Legendary Harvard Business School (HBS) Professor Walter J. Salmon, M.B.A. ’54, D.B.A. ’60, long one of the world’s leading experts on retailing, retail distribution, and marketing, died on March 8 at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston from complications of a stroke.
Harvard University announced 20 student-led teams on Monday as finalists in four Deans’ Challenges focused on cultural entrepreneurship, health and life sciences, the food system, and innovation in sports.
Exhibition at Harvard Business School’s Baker Library celebrates the rich career of one of the School’s most influential faculty members, Georges Doriot.
Harvard Law School grad and former Pixar CFO Lawrence Levy was on campus to talk about leaving corporate life to promote the benefits of meditation with his nonprofit Juniper Foundation.
Paul A. Vatter, Harvard Business School’s Lawrence E. Fouraker Professor of Business Administration Emeritus, died on Jan. 4 at the age of 90.
A recent HKS and HBS working paper studies the art of leveraging the truth to gain the upper hand in negotiations.
A recent Harvard Business School survey on U.S. competitiveness looks at how business is engaged with helping boost K-12 public education and whether these efforts are effective.
Investment experts at Harvard Business School explored alternatives for investors interested in climate change, from divestment to engagement, as ways to change corporate behavior.
Executive Vice President Katie Lapp and Treasurer Paul Finnegan spoke with the Gazette about Harvard’s financial landscape and the ongoing financial pressure facing the University.
The Bertarelli Program in Translational Neuroscience and Neuroengineering, a collaborative program between Harvard Medical School and the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland, has announced a new set of grants worth $3.6 million for five research projects.
HBS Professor Sunil Gupta discusses Apple Pay’s foray into the crowded race to disrupt how we shop.
During a talk at the Harvard Allston Education Portal, Professor Tarun Khanna explored the benefits of interdisciplinary problem-solving on health care, based on his HarvardX course “Entrepreneurship and Healthcare in Emerging Economies,” launching on Oct. 30.
Harvard Kennedy School and Law School experts say city life will be transformed by city governments that are plugged into technology.
Harvard’s i-lab is a safe place for students to take risks and explore potentially commercial ideas, like cricket chips, aerial drone service and repair, or a public service-oriented website to connect voters and officials.
A new Harvard Business School case study digs into the mystery and motives behind Beyoncé’s surprise 2013 album release.
The 11th annual Brian J. Honan 5K Run/Walk in Allston-Brighton on Sept. 20 brought together people from both sides of the Charles, including 600 Harvard runners.
PayPal co-founder and venture capitalist Peter Thiel talks tech startup strategies and why HBS students should ignore what most of their classmates are doing.
A new research paper co-authored by HBS Professor Michael I. Norton finds that calibrating the decision-making process helps drive our appeal and influence over others.
Panelists discuss how to make inclusion a central part of workplace culture.
Crisis management expert Herman “Dutch” Leonard talks about how the confrontation in Ferguson, Mo., was mishandled.
Mihir Desai spoke with the Gazette about the controversy surrounding tax inversion.
Max Bazerman, a leadership and applied behavioral psychology expert at HKS and HBS, writes that successful leaders must seek out what they don’t know to overcome the human tendency to turn a blind eye to unethical behavior.
Harvard Business School professor Nancy Koehn weighs in on the importance and the future of the sharing economy.
Harvard Business School’s John A. Davis, who chairs the Families in Business program, talks about the struggles that companies like New England grocery chain Market Basket face when family members are at the helm.
Rakesh Khurana became dean of Harvard College on July 1. On his first official day on the job, he reflected on the College’s power to transform undergraduates, and as a result to change society for the better.
Memorial Church has gained another dimension of resonance with the installation of a new bell.
Harvard Business School’s disruptive innovation guru Clayton Christensen uses crowdsourcing to accelerate the evolution of his latest theory on corporate investment decisions.
At Class Day ceremonies, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg urged graduates to confront hard truths and address wrongs they find in the world.
The Class of 1959 Chapel at Harvard Business School has served as a peaceful space of solitude and introspection since its completion in 1992.
Volunteers from the Harvard community joined together on April 25 to make the 12th annual Boston Shines a success. With 75 pairs of hands, they did just that.
The Bertarelli Foundation of Switzerland, co-chaired by Ernesto Bertarelli, M.B.A. ’93, has established the Bertarelli Foundation Health and Life Sciences Entrepreneurship Fund with a gift to Harvard Business School.
Harvard President Drew Faust convened a panel of top female leaders in media, business, and government to talk about the evolving role of women, and the challenges as well as opportunities facing women today.
In addition to conducting research and teaching about climate, energy, and the environment, Harvard faculty members also serve as expert advisers to policymakers, putting their science to work to improve laws and regulations and to foster understanding between the worlds of government and academics.
A new report by Harvard crisis-management and criminal-justice experts, and former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis, considers the factors that led to the successes and failures of last year’s emergency response to the Boston Marathon bombings and manhunt.
Two Harvard College students deliver pizza (with some STEM education baked in) to Cambridge middle school kids.
A classic Harvard Business School case about the Apple creation myth gets a Japanese manga-style comic-book reboot.
Harvard Business School has announced the launch of HBX, a digital learning initiative aimed at broadening the School’s reach and deepening its impact. In HBX, the School has created an innovative platform to support the delivery of distinctive online business-focused offerings.
Harvard University has announced 18 student-led teams as finalists in three deans’ innovation competitions focused on cultural entrepreneurship, health and life sciences, and design.
Harvard Business School brings together top leaders in academia, government, and business to consider and address the nation’s transportation and infrastructure shortcomings, which have led to a lag in global competitiveness.
A new research paper from Harvard Business School says food shoppers who bring their own bags are more likely than those who use disposables to buy healthy organic goods, but also treats like ice cream and chips.
Nobel laureate, psychologist, and best-selling author Daniel Kahneman joined Harvard University Professor Cass Sunstein at Harvard Business School for a wide-ranging discussion on behavioral science.
Harvard experts convened to discuss the big issues and parties at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland.
Students at Harvard Business School, Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School host the first University-wide conference on LGBTQ issues.
In recent years, Harvard has seen a 30 percent increase in the number of graduate students taking courses in allied Schools.
Once a risky and bold idea, Harvard Business School’s overseas FIELD program now is a foundational and transformative piece of the M.B.A. curriculum for students and faculty.
Rakesh Khurana, the Marvin Bower Professor of Leadership Development at Harvard Business School and co-master of Cabot House, will become dean of Harvard College on July 1. In a question-and-answer session, he discussed how his career and tenure as House co-master helped prepare him for the tasks ahead.
Three Harvard scholars offered their thoughts on what it means to lead a good life in today’s complex world in advance of a London talk sponsored by the Harvard Alumni Association.
Rakesh Khurana, Marvin Bower Professor of Leadership Development at Harvard Business School and co-master of Cabot House, has been named the new dean of Harvard College.
Harvard crisis-management expert Herman “Dutch” Leonard talks about the challenges facing N.J. Gov. Chris Christie and retailer Target after recent damaging news revelations.
A Harvard Business School working paper analysis looks at what matters for Major League Baseball teams trying to cash in on their Japanese star players.