For the one essay that is part of this year's MBA application, Harvard Business School sets a scene on the first day of class and places you in Aldrich Hall meeting your 'section'. This is the group of 90 classmates who will become your close companions in the first-year MBA classroom. [...]
A Narbonne football player showed up Thursday morning for practice wearing Harvard pajama bottoms. Hey, it was Thanksgiving. Most prep teams still alive in the football playoffs held brief practices and walk throughs on Thursday. For Narbonne players, it was a feast afterward. Each player brought...
Cameron Brate: Thanksgiving at Harvard includes stuffing, not just studies
(John Hinderaker) I wrote here about the supposed hate crime that has roiled Harvard Law School: someone put small pieces of black tape over the portraits of black law professors that hang in Wasserstein Hall. This incident is somehow...Show More Summary
America's First Refugees - The Pilgrims 4:27 Jimmy Tingle Live from Sanders Theatre at Harvard University talking about The Mighty Pilgrims Submitted by: jimmytingle Regular Keywords: comedy thanksgiving syria refugee pilgrim Views:...
For the holiday, John Overholt at Harvard’s Houghton Library shared a look inside one of only five surviving copies of a cookbook that Edes and Gill reprinted for pre-Revolutionary Boston:Susannah Carter’s The Frugal Housewife, or Complete Woman Cook (1772) [was] just the second cookbook printed in America. Show More Summary
Bonnie Kintzer has had plenty of experience as a publishing consultant and executive as well as earning a Harvard MBA degree. Still, when she signed on as CEO in April 2014 to turn around the twice-bankrupt Reader’s Digest Association,...Show More Summary
David Corazza, 47, was the very image of the international jet-setting lawyer with postings highlighting his Harvard education, offices in cities around the world, and even photos with Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler. The problem is that this Harvard-trained lawyer was neither a graduate of Harvard or a lawyer. Indeed, he does not even appear to be […]
Tommy McCarthy's 16 points and 8 assists leads Harvard past Bryant in convincing 80-45 win
As doctors in England prepare for strike action next month, researchers at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital (Boston, USA) show that, in high-income countries, "patients do not come to serious harm during industrial action provided that provisions are made for emergency care." read more
Air pollution is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and some people may be more susceptible to its effects than others. Investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) and Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health...Show More Summary
I’ve been thinking a bit about writing (and reading) lately. On my flight out to Atlanta this past week I read Helen Sword’s Stylish Academic Writing (Harvard 2012). I’ll likely assign it to my graduate methods class next year. It’s a nice summary of how different disciplines write and offers some substantial tips on how… Read More ?
From Harvard academic, David Ropeik's "Terrorism -- Why It Frightens, and Unites Us," through French intellectual, Dominique Sopo's "Faced With Hatred, We Must Respond With Unity," and even to the Grand Mufti of Egypt, Shawki Ibrahim...Show More Summary
In 1932, E. Merrick Dodd wrote in the Harvard Law Review that the corporation is "an economic institution which has a social service as well as a profit-making function."
Another splenetic conference where the participants can express their self-righteous indignation at the so-called oppressive status quo.
Related: Knowing How You Decide Is As Important As the Decision The authors, led by Uma R. Karmarkar of Harvard Business School, conducted two experiments in which they brought in volunteers and showed them a bunch of different attributes...Show More Summary
This post originally appeared in The Harvard Business Review: How to Use Stretch Assignments to Support Social Good A proven way to get ahead in your career is to take on stretch assignments. These projects can develop your skills and confidence, as well as prove to leaders that you can succeed at the next level. Show More Summary
Boston/Toronto - More than 18 million women in low- and middle-income countries around the world are severely undernourished, according to the first global estimate published in a new study from St. Michael's Hospital and Harvard T.H. Show More Summary
Haben Girma Becomes Harvard Law School’s First Deaf-Blind Graduate Haben Girma has become Harvard Law’s first deaf-blind graduate and an example of determination for the rest of the world. According to HNGN News the 27-year-old wants to help more disabled
Harvard Business Review's Your Company Needs Independent Workers covers the growing need by corporations to be seen as a "client of choice" by highly skilled independent workers. Key qutoe: Companies have long strived to become employers of choice for full-time...