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Sunday, February 22, 2015

Harvard University

Harvard University was  established in 1636 and is located in Cambridge Massachusetts...... it is considered one of the most prestigious universities in the world
Walking the grounds around the University
Inside the Museum of Natural History which is the most visited on the grounds
The museum was created in 1998 to show the work of its three research facilities.....Comparative Zoology, Mineralogical and Geological and finally the museum of Herbaria
John F Kennedy was one of eight US Presidents that were alumni of the University
The campus sits on 210 acres of land and has an endowment of 37 billion
Harvard has approximately 21,000 students
The University was established by the Massachusetts legislature and named after its first benefactor John Harvard
To date there has been 335 Rhodes Scholars and 150 Noble laureates as part of the alumni
The University is planning a major expansion that includes two 500,000 sq foot research complexes
With programs in place, many public schools bring the children here to learn....... which is a great partnership for the future 
There are over 4600 Academic Staff within the its many buildings