One Month Is Not Enough

By Amber James, Harvard JD/MBA Class of 2019 I hate Black History Month. I love black people, and I love history, but I hate Black History Month. The very concept is offensive. Black history is American history.  The America of today never could have existed were it not for the black people of African origin whose… Continue reading One Month Is Not Enough

The Dangers of Indifference

November 19 was one of my best days at HBS. We had two case protagonists in my section – one resurrected the Swiss watch industry and the other developed profitable business models to fix global environmental problems. Everyone seemed to have at least skimmed the cases. The combination yielded engaging discussions on important questions like… Continue reading The Dangers of Indifference

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… Continue reading The Harvard i-Lab enables the Next Generation of Innovation

Wasserstein Hall Construction Site Tour

On September 29th, Professor Arthur Segel and 30 students from his Real Property EC course took a construction site tour of the new Wasserstein Hall, Caspersen Student Center, Clinical Wing project at Harvard Law School. The tour was led by Mark Johnson (Director of Major Capital Projects), Kurt Glauber (Lead Architect from RAMSA) and Bob… Continue reading Wasserstein Hall Construction Site Tour

HBS Soccer Team Comes Away with Two Close Ties in Season Opener

The HBS Soccer team comes away with two close ties in season-opening games against Harvard Law School and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. This year’s HBS soccer club got off to a fast start with back-to-back games on Sunday, September 24. Both games were hotly contested, with HBS running on a thin bench during… Continue reading HBS Soccer Team Comes Away with Two Close Ties in Season Opener

The Best of Both Worlds

An Interview with Terilyn Dumas (JD/MBA Student) Terilyn Dumas is a third-year student in the JD/MBA program. She entered Harvard Law School in the fall of 2004 after graduating from Howard University in Washington, DC, where she majored in International Business and Finance. A native of Macon, Georgia, Terilyn is one of very few students… Continue reading The Best of Both Worlds

Back to School: Jim Cramer's Mad Money Comes to Harvard

Jim Cramer, the legendary stock-picker-turned-TV celebrity, kicked off CNBC’s “Mad Money Back to School Tour” at Harvard February 1. The show taping took place at the historic Austin Hall in Harvard Law School, Cramer’s alma mater. The sold-out event drew crowds of excited undergrads, loyal Cramer fans and random investment wannabes. Conservatively curious HBSers could… Continue reading Back to School: Jim Cramer's Mad Money Comes to Harvard

Adebayo Ogunlesi (HBS ’79) honored by Harvard African Alumni

This past Saturday, December 4th, Mr. Adebayo O. Ogunlesi (HLS/HBS ’79), was honored by the Harvard African Students’ Alumni Network (HASAN) as the first recipient of the HASAN Achievement Award for “consistent and superior performance in his professional career //www.replicaforbest.co.uk/replica-breitling-watches-sale-for-uk.html.” Mr. Ogunlesi, currently Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Client Officer of Credit Suisse First Boston… Continue reading Adebayo Ogunlesi (HBS ’79) honored by Harvard African Alumni

Leadership Lessons from the White House:

Disproving the notion that HBS is indifferent to politics, a crowd of over 170 students recently gathered to hear Kenneth Mehlman, manager of the Bush-Cheney ’04 campaign, share his thoughts on presidential leadership and the 2004 election. Mr. Mehlman, a graduate of the Harvard Law School, served as the National Field Director for the Bush-Cheney… Continue reading Leadership Lessons from the White House:

HBS Students Win First Prize in Prestigous HLS Negotiation Competition

Two HBS students have won First Place in Harvard Law School’s highly-respected Williston Contracts Negotiation competition. Patrick Chung (OA) and Aman Kapadia (OA), both JD-MBA candidates, competed as a team in the six-day complex negotiation and contract drafting competition. This year, the competition pitted teams representing a major national airline against other teams representing its… Continue reading HBS Students Win First Prize in Prestigous HLS Negotiation Competition

Heard of the "African Embassy" at HBS?

On September 22, 2001, the Africa Business Club (ABC) threw a barbecue and party at what has fondly become known as the “Embassy.” The purpose of this event was to encourage community building amongst the African contingent here at HBS as well as unite those students that have an interest in the continent. The party… Continue reading Heard of the "African Embassy" at HBS?