From the Editors’ Desk

C’est le provisoire qui dure (“it’s the makeshift that lasts”). Nestled near the end of the case that RCs were assigned for Friday’s BGIE...

My Ancestors’ Wildest Dreams

My good friend and classmate, Leila Meliani (MBA ’20), tipped off Black History Month with an amazing reflection on her family history. As she...

Dealing with Anxiety

Recently two former CEOs of large multinational companies (one British and one American) were talking about the most serious mental health problems that exist...

Reflections from the Africa Business Conference: Debunking Myths about Business in...

Is the African continent not the best destination after graduation for MBAs? According to HBS’s career location statistics, it seems that less than 1%...

HBS Fails a Critical Test of a Community That Cares

Harvard Business School’s mission is to educate leaders who make a difference in the world. Many HBS leaders have had a positive impact on...

Innovations and Technologies in CES 2019

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was held in Las Vegas between January 8 and 12, 2019, and I attended the event with some of...

Planning for the Class of 2040

Dean Nohria walked comfortably up and down the aisles of Klarman Hall, pointing occasionally to a slide deck filled with consultant-worthy figures. He was...

The WSA and Manbassadors Team Up to Survey Student Views on...

What does feminism mean to you? This is the question that we—the leadership of the Women’s Student Association and the HBS Manbassador Program—asked our peers...

Stop Being a Greedy Business School Student: Join the Socialist Society!

In class last week, a wrap-up slide mentioned “socialism” as a rising world trend, and when the professor offhandedly said “though I’m sure there...

Our Mosaic: Stronger as We

On February 23, over 1,000 attendees gathered on campus for the 28th annual Dynamic Women in Business Conference, hosted by the Women’s Student Association....

The Business of Cannabis Club: A New Club for a Budding...

Few come to HBS with the intention of pursuing a career in cannabis. But that won’t be true for long. Recent changes in the...

Getting Lenders to Compete for Student Loans

What is the problem you are trying to solve? Individuals taking loans have no leverage to negotiate their rates. At the same time, lenders spend...

Dear Harby

Dear Harby, As cuffing season continues, I yearn for romance. But what my heart desires, my student debt cannot support. How can I ask out...

Need Help with Cold Calls? Join the HBS Improv Club

With at least one semester under our belts, most of us have dealt with the dreaded cold call. There was probably no one more...

140 Students Flock to San Francisco for HBS Tech Club’s Annual...

Last month, 140 fellow HBS students attended WesTrek during the winter break. WesTrek is an HBS tradition with over 20 years in the books,...

A Couple’s Guide to HBS

With one semester of HBS under our belt, we can confidently say we’re now experts on #LifeatHBS. We thought it was about time someone...

Startup Bootcamp: A Trek to StartupLand and Back

“Come on, entrepreneurs!” cheered Allison Mnookin (MBA ’98), Senior Lecturer at HBS, as she energized the class full of RCs – some with jet...

Dear Harby: The Advice Column for MBAs

Dear Harby, February 14 is a magical day - I finally get to pick whether I spend my summer with Goldman, McKinsey or Facebook! While...

From the Editors’ Desk

Wishing you continued “heisei” in 2019 As the chilliest winter breezes give way to sprightly saplings signaling the coming of spring, we kick off...

How Blockchain Is Powering Up the Energy Industry

Ever since Thomas Edison flipped the switch on the world’s first permanent power station in 1882, energy has flowed in a single direction: from...

Third Annual Cabaret Sells Out Both Shows Again

On November 27, the HBS Cabaret brought entertainment to two sold-out audiences, one at 7 p.m. and another at 10:30 p.m., at the American...

What Keeps Boston Moving: RCs Visit the MBTA

Emily Batt (MBA ’20) reports on a field trip in which RC TOM students saw course ideas in action. Every day, the MBTA completes 1.4...

Startup Corner

This month we meet Joel Camacho (MBA ’20), Co-Founder of blockchain VC Decipher Capital What is the problem you’re trying to solve? Technological advances provide...

From the Editors’ Desk: What We’re Thankful For

With Thanksgiving in the rearview mirror and the start of the holiday season, it’s a time of reflection here at The Harbus. Beneath the...

More Women CEOs

Mary Barra, the highly regarded CEO of General Motors pictured above, is part of a very, very small group of women CEOs.  Mary is...

Highlights from the HBS Tech Conference

The Tech Club at Harvard Business School’s annual Tech Conference took place on Sunday, October 28 on the HBS campus. This event (the first...

Being Diagnosed With Endometriosis Was One of the Best Moments of...

When it all started The first time I had my period I was in middle school. The end of classes was fast approaching and, after...

Startup Corner

What is the problem you’re trying to solve? The number of women breastfeeding is increasing, yet the process of pumping and storing milk is terrible...

Driverless Vehicles and More

What traditional sector has experienced more recent change than the automotive industry? Witness the ubiquity of electric vehicles, the explosion of ride-sharing services and the...

Boston Dreams of Sushi

Seeking refuge from the autumnal breeze, I was walking in Boston’s Leather District and, at first, had inadvertently walked past my destination. O Ya,...