Harvard University http://ripr.org en Harvard Investigating Unconfirmed Report of Explosives on Campus http://ripr.org/post/harvard-investigating-unconfirmed-report-explosives-campus <p><strong>Update 12/18: </strong>Federal prosecutors are suing a Harvard student for causing the false alarm Monday, that led to an extensive search for explosives. They allege Eldo Kim sent emails to campus police and Harvard officials threatening that bombs would go off in buildings on Harvard Yard. According to prosecutors, Kim was trying to get out of taking an exam scheduled for Monday.</p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 15:12:14 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 26344 at http://ripr.org URI: University in RI or University of RI? http://ripr.org/post/uri-university-ri-or-university-ri <p>Even President Obama is talking about rising college tuitions as students return to campus. RIPR political analyst Scott MacKay&nbsp; talks about what this all means for our flagship public university, the University of Rhode Island.</p><p>The days are getting shorter, the breezes off our cobalt coastline are cooler. The rhythms of fall return. In our cozy corner of New England, a timeless harbinger of the season is students thronging college campuses.</p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 19:04:30 +0000 Scott MacKay 20553 at http://ripr.org Harvard announces major NFL study http://ripr.org/post/harvard-announces-major-nfl-study <p>Harvard University is partnering with the National Football League on a $100 million <a href="http://www.boston.com/lifestyle/health/2013/01/29/nfl-players-union-and-harvard-team-landmark-study-football-injuries-and-illness/aCGnf96h7ptWX2Lnp5MIiP/story.html" target="_blank">research project&nbsp;</a>looking into serious health problems&nbsp;among NFL players. The initiative announced in today's <em>Boston</em> <em>Globe</em> will focus on 1,000 retired NFL players to better understand and potentially treat a wide range of physical ailments.</p> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 14:05:09 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 9380 at http://ripr.org Harvard announces major NFL study