An article by John A. Deighton and Leora Kornfeld is the first runner-up and winner of an honorable mention for the best paper published in the Journal of Interactive Marketing in 2009.
Although the United States is winding down its military operations in Iraq, it is ramping up its bilateral engagement in less dangerous and more convivial ...
Harvard names Mark R. Johnson as the University’s vice president for capital planning and project management.
A pair of building projects supported by the Harvard Business School takes aim at fostering leadership, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
Harvard panel examines fiscal problems of the past two years, and what it will take to restore the economy to health.
Harvard authorities across many fields offer their ideas on how to get the nation’s lagging economy back on track.
The South Asia Initiative welcomed Tarun Khanna, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor at Harvard Business School, as its new director.
A $10 million gift to the Humanities Center at Harvard will help bring the traditional arts of interpretation to more students.
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.