Education: Where Has All the Money Gone?

Harvard gets bad news from Uncle Sam

It was bicentennial celebration week at the Harvard Medical School, the third oldest and probably most prestigious in the country. Ten Nobel laureates, including the three newest prizewinners (see MEDICINE), came to speak in symposiums, and 75 representatives of medical colleges around the world traveled to Boston to pay tribute. Along with the accolades came an unwelcome rebuke: this week the Federal Government will announce that the medical school may have to pay back $1.7 million given it in research grants. After an audit of how the...

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