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While vacationing on Block Island I discover a story of a teacher and Mississippi Freedom Summer fifty years ago.

Monroe Engel, who had a summer home on Block Island, went to Mississippi in the summer of 1964.

We have joined our Brooklyn family for the last few weeks of summer on Block Island, Rhode Island. 1,214 more words


5 Imperatives: Addressing Healthcare's Innovation Challenge

5 Imperatives: Addressing Healthcare’s Innovation Challenge (PDF)
Source: Harvard Medical School

1. Making value the central objective
In isolation, efforts to either reduce costs or improve outcomes are insufficient; we need to do both through care coordination and shared information.

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Police: Harvard Staffer Robbed At Gunpoint In Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE (CBS) – A Harvard University staffer was robbed at gunpoint early Tuesday morning near the campus.

The victim told police he was robbed by two men at gunpoint as he walked on Church Street at 2:50 a.m., according to Cambridge Police. 131 more words


Glenn Hubbard: B-schools must unravel lessons from crisis at the VA

Recently confirmed U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald has a big challenge on his hands, possibly the greatest he has faced in his distinguished business career. 650 more words


Científicos de Harvard desarrollan pequeños robots que pueden enjambre (VIDEO)

Prestada una página de manual de la naturaleza, un equipo de investigadores de la Universidad de Harvard han desarrollado una flota de robots minúsculos pueden se arreglan… 352 more words

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Black college students react to Michael Brown's killing, Ferguson violence

“Clearly they’re just trying to protect the officer. And they’re coming up with a lot of excuses to get around the big question ‘why the officer shot an unarmed man several times?’ 1,184 more words


Harvard Researchers Build Robot 'Army'

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CAMBRIDGE, Masss. (CBS Connecticut) – Call it the first ever robotic flash mob. Researchers at Harvard University say they created a huge swarm of tiny robots and made them take on different three-dimensional shapes. 247 more words