Das Narayandas and Nitin Nohria

Celebrating and Supporting Leadership

A Message from Nitin Nohria, Dean of the Faculty, and Das Narayandas, Senior Associate Dean, External Relations and Harvard Business Publishing

Das Narayandas and Nitin Nohria

Celebrating and Supporting Leadership

A Message from Nitin Nohria, Dean of the Faculty, and Das Narayandas, Senior Associate Dean for HBS Publishing and Senior Associate Dean for External Relations

 

News & Announcements

 
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HBS Celebrates Launch of New Legacy Society

 

HBS celebrated the official launch of the new John C. Whitehead Society in New York City in December. Nearly 150 alumni and friends gathered at the New-York Historical Society. Attendees from California, Florida, and Massachusetts joined many others from New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey.

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The Evolving HBS Campus

 

The Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab is the newest addition to the growing portfolio of facilities to support innovation and entrepreneurship, joining the Harvard i-lab, which opened in 2011, and the Harvard Launch Lab, a start-up incubator which opened in 2014.

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Lavine Family Makes Record-Breaking Gift for Fellowships

 

Jonathan S. Lavine and Jeannie Bachelor Lavine (both MBA 1992) recently contributed $12 million to support fellowships at HBS, the largest single gift for financial aid the School has ever received, and also donated $500,000 to the HBS Fund for Leadership and Innovation.

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Harvard receives its largest gift

 

John A. Paulson (MBA 1980) is giving $400 million to endow Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, securing the vision for Allston-based innovation.

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Harvard Business School Holds Topping Off Ceremony for Klarman Hall

 

Harvard Business School held a topping off ceremony for Klarman Hall, a new convening center expected to open in 2018 at the southeastern end of campus.

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Harvard Business School Inaugurates New Executive Education Center

 

Harvard Business School (HBS) inaugurated its new anchor building in the Executive Education program - Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center—with a dedication ceremony on June 6, 2016.

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Connell Family Donates $10 Million to HBS for Curriculum Innovation

 

A major gift from the family of the late Boston businessman William F. Connell (MBA 1963) will make the second year of the MBA Program a deeper, more cohesive, and more innovative experience.

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Kenneth Griffin Makes Largest Gift in Harvard College History

 

Kenneth Griffin (AB 1989), founder and CEO of Citadel, made a $150 million gift principally focused on supporting Harvard’s financial aid program. The gift also established the Griffin Professorship of Business Administration at HBS.

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Tata Open for Business

 

Tata Hall, named for Ratan Tata (AMP 71, 1975), features classroom and gathering spots, as well as housing, for Executive Education participants.

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Making A Difference

 

The impact of HBS extends far beyond campus—our alumni, faculty, and students are leaders in business and society. Find out about the newly released collection of their stories that demonstrates how they are making a difference in the world.


Recognizing Donors & Volunteers

 
Serving with Purpose and Pride
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Serving with Purpose and Pride

 

As the School’s chief fundraising volunteers for the HBS Fund for Leadership and Innovation, Ashley Garrett and Alan Jones (both MBA 1987) are eager to share the case for alumni annual giving and its immediate impact and critical role in driving innovation and new initiatives.

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A Shared Vision for a Better World

 

A member of the Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, Charlie Harrold (MBA 1974) spent 12 months in Vietnam as a platoon leader with the 173rd Airborne Brigade.”

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Removing Barriers

 

Anita Venkiteswaran (MBA 2012), a principal at Focus Financial Partners in New York City, believes everyone qualified to attend HBS should have that ability, regardless of where they come from or their financial means.

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A 'One Harvard' Perspective

 

David Tunnell (MBA 1997) is a longtime advocate of crossing traditional academic boundaries at Harvard.