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Divinity School Professor To Leave Harvard

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.

On Campus

Filmmaker Whitney To Give Lecture Series

Award-winning documentary filmmaker, producer, and screenwriter Helen Whitney will give three speeches at Memorial Church for this year’s William Belden Noble Lectures series.

Memorial Church

Search for Minister Continues

Nearly a year after the death of Peter J. Gomes, the search for a spiritual leader to fill his position at Memorial Church is still many months away from its conclusion.


Harvard Teaching Fellow Charged with Sexual Assault

Harvard teaching fellow Bradley John Spencer was arraigned Monday on charges that he sexually assaulted a woman on the Red Line.

Harvard Business School

HBS Breaks Ground on Tata Hall

Harvard Business School leaders held a breaking-ground ceremony on Friday to honor Indian tycoon Ratan N. Tata and officially begin ...

Harvard Business School

HBS Professor Emeritus Dies at 87

Zaleznik, who had been a faculty member at the Business School for more than four decades, authored over 16 books and 40 articles pertaining to innovation and business leadership.

Harvard in the City

Harvard Innovation Lab Officially Opens in Allston

After almost a year of planning, negotiating, and remodeling, the Harvard Innovation Lab officially opened its doors Friday afternoon.

Harvard Business School

Jeopardy!’s Watson Competes Against Business Students

Students at Harvard Business School joined the long list of supercomputer Watson’s victims in a game of Jeopardy! Monday on campus—but they went out with a fight.

Harvard Business School

HBS Professor Studies Wealth Inequality

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.


HBS Introduces New Gen Ed for Undergrads

Led by Business School professors Joseph B. Lassiter and Mihir A. Desai, the new General Education course is the first to be offered exclusively to undergraduates at the Business School.


Professors Encode with E. Coli

Researchers at Harvard and Tufts have devised a groundbreaking new method of encryption that utilizes color-coded E. coli to hide messages.

Harvard in the World

Black Men’s Forum Protests Execution

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.

Harvard Business School

HBS Releases 2+2 Decisions

Harvard Business School released the first set of admissions decisions Sept. 1 for the 2+2 Class of 2016.

Harvard Business School

Student Entrepreneurs Compete at HBS

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.


HBS Musical Parodies Student Life

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.