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THE U.S. JUSTICE DEPARTMENT filed a 37-page brief Thursday, saying Harvard has violated the law by using a personal rating system that improperly considers race. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/VICTOR J. BLUE

Harvard admissions discrimination lawsuit wins government support

NEW YORK - The U.S. government backed a lawsuit challenging Harvard University’s admissions processes as biased against Asian-Americans, as the case attacking affirmative action...

Ivy League rallies behind Harvard to fight admissions suit

NEW YORK - Yale, Brown and Princeton universities were among more than a dozen elite schools that endorsed Harvard University’s practice of considering race as...
ROCKY HILL SCHOOL has announced its first-ever female head of school, Diane Rich, would take office effective July 1. / COURTESY ROCKY HILL SCHOOL

Rich named new head of Rocky Hill School

EAST GREENWICH - For the first time since Dorothy Marshall founded Rocky Hill School in 1934, a woman will lead the now 84-year-old instutition.On Tuesday, Rocky...
IN A NEW STUDY, Harvard estimated that roughly 5,000 people in Puerto Rico died due to Hurricane Maria. The official death toll remains 64 people. Above, furniture sits in a home destroyed after Hurricane Maria in Corozal, Puerto Rico. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ALEX WROBLEWSKI

Over 5,000 Puerto Ricans died in hurricane, Harvard study says

NEW YORK - A new Harvard University study shows Hurricane Maria probably killed more than 5,000 people in Puerto Rico last year, even though the...

Unselfishness is one of the cornerstones of leadership

Steve Kerr, head coach of the Golden State Warriors, was asked the reason his team defeated LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers for the...
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