July 2016

  • 12 Jul 2016

    Prof. Howard Raiffa, Giant in Game Theory and Decision Analysis, Dies at 92

    BOSTON, MA—Howard Raiffa, Harvard University’s Frank Plumpton Ramsey Professor of Managerial Economics Emeritus (a joint endowed chair at Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School), who was for decades a pioneering, extraordinarily influential, and world-renowned scholar, researcher, teacher, and mentor in the fields of game theory and decision analysis, died on Friday, July 8, at his home in Tucson, AZ, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was 92 years old. Read more.

    June 2016

    • 06 Jun 2016

      Harvard Business School Inaugurates New Executive Education Center

      BOSTON—Harvard Business School (HBS) inaugurated its new anchor building in the Executive Education program - Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center—with a dedication ceremony on June 6, 2016. The ribbon-cutting ceremony included remarks by Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust, Harvard Business School (HBS) Dean Nitin Nohria, Massachusetts Governor Charles Baker, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), U.S. Senator Ed Markey (D-MA), and speaking on behalf of the Chao family: the 24th U. S. Secretary of Labor (2001-2009) The Honorable Elaine Chao (HBS MBA 1979) and Deputy Chairman, Foremost Group Angela Chao (Harvard A.B. 1995; HBS MBA 2001). Read more.

    May 2016

    • 26 May 2016

      Harvard Business School Celebrates 106th Commencement

      BOSTON—Harvard Business School (HBS) held its 106th Commencement exercises this afternoon with a diploma ceremony on its campus in Boston. Following an all-University celebration in Harvard’s Tercentenary Theatre this morning, nine hundred and twenty-two students received their MBA degrees in front of the School’s iconic Baker Library | Bloomberg Center. Read more.

    • 26 May 2016

      Harvard MBA Class of 2016 Honors Excellence in Teaching

      BOSTON—Harvard Business School prides itself on its world-class teaching as well as it leading-edge research, so that the teaching awards that honor excellence in both the first- and second-year curricula, determined each year by voting by members of the graduating class, are highly prized. Read more.