Anand Mahindra ’77, M.B.A.’81, has given Harvard $10 million to support the Humanities Center in honor of his mother, Indira Mahindra. The newly renamed Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard is housed in the Barker Center.
A large, multidisciplinary panel has recently selected 12 pioneering ideas for attacking type 1 diabetes, ideas selected through a crowdsourcing experiment called the "Challenge,” in which all members of the Harvard community, as well as members of the general public, were invited to answer the question: What do we not know to cure type 1 diabetes?
Stephen A. Greyser, Harvard Business School’s Richard P. Chapman Professor of Business Administration Emeritus, has received the 2010 Sports Marketing Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Marketing Association in recognition of his “distinguished career contributions to the scientific understanding of sports business.”
Harvard Business School Assistant Professor Michael W. Toffel has won the Emerging Scholar Award from the Academy of Management’s Organizations and the Natural Environment Division.
Youngme Moon, the Donald K. David Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, says mediocrity in competition is rampant, but it’s adventurousness that spells success. Just ask Google or Apple.
The first class of students in Harvard’s newest doctoral program gets ready to help transform public schools in America.
Harvard goes into overdrive in the summer months with a new crop of students ready to learn, and a variety of outreach programs developed for the local community.
Felda Hardymon, M.B.A. ’79, the M.B.A. Class of 1975 Professor of Management Practice at Harvard Business School, has received a Lifetime Achievement in Venture Capital Award from the National Venture Capital Association.
Harvard Business School (Harvard Full-Time MBA Profile) and Columbia University's Graduate School of Business (Columbia Full-Time MBA Profile) have joined a growing list of business schools that are adding courses on social media to their MBA curricula...
Harvard experts weigh in on a massive finance reform bill that draws praise, skepticism — and ire.
Noam T. Wasserman, associate professor at Harvard Business School (HBS), has won the Innovation in Entrepreneurship Pedagogy Award from the Academy of Management in recognition of his second-year M.B.A. elective course “Founders’ Dilemmas.”
A group of college undergraduates from around the country took part in a weeklong summer program at Harvard Business School in June designed to help them explore the business school environment through the HBS case method.
A group of venture capitalists and entrepreneurs met at Harvard Business School to explore the synergy between the two fields and the opportunities for moneymaking ventures moving forward.
A new exhibition at Harvard Business School explores the intersection of fine photography with product marketing in the 1930s.
University administrators gather to explore the issues surrounding the expansion of digital scholarship.
Harvard’s Commencement Day, May 27, included myriad sights, sounds, and experiences beyond the main stage. Here are some samples.
HBS professors Forest L. Reinhardt and Michael W. Toffel share the 2009 D. Alfred N. and Lynn Manos Page Prize for sustainability issues in business curricula.
Harvard Business School professor Josh Lerner has been named a fellow of the European Corporate Governance Institute.
Eight members of the Harvard Business School (HBS) M.B.A. Class of 2010 have been named winners of the School’s prestigious Dean’s Award.
Katherine Chon found her passion in opposing human trafficking worldwide, and her Kennedy School degree will provide new strategies for doing so.
Analysts from around the world gathered at Harvard Business School for a think tank on health care reform.
Associate Professor Monica Higgins has been promoted to full professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). Higgins’ expertise is focused on areas of leadership development and organizational change, and her work straddles higher education and urban public schools.
Richard Tedlow, the M.B.A. Class of 1949 Professor of Business Administration, says denial is everywhere — even in business. He examines why leaders let denial threaten companies, and provides case studies of organizations that have met challenges head-on.
The Civil Rights Movement spurred Harvard President Drew Faust to youthful activism and influenced her choice to become a historian of the American South, Faust told the Harvard Business School’s first-year class, urging students to keep their desire to make a difference at the forefront of their minds.
Nitin Nohria, the Richard P. Chapman Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School (HBS), will become the School’s 10th dean, President Drew Faust announced today (May 4).
With a culturally diverse student body and more than 80 languages and several hundred courses available for study, Harvard’s commitment is unmatched nationally.
Rosabeth Moss Kanter, the Ernest L. Arbuckle Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and chair/director of the Interfaculty Initiative on Advanced Leadership, has been named one of the “125 women who changed our world” over the past 125 years by Good Housekeeping in the May 2010 issue (released April 13) for the magazine’s 125th anniversary.
Harvard Business School Senior Lecturer Robert G. Eccles and his co-writer explain how business’s use of integrated and transparent reporting of financial and nonfinancial results adds value to companies, their shareholders, and the overall sustainability of society.
Harvard Business School Professor Rebecca Henderson delivered a talk last week in honor of Earth Day that offered a business strategy aimed at saving the planet.
One day after Earth Day, Harvard continued to celebrate the environment, rolling out a green carpet for the individuals, teams, projects, and Schools that have advanced the cause of sustainability.
Harvard celebrates 40th anniversary of Earth Day with dinners, fairs, films, and discussions.
CNBC show “Power Lunch” interviews Harvard M.B.A. students to gain insights into prospects for Twitter’s future business model.
Just over a century ago, one of the world’s leading mathematicians posed this question to a number of his colleagues:What ...
In 1900, renowned mathematician David Hilbert laid down a challenge to future generations: 23 handpicked mathematical problems, all difficult, all ...
Stephen Blyth, managing director of the Harvard Management Company, doubles as a faculty member in the Statistics Department, bringing real-world financial acumen to studying numbers.
Three Harvard Business School professors, Gary P. Pisano, the Harry E. Figgie Jr. Professor of Business Administration; Willy C. Shih, professor of management practice; and Clayton M. Christensen, the Robert and Jane Cizik Professor of Business Administration, were recently honored with 2009 McKinsey Awards, presented by the Harvard Business Review and the management consulting firm McKinsey & Company.
J. Sterling Livingston, a retired professor at Harvard Business School (HBS), died on Feb. 14 from multiple organ failure. He was 93.
Robert C. Merton, John and Natty McArthur University Professor at Harvard Business School and the 1997 co-winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in the Economic Sciences, recently received the Kolmogorov Medal from the University of London.
The customer is always right, but we’re always getting taken. Ranjay Gulati, the Jaime and Josefina Chua Tiampo Professor of Business Administration, prods businesses to readjust their resilience and mend the bridge connecting consumers with companies.
Harvard College Dean Evelynn M. Hammonds, announced the appointment of three House masters: Douglas Melton, Christie McDonald, and Rakesh Khurana.
In a panel discussion celebrating the Harvard Extension School’s centennial, three speakers discuss the moribund economy, offering advice that job seekers plunge ahead and reinvent themselves to prosper in the changed marketplace.
Earthwatch Institute, a leading international nonprofit environmental group, announces plans to move its headquarters and staff to a Harvard-owned building in Allston. The group hopes to build partnerships with the community and the University.
Podcast interview on health care reform with Regina Herzlinger, the Nancy R. McPherson Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School.
Intellectual inquiry and practical action were both on rich display at “Harvard and China: A Research Symposium,” a series of lectures, panels, and break out sessions held to mark the official opening of the Harvard Center Shanghai on March 18.
As a global university, Harvard not only attracts students and faculty from around the world, it sends them out, to teach and work, extending Harvard’s influence far beyond its local boundaries.
Robert Pozen, a Harvard Business School lecturer, poses long-term solutions for solving the problems of now. From the housing slump and the stock market to the big bank bailout, this book is a blueprint for reform.
In a University-wide race to reduce energy use and greenhouse gases, Harvard Business School shares its strategies for technology and behavior.
Gordon Donaldson, an influential Harvard Business School (HBS) professor, mentor, researcher, and administrator from 1955 to 1993, died on Feb. 12 in Parkland, Fla., at the age of 87.
Five years ago, Augusto Giacoman was commanding about 30 soldiers and leading raids in Iraq. Now he spends his days in classrooms alongside former bankers, engineers and other civilians earning a master's in business administration.
Holder of dual appointments in Harvard's Business and Law Schools, Subramanian utilizes theories of negotiating and auctioning to deliver this guide to successful transactions in today's marketplace.