March 2019

  • 29 Mar 2019

    Michael Bloomberg to be Harvard Business School’s Class Day Speaker

    BOSTON—Michael R. Bloomberg (MBA 1966), Founder of Bloomberg LP and Bloomberg Philanthropies, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Climate Action, World Health Organization’s Global Ambassador for Noncommunicable Diseases and 108th Mayor of New York City, will be Harvard Business School’s (HBS) Class Day Speaker on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. The ceremony, which will take place on the Baker Lawn on the School’s campus in Boston, will include a welcome from the co-presidents of the MBA Class of 2019, presentations of the Alumni Achievement Awards and Faculty Teaching Awards, and a student address. Read more.

    • 27 Mar 2019

      Harvard Business School Joins Farm Forward’s Leadership Circle

      BOSTON—Harvard Business School (HBS) has joined Farm Forward’s Leadership Circle. Farm Forward is a non-profit that promotes conscientious food choices that support humane treatment of animals and advance sustainable agriculture. Increasing the humane treatment of animals also has a positive impact on human health since over 80% of antibiotics sold in the United States are used to treat farm animals living in cramped conditions. This contributes to antibiotic resistance in humans according to the Center for Disease Control. Read more.

    • 06 Mar 2019

      Two HBS Faculty Members Win Awards in Global Case Centre Competition

      BOSTON—Two members of the Harvard Business School (HBS) faculty, along with their research associates, have won awards in the 2019 Case Centre Competition. First presented in 1991, these annual awards, which the Financial Times has described 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.