Colombian President and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Juan Manuel Santos was honored with Harvard Law School’s 2017 Great Negotiator Award for his work to end his country’s 52-year civil war.
A new report from Harvard Business School Professor Michael E. Porter and co-author Katherine Gehl looks at the country’s dysfunctional political system through the lens of business competition to find practical, effective ways to improve how politics serves what should be its most important customers: average voters.
Forty mayors from the United States and overseas gathered in New York City for the inaugural session of the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative, whose aim is to promote urban innovation.
Year Up graduates reflect on the Harvard-affiliated program that changed their lives.
Economist Mihir Desai sets aside his usual academic work in a new book in which he uses plain language and stories drawn from literature and art to explain the basic principles of finance and show how deeply they are rooted in the humanities.
The high-end manufacturing and assembly workstations of the Maker Space will be open to all members of the Harvard community.
Harvard Business School and the John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have announced a joint master’s program aimed at shaping leadership in tech.
Q&A with HBS Professor George Serafeim on the response among corporate leaders to the U.S. exit from the Paris climate agreement.
Today the University awarded a total of 7,066 degrees and certificates.
Harvard Business School course focuses on case studies of black business leaders and their challenges.
Harvard-based program exposes high school students to the excitement and challenges of entrepreneurship.
Study says that female M.B.A. students may downplay their career ambitions if they sense doing otherwise will harm their marriage prospects.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited Harvard Friday for several private sessions with students and faculty to discuss some of the challenges she faced as the nation’s top foreign policy representative from 2009-13.
For retail, the revolution is being televised, or at least delivered through online screens.
Using the case-study method, Harvard Business School historian David Moss examines pivotal moments in American history where disagreement and conflict reshaped our democracy for the better.
Harvard officials, staff, administrators, faculty, alumni, and students stood alongside alumni veterans and active servicemen and -women at a reception at Pusey Library for an evocative exhibition that traces the interwoven histories of two of the country’s oldest institutions: Harvard and the U.S. military.
Faculty at Harvard Business School discuss how Donald Trump’s experience as a businessman may inform his approach to the U.S. presidency.
With President-elect Donald Trump pushing for a federal infrastructure improvement plan, Harvard faculty consider the needs and challenges that may dog the ambitious proposal.
On a visit to Harvard, best-selling author Michael Lewis talked about the deep friendship and pioneering collaboration of famed psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky, whose work created the field of behavioral economics.
Last year’s Presidential Public Service Fellows spent a summer answering Drew Faust’s questions “What is your responsibility to others? What values guide your work?”
New research from Harvard Business School Professor Francesca Gino suggests that by supporting “constructive nonconformity” at work, organizations can improve employee engagement.
Harvard Advanced Leadership Initiative fellows find new ways to explore life after one career ends and they move into the social sector.
Noted faculty across Harvard weigh in on the election of Donald Trump and what his presidency is likely to mean for the economy, presidential politics, and more.
First Harvard Women’s Weekend focuses on what’s been gained, and what’s still to achieve.
Leaders from the scientific and business world gathered at Harvard Business School on Oct. 6 to examine regenerative medicine’s scientific and commercial promise.
New research finds that being funny can boost your status at work.
The Internet of Things is growing ever more sophisticated, enabling everything from smart cities to automatic appliances. A Harvard ethicist says we should think not just about what we can do, but what we should do.
Danoff Dean of Harvard College Rakesh Khurana sat down with the Gazette to outline his goals for the year ahead, including the implementation of Harvard’s new single-gender organization policy, efforts to strengthen inclusion and investments in more social spaces across campus, and his life as a faculty dean of Cabot House with his wife, Stephanie.
National political dysfunction is crippling U.S. competitiveness, a major Harvard Business School report says.
Harvard University has established a six-year, $8.4 million research alliance with a group of Tata companies. The first-of-its-kind initiative adds a new leadership-development component to the University’s research partnerships.
A $32 million gift from Michael Bloomberg’s charitable foundation will support a new four-year collaboration with Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School to help hundreds of city mayors and their top staff members make government more responsive and effective for its citizens.
Experts discuss findings from a new Harvard T.H. Chan School survey about how workers say their jobs affect their health, and what companies can and should be doing to help.
Harvard Business School labor economist Gareth Olds discusses new research into the surprising relationship between entrepreneurship and the social safety net.
Former SBA administrator Karen Mills spoke about innovation and small business growth as part of her Ed Portal lecture, encouraging local small business owners to use the resources available at Harvard.
New research co-authored by Harvard Business School’s Michael I. Norton finds that dividing airplane passengers into first class and economy cabins fosters more incidents of air rage.
Officials gathered Monday at Harvard Business School to celebrate the opening of the Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center, a new multipurpose facility for students in HBS’ popular executive education program.
A Harvard Business School economist discusses the heated dispute between the music business and the tech industry over the federal law that governs the use of copyright-protected music on the Internet.
With its development plans approved by the city of Boston, Harvard is moving ahead on its plans to create state-of-the-art facilities for the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and other centers of innovation.
Harvard Business School, the Ed Portal, and the Harvard i-lab gave 30 local high school students front-row seats to how entrepreneurship works.
The Harvard Business School Club of New York will honor five alumni leaders at its 49th Annual Leadership Dinner on May 18 at the American Museum of Natural History.
Harvard Business School students, staff, and faculty are known for their sleek, polished style - sometimes with a hint of the unexpected.
Buddhist monk Tajay Bongsa wants to unite social and economic progress with dual master’s degrees in theology and business.
A Harvard Launch Lab startup headed by a Harvard Business School grad is focusing on the “battle between the ears” to transform people’s bodies, opening another front in the battle against obesity.
In myriad ways, Harvard is working across its campus to reduce energy use, curb climate change.
Say you’ve got $30 million to develop a five-year pilot plan for preventing and treating thousands of women in India who suffer from a serious ...
Harvard University has received unanimous final approval from the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) for its planned Science and Engineering Complex (SEC) in Allston.
New HBS research finds that avoiding sticky questions leaves a far worse impression on others than simply coming clean with unflattering answers.
Harvard has named Steven D. Fessler to lead the real estate development of the Allston enterprise research campus.
Harvard Business School M.B.A. students dig deep into texts of the Roman Empire to unearth lessons about leadership today.
Magnetic Interviewing founder and CEO Philip Blackett, an M.B.A. candidate at Harvard Business School, shared his failures and what can follow with students from Cambridge Rindge and Latin.