Jay O. Light, Former Harvard Business School Dean, Dies at 81
Jay O. Light, who served as dean of the Harvard Business School from 2005 to 2010, died of cancer earlier this month at his home in Massachusetts. He was 81.
Larry Summers Talks Inflation at Harvard IOP Forum
Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence H. Summers discussed his concerns about the continued risk of inflation for the global economy at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Thursday evening.
Harvard Business School Covers Full Tuition for 10 Percent of Students
The Harvard Business School rolled out a new financial aid program earlier this month that covers the full cost of tuition for about 10 percent of its MBA students.
Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Donates $24 Million to Harvard Business School
The Kraft family, which owns the New England Patriots, donated $24 million to Harvard Business School earlier this month to establish the Robert K. Kraft Family Fellowship Fund, which will be the largest endowed fellowship fund at the school.
Applications to Harvard Medical School Drop Back to Near Pre-Pandemic Levels
Applications to Harvard Medical School fell back to near pre-pandemic levels this year after a sharp increase last cycle.
WHO Director Talks Health Equity and Pandemic Response at Harvard Lecture
World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus discussed the global pandemic response and health equity on Friday at the Kennedy School’s annual Robert S. McNamara Lecture on War and Peace.
Legal and Medical Experts Discuss Alternative Approaches for Aiding Families Struggling With Substance Abuse
Legal and medical experts discussed how to support families struggling with substance abuse in a Tuesday virtual panel jointly hosted by Massachusetts General Hospital's Center for Law, Brain, and Behavior and Harvard Law School's Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics.
Bioethics Panel Discusses Smart Device Disease Diagnosis
Researchers, lawyers, and physicians discussed the ethical implications of using smart devices to collect data for diagnosing medical conditions in a virtual panel hosted by the Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics on Friday.
Boston Children’s Hospital CEO Talks About Health Equity
Boston Children’s Hospital CEO Kevin B. Churchwell discussed equity, diversity, and inclusion in pediatrics at a virtual Q&A hosted by the Harvard School of Public Health Friday.
HSPH Study Affirms Cost Benefit of Preventing Emerging Diseases
A study led by Harvard School of Public Health researcher Aaron S. Bernstein found that the cost of preventing diseases transmitted from animals to humans is just five percent of the estimated value of lives lost from emerging infectious diseases.
Business Leaders, Researchers Discuss Challenges and Opportunities Facing AI in Health Care
Business leaders and researchers discussed the opportunities and difficulties of implementing artificial intelligence solutions in healthcare in a virtual event jointly hosted by Harvard Business School and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Who Is the Q Guide For?
The Q Guide — a database including nearly 1,000 courses — is a critical resource for students selecting classes. But, for graduate students, the Q system can impact an academic career.
Legal and Health Experts Discuss Widespread, Dangerous Health Misinformation at Virtual Panel
Legal and bioethics experts convened to discuss the prevalence of health misinformation in the Covid era and how to combat it at a virtual panel hosted by the Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics on Friday.
Former Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick Talks Leadership at IOP Lecture
Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick ’78 shared his insights into what it takes to be a great leader in the face of political divisiveness at the JFK Jr. Forum on Monday.
Scholars, Journalists Discuss U.S.-China Relations, Afghanistan Withdrawal on Virtual Panel
The panelists primarily spoke about the consequences of U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East following the withdrawal of U.S. troops in August 2021 and how the rise of China has undermined the long-time dominance of the United States in the region.
Harvard Kennedy School Student Mateo Gomez Remembered as ‘Caring, Calm, and Selfless’
Tom Hanks Named Harvard 2023 Commencement Speaker
Yoshito Kishi, Organic Chemist Who Climbed ‘Mount Everest’ of Synthesis, Dies at 85
Harvard Women’s Ice Hockey to Undergo External Investigation Amid Allegations Against Coach
Jokes That Aren’t Funny: Racism and Harassment in Student Traditions