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Expertos de Harvard asesorarán a Municipio de Santiago en materia de licitaciones, aseo y mantención de jardines

May 23, 2018

Para llevar a cabo esta colaboración, llegaron a Chile dos expertos de la casa de estudios, que durante una semana se reunieron con distintos equipos para interiorizarse de la situación del municipio y comenzar un proceso de consultoría.... Read more about Expertos de Harvard asesorarán a Municipio de Santiago en materia de licitaciones, aseo y mantención de jardines

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Harvard-MIT conference examines where Colombia will be in 2040

May 20, 2018

One month before Colombians head to the polls to elect their next president, a two- day Harvard-MIT Colombia Conference titled “Colombia 2040” explored concerns held by Colombians and the international community leading up to this critical juncture in determining the future of the country.

The implementation of the peace accords has come under fire in recent weeks as former guerilla leaders were arrested on alleged drug trafficking charges, and as European countries voiced concerns about corruption in the financing of post-conflict programs. In this moment of uncertainty and...

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Profesor Kalergis expuso sobre vacuna sincicial en evento del David Rockefeller Center en Harvard

April 25, 2018

El académico de la Facultad de Ciencias Biológicas, Alexis Kalergis, expuso sobre la vacuna contra el virus sincicial, investigación por la que sido reconocido mundialmente, en el simposio sobre acceso a medicamentos en América Latina organizado por el David Rockefeller Center de la Universidad de Harvard.... Read more about Profesor Kalergis expuso sobre vacuna sincicial en evento del David Rockefeller Center en Harvard

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Programa argentino de Liderazgo e Innovación Educativa (PLIE) de Fundación Varkey se convierte en un caso de estudio de Harvard

April 14, 2018

El Programa de Liderazgo e Innovación Educativa que Fundación Varkey junto al Ministerio de Educación ya implementó en 4 provincias y por medio del cual capacitó a 2000 directores, fue tomado como caso de estudio por la Harvard Graduate School of Education y el Harvard Business School para el Certificate of Advanced Education Leadership professional programme.... Read more about Programa argentino de Liderazgo e Innovación Educativa (PLIE) de Fundación Varkey se convierte en un caso de estudio de Harvard

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Harvard’s hand across the bridge to citizenship: Annual dinner welcomes the University’s newest Americans

April 9, 2018

By Deborah Blackwell, Harvard Correspondent

For years, 10-year-old Daniel Espinosa would watch news reports about the immigration crisis in America and worry that his mom, who works with Restaurant Associates at Harvard Medical School, would be deported back to her native El Salvador.... Read more about Harvard’s hand across the bridge to citizenship: Annual dinner welcomes the University’s newest Americans

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Jury Finds Former Bolivian President Responsible for Extrajudicial Killings of Indigenous People; Awards $10M in Damages

April 3, 2018

Landmark litigation originated in Harvard Law School's International Human Rights Clinic

In a landmark decision today, a federal jury found the former president of Bolivia and his minister of defense responsible for extrajudicial killings carried out by the Bolivian military in September and October 2003. The decision comes after a ten-year legal battle spearheaded by family members of eight people killed in what is known in Bolivia as the “Gas War.”... Read more about Jury Finds Former Bolivian President Responsible for Extrajudicial Killings of Indigenous People; Awards $10M in Damages

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Computational problems of cosmic proportions: Cross-cultural, interdisciplinary program combines astronomy and data science

March 12, 2018

By Adam Zewe

Nearly 2,000 years ago, Chinese astronomers recorded what historians believe to be the first documented sighting of a supernova, a star that “dies” in a catastrophic explosion. Technological advances, from the simple telescopes of the early 1600s to the first computer-controlled supernova search in the 1960s, offered new insights into these dramatic astronomical events.... Read more about Computational problems of cosmic proportions: Cross-cultural, interdisciplinary program combines astronomy and data science