April 2017

  • 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.

    • 14 Apr 2017

      Professor John Quelch Elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

      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

      Harvard Business School Professor Julio Rotemberg Dies at 63

      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.

    March 2017

    • 16 Mar 2017

      Three Harvard Experts Explain How Economics Can Shape Precision Medicines

      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

      Two HBS Faculty Members Win Awards in Global Case Centre Competition

      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.

    February 2017

    December 2016

    • 20 Dec 2016

      Five Harvard Business School Doctoral Students Win Prestigious Research Awards

      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.