September 2008

  • 24 Sep 2008

    Harvard Business School Examines Crisis on Wall Street

    As the economic crisis began to spread from Wall Street to Main Street and beyond, Harvard Business School Dean and finance professor Jay Light convened a panel of fellow faculty experts yesterday to provide some explanation and perspective on the historic series of events that have thrown U.S. and world financial markets into a state of turmoil unseen since the Great Depression of the 1930s. Read more.

    • 17 Sep 2008

      Harvard Business School Names New Life Sciences Fellows

      Harvard Business School (HBS) announced today the first winners of its Life Sciences Fellowships. The Fellowship Program, established by the School in January 2008, awards $20,000 each to ten incoming MBA students with outstanding credentials from various disciplines in the life sciences. The annual merit-based Fellowships focus specifically on students interested in careers in life science-related businesses or organizations Read more.

    • 16 Sep 2008

      Prof. Emeritus Gerald Zaltman Honored for Contributions to Marketing Science

      HBS Professor Emeritus Gerald Zaltman has been awarded the annual Buck Weaver Award for Marketing. Established by the MIT Sloan School of Management in 2003 and sponsored by General Motors Corp., the award recognizes individuals who have made important contributions to the advancement of theory and practice in marketing science. He was selected from a pool of 25 competitors in recognition of his "long career in academic innovation" and for his influence on practice. Read more.