The EC Start:

I have to admit, when I came back to school this fall I was a bit concerned. Okay, very concerned. I, like many of my classmates, was returning from my summer internship with a great deal of learning and insight into my career goals, yet completely empty-handed. No offer.Naturally, I was afraid that the moment… Continue reading The EC Start:

Hawes Hall: The Next Generation

Baker Beach has new competition. New-kid-on-the-block Hawes Hall completes the fourth side of the Aldrich courtyard, creating a new grassy lawn with benches and landscaping that is attracting a new set of followers stricken with spring fever. The building was officially dedicated in a ceremony and reception last Friday, April 26, which hosted the Hawes… Continue reading Hawes Hall: The Next Generation

Hawes Hall Nears Completion

The Aldrich hallways during class changes have occasionally been referred to as “cattle chutes,” with the massive numbers of students leaving class and swarming in the few open areas. By next spring, much of that will change with the opening of Hawes Hall, HBS’ largest investment in classroom space since Aldrich was built in the… Continue reading Hawes Hall Nears Completion

Rotten Egg Odor From Construction Site Explained

Walking outside during the last few weeks, many students have been asking, “What’s that awful smell?” It was clearly emanating from the One Western Avenue construction site. Was it a gas leak or some accident? The answer is no. It is a by-product of the site excavations, caused by the disturbance of a 10-foot layer… Continue reading Rotten Egg Odor From Construction Site Explained

Harvard's Expansion Leaves Local Residents in its Dust

In 1636 the New World’s first college had about 400 pounds in its coffers. Today, this college, Harvard University, has an endowment of nearly $20 billion (a figure larger than the GDP of more than 50% of the world’s nations) and an annual operating budget of nearly $2 billion. Very impressive numbers, and ones that… Continue reading Harvard's Expansion Leaves Local Residents in its Dust