June 2008

    • 20 Jun 2008

      Winners of 2008 Harvard Business School Business Plan Contest Ring Opening Bell at New York Stock Exchange

      Members of the start-up company Diagnostics-For-All were in New York City this morning to ring the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange. The company, which recently won the social enterprise track of Harvard Business School's 12th annual Business Plan Contest, will provide health care agencies and commercial organizations with a new generation of point-of-care tools to address the diagnostic and clinical management needs of the global medical community. Read more.

    • 19 Jun 2008

      Harvard Business School Names Brian Kenny Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

      Harvard Business School (HBS) has announced that Brian C. Kenny has joined the School in the newly created role of Chief Marketing and Communications Officer. He brings nearly twenty years of experience in planning, program management, brand development, and corporate communications to his new position at HBS. As CMCO, he will focus on the planning and implementation of all the School's marketing, communications, and public relations efforts around the world. Read more.

    • 17 Jun 2008

      Harvard Business School Celebrates 25 Years of Summer Venture in Management Program for Undergraduates

      Harvard Business School (HBS) will host 79 college students in a one-week management training program designed to increase diversity and opportunity in business education. For 25 years, the Summer Venture in Management Program (SVMP) has provided rising college seniors with a unique educational experience that helps them develop a broad understanding of today's business environment, and encourages them to consider business school as an option after graduation. The program will be held on the School's campus in Boston on June 21-27. Read more.

    • 11 Jun 2008

      Prof. Thomas Mccraw Wins Spengler Award For "Best Book In History Of Economics"

      Prophet of Innovation: Joseph Schumpeter and Creative Destruction (The Belknap Press, 2007), by Thomas McCraw, the Isidor Straus Professor of Business History Emeritus at Harvard Business School, has been selected by the History of Economics Society as the winner of the Joseph J. Spengler Award for "Best Book in History of Economics" for 2007. Read more.

    • 05 Jun 2008

      Harvard Business School Celebrates 98th Commencement

      Harvard Business School (HBS) held its 98Ph.D. degrees -- three specializing in business economics, three in organizational behavior, and two in informational technology management. Four students were awarded doctorates in business administration. Read more.

    • 02 Jun 2008

      HBS Leadership Fellows Program Announces 2008-09 Recipients

      Soon after they graduate this year, nine newly minted Harvard Business School MBAs will join nonprofit and public-sector organizations with the help of the School's Leadership Fellows program. Now in its seventh year, the program provides Fellows with a one-year position in a nonprofit or public sector organization where they can make a significant contribution. Participating organizations pay Fellows $45,000, and HBS supplements that with a one-year grant of an equal amount. Throughout the year, Fellows also benefit from access to HBS resources and return to campus for organized networking and professional development events with other Fellows. Read more.