The president of the Harvard Alumni Association today (May 27) announced the results of the annual election of new members of the Harvard Board of Overseers. The results were released at the annual meeting of the association following the University’s 359th Commencement. The five newly elected Overseers follow:Cheryl Dorsey (New York City) is the president of Echoing Green, a global venture fund that supports emerging innovators seeking to bring about positive social change. She is a graduate of Harvard College (A.B.’85), Harvard Medical School (M.D. ’92), and the Kennedy School of Government (M.P.P. ’92).Walter Isaacson (Washington, D.C.), former editor of Time magazine and past chairman of CNN, is the CEO of the Aspen Institute and the author of several books, including biographies of Albert Einstein and Benjamin Franklin. After graduating from Harvard College in 1974, he was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford (M.A ’76).Nicholas D. Kristof (New York City), a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, is a columnist and former international correspondent for The New York Times. He graduated from Harvard College in 1981 and studied law at Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar (M.A. ’88).Karen Nelson Moore (Cleveland) is a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. She previously served on the faculty of Case Western Reserve Law School. She received two degrees from Harvard, an A.B. in 1970 and J.D. in 1973, and is a past vice president of the Harvard Alumni Association.Diana Nelson (San Francisco), an advocate for education reform and a trustee of the World Childhood Foundation, is director of the Carlson Companies, which operates hotel, travel, and restaurant enterprises. She is a former chair of the Harvard College Fund. She holds degrees from Harvard (A.B. ’84) and Northwestern (M.B.A. ’89).The five new Overseers were each elected for six-year terms. They were chosen from a slate of eight candidates, who were nominated by a Harvard Alumni Association committee according to the election rules. Harvard degree holders cast 31,945 ballots in the election.The primary function of the Board of Overseers is to encourage the University to maintain the highest attainable standards as a place of learning. Drawing on the diverse experience and expertise of its members, the board exerts broad influence over the University’s strategic directions, provides essential counsel to the University’s leadership on priorities and plans, has the power of consent to certain actions such as the election of Corporation members, and directs the visitation process by which a broad array of Harvard Schools and departments are periodically reviewed.
The Jakarta administration has appointed five more hospitals in the capital city as referral centers for COVID-19 patients. They are Fatmawati Central General Hospital (RSU Fatmawati) in South Jakarta, Bhayangkara Police Hospital (RSU Bhayangkara) in South Jakarta, Mintoharjo Naval Hospital (RSAL Mintoharjo) in Central Jakarta, Cengkareng Regional General Hospital (RSUD Cengkareng) in West Jakarta and Pasar Minggu Regional General Hospital (RSUD Pasar Minggu) in South Jakarta.Previously, the city had appointed three hospitals in the capital city as hospitals for COVID-19 cases, namely Sulianti Saroso Infectious Diseases Hospital (RSPI Sulianti Saroso) in North Jakarta, Persahabatan Central General Hospital (RSUP) in East Jakarta and Gatot Soebroto Army Hospital (RSPAD Gatot Soebroto) in Central Jakarta. With the five additional ones, the capital now has eight hospitals specializing in the treatment of coronavirus disease 2019 patients.Read also: ‘No need to panic’: Jokowi tells people to stay vigilant, avoid COVID-19 rumors “The Jakarta Health Agency has prepared eight referral hospitals for COVID-19 cases,” Ani Ruspitawati, head of health resources at the Jakarta Health Agency, said at City hall on Monday as reported by kompas.com.Ani said the eight hospitals had 125 beds in isolation rooms for COVID-19 patients.Up until now, she said, the COVID-19 health post of the Jakarta Health Agency had received 3,580 coronavirus reports from residents of the capital.Two new COVID-19 cases were confirmed on Sunday, bringing the number of confirmed cases in the country to six.“Case 5 is a 55-year-old man, who is part of the Jakarta cluster,” Health Ministry Disease Control and Prevention Directorate General secretary Achmad Yurianto said on Sunday, referring to a number of suspected and confirmed cases connected to a Japanese woman who tested positive for COVID-19 in Malaysia after visiting Jakarta in February.Read also: COVID-19: Jakarta’s port tightens measures on foreign ships, bars crews from disembarkingCase 6, Yurianto said, was a 36-year-old man who was among the Indonesian crew members of the virus-stricken Diamond Princess cruise ship that was docked in Yokohama, Japan. The man is in quarantine on Sebaru Island in Jakarta’s Thousand Islands regency, together with 68 other crew members. (nal)Topics :
Facebook Twitter Google+ Nearly two months ago, Syracuse earned a berth to the ITA National Indoor Championship with back-to-back wins against then-No. 9 Michigan and Purdue. It quantified what SU head coach Younes Limam said before the season in regards to the Orange’s added depth. The Orange added transfer Guzal Yusupova and recruited freshman Sonya Treshcheva to enroll at SU from Russia, and they were earning key wins in both doubles and singles early in the season. But that hasn’t lasted.No. 32 Syracuse (10-6, 3-4 ACC) has played an up-and-down season and remains winless against a ranked opponent since its early 4-0 record. On Sunday, another opportunity arose against No. 15 Wake Forest (14-3, 5-1) in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The Orange’s top slots stepped up in singles to try and tried to spark a comeback, but their depth, the area Limam said was a positive of the squad earlier this season, was winless in a 5-2 loss.When the Orange came back from Oxford, Mississippi on Jan. 27 with two victories, it followed with its highest ITA ranking in program history: No. 10. Early in the season, the Orange were dominating singles play. But two Atlantic Coast Conference matches the following week showed them the reality of the ACC gauntlet. Losses to then-No. 19 Virginia and then-unranked Boston College, both 4-3.Sofya Golubovskaya and Treshcheva cruised to a 6-2 win at second doubles, which was futile as both first doubles and third doubles lost in tiebreakers. But No. 42 Gabriela Knutson and No. 77 Miranda Ramirez soon erased the Demon Deacons lead with straight sets wins at first and second singles — Knutson defeated No. 46 Emma Davis, 6-2, 6-4, and Ramirez beat unranked Anna Ulyashchenko, 6-4, 6-3. After dropping the doubles point, Syracuse was two points away from clinching their second ranked win of the year. At third singles, Sofya Golubovskaya took the first set, winning six of seven games, and both Yusupova and Dina Hegab battled back from dropping their first frames to force a deciding third set. At sixth singles, Libi Mesh struggled and was the only Orange player to fall in straight sets, 6-3, 7-6 (7-5). AdvertisementThis is placeholder textGolubovskaya couldn’t take advantage of her first set advantage, losing 1-6, 7-5, 6-3, and Wake Forest regained control, leading the match 3-2. Syracuse was now reliant on two comeback wins, and Hegab, who’s clinched multiple matches this year, was pegged to finish next. This time, it was WFU’s Anna Brylan that closed out the dual with a 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 win that earned the Demon Deacons a win. Saby Nihalani’s victory over Yusupova soon to follow pushed the score to 5-2.Syracuse returns home to play No. 22 Florida State next Sunday at 11 a.m. in Drumlins Country Club. Comments Published on March 17, 2019 at 2:43 pm Contact Arabdho: [email protected] | @aromajumder