Success at the Energy Symposium 2014

Oct-21-2014 by

The Energy Symposium 2014, hosted by the HBS Energy & Environment Club, was held on the Harvard Business School campus this past Saturday, October 18th. The event was a tremendous success and has sparked engaging conversations about the pivotal challenges the world faces in regards to energy and the environment. The Twitter World was tweeting […]

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Emily Dohse reports from Partner Case Night


I’ve never power-walked so fast in my life. I had just gotten off the T at Harvard Square and was FaceTiming besties back in Chicago while crossing Mt. Auburn Street, when I looked at my watch: 6:24?! $%#!#@! With a side-eye out for the wild Cambridge turkey, I hoofed it across the bridge in full-blown […]

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Women, 40% of the class, hold 50% of section positions in Class of 2016


In what is perhaps a promising sign for the future of gender equality in the business world, women are over-represented in the section leadership of the HBS Class of 2016. Forty-nine per cent of section officer-bearers are women, despite women making up only 41% of the class. Even removing the Womens’ Student Association Rep position […]

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How I became an entrepreneur by mistake

As RCs move into recruiting season, and ECs face down its home stretch, Agustina Rosenfeld (HBS MBA ’14) shares her experience charting her career during her time at HBS. There is some truth to John Lennon’s idea that life is what happens while we are busy making plans. But isn’t life better when we set […]

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Introducing Section P


Pstt… there’s another section that you haven’t heard about. It’s not Section M, X or K. It’s P. Section P for Parents. The membership only requires you to have a baby and lead a very different lifestyle, but there are lots of priceless benefits such as unconditional love, even greater perspective on life and automatic […]

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Make your own ladder


Regular contributor Patrick Daniel saw Burger King CEO Daniel Schwartz speak on campus last week. Schwartz ascended to the position at 32, and Patrick reflects on what means for climbing the ladder: make your own. When Daniel Schwartz was appointed CEO of Burger King, Bloomberg Businessweek provocatively ran a cover story titled “Burger King Is […]

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Why can’t candidates campaign in RC section elections?


If you, as the RC cohort just have, were to sit through HBS’s FIELD 1 course, you’d hear a lot about the importance and value of open communication. You’d hear a lot about the importance of discussing, debating and setting clear norms in a section. And you’d hear about the importance of giving, soliciting and […]

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The results: HBS’s best (and worst) student clubs


With over 70 clubs on campus, the SA Clubs Committee has a lot on its plate. Last Spring, the Committee approached the Harbus with the concern that nobody actually had any idea how satisfied club members were with their clubs. So we did -wait for it- a survey. Students were asked to rate their clubs. […]

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Defeating ISIS may mean reinventing the region’s institutions

Sep-29-2014 by

By Tewfik Cassis (EC) and Co-Founder or OpedSpace. Tewfik has an interest in the global political economy with a particular focus on Middle Eastern politics and conflict resolution and used to be Executive Editor of the MIT International Review. This article originally appeared at and we are proud to feature it in The Harbus […]

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Energy Symposium at HBS to be the Largest Ever, featuring Leading Thinkers on Energy and Environment

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11th Annual symposium set for Saturday, October 18, featuring senior executives from largest global energy and environment companies The Energy and Environment Club at HBS will hold its 11th Annual Energy Symposium on Saturday, October 18th.  Organizers expect this year’s symposium to be the largest conference yet. The club is partnering with the MIT Energy […]

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