May 2016

    • 26 May 2016

      Harvard Business School Celebrates 106th Commencement

      BOSTON—Harvard Business School (HBS) held its 106th Commencement exercises this afternoon with a diploma ceremony on its campus in Boston. Following an all-University celebration in Harvard’s Tercentenary Theatre this morning, nine hundred and twenty-two students received their MBA degrees in front of the School’s iconic Baker Library | Bloomberg Center. Read more.

    • 26 May 2016

      Harvard MBA Class of 2016 Honors Excellence in Teaching

      BOSTON—Harvard Business School prides itself on its world-class teaching as well as it leading-edge research, so that the teaching awards that honor excellence in both the first- and second-year curricula, determined each year by voting by members of the graduating class, are highly prized. Read more.

    • 23 May 2016

      Meet the 2016-2017 HBS Leadership Fellows

      The Leadership Fellows Program gives nonprofit and public-sector organizations the opportunity to maximize their effectiveness by leveraging the experience, energy, and analytical skills of MBAs for one year at a salary partially supported by HBS. Read more.

    • 20 May 2016

      MatchMiner Wins Harvard Business School Kraft Precision Trials Challenge

      BOSTON—Today marks International Clinical Trials Day, the day Scottish physician James Lind conducted the first clinical trial in 1747 aboard the HMS Salisbury of Britain’s Royal Navy. His systematic trial, which lasted six days and consisted of 12 sailors who were grouped into pairs and given a variety of oranges and lemons, developed the theory that citrus can cure the deadly disease scurvy. Through Lind’s pioneering idea, the importance of research in health care became a standard for drug discovery. Read more.