Scary music gives sharks a bad rap.
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News, notes, and special events
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AU­GUST 21, 2­016

The Values Crisis Shaking the Republican Party

In the wake of the national conventions, Gautam Mukunda explores the growing rift between the values and interests of party leaders. MORE

Where Has Life Taken You Lately?

Find your section’s or program’s latest Class Notes online now, before your Bulletin arrives in the mail. Search by name, year, program, or past editions. MORE

A Definitive Guide to the Brexit Negotiations

Professor Deepak Malhotra provides a detailed look at the issues and possible outcomes to the recent vote for Britain to leave the European Union. MORE

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Working Knowledge
Ominous Background Music is Bad for Sharks

Experimental research reveals the influential power of music to help or hurt fundraising campaigns. Elizabeth Keenan and Andrew P. Nosal discuss how the scary music associated with sharks gives them a bad rap, which may hinder conservation efforts. more

Featured Club Event
2016 Global Networking Night

HBS alumni across the globe come together for an evening of networking and camaraderie. Reconnect with old friends, welcome recent graduates, and meet other alumni in your city! Registration opens in Se­ptember. See a list of participating locations.


Alumni who give annually to the HBS Fund for Leadership and Innovation keep the School on the cutting edge of management education. LEARN MORE

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