In light of recent comments circulating online and in social media, the Harvard Club of Shanghai offers the following reminder from William R. Fitzsimmons, dean of admissions and financial aid at Harvard College:
Harvard Magazine reports, "The University's endowment—its largest revenue source by far—was valued at $37.6 billion as of June 30, 2015 (the end of that fiscal year, and the most recent reporting date). In nominal terms, not adjusted for inflation, that was an important milestone.."
Harvard Magazine reports, "One of the oldest foundational stories in Chinese mythology recalls the Great Flood: a massive cataclysm in the upper Yellow River valley that persisted for decades..."
Harvard Magazine reports, "The University announced that Stephen Blyth, president and CEO of Harvard Management Company (HMC) since the beginning of 2015, has resigned. He went on medical leave in late May, as reported. The personnel transition comes at a critical time.."
The Harvard Crimson reports, "Harvard Business School officials dedicated the Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center last week, marking the first time in the Business School's history that a building has been named after a woman and a person of Asian-American descent..."
The Harvard Crimson reports, "...The Crimson’s annual survey of seniors asked the Class of 2016 about their backgrounds, their future plans, and their experiences throughout college, on campus and off. The survey garnered 906 responses—representing more than half of the class..."
Harvard Magazine reports, "Seats in the shade were in high demand in Tercentenary Theatre on the afternoon of the 365th Commencement Day. Graduates, trailing well-coiffed relatives, wandered the sea of off-white folding chairs, looking hopeful, then grim, then disconsolate. The well-prepared had arrived early, reserving entire rows with handbags, hats, and, in some cases, both the shoes off their feet..."
Bloomberg reports, "President Barack Obama's daughter Malia will take a year off after graduating high school in June before attending Harvard University in 2017, the president and his wife said Sunday in a long-awaited announcement..."
Harvard Magazine reports, "TH REGULATORY APPROVAL in hand for the Allston facility that will house much of its engineering and applied sciences teaching and research, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) now faces a diplomatically delicate challenge to all its professors: crafting a class schedule that by 2020 must accommodate undergraduates enrolled in courses on both sides of the Charles River..."
Harvard Magazine writes, "Under a dazzling spring sky, with just a hint of cirrus on the horizon—temperatures in the 70s, shadbushes and weeping cherries in full bloom, and leaves bursting to unfurl from every bush and tree on campus—Harvard Business School (HBS) this afternoon formally launched construction of Klarman Hall..."
Mr. Huang Shujun, VP iTutorGroup will share his trans-boundary experience. And few current Harvard College students will perform instruments as opening.
The July Final Friday Mixer will be held jointly with Harvard Club of Shanghai. This mixer is very important because Stanford basketball team will play Harvard team on November 12 in Shanghai Mercedes Benz arena as a part of PAC 12 NCAA game. Come join us for great drinks and food! and get to know your enemy!
The ban on free plastics bags in China in 2008 was one of the bigger events moving away from non-renewable materials. People have been highly acceptable of this top-down governmental decision and have responded in creative ways from re-using old plastic and non-plastics bags to making your own bag from old clothing.
Join the Harvard Club of Shanghai this Sunday, July 10th for brunch at La Maison. Join Harvard Club members, Harvard alumni and their guests enjoy a delicious summer brunch in a beautifully converted residence in the former French Concession.
TechCrunch Shanghai 2016 is the must-attend conference for the technology and Internet industry in China. Join fellow Harvard alumni for the 3-day conference filled with insightful discussion and valuable networking opportunities.
This is a great opportunity to explore and expand your Harvard Network; the last event drew more than 5,500 alumni in more than 75 global locations.
Revolution is not just about the environment—it’s about hope and inspiration. It’s a call-to-action with an uplifting message that tells us it’s possible to alleviate the damage already done.
The organic movement is gradually going from niche to mainstream; however, questions remain around affordability, transparency and scalability.
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