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What Would You Do with Your One Precious Life?

Ed. Note:  Nkiru Amene (HBS Class of 2013) was killed in a car accident this summer while traveling in Nigeria.  In her short but precious life replica watches uk, Nkiru exemplified the ideal characteristics of an HBS student—a passion for leading and motivating others to make a positive impact in society. It is the hope…

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Creating a Breakthrough in Cambridge

The Harbus Foundation provides grant awards to organizations promoting education, literacy, and journalism across the Boston metropolitan area. All aspects of the foundation—from management of the endowment to selection of grant recipients—are HBS student-led replica watches.  If you are interested in getting involved with the foundation, email David Kiren at [email protected]     My experience…

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Venture Corner: Starting Something DISTINC.TT

What is your business? DISTINC.TT presents its members with the people, venues, and activities in their immediate vicinity and provides the framework to turn virtual connections into real life interactions. The concept is deceptively simple: connect online, meet in person.  Using GPS and an advanced recommendation engine, DISTINC.TT entices members to be spontaneous—to get out…

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3×3 Dinners

Harvard has spent hundreds of millions of dollars on centers of collaboration.  However, tangible success has proved evasive.  From informal conversation, graduate students, especially those from the business school, feel isolated and detached from the undergrad and graduate campuses replica watches.  As a result, Omar Restom (NF) has taken matters into his own hands.  His…

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Lessons Learned from Marshmallow to Marathoner

Hi Friends, now that the marathon is over, I’m a bit surprised that I never did lose those few pounds I was hoping to lose as a result of training for and running the marathon.  In thinking about why, I realized that in life, some things are just true, whether we like it or not!…

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Venture Corner: After Steps

AfterSteps is developing an online platform to educate consumers on end-of-life planning and to enable them to create an end-of-life plan, store it, and transfer it to designated beneficiaries upon their passing. Who: Jess Bloomgarden (NG), Emma Taylor (NG), Alex Stratoudakis (NG) What: New company Where: replica breitling HBS / New York What is your…

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Harvard Business School Professor Emeritus Renato Tagiuri Dead at 91

Scholar was key figure in the human aspects of management and the study of family businesses BOSTON, April  25, 2011—Renato Tagiuri, Professor of Social Sciences in Business Administration, Emeritus, at Harvard Business School (HBS) and a renowned expert on interpersonal relations and the human aspects of management as well as a pioneer in the field…

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International Partners Speak Out

From visas and jobs, to language and culture, Harvard Business School can be a real shock for international partners. For some, however, it is a once in a lifetime opportunity to experience life in the United States. International partners share the pros and cons of life at HBS. As I was sunbathing beside the river…

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Venture Corner: IvyDate

HBS Alumni Helping Elite Students Find Romance An Interview with Philip Triebel, Founder of IvyDate Opening by Stephen Hartley, Ivy Date High in demand and short on time, it’s becoming increasingly difficult for students to find their soul-mates. Fortunately,workaholic Ivy League students have a new service to help: IvyDate. Harvard Business School alumni Beri Meric(‘10)…

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The SA Mission Statement

With all of the change coming next year, we hope one thing will remain constant, and that’s the theme of discovery. For many, HBS represents the first step of a long journey to find and fulfill their life goals. Our vision for the year is to create a student body culture where everyone can be their…

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Fifth-grade Entrepreneurs Invade Campus

“This is the best day of my life! Who knew making money could ever be this easy?” Those were the words of Dahlia, an entrepreneurial fifth grader from Gardner Pilot Academy. Dahlia and 40 of her classmates invaded campus on April 14, launching business ventures that would make any TEM professor look twice. Armed with…

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As Academic Gender Gap Declines, There is Still Work to be Done

Women entering business school are well aware that they’ll be outnumbered by men. However, many HBS women were shocked by a Harbus article last year reporting a marked historical difference between men and women’s academic performance (see Graph A). Following this revelation, a team of EC women, advised by Professor Kathleen McGinn and collaborating with…

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Episode 7: Zack the SA-Cup Champion!***

Hi Friends, As you read this, I have already finished the marathon… I hope!  This is because it takes a week for the excellent people at the Harbus to clean up and edit my articles and get them ready for print.  So as I write this it is Monday (4/11), but for you it is…

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Japan, Going Forward

One month has passed since the devastation that struck Japan. Although many issues still remain, Japan has regained its foothold and is now on the road to recovery. We thank the HBS community for your words of encouragement, generous donations, and sincere compassion for our nation faced with the greatest disaster since the Pacific War….

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Homeless Veterans Need Your Help!

This very evening, more than 275,000 men and women across the US who have served in the military will be spending the night on the street. Take a walk through Harvard Square and chances are that one out of every three homeless men that you encounter sleeping on a bench or begging for change in…

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Venture Corner: Vaiad in the Business Plan Competition

An Interview with Omar Restom (NF) What is your business? Vaiad is a system for websites to handle inbound advertising inquiries.  If a smaller advertiser wants to advertise on a website directly, he has to contact the website by phone or email, going back and forth for days or even weeks.  It takes so much…

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Harvard Allows University-Wide Student Groups

The Harvard Graduate Council is thrilled to announce that Harvard will be initiating a pilot program to establish University-wide student groups. The concept was born out of student frustration that student groups, based at one particular Harvard school, felt limited by their lack of access to the broader Harvard community. This issue was brought to…

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Modeling, HBS Style

The Annual Charity Fashion Show Returns HBS is full of pretty models.  But on Tuesday March 29th, we went beyond macros and took it to a new level – real live people. 35 HBS Students and Partners seamlessly transitioned from brilliant men and women of business to radiant darlings of the runway, with the help…

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Green Living-Harvard Composts!

Do you ever wonder what happens to the food left over in Spangler Dining Hall? The morning of Saturday, March 26 a group of people from across the Harvard community took an hour-long bus ride up north to visit Brickends Farm in Hamilton, MA to find out.  The tour was sponsored by Harvard FMO Recycling…

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Japan, Week One

The 9.0 Greater East-Japan Earthquake shook the entire country. As Japan recovered that evening, many held their breaths as they watched another aspect of the disaster unfold in the Northeast: the tsunami. As a country constantly subjected to major earthquakes, Japan’s advanced building technology protected it from devastation from the shaking; the concrete jungles swayed…

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Meet the New SA Co-Presidents

Ifunanya (Funa) Maduka and Jon Dick answer questions posed by The Harbus Jon’s Answers 1. What prompted you to run for Co-President? I love HBS and the people I’ve met here. I ran for Co-President out of a desire to represent students and to be their voice on campus. With so much change in the air at…

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The 39th Annual H. Naylor Fitzhugh Conference

The 39th Annual H. Naylor Fitzhugh Conference hosted by the African American Student Union, took place March 4th and 5th at The Charles Hotel in Cambridge. The conference, named after one of the first African-American graduates of Harvard Business School included panels, keynote presentations, and even a gala for its attendees.  Throughout its nearly four…

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Japan, Day One

A devastating 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the Northeastern coast of Japan on Friday, March 11th at approximately 2:26pm, causing tsunami as high as 40 feet, completely destroying the nearby coastal cities. Everyone had a different experience as the earth shook under its cataclysmic power. Some found themselves trapped in public transportation for hours, waiting…

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Episode 5: I think I can! I think I can!

Hi Friends, is it just me, or did we all just get really busy?  The very thought of April has put me into a complete panic: I don’t have a job, I have lots of projects and papers to finish, I don’t have a job, I am running a marathon, I don’t have a job,…

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Closing the Water Supply-Demand Gap

RC Team Represents HBS in Hult Global Case Challenge,Places Second in Eastern Region On March 5th, Robert Klaber (NJ), Prapti Mittal (NJ), Veronica Ng (NE), Nikita Singhal (NG), and Alpana Thapar (NB) represented HBS in the Hult Global Case Challenge, a competition in which teams around the world were given five hours to create an…

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What Do You Want to Do?

I was quite jealous of the investment bankers and consultants who had know for months where they were headed and were working their way through the pre signing bonuses in Colombia, Costa Rica and anywhere the sun shone. In my section of 90, there were 3 of us, entrepreneurs and that is the way it…

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Fred Wilson and Entrepreneurship

If you’ve ever wondered what Twitter, Zynga, Foursquare, and Tumblr all have in common besides being massively successful consumer internet companies, look no further than Union Square Ventures. USV put early money in all four companies and is considered one of the top funds on either coast.  I sat down with their co-founder and partner,…

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