside Foundation hands over US$350m to American university's school of public health HK tycoons in record gift to Harvard A foundation set up by Hang Lung Group chief Ronnie Chan Chichung and his family has made the biggest donation in Harvard University's 378-year history, handing over US$350 million to its school of public ...

  3. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Harvard University unveils self-assembling ‘Transformer’ robots

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 09:55pm by The Guardian

    ... The Guardian Harvard University scientists have built the world's first working "Transformer" robot, inspired by the ancient Japanese paper-folding art of origami. The alien ... we have been chasing for many years," said Rob Wood at Harvard. Built with help from researchers at The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the robot could pave the wave ...

  4. News - China - PHILANTHROPY

    Chinese real estate tycoon couple reject criticism of Harvard University donation

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 04:01pm by Kathy Gao Kathy.gao@scmp.com

    ... United States university The Chinese real estate tycoon couple who founded Soho China have brushed aside criticism of their donation to Harvard University by saying that it would be helping ... with the prestigious United States university to donate US$15 million (about HK$116 million) to set up a “Soho China Scholarship” to help Chinese students study at Harvard. Some internet users questioned why ...

  5. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Harvard University student hijacks computer to mine dogecoin currency

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 11:38am by DANNY LEE

    ... illicitly mined at Harvard A Harvard University researcher made off with a lucrative haul of a virtual currency after hijacking a supercomputer at the prestigious academic institution in the United ... in order to participate in a mining contest," said Cuff. Tim Peterson, a post-doctoral fellow in the systems biology department at Harvard University, said: "This kid was trying ...

  6. Harvard University book prize

    Posted Apr 10th 2007, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... to Harvard University in the US. The Book Prize now attracts about 1,700 schools from all over the world. Schools set their own criteria- academic achievement, language skills or improvement- ... Miranda Yeung This year's Harvard Club of Hong Kong Schools Book Prize is now open to all secondary schools in Hong Kong. Each school that applies can choose three outstanding ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Happy campus: Learning online no substitute for real thing, says Dr Drew Faust

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com Online education is taking off around the world but is still no substitute for face-to-face learning, Harvard president tells Linda Yeung Happy campus The president of Harvard University, Dr Drew Faust, has expressed confidence in the future growth of online learning, citing an international education among its advantages. About 600,000 people have ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    No excuse for plagiarism

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by Kelly Yang

    ... and universities. Last week, Harvard University announced it was investigating 125 undergraduates for copying from one another on a recent take-home examination. That's half the entire class of 250 ... an after-school programme for children in Hong Kong. She is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, and Harvard Law School. kelly@kellyyang.com ...

  9. News - World - SCIENCE

    Scientists suggest Moon made from Earth

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 02:53pm by Reuters at Harvard

    ... Reuters at Harvard A new theory put forward by Harvard scientists suggests the Moon was once part of the Earth that spun off after a giant collision with another body. In a paper published ... at the time the Moon was formed, and a day lasted only two to three hours, they said in an explanation published on a Harvard website.  With the Earth spinning so quickly, a giant impact could have ...

  10. What's On

    Posted Jul 04th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The exhibition showcases a video called Mirage by Chen Xiao Wen from Dalian. Chen is an associate professor of digital media art at the Department of Art, Cornell University. The story is based ... of his experiences and the things he wishes to see. Admission is free. For enquiries, call 2104 3322. MUSIC FEAST FROM HARVARD GROUP The Harvard Krokodiloes will perform at the Fringe Studio ...




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