May 2018

    • 11 May 2018

      Two HBS Faculty Honored by Aspen Institute Business & Society Program

      BOSTON—Two Harvard Business School (HBS) faculty members, Rebecca Henderson, Harvard’s John and Natty McArthur University Professor, and Jakurski Family Associate Professor George Serafeim have received a 2017 Ideas Worth Teaching Award from the Aspen Institute Business & Society Program. The Program works with business executives and scholars to align business decisions and investment with the long-term health of society. Read more.

    • 10 May 2018

      Founders of African American Student Union (AASU) at Harvard Business School Awarded W.E.B. Du Bois Medals

      BOSTON—Four founding members of the African American Student Union (AASU) at Harvard Business School (HBS)--Clifford Darden (MBA 1969, DBA 1982), Lillian Lincoln Lambert (MBA 1969), Theodore Lewis (MBA 1969), and Leroy Willis (MBA 1969)--were recently awarded the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal, Harvard University’s highest honor in the field of African and African American studies, during a special conference at the School, AASU50. Attendees included several hundred Harvard Business School alumni, faculty, staff, and current students. Read more.

    April 2018

    • 23 Apr 2018

      Two Future Harvard Business School Students Receive Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

      BOSTON—The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans, a graduate school program for immigrants and children of immigrants, has recently announced that Seul (Kathy) Ku, who will be an MBA student at Harvard Business School after furthering her studies for an MD degree at the Stanford University School of Medicine, and Angela Tian Ma, who has been admitted to Harvard’s PhD program in business economics, are recipients of Soros Fellowships to their graduate studies. They are among the 30 Fellows selected this year from a pool of 1,766 applicants for their potential to make significant contributions to US society, culture, or their academic fields. The 2018 Fellows are all the children of immigrants, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) recipients, green card holders, or naturalized citizens. Read more.

    • 20 Apr 2018

      Professor Rebecca Henderson Elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

      BOSTON—Rebecca M. Henderson, Harvard’s John and Natty McArthur University Professor, based at Harvard Business School, has been elected to membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Founded in 1780 by John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and George Washington, among other notables, the Academy has long been one of the most prestigious honorary societies in the United States, celebrating exceptional scholars, leaders, artists, and innovators in this country and abroad and engaging them in sharing knowledge and addressing the many challenges facing the world. Among current members are more than 250 Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winners. Read more.

    • 19 Apr 2018

      Harvard Business School Names Winners of 21st New Venture Competition at Finale

      BOSTON—Yesterday evening in Harvard Business School’s Shad Hall, 12 student and alumni finalist teams made their pitches for $315,000 in cash prizes, plus in-kind prizes, at the Finale of the 21st annual HBS New Venture Competition (NVC). The top prize in the student business, student social enterprise, and alumni tracks was $75,000 each. The finalists advanced through several rounds of judging. More than 300 judges, many of them HBS graduates, from such fields as venture capital, private equity, law, accounting, philanthropy, impact investing, and social entrepreneurship vigorously reviewed the new ventures. Read more.