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:
The Harvard Club of Shanghai is preparing for the 2016 Annual General Meeting ("AGM") for the Harvard Community in Shanghai.
Elections, Harvard Basketball team, and more. Don't miss it.
FRIDAY 11 NOVEMBER 2016
Harvard Magazine reports. "A week after Harvard Management Company (HMC) reported continued disappointing investment returns for the University’s $35.7 billion endowment, the University announced that N.P. Narvekar, chief executive officer of Columbia University Investment Management Company, has been appointed president and CEO of HMC, effective December 5..."
Harvard Magazine reports, "Harvard Management Company (HMC) recorded a negative 2.0 percent investment return on endowment assets during fiscal 2016, following positive returns of 5.8 percent in the prior year and 15.4 percent in fiscal 2014..."
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..."
We’ve long been told that the best way to reach our goals or to be satisfied is to try harder or strive more intensely, but pushing harder is in fact often counterproductive.
Come celebrate the holiday season with alumni from other universities and colleges. Bring your holiday spirit. Enjoy and network.
Come celebrate Harvard Athletics and network with your fellow alumni before the 2016 PAC-2 Crimson tips off against Stanford in Shanghai.
The Harvard Club of Shanghai is preparing for the 2016 Annual General Meeting ("AGM") for the Harvard Community in Shanghai. Elections, Harvard Basketball team, and more. Don't miss it.
FRIDAY 11 NOVEMBER 2016
The Harvard Club of Shanghai Speaker series is delighted to bring to you this timely talk - In January 2017, the most powerful nation on earth will have a new leader, after a drawn out and expensive campaign - but how does a US presidential election work?
In his recent book published this year, Developing China: The Remarkable Impact of Foreign Direct Investment, Professor Michael Enright has undertaken a ground-breaking analysis of the impact of foreign direct investment (FDI) on China’s economy.
Come mingle with alumni from the University of Michigan. Brian McKay, owner of Shanghai's best jazz bar - Heyday and UMich Alumnus, opens up his latest creation SHAKE for this October Mixer
大数据行业创业及行业应用的前景 | 为此，我们请到了在数据领域的一些创业者，通过一场夜话，来探讨大数据时代的现状和未来！
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!
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The Harvard Club of Shanghai is a valued alumni organization serving the entire Harvard community in Shanghai. Our membership includes graduates from all schools within Harvard University. The Club regularly organizes a variety of events throughout Shanghai, including monthly alumni mixers, lectures and talks, and other programs of interest to our members. Whether you are a long-term resident of Shanghai or just visiting, the Club is a great way to connect with fellow Harvard alumni. Apply today or learn more about Membership.