October 2019


  • 23 Oct 2019

    Confronting Climate Change: From Business as Usual to Business as Vital

    BOSTON—Harvard Business School (HBS) announced today the launch of Confronting Climate Change: From Business as Usual to Business as Vital, a two-week exhibit on display beginning Monday, October 28, in the Spangler Center, and running through Friday, November 8. The exhibit explores how companies in key industries are being affected by climate change and the business innovations that can mitigate the impact or facilitate adaptation to the new climate. Read more.

    September 2019


    • 26 Sep 2019

      Harvard Business School Online and The Greater Boston Food Bank Team Up to End Hunger

      BOSTON—The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) enlisted the help of Harvard Business School Online and its global community of more than 50,000 learners to address food insecurity through an “End Hunger” Challenge. The Challenge called for teams to develop innovative, cost-effective, scalable ways for pantries to deliver nutritious food to clients and develop ideas that could help end hunger in their own communities. Read more.

    • 10 Sep 2019

      New Survey Shows U.S. Businesses Taking Steps to Foster Culture Of Health, But Room to Grow

      BOSTON—In a new article published today in The Milbank Quarterly, a multidisciplinary journal of population health and health policy, researchers from Harvard Business School (HBS) and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, discuss the results of a recently conducted study that assessed the current levels of engagement by businesses in a corporate Culture of Health (CoH). Through the research, a tool was developed to measure private sector engagement in health and well-being across four dimensions and a baseline depiction of CoH activities was established. Read more.

    • 03 Sep 2019

      Harvard Business School Announces 2019 Goldsmith Fellows

      BOSTON—Harvard Business School (HBS) has announced the 2019 recipients of its Horace W. Goldsmith Fellowships. Established in 1998 by the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation and Richard L. Menschel (MBA 1959), a former director of the Foundation and a limited partner at Goldman Sachs, to encourage students from the nonprofit sector to attend HBS, these fellowships enable the School to award approximately $10,000 each to seven to ten incoming MBA students. Read more.

    August 2019


    • 23 Aug 2019

      John H. McArthur, Former Dean of Harvard Business School Dies at 85

      BOSTON—John H. McArthur, a member of the Harvard Business School community for more than six decades—as student (MBA 1959 and DBA 1963), as faculty member (beginning in 1962), as Dean (from 1980 to 1995), and as Dean and George F. Baker Professor of Administration, Emeritus—died on August 20, 2019 outside Boston, Massachusetts. Read more.

    June 2019


    • 19 Jun 2019

      Harvard Launches New MS/MBA Biotechnology: Life Sciences Joint Degree

      BOSTON and CAMBRIDGE—Harvard Business School (HBS) and Harvard’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) announced today a new joint master’s degree program that aims to prepare future leaders at the interface of life sciences and business. The two-year, full-time program begins in August 2020 and will confer both a Master of Business Administration from HBS and a Master of Science from GSAS. Students in the program will receive business training at HBS and life-science training at Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) and Harvard Medical School (HMS), coordinated by Harvard’s Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology (HSCRB) and HBS. Read more.