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Harvard Business School Names Winners of New Venture Competition

Eight teams across three categories — student business, social enterprise, and alumni — were awarded a total of $325,000 in prize money Tuesday through Harvard Business School’s annual New Venture Competition.


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By the 1950s , Harvard had already constructed its business school across the Charles. Western Ave (running right to left across center), however, remained largely barren. The current site of Harvard’s SEAS Complex would be dead left from center in this photo.


Bloomberg Donates $150 Million for New Center for Cities

The gift is the second major donation Bloomberg Philanthropies — the philanthropic organization run by former New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg — has given to Harvard in the last decade. Bloomberg, a graduate of Harvard Business School, previously funded the creation of the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative, which provides training to mayors across the country.


Some Business School Students Report Positive Experience with Hybrid Instruction, Remote Model

Harvard Business School students, some of the only Harvard affiliates who experienced in-person classes last fall, praised the hybrid classroom model that the school debuted in the fall.


Bacow, Garber, and Harvard’s 14 School Deans Urge University Affiliates to Vote

Ahead of Election Day, Harvard President Lawrence S. Bacow, Provost Alan M. Garber ’76, and the 14 deans of the University’s schools sent an email to affiliates Friday morning urging them to vote and reaffirming the “values that bind us together as a community.”


Harvard Business School Students Credit Datar’s Experience But Question His Commitment to Diversity

Harvard Business School students praised incoming dean Srikant M. Datar’s decades of experience at the school but expressed concern that his appointment was a “missed opportunity” for ongoing diversity initiatives.


HBS Student Reactions to Dean

Students reacted to the selection of Srikant M. Dakar as Harvard Business School's new dean.


Harvard Business School Scholars Evaluate Issues of Race and Racism in the Business World in New Speaker Series

The event was the first of the Business School’s “Managing Diversity” speaker series and featured a conversation between Dean Nitin Nohria and Business Administration professor emeritus James I. Cash, the first Black tenured professor at the Business School.


Datar to Serve as Harvard Business School's Next Dean

Harvard Business School professor Srikant M. Datar, who currently serves as the school’s Senior Associate Dean for University Affairs, will become HBS’s next dean, University President Lawrence S. Bacow announced Friday.


Srikant Datar

Harvard Business School professor Srikant M. Datar, who currently serves as the school’s Senior Associate Dean for University Affairs, will become the Business School's next dean in January 2021.


Harvard Business School Professor Discusses 'Time Affluence' and Happiness in Book Talk

Harvard Business School professor Ashley V. Whillans spoke about her new book, “Time Smart: How to Reclaim Your Time and Live a Happier Life” on Tuesday.


Harvard Business School Will Rename Building after James Cash, School’s First Tenured Black Professor

Harvard Business School will rename a building after James I. Cash, the school’s first Black tenured professor, according to Business School Dean Nitin Nohria.


Harvard Business School, Long Plagued By Diversity Issues, Launches Action Plan For Racial Equity

Harvard Business School, following a history of diversity issues in its curriculum and in its classrooms, launched an “Action Plan for Racial Equity” on Wednesday.


Harvard Business School Is Searching for a New Dean Amid a National Reckoning With Systemic Racism. One Alumnus Has Some Suggestions.

As Harvard Business School searches for a new dean, one alumnus has written a case study urging the school to take concrete action on diversity initiatives.


Unlike Majority of Harvard Schools, Harvard Business School Will Offer Hybrid In-Person and Online Instruction During Fall Semester

Harvard Business School will offer a hybrid of in-person and online instruction during the fall semester and will welcome all its MBA students back to its residence halls.


HBS African American Student Union Pens Letter Calling on Corporate Leaders to Work Towards Racial Justice

Harvard Business School’s African American Student Union called on corporate leaders and executives to work towards racial justice within their organizations and in American society in an open letter published Friday.


Business School Dean Nitin Nohria Announces New Anti-Racist Efforts After Criticism

Harvard Business School Dean Nitin Nohria announced the creation of an “enduring entity” to anchor anti-racist efforts at the school and committed to sharing a full anti-racist action plan by the start of the fall semester in an email to affiliates Monday.


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