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Inside The Senate

If asked today, EC students weighed down by class projects would probably voice doubts that next June’s Class Day will ever take place.But the SA Senate’s Operations Committee is working behind the scenes to make sure that the June 5 event is unforgettable.Committee co-chair Kyra Danilchick (OF) said at the Senate meeting last Wednesday that…

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What's Hot This Week

Online Evaluations, More Interaction on Agenda Second year students will be glad to know that HBS’ official EC course evaluations will be online on Monday, November 26th, a few days after Thanksgiving. This is a great resource for those (like me) who are still determining which courses to take! Considering that my previous process was…

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Employment Committee Continues to Seek Harvard Community Views

The University-wide committee that was formed in May 2001 to examine issues relating to the economic welfare and opportunities of lower-paid employees at Harvard, both those employed directly by the University and those employed by companies that provide on-campus services to the University continues to seek the views of the Harvard community. The Harvard Committee…

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The HBS Experience Doesn’t Have to End with an MBA

The Envy Test The HBS Doctoral Programs welcomes Dolly Chugh, MBA ’94, back on campus for the PhD program in Organizational Behavior as one of the two students admitted this year. Dolly has a total of nine years of work experience, primarily in investment banking, marketing, and consulting, but is now looking forward to a…

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HBS Discusses Events of September 11

On September 28, members of the HBS student body, faculty and staff gathered in Aldrich to talk about the events of September 11. Held on a Friday aftenoon, the poor attendance (around 60) was likely a result of the timing, not the intensity of opinions on the issue. In times of emotional turmoil and uncertainty,…

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Clark Praises "Amazing Humanity" of HBS Community During Tragedy

Before the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon last week, Dean Kim Clark had already experienced personal loss. On Tuesday morning, he was in New Mexico preparing to attend his father-in-law’s funeral when he learned of the terrorists’ action. In an interview with The Harbus, Clark gave his thoughts on the tragedy…

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Error 404: In-class Wireless Ethernet Terminated by Faculty

The two-term experiment to bring cutting-edge wireless Ethernet technology to Aldrich Hall ground to a halt this month, after HBS faculty members voted to disable the system from 8:30 am until 3:00 pm, citing concerns that it was a disruption within the classroom. The decision was made despite a broad consensus among students who used…

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How Could This Happen?

Disbelief. Horror. Grief. Anger. These are just some of the emotions that have overtaken members of the HBS community since the terrorist tragedy on September 11. As the word spread on Tuesday, students left class to gather around television screens in Spangler and watch as two of the tallest buildings in the world crumbled to…

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Summers Addresses Vigil on Yard

Harvard University President Lawrence Summers addressed about 3,500 people at a vigil on Harvard Yard Tuesday afternoon following the apparent terrorist attacks. He also issued the following statement on Tuesday afternoon:“All of us are shocked and saddened beyond words by the events of this morning. Harvard has suspended most of its academic activities and faculty…

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Crimson Reflections

According to Crimson Greetings organizer Nigel Downing, the event remains unchanged from year to year. “The method is tried and true,” he says. While it’s true that this year’s event, like last year’s, takes place in glitter-filled universes under the watchful eye of well-dressed upper management, it’s in fact an entirely different event. Why? Because…

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Fast Times at NK High

Recent visitors to A110 must have noticed many a furrowed brow among the residents. First we had to divine meaning from our profs’ T2 midterm feedback. Not too tricky when you get a 2-page essay stuffed with specific citations of your classroom contributions. But some instructors kept it so brief (that’s one word or less)…

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Faculty: End of Summer Term Means Tradeoffs

As they prepare to guide the final January cohort into the homestretch of its summer term, several faculty members contacted last week said they would have mixed feelings about the end of the alternative schedule. While teaching during the summer occasionally raised some significant scheduling conflicts – especially for faculty with children on the traditional…

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Intro to the HBS Community Standards

Now, you may be asking yourself, “What does it mean to be a member of the HBS community?” When you first arrive, being a member of this community will allow you to meet exciting people from around the world, learn from some of the preeminent business thinkers, and work out in a fabulous spa! However,…

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So What is This Thing They Call "SA"?

A very common question, and one we will try our best to answer (in the shortest number of words possible). The Student Association was established “…in order to actively enrich and broaden the experience of the student community at HBS, both in and out of the classroom.” Every MBA student is a member of the…

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'03 Behemoth Bears Down on HBS

HBS admissions officials are still putting the final touches on the Class of 2003-the final round of admissions acceptance letters was mailed earlier this month-but administrators are already bracing for its arrival, which they expect to be the largest one-time influx of new MBA students in school history.With the end of the two-cohort system, the…

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Administration: Stay the Course

HBS administrators say they have largely been able to stick to their plan of preparing for the single-cohort Class of 2003 by drawing heavily on lessons learned prior to the introduction of the two-cohort system six years ago. While the Crimson Greetings simulation posed some of the greatest practical problems, (click here for related article)…

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Where Will They Get All The Glitter?

Soon after the final decision to consolidate the two cohorts into a single class was made last year, HBS administrators came across a crucial implementation issue that had barely come up during the earlier debate: Where were they going to get all the glitter? All along, the plan was for preparations for the arrival of…

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Thought Leadership Speaker Series

The impetus for the Student Association’s Thought Leadership Speaker Series arose from students’ demand to gain more exposure to some of the world’s most renowned business thought leaders: HBS faculty. Although students explore a wealth of ideas and frameworks throughout the MBA program, exposure to the thought leaders that develop this intellectual capital is restricted…

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Special K-Doing Good

It’s nearly Easter. Spring has sprung. Shouldn’t we be seeing some Section Love to report on by now? Sadly, your correspondent has failed to detect any romantic blossoms in the Garden of K-sorry, mere Cohort Love doesn’t count-so this bulletin must focus instead on the public activities of the finest class to grace HBS in…

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The Absentee G Skydeck Recipient(s)

I’m getting so much smarter as I grow older-this time I decided to write of my own volition rather than waiting for Section G to read me my rights and guilt-trip me into writing a section column again. I am also hearing nasty rumors from certain of the skydeck gang-most notably from Jeff and Chris…

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Class Day: June 6th, 2001

We know that like us, many of you would prefer to avoid reality and not think about our impending graduation, but we thought we would take this opportunity to get Class Day on your radar screens. On June 6th, one day before our Graduation, the entire Class of 2001 will assemble for Class Day. Class…

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