Mark D. Jordan, a popular professor with appointments at the Harvard Divinity School and Faculty of Arts and Sciences, will leave Harvard at the end of the semester to take a position at the Danforth Center for Religion and Politics at Washington University in St. Louis.
Harvard graduates tend to underestimate the inequality of wealth distribution in the United States, according to a recent survey by Harvard Business School Associate Professor Michael I. Norton that was conducted through Harvard Magazine’s website.
The Harvard Black Men’s Forum issued an open letter yesterday in protest of the execution of Georgia death-row inmate Troy A. Davis, which was temporarily delayed by the Supreme Court Wednesday evening. Despite international controversy regarding the execution, Davis was executed at 11:08 p.m. last night.
Students from Harvard Business School and nearby schools competed yesterday in the 15th annual HBS Business Plan Contest, which provided contest awards of over $150,000 in cash and in-kind services to the winners and runners-up.
This past Friday, the cast of the 38th annual Harvard Business School Show—an original musical entitled “Somewhere Over the Footbridge”—parodied the life of Harvard MBA candidates in their final show after four days of performances.