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From Downing Street to Harvard Business School: Former British Cabinet Minister Tessa Jowell DBE, reflects on her experiences at HBS
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From Downing Street to Harvard Business School: Former British Cabinet Minister Tessa Jowell DBE, reflects on her experiences at HBS

  At the end of President Donald Trump’s first week in the White House, Deputy-Editor-in-Chief Pippa Lamb caught up with British politician the Baroness Tessa Jowell of Brixton DBE, former British Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, Minister for the London 2012 Olympics, and cabinet minister under both the Blair and Brown governments…

The Macroeconomics of American Populism
Industry Insights, Opinion, Print Edition

The Macroeconomics of American Populism

  The effects of automation, globalization, and financialization on employment and our responsibility as future business leaders With much of the news coverage of the next presidential administration focused on the personalities occupying the White House, it’s easy to lose sight of macroeconomic trends that are just as responsible for the new wave of populism…

5 Simple Tips to Take With You When You Graduate
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5 Simple Tips to Take With You When You Graduate

From The Harvard University Employees Credit Union With college graduation on the horizon, now is a time to celebrate and look back on all you’ve accomplished – and it’s also time to set your sights on the future. Offering advice to fresh graduates is a tradition as old as education itself, but sometimes, less is…

HBS Women Lead in Closing the Entrepreneurship Gender Gap
Entrepreneurship, On Campus, Women

HBS Women Lead in Closing the Entrepreneurship Gender Gap

Last year Rent the Runway partnered with UBS to launch Project Entrepreneur (PE), an initiative to provide women access to the tools, training and networks needed to build scalable, economically impactful companies. PE took shape as a multi-faceted national initiative that includes this robust digital hub, multi-city events, a venture competition, and a 5-week accelerator…

Put your data analysis skills to the test – take part in the Datathon for Diabetes
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Put your data analysis skills to the test – take part in the Datathon for Diabetes

Diabetes is a global pandemic. Characterized by chronic high blood glucose levels (hyperglycemia) due to the body’s failure to produce enough insulin, diabetes affects over 9% of the population in the US alone, and of those people, approximately 25% are undiagnosed.  More alarmingly so, the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) estimates that 415 million people have…

The Road Ahead: Harvard Business School’s Upcoming Latin American Conference
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The Road Ahead: Harvard Business School’s Upcoming Latin American Conference

By Diego Kantt (HBS ’16) & Mauricio Concha Zegarra (HBS ’16), Harvard Business School Latin American Conference Co-Chairs 2016 In October of 1972, the Uruguayan Air Force plane carrying members of a Uruguayan rugby team, their friends and family members, crashed into the Andes Mountains. Dr. Roberto Canessa made history for being one of two men…

Mark Your Calendars: HBS Comedy Night!
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Mark Your Calendars: HBS Comedy Night!

Save the Date! The HBS Comedy Night is the 1st Annual Event to showcase the talents of some of the more hilarious, creative and entertaining members of the Harvard Business School Community. The show will feature stand-up comedy acts, skits, and even a mock presidential debate! ——————————————————————– When: Tuesday, April 5th Time: 8:30 p.m. Where:…

#PuppyMonkeyBaby: HBS’ Expert Panel Analyzes Super Bowl 50’s Commercials
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#PuppyMonkeyBaby: HBS’ Expert Panel Analyzes Super Bowl 50’s Commercials

Let’s be honest. Although the Super Bowl game itself can be edge-of-your-seat entertaining, the much-anticipated and highly-analyzed Super Bowl commercials are what many of us care about the most. February 7th’s Super Bowl 50, broadcast by CBS, delivered slightly disappointing ratings with an approximate average of 114.4 million viewers (down about 2.5 million from last…

A Word from HBS’ African American Student Union (AASU) Co-Presidents
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A Word from HBS’ African American Student Union (AASU) Co-Presidents

This is Franci (section H) and Al (section D) and we’re the Co-Presidents of the African American Student Union (AASU). As many of you may know, on February 12, 1926, American historian Carter G. Woodson established Black History Week to celebrate the positive contributions made by people of African descent to our nation. For many…

LET’S MAKE THE BIGGEST DAMN DIFFERENCE!
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LET’S MAKE THE BIGGEST DAMN DIFFERENCE!

HBS alumni-elders Delmor Markoff (MBA ’39), Joan Mokray and Roger Shamel (both MBA ’74), offer thoughts on what they describe as “the challenge of the century,” urging Harvard Business School to lead a first-of-its-kind, University-wide, outreach to alumni, asking them to help solve climate change problems and capitalize on climate change opportunities.   Change creates…

A Global Campus Grieves
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A Global Campus Grieves

The papers this morning are full of the words of terror. Screaming sirens, police, tragedy, slaughter. The world is reeling from yet another horrifying terrorist attack. At approximately 9:45 PM on Friday November 13th, several coordinated attacks shocked Paris. 1500 soldiers were called to help secure the city and the borders were closed. Any news…

The Mindful Athlete: An Interview with George Mumford
Campus News, Culture, Industry Insights, Outside the Bubble, Sports

The Mindful Athlete: An Interview with George Mumford

By Karan Kumar, HBS Class of 2016 Michael Jordan credits George Mumford with transforming his on-court leadership of the Bulls, helping Jordan lead the team to six NBA championships. Mumford also helped Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O’Neal, and Lamar Odom and countless other NBA players turn around their games. His successful techniques are available for everyone…

Welcome to HBS, Class of 2017!
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Welcome to HBS, Class of 2017!

The Harbus editorial team: Editor in Chief, Steve Hind; Contributing Editors Ange Winkle, Brandon Paquette, Seongmin Lee Welcome to HBS! And welcome to The Harbus. We are the student news organization of HBS. We bring you school news, thought provoking articles by faculty, students and alumni, and, occasionally, pranks. We’re always online at harbus.org, and…

Higher Aims and Climate Change
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Higher Aims and Climate Change

Alumni John McCall MacBain (MBA ’84) and Jeff Huggins (MBA ’86) discuss the ‘higher aims’ of business education and how they relate to the business community’s responsibilities with regard to climate change. Women and men who apply to Harvard Business School, are accepted, survive the case-work and snow, and make it to Commencement typically have very…

CLASS OF 2015 SECTION REFLECTION
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CLASS OF 2015 SECTION REFLECTION

HBS CLASS OF 2015 SECTION PRESIDENTS SHARE WHAT MADE THEIR SECTIONS SPECIAL. Section: B President: Bilal Saafir RC classroom: Aldrich 108 Section nickname: Section Bee; Section Baby!; Section Bangalore What’s one thing that happened in your section that you / that you think your section will never forget? Committing our charity auction funds to the…

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