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HBS Professors’ Research Submitted for Retraction Following Allegations of Fraudulent Data

A highly-regarded behavioral economics paper on preventing fraud in self-reports, co-authored by two Harvard Business School professors, has been submitted for retraction following allegations that the data itself is fraudulent and fabricated.

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Harvard Business School

Harvard Business School Committed to Gender Equity A Decade Ago. How Successful Have Its Efforts Been?

In the last decade, students, faculty, and administrators have worked to carve out a space for women to succeed at the historically male Business School, which exists in the shadow of the male-dominated finance field. This year, the gender distribution of the school's top graduates is more even — but some students say the school still has work to do.

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Experts Weigh In on Fallout From HBS Data Breach

Following a data breach of the Harvard Business School’s secure file transfer system in December, experts said they foresee ongoing consequences for the system’s users.

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Harvard Business School

Harvard Business School Names Winners of New Venture Competition

Eight teams across three categories — student business, social enterprise, and alumni — were awarded a total of $325,000 in prize money Tuesday through Harvard Business School’s annual New Venture Competition.

Harvard Business School

Students’ Information Compromised by Data Breach at Harvard Business School

Harvard Business School is working to respond to a data breach that compromised students’ personal information, including some social security numbers and exam submissions.

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Harvard Business School

Some Business School Students Report Positive Experience with Hybrid Instruction, Remote Model

Harvard Business School students, some of the only Harvard affiliates who experienced in-person classes last fall, praised the hybrid classroom model that the school debuted in the fall.

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Portrait of An Artist: Lavender Suarez

The Crimson spoke with Lavender Suarez about finding sound healing, her intentions with her new book, intentional listening, and how we can adjust to our homes in quarantine.

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City Politics

Cambridge Leaders Look to Biden Administration for Renewed Local Support in Growing Crises

During a tumultuous four years under the administration of Donald J. Trump, local leaders have dealt with the fallout of how its policies trickled down into the lives of Cambridge residents. While Covid-19 and economic fallout raged nationally, the city’s top issues — homelessness, food insecurity, and small business erosion — have all been exacerbated.

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Harvard Medical School Professor Paul Farmer Wins 2020 Berggruen Prize

Harvard Medical School Professor Paul E. Farmer became the fifth recipient of the annual Berggruen Prize for Philosophy and Culture, the Berggruen Institute announced Wednesday.

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MacArthur ‘Genius’ Andrews Lauded for ‘Ridiculous Smarts,’ ‘Ridiculous Amount of Kindness’

Andrews was named a 2020 MacArthur Fellow in October, receiving $625,000 for his work overcoming statistical inference problems in empirical economics. The grant itself gives him flexibility to take more unpaid leave and focus on research, Andrews explained, but it is also a tremendous honor in its own right.

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On-Campus Students Encounter Challenges As They Move Out

In advance of Sunday’s deadline for on-campus students to move out of Harvard’s dorms, Sophia M. Fend ’24 said she pulled an all-nighter with her friends to commemorate their last weekend on campus.

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Cambridge City Council

Cambridge Should Encourage Women and Minority-Led Bids for Government Contracts, City Committee Says

Cambridge’s Economic Development and University Relationship Committee passed a motion calling on the city to explore a "sheltered market" program.

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School of Public Health

Mayor Keisha L. Bottoms Discusses Atlanta’s COVID-19 Response in HSPH Webinar

Mayor of Atlanta Keisha L. Bottoms discussed how her city has handled challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic in the latest installment of the Harvard School of Public Health’s Voices in Leadership series Monday.

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Harvard Kennedy School

Middle East Scholars Discuss U.S.' Diminishing Reputation in the Arab World

Journalist and political analyst Mina Al-Oraibi discussed the United States’ declining reputation in the Arab world at a Harvard Kennedy School event Thursday afternoon.

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Harvard Kennedy School

Harvard Professors Discuss Domestic and International Implications of 2020 Election

Harvard professors analyzed how the 2020 presidential election revealed the domestic and international consequences of political polarization at a Weatherhead Center forum.