Harvard gets record donation from Hong Kong

(AGI) Houston, Sept 8 - Harvard University received a record350 million dollar (270 million euro) donation from afoundation owned by the Hang Lung Group, a Hong Kong-basedreal-estate company. The donation will be used to financeresearch and to tackle epidemics like that of the Ebola virus,humanitarian crises, social threats and environmental hazards.The funds will be allocated to the Harvard School of PublicHealth, which will change its name to the T.H. Chan School ofPublic Health, in honour of the family that made the hugedonation. . .

(AGI) Houston, Sept 8 - Harvard University received a record350 million dollar (270 million euro) donation from afoundation owned by the Hang Lung Group, a Hong Kong-basedreal-estate company. The donation will be used to financeresearch and to tackle epidemics like that of the Ebola virus,humanitarian crises, social threats and environmental hazards.The funds will be allocated to the Harvard School of PublicHealth, which will change its name to the T.H. Chan School ofPublic Health, in honour of the family that made the hugedonation. . .