May 2011

  • 27 May 2011

    Professor Rob Kaplan Addresses MBA Oath

    On Class Day 2011 Harvard Business School hosted the nonprofit MBA Oath on campus for a public recitation of the oath by graduating students. The School has done so each of the last three years since the inaugural year of the MBA Oath. Students, their families and members of the faculty and staff attend the event. Read more.

    • 26 May 2011

      Harvard Business School Celebrates 101st Commencement

      BOSTON—Harvard Business School (HBS) held its 101st Commencement exercises this afternoon. At the diploma ceremony, held on the green in front of Baker Library/Bloomberg Center, nine hundred and thirty-six students received their MBAs, while eight were awarded doctorates in business administration. In addition, in conjunction with the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, nine graduate students earned Ph.D. degrees. Three other doctoral candidates received degrees earlier in the academic year. Read more.

    • 25 May 2011

      Healthcare Entrepreneur Kathy Giusti Addresses MBA Class of 2011

      BOSTON—In a moving speech today that was a central part of Harvard Business School's Class Day ceremonies, Kathy Giusti (MBA 1985) told the 936 members of the MBA Class of 2011, their families, and friends of a life-changing journey that began for her on January 12, 1996, when she was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a rare blood cancer that her oncologist told her was "100 percent fatal," as he advised her to put her life in order, since she had only three years to live. Read more.

    • 16 May 2011

      Dean's Award Honors Student Service to School and Society

      BOSTON—Four members of the Harvard Business School MBA Class have been named winners of the School's prestigious Dean's Award. The recipients, who will be recognized as members of two teams by HBS Dean Nitin Nohria at Commencement ceremonies on the HBS campus on May 26, are Andrea M. Ellwood, Brett C. Gibson, Kathleen M. Hebert, and Justine K. Lelchuk. Read more.

    • 02 May 2011

      MBA Students Comment on Turmoil in the Middle East and North Africa

      BOSTON—The Middle East and North Africa are in the midst of extraordinary political and social changes that have made headlines around the globe. This whirlwind of events is especially important to a number of Harvard Business School MBA students who have roots in the region. We asked five of them (including several who are also earning master's degrees in public policy at Harvard Kennedy School) to share their views. Read more.