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Energy Leaders to Convene at HBS

This Saturday, the HBS Energy & Environment Club will convene global energy leaders at its 9th annual Energy Symposium. On the eve of the US election, energy is once again in the national spotlight. However, our perception of the future of energy has changed wildly since 2008. While the 2008 election was about declining energy…

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Big Thinking at the HBS Entrepreneurship Conference

Sporting panelists and speakers ranging from Mark Pincus, Founder and CEO of Zynga, to Will Dean, Founder and CEO of the mindblowingly successful Tough Mudder, to Alfred Lin, Chairman of Zappos, the 9th Annual HBS Entrepreneurship Conference did not fail to impress. The quote of the day came from panelist, Jason Jacobs, Founder and CEO…

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Inspire, Create, & Execute: Entrepreneurship Conference 2012

Entrepreneurs, investors, and over 600 aspiring students are planning to converge on the campus of Harvard Business School for its marquee entrepreneurship event on Sunday, March 4th, 2012.  Although this is one of the oldest and most established conferences on campus, it carries new and exciting context this year. Entrepreneurship is flourishing at HBS and…

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Black History Month Explored

February is marked as Black History Month in the United States and serves as a way to recognize the many contributions of black Americans to the country’s rich history.  Originally, Black History Month was celebrated for a week (Negro History Week) during the month of February.  In 1926, Dr. Carter G. Woodson, a Harvard educated…

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What to Expect When You’re Expecting To Attend the WSA Conference

The Women’s Student Association will hold its 21st Annual Dynamic Women in Business Conference here at HBS on Saturday, February 25th.  The conference connects around 1,000 female students, alumnae, faculty, and business leaders for a full-day discussion of women in the global business landscape.  The event convenes an extremely impressive group of leaders from around…

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Solar Versus Wind

Is solar power the answer to all of our prayers? Or will wind turbines continue to play an important role in our energy future?  Two HBS students from the Energy and the Environment Club debate this critical issue. Solar is the Future of Renewable Energy Generation by Evan Hindman (OI) With the rise of atmospheric carbon…

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Eclectic Perspectives on an Electric Industry

The Energy and Environment Club will host its eighth annual Energy Symposium, this year entitled “Dialogue for a Brighter Future,” on October 22nd.  The flagship event, entirely student organized replica watches, is the first symposium on the HBS calendar and one of the most attended on campus.  It is also the opportunity for club presidents…

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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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The Africa Business Conference

Co-Chairs Weigh In Tawanda: I would not have come to the Harvard Business School were it not for the 2008 Africa Business Conference. It was in Aldrich, listening to Nick Nesbitt recount the challenges and excitement of running a corporation in Africa, that I realized I wanted to return to the continent and drive economic…

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HBS Healthcare Conference

8th Annual HBS Healthcare Conference 2011 The largest student-run health-care conference in Boston on January 29th! Venture capital. Cash cycles. Information Technology. Nanotechnology. Resveratrol. Gene therapy, stem cells, epigenetics. Autism. No, this isn’t a recap of RC cases, topics, and recruiting. These are some of the terms that are being used at the HBS Healthcare…

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Cyberposium 16

Consumers are demanding a slimmer set of higher quality content delivered through a narrower choice set. The second takeaway was that the transition to the public cloud, despite short-term hurdles, is inevitable.

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Personalized Medicine Sector

Many of the students at HBS are seeking jobs that provide a good mix of complexity, industry or professional impact, entrepreneurial activity, and rewards.  Often, the situations that we will find ourselves in while performing our jobs in the years to come will be two-sided problems.  There will be a customer need, a competitor challenge,…

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Changing the Energy Balance – Our Energy Future

Club led symposiums successfully kicked off last weekend with the Energy and Environment club’s Energy Symposium. An impressive array of key note speakers covering a broad spectrum of topics brought together over 300 participants including fellow HBS students and faculty, colleagues from rival institutions and a noticeably strong contingent of industry professionals. This diversity in…

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Business and the Environment Initiative

The development of corporate integrated reporting (IR) standards has the promise to be one of the great business innovations of the 21st century, and could be pivotal in restoring public trust in business institutions, Harvard Business School Dean Nitin Nohria told a seminal gathering of IR key stakeholders at an HBS workshop last week. Integrated…

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A Tale of Two Bs

The bumblebee shouldn’t be able to fly. Aerodynamically speaking I mean, the bumblebee shouldn’t be able to fly. But, as the saying goes, the bumblebee doesn’t know this and so continues to fly, untroubled by any evidence to the contrary. This is partly folklore and I am decidedly not going to draw any ridiculous comparisons…

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Charting the New Financial Landscape

On November 7, nearly 250 students and professionals came to HBS for the 2009 Finance Conference, hosted by the HBS Finance Club, for a day of speeches, panel discussions and networking. Barclays Capital was the Diamond Sponsor for the Conference and J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Citi, Credit Suisse, Evercore and Goldman Sachs were also sponsors….

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Lessons Learned-Fishbowl

As president, general manager or new owner, I learned that it was my actions that had the most impact on the organization, not my words. As such, everything that I did was observed, reported on, discussed behind my back and evaluated – I was in a “Fishbowl.” In most of the positions I held, I…

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How to Organize a Cutting-edge Healthcare Conference with a Grand Total of $0

Would you like to come and listen to: -Joe Trippi, former manager of the Dean campaign, and author of “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised” -Dr. Jason Hwang, co-author with HBS professor Clay Christensen of “The Innovator’s Prescription” -Dr. Philip Low www.replicabestsale.co.uk, CEO of NeuroVigil and adjunct professor at Stanford School of Medicine -Dr. Stephen…

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Is Africa Taking the Lead?

For one weekend each year, the “Final Frontier” is unleashed on the Harvard Business School campus as huge numbers people from Africa, of African descent and numerous others who are simply interested in events relevant to the continent flock to our hallowed grounds to participate in the Africa Business Conference. This year was no different,…

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The Curious Case of the Asian Harvard Annual Conference

More than 600 students, faculty, and invited business leaders from around the world attended the 2009 Harvard Asia Business Conference, the largest annual conference Harvard University has to offer. With large delegations flying over from all across Asia and especially entire student delegations and faculty from Chinese universities, this is a conference that embodies much…

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Six HBS Students Honored for Service to the School and Society

The following article was originally published in the Harvard University Gazette in June of 2008. Dean’s Award nominations for the Class of 2009 will be accepted until Friday, February 20, 2009 at 4:00 p.m. For additional information, please see “Dean’s Award” on the MBA Quick Info tab of myHBS. Harvard Business School announced today that…

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Crisis Casts Shadow Over Summit

On the weekend building up to Columbus Day, HBS students took off to remote locales ranging from Puerto Rico to London to San Francisco. The HBS turkey herself also seemed to have taken the weekend off and was nowhere to be seen. Yet back at the WestPoint of Capitalism, hundreds of staff and vendors transformed…

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HBS Hosts X Latin American Conference

On Saturday April 12, 2008 the club Latino Americano of HBS hosted its X Latin American Conference with great success. More than 750 people were present, making it the largest Latin American conference in the history of HBS. The event looks to inspire the students, professors and professionals to reflect and act on the opportunities,…

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9th Annual Social Enterprise Conference

On March 2nd 2008, the Harvard Business School and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government jointly presented the 9th annual Social Enterprise Conference sponsored by the Boston Consulting Group, Mckinsey & Co., the Omidyar Network and Coca-Cola. The conference has always been well attended and this year’s event was no exception. We hosted over 1,100…

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Indian Business Leaders Converge at HBS

The annual India Conference, to be held at Harvard Business School on March 16, 2008, expects to draw huge crowds this year, with top Indian business leaders speaking about India’s growing importance in the world business arena. The India Conference will be showcasing 10 panel discussions, in fields ranging from Healthcare, Infrastructure, Macroeconomics, Retail, Social…

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Celebrating Africa's Success

Simply put, the 10th Annual Africa Business Conference was a celebration of Africa and the 10th year anniversary of the conference, starting with a showcase of successful leaders and ending with an electrifying concert with Grammy award-winning artist Angelique Kidjo. The conference theme “Controlling our Destiny: Celebrating Africa’s success” set the tone for the day…

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