May 2020

  • 26 May 2020

    Claire Wagner Named Harvard Business School’s 2020 Student Class Day Speaker

    BOSTON—Claire Wagner (MD/MBA 2020) has been selected as the student speaker for Harvard Business School’s (HBS) Class Day celebration, held this year on Thursday, May 28. Claire was nominated by her peers and her speech was selected out of more than 50 student speeches. She is the first Class Day speaker with a joint degree from the medical school, and the first Class Day speaker to become a mother while at HBS. Read more.

    April 2020

    • 17 Apr 2020

      HBS New Venture Competition: Entrepreneurs Innovate in a Time of Crisis

      BOSTON—Late yesterday afternoon, video screens around the world were glowing as the winners of the 23rd annual HBS New Venture Competition (NVC) were announced. This year’s finale, which was all virtual in this COVID-19 era, featured 20 student and alumni finalist teams vying for $300,000 in cash and in-kind prizes. The top prize in the student business, student social enterprise, and alumni tracks was $75,000 each. Read more.

    March 2020

    • 26 Mar 2020

      Harvard Business School Professor Emeritus Bruce Scott Dies at 87

      BOSTON— Bruce Scott, professor, author, leading specialist on comparative economic performance of nations, a pioneer in the internationalization of Harvard Business School’s (HBS) curriculum who influenced generations of scholars and practitioners through his global research, course development, and teaching, died on Saturday, March 21, at his home in Cambridge, MA. He was 87 years old. Read more.

    February 2020

    • 27 Feb 2020

      Harvard Business School’s Rock Center Announces 20 Teams for Rock Accelerator Program

      BOSTON—Harvard Business School's Rock Center for Entrepreneurship has announced 20 teams that have been selected for the Spring 2020 Rock Accelerator. Each spring, the teams receive financial grants from a pool of $125,000 for the 2019-20 school year. The teams and funding are made in close consultation with the Rock Venture Partners Program, which includes MBA students interested in the venture capital industry. Read more.

    • 24 Feb 2020

      Three HBS Faculty Members Win Awards in Global Case Centre Competition

      BOSTON—Three members of the Harvard Business School (HBS) faculty, along with their research associates, have won awards in the 2020 Case Centre Competition. First presented in 1991, these annual awards, described by the Financial Times 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.