19 Apr 2017
Two Harvard Business School MBA Students Are Awarded a Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans
BOSTON—The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans, a graduate school fellowship for outstanding immigrants and children of immigrants in the United States, has announced their 2017 recipients. Two Harvard Business School (HBS) students, Caleb Gayle (a member of the MBA Class of 2019 as a joint degree candidate at HBS and the Harvard Kennedy School) and Peter Hong (MBA 2018) were selected from 1,775 applicants for 30 fellowships and chosen for their potential to make significant contributions to US society, culture, or their academic field. They will receive up to $90,000 in funding for their graduate school education. Read more.
18 Apr 2017
BOSTON—Harvard Business School held a topping off ceremony today for Klarman Hall, a new convening center expected to open in 2018 at the southeastern end of campus. The ceremony traditionally marks the halfway point of a building’s construction and is commemorated by signing and raising the highest beam in the building’s framework. Read more.
14 Apr 2017
John A. Quelch, a marketing and health care expert who is the Charles Edward Wilson Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School as well as professor of health policy and management at Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. Read more.
06 Apr 2017
Julio J. Rotemberg, the William Ziegler Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School for two decades and a pioneering and influential economist who developed an econometric approach to modeling the macroeconomy, died of cancer on April 2 at his home in Newton, Mass. He was 63 years old. Read more.
30 Mar 2017
Cuts in National Institutes of Health budget could impact patients and innovation Read more.
16 Mar 2017
BOSTON—Many public and private efforts focus on research in precision medicine, the process by which genomic information and other characteristics of a patient’s disease are used to predict which treatments will be most effective. Scientific initiatives alone, however, will not deliver such medicines without strong incentives to bring them to market. An article to be published in Science on Friday, March 17, 2017, examines the unique economics of precision medicines in the United States and the factors that impact their development, pricing, and access. Read more.
08 Mar 2017
BOSTON—Two members of the Harvard Business School (HBS) faculty, along with their research associates, have won awards in the 2017 Case Centre Competition. First presented in 1991, these annual awards, which the Financial Times has described as the “the business school Oscars,” aim to recognize worldwide excellence in case writing and raise the profile of the case method, the centerpiece of participant-centered, discussion-based learning. Read more.
01 Mar 2017
BOSTON—HBX, Harvard Business School’s digital learning initiative, is launching Managing Your Career Development, a seven-session program offered via HBX Live that will teach skills to deliberately and productively manage a dynamic career. Read more.
13 Feb 2017
Harvard Business School’s 20th Anniversary New Venture Competition to offer a record $300,000 in Prizes to Student Businesses, Social Enterprises, and Alumni Ventures
BOSTON—In April, Harvard students and alumni will compete for $300,000 in cash prizes to fund their startup dreams in the 20th Anniversary New Venture Competition. Past competition winners and participants will also return to campus for programs and a celebratory 20th Anniversary New Venture Competition Finale on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Read more.
20 Dec 2016
The Harvard Business School Doctoral Programs and their faculty chair, David Scharfstein, the School’s Edmund Cogswell Converse Professor of Finance and Banking, have announced four recipients of the 2016 Wyss Awards for Excellence in Doctoral Research as well as one winner of the Martin Awards for Excellence in Business Economics. The prizes are presented each year based on excellence in innovative dissertation research. Read more.