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8 Black investors discuss the intersection of race, tech and funding

Since the killing of George Floyd at the hands of four police officers heightened awareness about racial justice, the experiences of Black people in tech — and the industry’s lack of racial diversity — are getting new attention. In the tech ecosystem at large…

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6:12am PDT - July 7th, 2020

Only 40% of Harvard undergrads will return to campus this fall

Even though all coursework will be done online, tuition at Harvard will still be nearly $50,000.

harvard - CBS News
6:01am PDT - July 7th, 2020

Coronavirus: Anger over US decision on foreign students' visas

Foreign students whose courses move completely online may have to move universities to stay in the US.

harvard - BBC News
4:27am PDT - July 7th, 2020

Economists call for more direct cash payments tied to the health of the economy - Reuters India

Direct cash payments can improve financial security, boost consumer spending and may speed up the recovery, according to a letter from a group of economists calling on U.S. policymakers to keep providing direct cash payments to Americans until the economy is …

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3:13am PDT - July 7th, 2020

Economists call for more direct cash payments tied to the health of the economy - Reuters

Direct cash payments can improve financial security, boost consumer spending and may speed up the recovery, according to a letter from a group of economists calling on U.S. policymakers to keep providing direct cash payments to Americans until the economy is …

harvard - Reuters
3:00am PDT - July 7th, 2020

U.S. to force out foreign students taking classes fully online - Reuters India

Foreign students in the United States, numbering in the hundreds of thousands, will have to leave the country if their classes are all taught online this fall or if they transfer to another school with in-person instruction, a government agency said.

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1:43am PDT - July 7th, 2020

International students may need to leave US | Reuters Video - Reuters UK

International students in the U.S. with a fully virtual courseload will soon be forced to leave the country, as universities like Harvard shift to online instruction for the upcoming academic year. Gloria Tso reports.

harvard - Reuters
10:32pm PDT - July 6th, 2020

PRESS DIGEST -Wall Street Journal - July 7 - Reuters

The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

harvard - Reuters
9:39pm PDT - July 6th, 2020

Victress Capital, a fund founded by women to back women founders, just closed its second fund

Women start 40 percent of the businesses in the U.S., but they receive just 3 percent of venture funding. It doesn’t take a math whiz to recognize that such an extreme funding gap could spell opportunity, but it might help if you are math minded, a longtime i…

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6:16pm PDT - July 6th, 2020

Dozens of expensive private schools received millions in U.S. pandemic loans - Reuters

At least six dozen expensive private schools, including one where former President Barack Obama's children studied, got between $42 million and $104.25 million in loans under a U.S. program meant to help small businesses weather the coronavirus crisis.

harvard - Reuters
3:46pm PDT - July 6th, 2020

U.S. to force out foreign students taking classes fully online - Reuters UK

Foreign students must leave the United States if their school's classes this fall will be taught completely online or transfer to another school with in-person instruction, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency announced on Monday.

harvard - Reuters
2:35pm PDT - July 6th, 2020

U.S. to force out foreign students taking classes fully online - Reuters

Foreign students must leave the United States if their school's classes this fall will be taught completely online or transfer to another school with in-person instruction, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency announced on Monday.

harvard - Reuters
2:28pm PDT - July 6th, 2020

Harvard just made its choice between remote learning and bringing students back in the fall: both

  • Harvard released a statement on July 6 saying the university will continue all-online learning in the fall — but plans to allow 40% of its undergraduate student body to return to campus.
  • Those invited to the Cambridge, Massachusetts campus i…

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    1:21pm PDT - July 6th, 2020

Coronavirus | India’s COVID-19 fight will be a case study of failures in Harvard: Rahul Gandhi

The Congress leader puts up a video in which PM Narendra Modi had expressed the confidence of winning the battle against the pandemic in 21 days.

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11:04pm PDT - July 5th, 2020

Japan asks U.S. to extradite men accused of helping ex-Nissan boss Ghosn flee - Reuters India

Japan has formally asked the United States to extradite a former Green Beret and his son accused of helping former Nissan Motor Co boss Carlos Ghosn flee the country while he was awaiting trial on financial charges.

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7:27pm PDT - July 2nd, 2020

Japan asks U.S. to extradite men accused of helping ex-Nissan boss Ghosn flee - Reuters

Japan has formally asked the United States to extradite a former Green Beret and his son accused of helping former Nissan Motor Co <7201.T> boss Carlos Ghosn flee the country while he was awaiting trial on financial charges.

harvard - Reuters
1:05pm PDT - July 2nd, 2020

COVID-19 strain in Beijing outbreak may have come from Southeast Asia: Harvard study - Reuters India

A strain of COVID-19 that has infected more than 300 people in Beijing since early June could have originated in South or Southeast Asia, according to a study by Harvard University researchers.

harvard - Reuters
12:05am PDT - July 2nd, 2020

COVID-19 strain in Beijing outbreak may have come from Southeast Asia: Harvard study - Reuters

A strain of COVID-19 that has infected more than 300 people in Beijing since early June could have originated in South or Southeast Asia, according to a study by Harvard University researchers.

harvard - Reuters
11:35pm PDT - July 1st, 2020

'This impacts your life forever': How 1 school district addresses students' racism charges

As police departments and corporations face public reckonings over systemic racism, schools, too, are confronting accusations of racism from students.

harvard - USA Today
2:00am PDT - July 1st, 2020

Opinion: Princeton, Woodrow Wilson and my father

When I heard the stunning news that Princeton University was removing the name Woodrow Wilson from its famed School of Public and International Affairs in belated acknowledgment of the racist views held by the former US President and one-time head of that Ivy…

harvard - CNN
8:30pm PDT - June 30th, 2020

Wanted for graft, ex-Pemex boss to be extradited to Mexico from Spain - Reuters

The former chief executive of Mexican state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos, Emilio Lozoya, has agreed to be extradited from Spain to Mexico to stand trial on corruption charges, Mexican Attorney General Alejandro Gertz said on Tuesday.

harvard - Reuters
2:24pm PDT - June 30th, 2020

Frats, sororities say case over Harvard same-gender club ban isn't over - Reuters.com

Lawyers for a group of fraternities and sororities on Tuesday said Harvard's decision to stop sanctioning students who joined single-gender social clubs does not end their lawsuit alleging the school's policy discriminated on the basis of sex.

harvard - Reuters
1:52pm PDT - June 30th, 2020

UPDATE 1-Ex-Pemex chief, accused of graft, to be extradited to Mexico to face charges - Reuters.com

UPDATE 1-Ex-Pemex chief, accused of graft, to be extradited to Mexico to face charges  Reuters.com

harvard - Reuters
9:07am PDT - June 30th, 2020

Opinion: Dear Gen Z, don't give up on America just yet

In the age of coronavirus, young Americans are increasingly fed up with their country. But it seems there is another layer to our newfound dynamic of social distancing: this generation of "Zoomers" is also feeling increasingly separated from their American id…

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3:54am PDT - June 30th, 2020

Harvard drops single-sex club ban after lawsuit by fraternities, sororities - Reuters India

Harvard University on Monday said it would discontinue its policy of sanctioning students who joined single-sex clubs, citing a lawsuit by a group of U.S. fraternities and sororities who said the crackdown amounted to sexual discrimination.

harvard - Reuters
11:36pm PDT - June 29th, 2020