April 2015

    • 27 Apr 2015

      Harvard Business School “Topping Off” of the Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center

      BOSTON — Harvard Business School (HBS) held a “Topping Off” ceremony at the construction site of a new Executive Education facility—the Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center—on Friday, April 24, 2015, signifying the completion of the structural phase of the project. The 30-minute ceremony began at 11:30 a.m. with remarks by Harvard Business School Dean Nitin Nohria; former U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao (MBA 1979); Ms. Angela Chao, Deputy Chair, Foremost Group (AB 1994, MBA 2001); and Robert C. O’Leary, Senior Vice President, Lee Kennedy Company, the construction firm building the Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center. Read more.

    • 24 Apr 2015

      Learning and Leading in Space

      BOSTON—Speaking to a packed auditorium at Harvard Business School on Wednesday (April 22), Terry Virts, a 2011 alumnus of the General Management Program (part of the School’s Executive Education portfolio) had the audience transfixed to their seats. He, however, was literally floating in space, as part of a live video chat from NASA’s International Space Station (ISS). As the station’s commander and pilot, Terry, a colonel in the U.S. Air Force, has been aboard the vehicle since Nov. 23, 2011. Read more.

    • 24 Apr 2015

      Harvard Business School Stages Finale of 18th Annual New Venture Competition

      BOSTON—Food production and emergency phone calls may look very different in the near future thanks to the student grand prize winners announced at the 2015 Harvard Business School New Venture Competition (NVC) Finale, which took place Wednesday (April 22) before an enthusiastic audience in Burden Auditorium on the HBS campus. Read more.