HARVARD UNIVERSITY Tour Boston Massachusetts USA – Summer 2015

HARVARD UNIVERSITY Tour Boston Massachusetts USA – Summer 2015

Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, established 1636, whose history, influence and wealth have made it one of the most prestigious universities in the world.

Established originally by the Massachusetts legislature and soon thereafter named for John Harvard (its first benefactor), Harvard is the United States’ oldest institution of higher learning, and the Harvard Corporation (formally, the President and Fellows of Harvard College) is its first chartered corporation. Although never formally affiliated with any denomination, the early College primarily trained Congregationalist and Unitarian clergy. 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. 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. 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. The undergraduate college became coeducational after its 1977 merger with Radcliffe College.

The University is organized into eleven separate academic units—ten faculties and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study—with campuses throughout the Boston metropolitan area: its 209-acre (85 ha) main campus is centered on Harvard Yard in Cambridge, approximately 3 miles (5 km) 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 has the largest financial endowment of any academic institution in the world, standing at $36.4 billion.

Harvard is a large, highly residential research university. The nominal cost of attendance is high, but the University’s large endowment allows it to offer generous financial aid packages. It operates several arts, cultural, and scientific museums, alongside the Harvard Library, which is the world’s largest academic and private library system, comprising 79 individual libraries with over 18 million volumes. Harvard’s alumni include eight U.S. presidents, several foreign heads of state, 62 living billionaires, 335 Rhodes Scholars, and 242 Marshall Scholars. To date, some 150 Nobel laureates and 5 Fields Medalists (when awarded) have been affiliated as students, faculty, or staff.

Harvard University is a private institution that was founded in 1636. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,694, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 5,076 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Harvard University’s ranking in the 2016 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 2. Its tuition and fees are $45,278 (2015-16).

Harvard is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, just outside ofBoston. Harvard’s extensive library system houses the oldest collection in the United States and the largest private collection in the world. There is more to the school than endless stacks, though: Harvard’s athletic teams compete in the Ivy League, and every football season ends with “The Game,” an annual matchup between storied rivals Harvard and Yale. At Harvard, on-campus residential housing is an integral part of student life. Freshmen live around the Harvard Yard at the center of campus, after which they are placed in one of 12 undergraduate houses for their remaining three years. Although they are no longer recognized by the university as official student groups, the eight all-male “final clubs” serve as social organizations for some undergraduate students; Harvard also has five female clubs.

In addition to the College, Harvard is made up of 13 other schools and institutes, including the top-ranked Business School andMedical School and the highly ranked Graduate Education School,School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Law School and John F. Kennedy School of Government. Eight U.S. presidents graduated from Harvard College, including Franklin Delano Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy. Other notable alumni include Henry David Thoreau, Helen Keller, Yo-Yo Ma and Tommy Lee Jones. In 1977, Harvard signed an agreement with sister institute Radcliffe College, uniting them in an educational partnership serving male and female students, although they did not officially merge until 1999. Harvard also has the largest endowment of any school in the world.

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4 thoughts on “HARVARD UNIVERSITY Tour Boston Massachusetts USA – Summer 2015

  1. Ian Leipper

    For a complete record from the government and our international community, you can serve a civil subpoena duces tecum upon a court of justice in accordance with the instructions provided on my facebook profile, starting at the top of the wall and working through each post and reply. Help hold the politicians accountable with discovery and make some money as reparations for civil violations against you and your communities: http://www.facebook.com/ileipper

  2. JB Smith

    The American Reinvestment and Recovery Act and the brain
    initiative are the worst scams ever perpetrated on the American people. Former
    U. S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin Warns: Biochips Hazardous to Your Health:
    Warning, biochips may cause behavioral changes and high suicide rates. State
    Attorney Generals are to revoke the licenses of doctors and dentists that
    implant chips in patients. Chip used illegally for GPS, tracking, organized
    crime, communication and torture. Virginia state police have been implanting
    citizens without their knowledge and consent for years and they are dying!
    Check out William and Mary’s site to see the torture enabled by the biochip and
    the Active Denial System. See Terrorism and Mental Health by Amin Gadit or A
    Note on Uberveillance by MG & Katina Michael or Safeguards in a World of
    Ambient Intelligence by Springer or Mind Control, Microchip Implants and
    Cybernetics. Check out the audio spotlight by Holosonics. The truth is the
    biochip works like a sim card. It received pulsed modulated laser beams and
    millimeter wave which it converts into electromagnetic waves that your brain
    interprets into digital images and sound. It then takes what your brain sees
    and hears and converts electromagnetic waves into digital and acoustic waves
    that a computer translates into audio and video. In other words, it allows law
    enforcement to see what you see, hear what you hear and communicate directly
    with your brain.


    “Former Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
    director and now Google Executive, Regina E. Dugan, has unveiled a super small,
    ingestible microchip that we can all be expected to swallow by 2017. “A means
    of authentication,” she calls it, also called an electronic tattoo, which

    takes  NSA spying to whole new levels. She talks of the ‘mechanical mismatch
    problem between machines and humans,’ and specifically targets 10 – 20 year
    olds in her rant about the wonderful qualities of this new technology that can
    stretch in the human body and still be functional. Hailed as a ‘critical shift
    for research and medicine,’ these biochips would not only allow full access to insurance
    companies and government agencies to our pharmaceutical med-taking compliancy
    (or lack thereof), but also a host of other aspects of our lives which are
    truly none of their business, and certainly an extension of the removal of our
    freedoms and rights.” Google News


    The ARRA authorizes payments to the states in an effort
    to encourage Medicaid Providers to adopt and use “certified EHR technology” aka
    biochips. ARRA will match Medicaid $5 for every $1 a state provides. Hospitals
    are paid $2 million to create “crisis stabilization wards” (Gitmo’s) where
    state police torture people – even unto death. They stopped my heart 90 times
    in 6 hours. Virginia Beach EMT’s were called to the scene. Mary E.
    Schloendorff, v. The Society of New York Hospital 105 N. E. 92, 93 (N. Y. 1914)
    Justice Cardozo states, “every human being of adult years and sound mind has a
    right to determine what shall be done with his own body; and a surgeon who
    performs an operation without his patient’s consent, commits an assault, for
    which he is liable in damages. (Pratt v Davis, 224 Ill. 300; Mohr v Williams,
    95 Minn. 261.) This case precedent requires police to falsely arrest you
    or kidnap you and call you a mental health patient in order to force the
    implant on you. You can also be forced to have a biochip if you have an
    infectious disease – like Eboli or Aids.

    Coalition of Justice vs the City of Hampton, VA settled a case out of court for
    $500,000 and removal of the biochip. Torture is punishable by $1,000 per day up
    to $2 million; Medical battery is worth $2.05 million. They told my family
    it was the brain initiative. I checked with the oversight board, and it is not!
    Mark Warner told me it was research with the Active Denial System by the
    College of William and Mary, the USAF, and state and local law enforcement. It
    is called IBEX and it is excruciating. I have had 3 surgeries at the site of
    the implant and need another. It causes cancer! I've been tortured for 8 years
    by Virginia law enforcement. Thousands of innocent Virginians are being
    tortured and murdered by criminal cops.  Please help us get the word out
    to end these heinous atrocities.  The pain is 24/7.  The VA DCJS sent
    me a letter stating cops can get keys to anyone's home and steal anything they
    please.  The governor knows and takes his cut.  Senator Kaine said
    the FBI is not involved so he can't help.  Check out Virginia's Casual
    Disregard for the Constitution at forbes dot com.  Check out Richard
    Cain's case.  They are torturing infants and children.  The active
    denial system comes in rifle form and can murder without leaving a mark. I
    have had two heart attacks and am blessed to be alive.  We need to make
    the nation aware to stop these thugs. Now a Dr. Whaley of the Medical
    Examiner’s office reports covering up murders by cops and selling brains for
    $6250 each to the NIH. Beware of Riverside and Sentara Hospital. Beware of Dr.
    Lawrence Chang, Pariser Dermatology, Dr. Nicole Nelson and Riverside
    Emergency Room Phsyicians, and Dr. Denis Cruff and Hampton Sentara Surgeons and
    Tidewater Multi-specialty Group and Dr. Elizabeth Cooper. Most of all, beware
    of state and local police in Virginia. 
    Please help us.


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