What does Harvard mean?

Definitions for Harvard
ˈhɑr vərdhar·vard

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Harvard University, Harvardnoun

    a university in Massachusetts

  2. Harvard, John Harvardnoun

    American philanthropist who left his library and half his estate to the Massachusetts college that now bears his name (1607-1638)

Wiktionary

  1. Harvardnoun

    Any of a number of places named for persons with the surname, including a city in Massachusetts.

  2. Harvardnoun

    A university in Cambridge, MA named after John Harvard, American clergyman and philanthropist.

  3. Etymology: Patronymic surname from a variant of Hereward.

Wikipedia

  1. Harvard

    Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Founded in 1636 as Harvard College and named for its first benefactor, the Puritan clergyman John Harvard, it is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States and one of the most prestigious and highly ranked universities in the world.The university is composed of ten academic faculties plus Harvard Radcliffe Institute. The Faculty of Arts and Sciences offers study in a wide range of undergraduate and graduate academic disciplines, and other faculties offer only graduate degrees, including professional degrees. Harvard has three main campuses: the 209-acre (85 ha) Cambridge campus centered on Harvard Yard; an adjoining campus immediately across Charles River in the Allston neighborhood of Boston; and the medical campus in Boston's Longwood Medical Area. Harvard's endowment is valued at $50.9 billion, making it the wealthiest academic institution in the world. Endowment income enables the undergraduate college to admit students regardless of financial need and provide generous financial aid with no loans. Harvard Library is the world's largest academic library system, comprising 79 individual libraries holding 20 million items.Harvard's founding was authorized by the Massachusetts colonial legislature, "dreading to leave an illiterate ministry to the churches, when our present ministers shall lie in the dust"; though never formally affiliated with any denomination, in its early years Harvard College primarily trained Congregational clergy. Its curriculum and student body were gradually secularized during the 18th century. By the 19th century, Harvard emerged as the most prominent academic and cultural institution among the Boston elite. Following the American Civil War, under President Charles William Eliot's long tenure (1869–1909), the college developed multiple affiliated professional schools that transformed the college into a modern research university. In 1900, Harvard co-founded the Association of American Universities. James B. Conant led the university through the Great Depression and World War II, and liberalized admissions after the war. Throughout its existence, Harvard alumni, faculty, and researchers have included numerous heads of state, Nobel laureates, Fields Medalists, members of Congress, MacArthur Fellows, Rhodes Scholars, Marshall Scholars, and Fulbright Scholars; by most metrics, Harvard ranks at the top, or near the top, of all universities in the world in its alumni in each of these categories. Its alumni include eight U.S. presidents and 188 living billionaires, the most of any university. Fourteen Turing Award laureates have been Harvard affiliates. Students and alumni have won 10 Academy Awards, 48 Pulitzer Prizes, and 110 Olympic medals (46 gold), and they have founded many notable companies.

ChatGPT

  1. harvard

    Harvard typically refers to Harvard University, a prestigious private Ivy League research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. Established in 1636, it is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States and is renowned for its rigorous academics, research programs, faculty, and distinguished alumni. The term "Harvard" can also refer to something associated or affiliated with Harvard University, such as in Harvard Graduate, Harvard studies, Harvard system of referencing etc.

Wikidata

  1. Harvard

    Harvard is a station on the Red Line of the MBTA subway system in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The third-busiest MBTA subway station, Harvard saw 21,868 entries each weekday in 2010, with only Downtown Crossing and South Station being busier. It is also an important transfer point, with subway, bus, and trackless trolley service all connecting to the station.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. HARVARD

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Harvard is ranked #23222 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Harvard surname appeared 1,098 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Harvard.

    54.1% or 595 total occurrences were White.
    40.1% or 441 total occurrences were Black.
    2.2% or 25 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.6% or 18 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Harvard in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Harvard in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Harvard in a Sentence

  1. Vijay Jojo Chokal Ingam:

    We did fight a Civil War to eliminate racial discrimination, and that’s why it’s a matter of considerable concern. chief Justice Roberts cut through all the distractions and exposed Harvard for their racism and hypocrisy.

  2. Nicholas Alahverdian:

    I had other problems — I dressed nicely. I used words that were not monosyllabic. I aspired to go to Harvard University or Yale. The DCYF receptionist and the security guard would nod and smile at the narrative for my future. The social workers would counsel me to dress with baggy jeans and speak like a child so as to not elicit beatings by the other kids.” Excerpt From: Nicholas Alahverdian. “Ignoble Inferno/ The Nicholas Alahverdian Lawsuit.” iBooks.

  3. Andy Jassy:

    I took my last final exam at( Harvard Business School) the first Friday in May in 1997, and I started at Amazon the next Monday.

  4. Mark Smith:

    It's easier to get into MIT and Harvard than it is to get enrolled as one of our donors, a lot of our donors are pretty excited to take something they do every day otherwise and save people's lives with it.

  5. Sonya Hightower:

    Air marshals are exhausted, they are having memory loss, they are being forgetful. At some point, they are working long enough hours that they are legally intoxicated. ... They can't move. They can't respond fast to things. And the agency was not prepared for someone to document that as well as Harvard did in their study.

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