Dear Graduates: You Can Have A Happy, Healthy Career

I had the privilege of participating in a career day event a couple of weeks ago at The Academy of Enterprise and Finance in Long Island, NY. This is a high school with a focus on providing students with a challenging academic, business, and technology program. I was so impressed with the questions the students [...]

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Haiti: Open for Business

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Marc Pierre (OG) discovers Haiti is turning a new page — during his 2014 Spring Break.When people think of Haiti nowadays, most think of one event that happened just over four years ago.  Many do not realize the rich and painful history of this Caribbean nation.  Over two hundred years after becoming the first black [...]

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Can You Be a Rockstar Product Manager?

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As Marc Andreessen said: “Software is eating the world.” With more and more businesses moving online, there’s an ever-growing demand for talented designers and developers to design and build the best products. There’s also a critical need for solid product managers (PMs) to determine what products and features to build. Product management has become that [...]

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Art Basel Trek

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On the weekend of 5 December, a few lucky members of the Art Society made their way to Miami for 3 days of the annual Art Society Art Basel Trek. Art Basel Miami Beach is the favorite winter meeting place for the international art world, showing modern and contemporary art from around the world. The [...]

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OFF THE WALLS

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In this monthly series we will discuss a piece from the Schwartz Art Collection in the hopes of starting conversations about art on campus and beyond. We don’t claim to be experts, just fans of interesting art excited to talk about what we see. RBN: For our first piece, we are going to talk about [...]

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HBS tops the list of B-Schools for Entrepreneurship

Nov-20-2013 by
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Harvard Business School has been ranked as the top business school for budding entrepreneurs. With an increasing number of startups by current students and recent graduates, it was only a matter of time before HBS was recognized for its efforts in promoting entrepreneurship. According to a ranking by Poets&Quants, Harvard Business School, with 34 startups, and [...]

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Trendy International: A Passion for Fashion

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I have always been interested in products and consumers. A couple of years after starting my career at BCG, I spent some time on a Leave-of‐Absence at Australian retailer Oroton, where I was lucky enough to have gained a really well-rounded perspective of the whole retail value chain. I was heavily involved in Oroton’s entry [...]

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The Rich Port

Nov-11-2013 by
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Daniel Selikowitz, like Rosalia in West Side Story, wants to go back to San Juan.  As an Australian booking a trip to Puerto Rico, my expectations were laughably clichéd. It’ll be wall-to-wall Cancun-esque resorts, I figured, packed with passport-less mainlanders looking for an easy vacation, a pool and some seaside casino gambling. Man, was I [...]

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Facebook moves back to Cambridge.

Nov-01-2013 by
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Finally, Facebook comes home. Nine years after the social networking site launched in Cambridge, MA, it announced plans to install a new engineering center in Kendall Square, just two T stops off the red line from Harvard Square. According to a story posted on the Crimson, Ryan Mack, an infrastructure engineer who contributed to the development [...]

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Gravity: A Devastatingly Handsome Film

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Newton would be amazed. You will be… Anticipation is a dangerous thing. We’ve all been through the “Oh my God it’s going to be so unbelievably awesome” and then been hit in the face with Star Wars: Episode 1, or The Matrix: Reloaded (maybe it’s the colons, I dunno). In general, the more you’re itching [...]

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