Harvard University

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Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with about 6,700 undergraduate students and about 13,100 postgraduate students.wikipedia
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Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with about 6,700 undergraduate students and about 13,100 postgraduate students.
Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Lesley University, and Hult Business School are in Cambridge, as was Radcliffe College, a college for women until it merged with Harvard on October 1, 1999.

Ivy League

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Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with about 6,700 undergraduate students and about 13,100 postgraduate students.
The eight members are Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, the University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, and Yale University.

Boston Brahmin

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Its curriculum and student body were gradually secularized during the 18th century, and by the 19th century, Harvard had emerged as the central cultural establishment among Boston elites.
They are often associated with the distinctive Boston Brahmin accent, Harvard University, Anglicanism and traditional Anglo-American customs and clothing.

Congregationalism in the United States

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The early College primarily trained Congregational and Unitarian clergy, although it has never been formally affiliated with any denomination.
Congregational practices concerning church governance influenced the early development of democratic institutions in New England, and many of the nation's oldest educational institutions, such as Harvard University and Yale University, were founded to train Congregational clergy.

James B. Conant

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James Bryant Conant led the university through the Great Depression and World War II and began to reform the curriculum and liberalize admissions after the war.
James Bryant Conant (March 26, 1893 – February 11, 1978) was an American chemist, a transformative President of Harvard University, and the first U.S. Ambassador to West Germany.

Harvard Business School

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The university is organized into eleven principal academic units—ten faculties and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study—with campuses throughout the Boston metropolitan area: its 209 acre main campus is centered on Harvard Yard in Cambridge, approximately 3 mi northwest of Boston; the business school and athletics facilities, including Harvard Stadium, are located across the Charles River in the Allston neighborhood of Boston; and the medical, dental, and public health schools are in the Longwood Medical Area.
Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts.

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

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The university is organized into eleven principal academic units—ten faculties and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study—with campuses throughout the Boston metropolitan area: its 209 acre main campus is centered on Harvard Yard in Cambridge, approximately 3 mi northwest of Boston; the business school and athletics facilities, including Harvard Stadium, are located across the Charles River in the Allston neighborhood of Boston; and the medical, dental, and public health schools are in the Longwood Medical Area.
On October 1, 1999, Radcliffe College and Harvard University officially merged, establishing the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard.

Association of American Universities

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Following the American Civil War, President Charles W. Eliot's long tenure (1869–1909) transformed the college and affiliated professional schools into a modern research university; Harvard was a founding member of the Association of American Universities in 1900.
The presidents of the Johns Hopkins University, The University of Chicago, Columbia University, Harvard University, and the University of California had sent a letter of invitation to nine other universities to meet at Chicago in February 1900 to promote and raise standards.

Radcliffe College

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The undergraduate college became coeducational after its 1977 merger with Radcliffe College.
Today, within Harvard University, Radcliffe's former administrative campus (Radcliffe Yard) is home to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, and former Radcliffe housing at the Radcliffe Quadrangle (Pforzheimer House, Cabot House, and Currier House) has been incorporated into the Harvard College house system.

Harvard Yard

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The university is organized into eleven principal academic units—ten faculties and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study—with campuses throughout the Boston metropolitan area: its 209 acre main campus is centered on Harvard Yard in Cambridge, approximately 3 mi northwest of Boston; the business school and athletics facilities, including Harvard Stadium, are located across the Charles River in the Allston neighborhood of Boston; and the medical, dental, and public health schools are in the Longwood Medical Area.
Harvard Yard, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is the oldest part of the Harvard University campus, its historic center and modern crossroads.

Harvard School of Dental Medicine

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The university is organized into eleven principal academic units—ten faculties and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study—with campuses throughout the Boston metropolitan area: its 209 acre main campus is centered on Harvard Yard in Cambridge, approximately 3 mi northwest of Boston; the business school and athletics facilities, including Harvard Stadium, are located across the Charles River in the Allston neighborhood of Boston; and the medical, dental, and public health schools are in the Longwood Medical Area.
The Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) is the dental school of Harvard University.

Harvard University endowment

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Harvard's endowment is worth $40.9 billion, making it the largest of any academic institution.
Harvard University's endowment (valued at $37.1 billion ) is the largest academic endowment in the world.

List of colleges and universities in the United States by endowment

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Harvard's endowment is worth $40.9 billion, making it the largest of any academic institution.
For example, Princeton University's endowment is smaller than Harvard University's, yet Princeton University's endowment per student figure is larger than Harvard University's at $2.8 million per student.

Harvard Medical School

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The university is organized into eleven principal academic units—ten faculties and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study—with campuses throughout the Boston metropolitan area: its 209 acre main campus is centered on Harvard Yard in Cambridge, approximately 3 mi northwest of Boston; the business school and athletics facilities, including Harvard Stadium, are located across the Charles River in the Allston neighborhood of Boston; and the medical, dental, and public health schools are in the Longwood Medical Area.
Harvard Medical School (HMS) is the graduate medical school of Harvard University.

Greater Boston

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The university is organized into eleven principal academic units—ten faculties and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study—with campuses throughout the Boston metropolitan area: its 209 acre main campus is centered on Harvard Yard in Cambridge, approximately 3 mi northwest of Boston; the business school and athletics facilities, including Harvard Stadium, are located across the Charles River in the Allston neighborhood of Boston; and the medical, dental, and public health schools are in the Longwood Medical Area.
Harvard University in Cambridge is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States, with the largest financial endowment of any university, and whose Law School has spawned a contemporaneous majority of United States Supreme Court Justices.

Charles River

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The university is organized into eleven principal academic units—ten faculties and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study—with campuses throughout the Boston metropolitan area: its 209 acre main campus is centered on Harvard Yard in Cambridge, approximately 3 mi northwest of Boston; the business school and athletics facilities, including Harvard Stadium, are located across the Charles River in the Allston neighborhood of Boston; and the medical, dental, and public health schools are in the Longwood Medical Area.
Harvard University, Boston University, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are located along the Charles River.

List of Nobel laureates by university affiliation

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, 160 Nobel laureates, 18 Fields Medalists, and 14 Turing Award winners have been affiliated as students, faculty, or researchers.
To be specific, some award-based visiting positions such as the "Morris Loeb Short-term Lectureship" at Harvard University and Guggenheim Fellowship are awards/honors without employment-level duty; attending meetings and giving public lectures, talks or non-curricular seminars are not employment-level duties.

Harvard Stadium

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The university is organized into eleven principal academic units—ten faculties and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study—with campuses throughout the Boston metropolitan area: its 209 acre main campus is centered on Harvard Yard in Cambridge, approximately 3 mi northwest of Boston; the business school and athletics facilities, including Harvard Stadium, are located across the Charles River in the Allston neighborhood of Boston; and the medical, dental, and public health schools are in the Longwood Medical Area.
The stadium is owned and operated by Harvard University and is home to the Harvard Crimson football program.

List of companies founded by Harvard University alumni

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In addition, Harvard students and alumni have won 10 Academy Awards, 48 Pulitzer Prizes, and 108 Olympic medals (46 gold, 41 silver, and 21 bronze), as well as founded many notable companies worldwide.
This is a list of companies founded by Harvard University alumni, including attendees who enrolled in degree programs at Harvard University but did not eventually graduate.

Harvard College

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In 1639, it was named Harvard College after deceased clergyman John Harvard, an alumnus of the University of Cambridge, who had left the school £779 and his scholar's library of some 400 volumes.
Harvard College is the undergraduate liberal arts college of Harvard University.

Louis Agassiz

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In 1846, the natural history lectures of Louis Agassiz were acclaimed both in New York and on the campus at Harvard College.
He emigrated to the United States in 1847 after visiting Harvard University.

List of American universities with Olympic medals

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In addition, Harvard students and alumni have won 10 Academy Awards, 48 Pulitzer Prizes, and 108 Olympic medals (46 gold, 41 silver, and 21 bronze), as well as founded many notable companies worldwide.

List of Turing Award laureates by university affiliation

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, 160 Nobel laureates, 18 Fields Medalists, and 14 Turing Award winners have been affiliated as students, faculty, or researchers.

Harvard Library

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The Harvard Library is the world's largest academic and private library system, comprising 79 individual libraries holding over 18 million items.
The Harvard Library is the umbrella organization for the Harvard University libraries and their shared services, such as access, preservation, digital infrastructure, digital imaging, and discovery services.

List of Fields Medal winners by university affiliation

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, 160 Nobel laureates, 18 Fields Medalists, and 14 Turing Award winners have been affiliated as students, faculty, or researchers.