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Trump, Brexit and Political Overhaul: It’s about time we build Government-as-a-Service
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Trump, Brexit and Political Overhaul: It’s about time we build Government-as-a-Service

  Can we just take a minute to talk about what happened this summer? I was surprised (and disappointed) when Britain voted to leave the European Union. How could more than 17 million people decide to take the risk of quitting the world’s largest common market, potentially compromising their own future? Having lived and studied…

To Buy or Not to Buy a Section Fleece
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To Buy or Not to Buy a Section Fleece

A month into your first year at HBS, you will receive a note from the Student Association in all caps, prompting you to “Order your section fleece today” followed by an endless stream of exclamation points. This email will use all available marketing tactics we have been so well-taught in the Required Curriculum to suck…

Trump, Brexit and Political Overhaul
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Trump, Brexit and Political Overhaul

    It’s about time we build Government-as-a-Service Can we just take a minute to talk about what happened this summer? I was surprised (and disappointed) when Britain voted to leave the European Union. How could more than 17 million people decide to take the risk of quitting the world’s largest common market, potentially compromising…

Brexit – A Geopolitical Perspective
Current Events, International, News, Opinion, Outside the Bubble, Print Edition

Brexit – A Geopolitical Perspective

The nail in the coffin for “Great” Britain? On June 23rd, the British people will vote in a national referendum and will answer the following question; “Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave?” Whilst a seemingly straightforward question, if the British people vote through simple majority to exit the EU (dubbed…

How to Expedite the Garland Nomination
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How to Expedite the Garland Nomination

Since President Obama’s nomination of Merrick Garland for the Supreme Court on March 16th to fill the seat left by the sudden death of Antonin Scalia, Republican legislators have summarily refused to consider the nominee.  Unprecedentedly, they have said that the current president should not fill the Supreme Court vacancy, but that the decision should…

HBO’s Silicon Valley: Lessons from the Writer’s Room on Leading Successful, Engaged Business Teams
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HBO’s Silicon Valley: Lessons from the Writer’s Room on Leading Successful, Engaged Business Teams

What could HBO’s Silicon Valley possibly teach you about running a venture? More than you might think. During a recent talk at the Harvard i-lab, Dan Lyons, author of the recent book Disrupted and a staff writer for the show, shared some behind the scenes insights on the process involved in setting a vision for…

The Breakfast Club
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The Breakfast Club

Eight Students Sit Down with Dean Nohria to Discuss HBS’s Place in the World One of the most powerful men in the business world doesn’t work in the private sector. His name is Nitin Nohria, and as Dean of one of most powerful institutions in the capitalist ecosystem, his stewardship affects hundreds directly as students…

Social Impact And Balancing Social Value With Financial Value
Culture, Current Events, Industry Insights, International, News, Outside the Bubble

Social Impact And Balancing Social Value With Financial Value

Why investing in Education is so frustrating for the Impact investor When I was young, my family would often visit my paternal grandparents’ home in rural Kisumu, Kenya. On one of our visits, I remember pestering my mother to let me start a school in our home, after seeing how bad the local rural district…

A CEO’s Career: Interview with Ellen Kullman, former CEO of DuPont
Industry Insights, News, Opinion, Outside the Bubble, Recruiting

A CEO’s Career: Interview with Ellen Kullman, former CEO of DuPont

Many HBS students dream of breaking into the C-Suite, but how does one get there? Careers in general management are highly sought-after as they offer broad management training and preparation for senior roles. To learn more about this path, I sat down with Ellen Kullman, former CEO of DuPont and board member of General Motors….

Ratings Reveal Outgoing ECs’ Favorite Courses
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Ratings Reveal Outgoing ECs’ Favorite Courses

The Harbus recently asked HBS’s class of 2016 to rate their second year courses and share their favorite instructors. We will continue to collect responses and will publish final results before the class of 2017 completes final course registration. Favorite Instructors Responding students cited a wide range of HBS faculty as their favorites—30 earned accolades,…

The Physics of Love at Harvard Business School
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The Physics of Love at Harvard Business School

Ex-Military Physicist creates new HBS dating service. The Harbus heard murmurs of DatingHub, a new HBS-centric dating service, that has been gaining notoriety among the student population. We sent our intrepid reporter, Vipul Chhajer (HBS ’16), to investigate and interview the creator of this service, Asaf Lifshitz (HBS ’16). The following conversation has been edited…

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…

A Path Less Traveled: HBS Graduate Runs for Mayor of Baltimore
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A Path Less Traveled: HBS Graduate Runs for Mayor of Baltimore

According to Harvard Business School’s recruiting statistics, the most sought out industries by HBS graduates are financial services and consulting, together consistently drawing in over half of the school’s graduating classes. The class of 2015 statistics support that narrative, with 31% of graduates entering financial services and 24% joining a consulting firm. Contrast that with…

In conversation with Jody Miller: Alternate paths to the top (and why “leaning-in” might not be enough)
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In conversation with Jody Miller: Alternate paths to the top (and why “leaning-in” might not be enough)

Jody Greenstone Miller is a thought leader on the future of work and the Co-Founder and CEO of Business Talent Group (BTG), the leading global marketplace for top independent consultants and executives interested in project-based work. BTG was recently named to Inc. Magazine’s prestigious list of the 5000 fastest-growing companies in America and to the…

EC COURSES THAT OVER-INDEX MALE OR FEMALE RAISE EYEBROWS AND QUESTIONS ABOUT GENDER AT HBS
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EC COURSES THAT OVER-INDEX MALE OR FEMALE RAISE EYEBROWS AND QUESTIONS ABOUT GENDER AT HBS

When second year HBS students (ECs) returned to class this year, they found themselves in a learning environment that differed from the first year in an unexpected way: some courses had significantly more women than the class as a whole, and some had significantly less. After a RC (first) year characterized by careful management by…

Where Business and Society Intersect:  An interview with Lord John Browne, former BP CEO
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Where Business and Society Intersect: An interview with Lord John Browne, former BP CEO

Vipul Chhajer (Class of ’16) sat down with Lord John Browne, the former CEO of British Petroleum and the first openly LBGT leader of a Fortune 100 company, and his co-authors, Robin Nuttall and Tommy Stadlen, to discuss their new book, Connect, and challenges at the intersection of business and society. The following conversation has…

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…

Justin Bieber Chooses Harvard Business School over Stanford
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Justin Bieber Chooses Harvard Business School over Stanford

On March 30, Harvard Business School’s admissions board sent out final decisions to round 2 applicants. Shortly thereafter, sources reported that pop sensation Justin Bieber is among the batch accepted into HBS’ class of 2018. The cherry on top for HBS is that Bieber had been accepted into Stanford’s Graduate School of Business (GSB) earlier…

HBS Director Stirs Controversy, Vows to “Make HBS Great Again”
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HBS Director Stirs Controversy, Vows to “Make HBS Great Again”

Harvard Business School recently announced its new Director of Admissions, but little attention has been given to the school’s newly appointed Director of Strategy, Eric Drumpf. Drumpf’s radical plan to improve school admissions and programming has drawn criticism from some quarters. Despite the backlash, Drumpf vows to “make HBS great again”. At the top of…

Phony HBS Grad Exposed
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Phony HBS Grad Exposed

Ross Michaels imprisoned for fraudulently claiming to be an HBS grad. It has recently come to the attention of The Harbus that Ross Michaels, a senior partner at a prestigious NYC management consulting firm, has been sentenced to two years in a white collar prison for falsely alleging to be an HBS grad. Having “graduated”…

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:…

From Consultant to Comedian: An Interview with Papa CJ
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From Consultant to Comedian: An Interview with Papa CJ

Papa CJ is a renowned stand-up comedian who has performed over 2000 shows across five continents in prestigious venues like Broadway and SOHO and on TV channels like BBC, NBC, and Comedy Central. Forbes Magazine called him “the global face of Indian stand-up” and Toastmaster International called him one of the most influential comedians around…

Harvard Business School Elects First Female Co-Presidents
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Harvard Business School Elects First Female Co-Presidents

A word from our Co-Presidents: “It is a real privilege to serve as your HBS SA Co-Presidents. With this privilege comes real responsibility. We are responsible for representing HBS as effectively as possible, both on-campus and outside our community. We are responsible for rolling up our sleeves and working as hard as we can for…

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