Scholar who sees race, intelligence ties to speak at Harvard
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Scholar who sees race, intelligence ties to speak at Harvard

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Harvard University is hosting a talk by an author who co-wrote a book discussing racial differences in intelligence and touched off a boisterous protest earlier this year in Vermont. Political scientist Charles Murray, co-author of 1994’s “The Bell Curve,” has said his views are misunderstood. He says he hopes Wednesday evening’s … Continue reading

Harvard launches ‘virtual classroom’ for students anywhere
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Harvard launches ‘virtual classroom’ for students anywhere

BOSTON (AP) — The newest classroom at Harvard’s business school has no desks or chairs. Instead, the professor teaches facing a towering digital screen that stretches from wall to wall, filled with the live video feeds of up to 60 students tuned in from their computers. In the futuristic classroom, housed in a television studio … Continue reading