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‘Vehement Arguments’: Romney Talks Importance of Free Speech at Harvard Business School

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) discussed the importance of leadership and preserving free speech in a Harvard Business School event Monday evening.

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Harvard Business School Loses Partnership with Lauder Business School Amid Backlash Over Campus Antisemitism

Lauder Business School announced earlier this month that it would cut ties with the Harvard Business School amid fierce backlash over University President Claudine Gay’s handling of antisemitism on campus.

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Ten Stories That Shaped 2023

In 2023, Harvard had a tumultuous year. Claudine Gay’s first semester ended amid a leadership crisis as she came under fire for her response to tensions on a campus divided by the Israel-Hamas war and faced allegations of plagiarism. Harvard’s legacy and donor preferences in admissions also faced national scrutiny following the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling striking down the University’s affirmative action policy. Across campus, scandal after scandal hit parts of the University. Here, The Crimson looks back at the 10 stories that shaped 2023 at Harvard.

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Harvard Business School

Harvard Business School Students Put Forth Sustainability Solutions at Annual Climate Symposium

The Harvard Business School’s annual student-run Climate Symposium drew more than 500 attendees to Klarman Hall and raised more than $100,000 over Nov. 18 and 19.

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Judge to Rule on Whether Claims in $25M Lawsuit by Harvard Prof. Francesca Gino Will Proceed

Harvard Business School professor Francesca Gino’s $25 million lawsuit will face its first major hurdle, with a federal judge set to rule on the motions to dismiss her claims filed by the University and quantitative analysis blog Data Colada.

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Harvard Alumni Condemn University Leadership Following Viral Video of Confrontation at Pro-Palestine Protest

Prominent alumni condemned University leadership in recent weeks in the form of two open letters, both of which criticized administrators for failing to confront what one described as a “meteoric rise in antisemitism” on Harvard’s campus.

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Harvard Business School Professor Francesca Gino’s Research Collaborators Launch ‘Many Co-Authors Project’ to Check Her Work

Harvard Business School professor Francesca Gino, an academic known for her studies on dishonesty, is at risk of losing her position at the University over allegations of data fraud. Now, Gino’s former co-authors are working to keep the rest of her research honest.

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Harvard Business School

Former NASA Astronaut Discusses ‘Views from Above’ at Harvard Business School Talk

Retired NASA astronaut Colonel Terry W. Virts discussed takeaways from his extensive time in space at a Harvard Business School event Monday.

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Harvard Business School Swears in 147 New U.S. Citizens at Naturalization Ceremony

Harvard Business School hosted a naturalization ceremony on Tuesday for 147 immigrants who were sworn in as United States citizens.

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Harvard-Affiliated VC Firm Xfund Names Three Student Startup Winners of $100,000 Grants

Xfund, a Harvard-affiliated venture capital firm, recently unveiled three recipients of $100,000 grants, aimed to help founders develop their companies and choose non-traditional career paths.

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Harvard Business School

Shark Tank Investor Kevin O’Leary Judges Pitches, Awards $100,000 at Harvard Business School Event

Thousands of Harvard affiliates gathered at Klarman Hall on Tuesday evening to hear investor and Shark Tank star Kevin O’Leary judge pitches from eight Harvard students, who competed for an investment of $100,000 and a private conversation with O’Leary himself.

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Harvard Business School

Harvard Moves to Partially Dismiss $25M Lawsuit by HBS Professor Gino, Citing Autonomy Concerns

Harvard University and Harvard Business School Dean Srikant M. Datar filed a motion on Tuesday to partially dismiss the pending $25 million lawsuit against them by HBS professor Francesca Gino, citing the need for the University to have autonomy in its academic decision-making.

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Harvard Business School Partners with BCG on AI Productivity Study

A recent Harvard Business School study found that artificial intelligence tools increase worker productivity and accuracy on certain tasks but have a countervailing effect on other similarly-difficult tasks outside a certain “technological frontier.”

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‘I Am Innocent’: Embattled HBS Prof. Francesca Gino Defends Against Data Fraud Allegations in Letter to Faculty

Harvard Business School professor Francesca Gino, facing possible tenure revocation after allegations of data fraud, rolled out a two-pronged defense against her detractors at the end of September — launching a public website and emailing a letter to HBS faculty.

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New Post from Bloggers Sued by HBS Professor Gino Discusses External Investigation Findings

Quantitative analysis blog Data Colada published an analysis Saturday summarizing three exhibits in the defamation lawsuit filed against them by Harvard Business School professor Francesca Gino — the bloggers’ first public remarks on the substance of the lawsuit.

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