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Former UN Head Ban Ki-moon Receives Top Harvard Honors For Lifelong Service

Among the most respected and accomplished statesmen of his generation, Ban Ki-moon is best known for serving as the eighth Secretary-General of the United Nations from 2007 to 2016. Born in the Republic of Korea in 1944, Ban helped steer the UN through a volatile period that included the Arab Spring, nuclear pursuits in Iran and North Korea…

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Mayim Bialik: The Scientist Who Blossomed At UCLA

Mayim Bialik has spent a good part of her life in front of TV cameras: first as the title character of the 90s sitcom “Blossom,” and more recently as the nerdy neuroscientist Amy Farrah Fowler on the hit “The Big Bang Theory.” Bialik started her career as a child actress in the late 1980s…

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Actor John Cho Bitten By Acting Bug At UC Berkeley

Born in South Korea and raised in Los Angeles, John Cho worked hard to become one of the most influential Asian American actors of his generation. Cho first gained widespread praise for his role in the 1999 smash hit “American Pie.” Afterwards, the sharp-witted actor was applauded for breaking Hollywood stereotypes with his portrayal of Harold Lee…

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Obsession Seeker: DoorDash’s Tony Xu Encourages Stanford Entrepreneurs To Make It Personal

As Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of DoorDash, Tony Xu is one of Silicon Valley’s brightest stars and an example of the American dream realized. At the age of five, Xu and his family emigrated from China to the U.S. with only $200. Growing up, Xu’s family relied on low-wage service jobs and government assistance to get by…

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