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Brian C. Zhang

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Harvard Business School

HBS Rock Center Appoints New Director

Meredith McPherron ’89 was born to be an entrepreneur--both of her parents started their own companies. Now she is trying to bring that the entrepreneurial spirit she is so familiar with to the Harvard Business School.

Topping Off Tata
Harvard Business School

HBS Tops Off Tata Hall

With Harvard Business School administrators and construction workers looking on, the ceremonial hoisting on Monday morning of the highest steel beam of Tata Hall marked the start of the next phase of construction of the building that will host participants in the school’s Executive Education programs.

Harvard Business School

2+2 Admits Seven Harvard Seniors

Harvard Business School accepted 25 applicants to its 2+2 Program during the first of its four admissions cycles this year.


New Book by HBS Professor Advocates for Downtime

In “Sleeping with Your Smartphone,” Perlow addresses the harmful effects of a work culture that requires employees to respond to work demands at home, during weekends, and on vacation.

Harvard Business School

Adding 2+2 To Equal Five

Out of the 106 students who were accepted in 2008 to the first class, 65 showed up at Harvard this year, 40 postponed matriculation, and one dropped out. For the next class, which is scheduled to arrive on campus in the fall, more than half have chosen not to come right away.

Harvard Business School

Nobel Prize Winner Muhammad Yunus Visits HBS

Muhammad Yunus, who won the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize for founding the micro-lending institution Grameen Bank, spoke at HBS Thursday.


HBS Prof. Publishes Book on Start-Ups

Startup companies are most likely to fail due to personal disagreements within their management teams, according to a new book by Noam T. Wasserman, an associate professor at Harvard Business School.

Harvard Business School

Three Business School Professors Win Case Writing Award

Three Harvard Business School faculty members won awards in the 2012 ecch Case Awards Competition, which recognizes outstanding case writing from around the world.

Student Groups

HBS Elects Co-Presidents of Student Association

The incoming co-presidents have set an agenda for their upcoming term that focuses on transforming the Business School’s existing social spaces and increasing communication between students and the administration.


NFL Touches Down at Harvard

During the five-day program, the NFL players receive instruction from Business School faculty about topics ranging from finance to managing a personal brand.

Harvard Business School

HBS Professors Discuss US Outlook in NYC

Harvard Business School convened more than 600 business leaders in New York City on Monday night to discuss U.S. competitiveness in the global economy and propose steps that individual companies can take to strengthen American business.


Tyra Finishes HBS Program

Supermodel and host of “America’s Next Top Model” Tyra Banks graduated last week from the Harvard Business School’s Executive Education Owner/President Management Program.



Framed photograph of Jeremy Lin and his barber Jimmy.



Flyby correspondent Brian C. Zhang at local Palo Alto salon.



Flyby correspondent Brian C. Zhang getting a haircut; in background, framed image of Jeremy Lin at the same salon.