Remembering Julio J. Rotemberg

Julio J. Rotemberg, the William Ziegler Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School for two decades and a pioneering and influential economist who...

Advice from faculty to outgoing ECs

Stay in touch with one (or more) of your faculty members; these oftentimes become amazing points of connection -- in both directions -- over...

From the Editors – Now the Real Work Begins

To the Harvard Business School MBA class of 2017: congratulations! You’ve earned a degree that is the envy of business leaders everywhere. It will...

Dear Harby: The Advice Column for MBAs

Dear Harby, It’s May and I still don’t have an internship for the summer. I’m getting kinda desperate. What should I do? - Procrastinator in Peabody Dear...

5 Simple Tips to Take With You When You Graduate

From The Harvard University Employees Credit Union *Sponsored With college graduation on the horizon, now is a time to celebrate and look back on all...

Why on Earth Would You Wrestle Crocodiles?

I used to wrestle crocodiles. Yes, crocodiles – giant, apex predators that haven’t changed much since the Cretaceous Period. When this factoid from my past...

Powerlifting, Patent Trolls, and Puff the Magic Dragon – A morning...

The Harbus joins Lauren Cohen, world record powerlifter, HBS professor, and father of four for his morning work out Lauren Cohen flicks on the downstairs...

Admitted Students Welcome Review

It’s the final furlong of the recruitment calendar, but how does the HBS Admitted Student Welcome fare for the Class of 2019  No one told me...

HBS Rugby is the Second Best MBA Team in the World

The team reached the final in the 37th Annual MBA Rugby World Cup, outranking all US teams When the whistle blew to end the semifinal...

Six Questions with Professor Matt Weinzierl

Picture yourself in a BGIE class with Professor Matt Weinzierl. Guests pack the room every session and their introductions take the first few minutes....

ASIA BUSINESS CONFERENCE 2017

On Saturday March 4, 2017, nearly 500 students, scholars, professionals and executives continued a longstanding tradition by congregating at the Harvard Business School campus...

IS HBS LIVING UP TO ITS MISSION? Living the Mission Taskforce

We all know the school’s mission, but does HBS live up to it? Do we? According to the book “The Golden Passport”, and all...

How MBAs should face Populism after HBS

Populism is all the rage. One cannot help but hear about it, sought amongst the conversation which makes up polite society. Or even politer society,...

HBS students collaborate with ABCDC to increase home ownership around campus

Buying a house in a “hot” market can be a daunting task. When a property becomes available in highly competitive locations, financial buyers usually...

A Challenge for Uber’s Board

Uber is a remarkable company that has transformed personal transportation around the world. In the process it has created enormous value for shareholders, provided...

Dear Harby: The Advice Column for MBAs

Dear Harby, I noticed that everyone is wearing a Canadian Goose jacket at HBS but me.  Did I miss the section in the pre-matriculation packet...

Resolving to be Happy: HBS students could learn to settle a...

In the wake of the financial crisis, University of Texas professor Robert Prentice proposed an overhaul of business school rankings based on long-term happiness...

Critical Seasoning: Little Donkey

Tired of the restaurants in Harvard Square, but don’t want to venture all the way into Boston? Opened by the same James Beard Award...

Travel Guide- Oslo

I was fortunate to call Oslo home for 2.5 years; a city that appreciates an active lifestyle, beautiful design, and laissez-faire attitudes. It’s incredibly...

Personal Finances: What Credit Cards are right for an HBS student?

Personal Finance Corner: Credit Cards Between section dues, small group dinners, drinks in town, and treks around the world, MBA students can rack up a...

The End of Facts = The End of Empathy

On Tuesday 31st of January, Harvard University hosted an event entitled ‘The End of Facts - Journalism in a Post-Truth Era’. This session filled...

Five Questions with Professor Ben Edelman

If you could condense the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau into a single man, you’d get HBS Associate Professor Ben Edelman. A member of the Negotiation,...

How Things Work: Machine Learning

It all started with the TOM case on Watson. After a class-long discussion on what is Toronto, Anton and I were amazed by how...

Europe Comes to Harvard

One of Harvard’s most important features throughout history has been its unique role as a free and open arena where even the most critical...

The Great Indian Start-Up Dream!

What do you get when you have 500 million new internet users, a young and productive, burgeoning middle class and a workforce which defines...

From the Editors’ desk

HBS students ought to stop taking themselves so seriously With April comes the annual joke issue of the Harbus. We hope you enjoyed its comedic...

HBS Comedy Night: Stand up comedy for charity

The 2nd Annual HBS Comedy Night (not to be confused with the HBS Show) will showcase the talents of some of the hilarious, creative...

Harvard Endowment posts record returns driven by selling short an index...

  Following its humiliating loss of almost $2 billion in value last year, the Harvard Management Company announced that over the past six months alone,...

HBS to Improve Classrooms with new First and Business Class...

HBS to Improve Aldrich Classrooms with new First and Business Class Seating To better reflect to HBS’s impressive range of wealth inequality, MBA program chair...

Profile in Courage: Scribe maintains steely objectivity throughout duration of section...

Demonstrating extreme professionalism that reflected her high level of training, section scribe Rosemary McDougle maintained a completely placid exterior as she transcribed extended, and...