Harvard

  • Harvard

    2+2, Math So Simple A Harvard MBA Can Do It

    In attempts to get more “liberal-arts students,” Harvard Business School has come up with a groundbreaking (in the sense that several other schools do it) program called 2+2. You can lock in a place at Harvard Business School as early as your junior year of college but you have to work for two years after […]

    / Sep 13, 2007 at 11:25 AM
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    Harvard Touts Diversity… Rich, Rich Diversity

    Bolstered by a 44% return in emerging market stocks and a 30% boost from real estate and PE, The Harvard University Endowment Fund returned 23% for the fiscal year ending in June. The Harvard Management Company grew assets under management by almost $6 billion to $41 billion during the year. The Harvard endowment lost about […]

    / Aug 21, 2007 at 3:10 PM
  • Harvard

    Stealing Harvard

    Harvard’s endowment lost $350 million in the Sowood blow-up. The amount is a small dent in Harvard’s well-endowed $29 billion coffers (why did we need to pay $40k/year to go there again?) but comes from one of Harvard’s own. Sowood was founded by Jeffrey Larson, former manager of Harvard’s foreign investments. Larson helped Harvard become […]

    / Aug 1, 2007 at 12:10 PM
  • business school, Harvard

    Famous Harvard Rejects

    Believe it or not, there are a bunch of prominent businesspeople who did not go to Harvard. Some of these people were even rejected, according to the most recent feature in 02138 Magazine. Here’s a profile of the famous Harvard rejects in business: Warren Buffet – Since Warren Buffet grew up before college was invented, […]

    / Jun 11, 2007 at 4:33 PM
  • Harvard, MBAs

    Rapacious Banks Can’t Get Enough o’ the B-Schoolers, Who Wonder When People Started Buying that B-School’s More Than Just 2 Additional Years of Getting High

    We kid, of course. Some of our best friends are in b-school! (But only because their parents told them they had to get a graduate degree, and law school’s just so insufferably long.) Regardless of its merits, there’s good news: you might actually make some money out of this racket! Salaries and signing bonuses for […]

    / Mar 13, 2007 at 5:20 PM
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    Harvard Losing More Big Donors

    The price tag on Harvard’s 2005-2006 spasm of outraged feminism just got a little bit bigger. The Wall Street Journal reports today that Harvard has lost upwards of $390 million in donations since ousting former president Larry Summers. Even to Harvard that’s a big number, amounting to two-thirds of the total funds raised in 2005. […]

    / Jul 13, 2006 at 10:49 AM

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