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Harvard University

Top UBS banker Zhao Ju takes sabbatical for Harvard politics course

Zhao Ju, currently China Co-head for UBS, will take a sabbatical of up to 12 months from the end of this year when he will become a visiting fellow in the class of 2014 in the prestigious John F. Kennedy School of Government at the famous university in the United States, according to two sources close to Zhao.

Wednesday, 23 October, 2013, 3:26am 6 comments

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

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.

18 Mar 2013 - 10:51am 1 comment

Demand still huge says man sued over Harvard offer failure

A "pretty well-known family" in Hong Kong is still on the books of American consultant Mark Zimny, who is being sued by a disgruntled client whose sons failed to get into Harvard university.

9 Nov 2012 - 3:41am

'Financial upheavals' ate up US$1m of Gerald Chow's money, court told

An American college-admissions consultant who received US$2.2 million from a Hong Kong family to support their sons' education in the United States says more than half of the money has been lost in investments.

9 Nov 2012 - 3:31am

Who said it?

In nine out of 10 cases, the wealthier the parents, the less attention is paid to the children

U.S. consultant Mark Zimny, who is being sued by a tycoon for failing to get his son into Harvard university


I'm a guy who tells the truth all the time

9 Nov 2012 - 3:14am

At Harvard, Gerald Chow took tutoring to the extreme

Wouldn't you jump at the chance to study at the august John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard? I know I would, at least until I started looking into the calibre of some of its graduates.

24 Oct 2012 - 7:14am 7 comments

Scientists suggest Moon made from Earth

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 on Wednesday in the journal Science, Sarah Stewart and Matija uk said their theory would explain why the Earth and Moon have similar composition and chemistry.

18 Oct 2012 - 3:05pm

Hong Kong couple sue US professor after sons' Harvard rejection

A Hong Kong couple are suing a US-based college admissions consultant for failing to get their two sons into Harvard University as he had allegedly promised, according to reports.

10 Oct 2012 - 6:43pm 1 comment

Jeremy Lin 'lines up' Nike deal with Harvard

Houston Rockets point guard Jeremy Lin and his alma mater, Harvard University, are in talks to create a co-licensed merchandise line, two people with direct knowledge of the negotiations said.

4 Oct 2012 - 3:28am

No excuse for plagiarism

What is the value of originality? Apparently, not much, if the recent reinstatement of journalist Fareed Zakaria is any indication. Last month, Zakaria admitted plagiarising the work of another writer, Jill Lepore, resulting in a suspension at Time magazine, where his column ran, and CNN, where he hosts a show and whose website ran parts of that column.

5 Sep 2012 - 7:38am 1 comment