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Solzhenitsyn’s reception in the West

This is a very good article by Lee Congdon about Alexandr Solzhenitsyn. I think that Congdon is right about Solzhenitsyn, and that Solzhenitsyn was, as usual, right. 185 more words

Politics/Current Events

The Anger of Achilles: Analyzing the Iliad

Passion Project: Week One

During this week I completed Week One of the course. This included two introductory readings about Greek Heroism, a handout regarding the kleos (or Glory) of Greek heroes such as Achilles and Hercules and finally an hour long lecture analyzing the Iliad. 431 more words


Harvard Fosters U.S-China Cultural Exchange

China Rilin Construction Group has worked to connect the American and Chinese markets since its establishment in 1998, expanding its presence through West Legend Corporation and supporting cultural exchange through involvement in academia. 137 more words

China Rilin Construction Group

10 colleges that have the most billionaire graduates

Fortune magazine is reporting today on a survey by market research firm WealthX and financial services company UBS that focuses on the world’s billionaires.

The report discloses that 68% of the world’s richest hold at least a four-year degree and that — probably no surprise here — Harvard University has the most billionaire alumni with 52. 92 more words


Here's Why Size Matters In Fundraising

The Boston Globe has a great article today that illustrates why bigger organizations have an advantage in fundraising.  Harvard’s scientists are struggling for funding because government grants are getting even scarcer.  272 more words

Major Gifts

Alumni Relations News Roundup

Ohio State Launches Office to Connect Alumni with Volunteer Options

Ohio State University has launched a new tool to connect alumni and members of the Buckeye community with volunteer opportunities. 160 more words

Alumni Engagement

Elizabeth Warren (1949)

Elizabeth Warren’s humble start was in Oklahoma, working as a waitress at her aunt’s restaurant, responding to financial need after her father’s heart attack.  Her formidable debating skills were no use there, so she took them to George Washington University via a scholarship at age 16.  149 more words