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Dec 5, 2022

Was this manslaughter or mercy?

Welcome to Monday, the 89th anniversary of the end of Prohibition. Here are some other news items. — British man will plead guilty to manslaughter in alleged mercy killing of wife. — Fired Harvard fencing coach faces bribery charge in admissions scandal. — Nevada disbars attorney who formed firm with nonlawyer who did legal work. […]

Nov 16, 2020

“Varsity Blues” might be playing at Harvard

Welcome to Monday, the 68th anniversary of the first time Lucy Van Pelt pulled the football away from Charlie Brown as he was about to kick it. Here are a few news items to kick off your week. — A former Harvard fencing coach is accused of accepting a $1.5 million bribe from a parent […]

Aug 30, 2018

The least-diverse Supreme Court ever

What the court has gained in ethnic and gender diversity over the past generation it has lost in other types of diversity.

Aug 7, 2017

2U teams up with Harvard for business analytics online course

2U Inc., a digital education company based in Lanham, has a new partnership for an executive certificate program with two schools and a department of Harvard University. The Harvard Business Analytics Program is designed to teach new ways to analyze and interpret industrial data and how data-driven business analytics impacts an organization. 2U is parnering with […]

Aug 30, 2012

Facebook co-founder Moskovitz sells 450,000 shares

NEW YORK — Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz is shedding another 450,000 company shares for a take of about $8.7 million. Moskovitz has been selling 150,000 shares a day and disclosing the sales every three days. Including the most recent sale, he still holds more than 130 million shares. The latest filing, made late Wednesday, covered […]

Jul 5, 2012

Consumers asked to pay more for milk to save farms

MONTPELIER, Vt. — Consumers will pay a little more for coffee and chocolate to ensure the farmers who produce those foods get a fair wage, so why not ask them to pay more for milk? That is the notion behind a program designed to raise money for struggling New England dairy farms while educating consumers […]

Mar 13, 2012

Ivy League shake-up in the law school rankings

Some Ivy Leaguers may have their crimson shorts in a twist after U.S. News & World Report’s release of its 2013 Best Law Schools rankings. Yale Law School once again tops the list, but Stanford Law School moves into the No. 2 spot, over East coast incumbent, Harvard Law School. The Cardinal have topped the […]

Nov 17, 2011

Harvard faker ordered to undergo psych evaluation

WOBURN, Mass. — A Delaware man convicted of fraud for faking his way into Harvard has been ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation after a Massachusetts judge found he violated his probation by putting the Ivy League school on his resume. Adam Wheeler was sentenced last year to 2 1/2 years in jail and 10 […]

Nov 9, 2011

Harvard faker’s resume violated his probation

WOBURN, Mass. — A Delaware man convicted of fraud for faking his way into Harvard was ordered held without bail Wednesday after admitting he violated his probation by citing the university on a job resume. Adam Wheeler, 25, was sentenced last year to 2½ years in jail and 10 years on probation for identity fraud […]

Apr 13, 2011

NY man adds e-mails to Facebook ownership lawsuit

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A New York man who claims he struck a deal with Mark Zuckerberg in 2003 that entitles him to half of Facebook Inc. has included in a new court filing e-mails he said he exchanged with the Facebook founder. In his federal court complaint, Paul Ceglia of Wellsville said the e-mails show, […]

Dec 3, 2010

Chefs become teachers at Harvard science class

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Dan Barber’s culinary skills have earned him a James Beard “Outstanding Chef” award. The food at his New York restaurant Blue Hill also was the centerpiece for a Manhattan date night between President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama. Yet it’s his focus on cultivating flavor before foodstuffs even reach his […]

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