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  1. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1587769/harvards-health-school-get-record-us350m-gift-hong-kong-philanthropists
  2. News - China - EDUCATION

    Harvard stays in top spot in Chinese list of world's universities

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:30am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Shanghai Harvard holds on to top spot in Chinese list of world's universities American universities dominated the top 20 in an annual ranking of global educational institutions released by a Chinese organisation yesterday, with Harvard remaining in first place ahead of Stanford. The top 20 in the 2014 Academic Ranking of World Universities included ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1574475/harvard-stays-top-spot-chinese-list-worlds-universities
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1569428/harvard-university-unveils-self-assembling-transformer-robots
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1558980/chinese-real-estate-tycoon-couple-reject-criticism-harvard-university
  5. News - China - CENSORSHIP

    Chinese internet censors target collective activities more than sensitive subjects, says Harvard report

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 02:36am by Andrea Chen

    ... and other sensitive issues, research by Harvard University shows. The findings contradict the widespread belief that internet censorship is designed to target sensitive words, including the names ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com Harvard researchers find that internet screening of sensitive words is less strict than for actions which might threaten Beijing Censors 'target ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1579606/chinese-internet-censors-target-collective-activities-more-sensitive
  6. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1434773/harvard-university-student-hijacks-computer-mine-dogecoin-currency
  7. News - Hong Kong - UNIVERSITY ADMISSIONS

    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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1057387/hong-kong-couple-sue-us-professor-after-sons-harvard-rejection
  8. News - China - EDUCATION

    Harvard at top again in university rankings by Chinese centre

    Posted Aug 15th 2013, 12:19pm by AFP

    ... in global annual rankings released by a research centre at Shanghai's Jiaotong University on Thursday, with Harvard once again in the top spot. Only three non-American institutions made ... and the most trustworthy one,” it said in a news release. Harvard University has been in the No 1 position since 2003, when the survey began. The top five for this year also include Stanford, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1296866/harvard-top-again-university-rankings-chinese-centre
  9. News - Hong Kong - PHILANTHROPY

    Ronnie Chan Chichung's donations to university, the second in a week

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 04:36am by Denise Tsang

    ... to the University of Southern California follows a US$350 million gift to Harvard 's school of public health, the largest in the university's 378-year history. Before leaving, Chan took a swipe ... away their personal fortunes. As a result of the Harvard donation, the university's health school will be renamed the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health after the brothers' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1593477/ronnie-chan-chichungs-donations-university-second-week
  10. News - World - LITERATURE

    Scientists confirm book in a Harvard library is bound in human skin

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 05:45am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Practice used to cover 19th century French treatise on the soul was once common Book bound in human skin at Harvard Harvard University scientists have confirmed that a 19th century French treatise in its libraries is bound in human skin, Harvard University said, after a bevy of scientific testing. Arsene Houssaye's Des destinees de l'ame ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1527550/scientists-confirm-book-harvard-library-bound-human-skin

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