August 2014

  • 26 Aug 2014

    Harvard Business School Honors Outstanding Graduates with Alumni Achievement Awards

    BOSTON—The Harvard Business School MBA Class of 2016 concluded their first day of classes on Monday by watching a live case discussion play out among five distinguished alumni, each recipients of the School’s Alumni Achievement Award. This year’s recipients of the School’s highest honor were: Gerald Chertavian, CEO and founder of Year Up; Ashraf M. Dahod, co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Altiostar Networks; Sheila Lirio Marcelo, founder, chairwoman, and CEO of; Jonathan M. Nelson, founder and CEO of Providence Equity Partners LLC; and Wendell P. Weeks, chairman and CEO of Corning Incorporated. The awardees were joined on stage by six incoming students, selected at random from the audience, for a case discussion on the troubled grocery store chain Market Basket, moderated by HBS Dean Nitin Nohria. It was a lively and enlightening example of the School's renowned case method in action, an exercise the class of 2016 will participate in several hundred times over the next two years. Read more.

    • 13 Aug 2014

      Blavatnik Fellows in Life Science Entrepreneurship Named

      BOSTON—Harvard Business School (HBS) has named its 2014-2015 Blavatnik Fellows in Life Science Entrepreneurship. These fellows, five outstanding HBS alumni who graduated from the School no more than seven years ago, will work with inventors from Harvard University’s research laboratories to promote the commercialization of innovative life science-oriented technologies. Read more.

    • 07 Aug 2014

      Harvard Business School Professor Max Bazerman Honored by Academy of Management

      BOSTON—Harvard Business School professor Max H. Bazerman, a renowned scholar in the field of applied behavioral psychology whose research focuses on decision making, negotiation, and ethics, received the 2014 Distinguished Scholarly Contributions to Management Award from the Academy of Management during its recent Annual Meeting in Philadelphia. Read more.

    • 01 Aug 2014

      Kaplan Life Sciences Fellows Announced

      BOSTON—Three medical doctors, four engineers and three healthcare management professionals are the 2014 recipients of the Robert S. Kaplan Life Sciences Fellowship at Harvard Business School (HBS). All are entering first-year students in the School's MBA program. Read more.