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Mark Twain's House Takes on Mark Twain's House

Cindy Lovell | Posted 08.31.2013 | Travel
Cindy Lovell

Whether drawn to Mark Twain by a certain nostalgia that includes fishing and hooky-playing or because of his fiery social criticism, readers can't seem to put Twain's books down.

Mark Twain Words & Music: A Stylish Miracle to Fend Off Hard Times

Cindy Lovell | Posted 06.08.2012 | Home
Cindy Lovell

With attendance dwindling and the economy uncertain, museums -- especially those without a healthy endowment -- are getting creative. And proactive.

The Largest University Endowments

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Colleges and universities are reporting modest increases in their endowments, indicating a return to "relative normalcy," according to Inside Higher E...

At Dartmouth And Cornell, Students Shamed For Not Giving To Class Gift Funds

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Members of the Cornell and Dartmouth senior gift committees shamed their peers who opted not to contribute to senior class gift funds, according to th...

Harvard Stops Free-Tuition Program For Students Pledging To Go Into Public Law

AP | RUSSELL CONTRERAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Harvard University's law school will stop offering a year of free tuition to students who go into public service law after gr...

Harvard's Endowment Drops Sharply Amid Recession

AP | BOB SALSBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BOSTON — The total value of Harvard's endowment plunged nearly 30 percent in the last fiscal year as the Ivy League institution's portfolio was ...