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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…


Young Entrepreneur Embraces Boston and Opens Tis•tiK

Entrepreneurship is alive in Boston. Facebook, Gilt Groupe, Zip Car, Trip Advisor, and Wiggio all started in Beantown or its metro cities. And so did Tis•tiK. The Boston metro area is long known as an educational hub that attracts students to its universities from across the U.S. and the world. Harvard, MIT, Brandeis, Tufts, Wellesley,…


The Harvard i-Lab enables the Next Generation of Innovation

Scribbled across one of the whiteboard columns in the previous home of the WGBH-TV are the words once spoken by Ken Olsen, co-founder of Digital Equipment Corporation — “There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home.” These words as well as many other well-known erroneous predictions are written throughout the walls…


Gay Boston

Whether you’re new to Boston or new to gay, welcome! I have lived in Boston (well, Cambridge) with my wife for almost 5 years and, in the process, have come to discover some of the best things Boston has to offer. One of the greatest things about Boston is Massachusetts //www.replicaforbest.co.uk/replica-breitling-watches-sale-for-uk.html, which provides you with…

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Partner Perspective

When you move to a new city so your significant other can start business school, it can be really tough transition to make. As if uprooting your life, leaving family and friends, your job, and everything familiar behind weren’t enough, some of you are going to have a harsh introduction to the winter season you’ve…


Real Partners – Chocolate Brunch and Other Sweet Ideas For Your Sweetie

Chocolate is a staple for partners. For the last two years in January, the Partners Club has indulged in the decadent chocolate feast at the Chocolate Bar in the Café Fleuri Restaurant at the Langham Hotel. This all-you-can-enjoy buffet takes place every Saturday afternoon and features an array of scrumptious chocolate desserts, including the legendary…

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Drive to Make Boston a Safer Place

By Clemens Raemy (OA), Contributing Writer Taxi drivers and passengers across Boston are gearing up for the launch of a new iPhone application to combat the lack of taxi safety. SaferTaxi (www.safertaxi.com) replica watches, founded by two HBS’11 students (Clemens Raemy and Jesus Fernandez) and one Wharton student (Christian Lechner), aspires to fight taxi crime…


Regional Profiles – Northeast – Boston: Way, Way Beyond HBS

There are three reasons that you should live and work in Boston: 1. This is the home to consulting and biotech, which means there might still be jobs available – thus solving the ‘work’ part of the equation. 2. Now that NY has effectively shut down, most of your classmates will probably stay here, thus…


Retired Harvard Business School Professor James L. McKenney, Authority on Management Information Systems, Dead at 77

BOSTON, March 30, 2007 – Harvard Business School Professor Emeritus James L. McKenney, an expert in management information systems and the use of computer systems for teaching management, died on Wednesday, March 28, at the Belmont Manor Nursing Home in Belmont, Mass., after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 77 years old. In…


Harvard Business School Professor Robert Anthony Dies

BOSTON, Dec. 5, 2006 – Robert N. Anthony, a much honored member of the Harvard Business School faculty for more than 40 years and a world renowned and prolific scholar, author, and innovator in the field of management accounting and control who also made his mark in public service at the U.S. Department of Defense…


Cyberposium 12: Need Directions, Mapping Future Technologies

Are nano-enabled polymer photovoltaic materials the answer to the impending energy crisis? What is Web 2.0 and how will it revolutionize the way business is conducted? What hot new technologies are on the venture capital horizon? BOSTON – With a focus on the future, Cyberposium 12 took center stage on Saturday, November 11, drawing a…


Rugby Club Qualifies for "Final Four"

BOSTON – In their final match of the regular season, the HBS Rugby Club took to a soggy, flooded field Saturday and promptly drowned the playoff hopes of local rivals MIT with a stunning shut-out victory, earning Harvard a spot in the league’s “Final Four” tournament. HBS drew blood early in the first half, when…


HBS Students Race for the Cure

BOSTON, Massachusetts – Over 50 HBS students, partners and friends participated in the Boston Race for the Cure on Sunday, September 10. Race for the Cure is a 5K fitness run/walk. The HBS team, which was organized by the Women’s Student Association (WSA), raised $4,417 to support the Massachusetts Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen…


Which is more hip, the O-Bar or Chili's?

Even though the Euro may be rapidly collapsing against the dollar, Europe provided exactly the touch of glamour this week’s cosmopolitan couple needed. Boston just seemed too provincial for this pair, so a trip to Europe was in order to set the right tone for their date. Actually, it turns out Europe might not be…

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