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For many, back-to-school is a season of anticipation, nostalgia, and shopping. For me, it evokes memories of an unsung historical event: the integration of Harvard.

Latest Stories George Dohrmann: No first-round flops this time for Vanderbilt in win over Harvardupdated: Fri Mar 16 2012 08:12:00

ALBUQUERQUE -- With about two minutes left in fourth-seeded Vanderbilt's second round game against Harvard on Thursday, after the Crimson had cut an 18-point deficit down to five, one of the giant screens at The Pit showed a list that looked like this: Andy Glockner: Harvard, Murray St. poised for high NCAA tourney seeds?updated: Wed Jan 04 2012 17:37:00

How high can they go? That's one of the most frequently asked early bracket questions this year about Murray State and Harvard, both of which are poised to post gaudy records for consideration.

Colleges should stop imitating Harvardupdated: Fri Jun 17 2011 14:42:00

Is college an invaluable waste of time? You bet. But it's about to get even more valuable.

After ban, Harvard to allow ROTC back on campusupdated: Thu Mar 03 2011 21:02:00

Harvard University moved Thursday to allow ROTC programs to set up on campus, after years of restricting the U.S. military's access because of its "don't ask, don't tell" policy.

Want to get your kids into college? Let them playupdated: Wed Dec 29 2010 10:26:00

Every day where we work, we see our young students struggling with the transition from home to school. They're all wonderful kids, but some can't share easily or listen in a group.

Harvard, Yale open up to ROTC plans after 'don't ask, don't tell' voteupdated: Tue Dec 21 2010 07:47:00

The presidents of Harvard and Yale universities have expressed interest in ROTC programs after Congress voted to repeal the military's controversial "don't ask, don't tell" policy that has banned openly gay and lesbian service members.

Fortune: Harvard vs. Stanford: Which builds a better entrepreneur?updated: Tue Oct 12 2010 12:30:00

When you think of the world's best business schools, you inevitably think of two great rivals: Harvard and Stanford.

Mark Zuckerberg's infamous for saleupdated: Wed Oct 06 2010 10:29:00, the Facebook prototype Mark Zuckerberg built in his Harvard dorm room one October night in 2003, is now up for auction on Flippa -- or at least the URL is.

'The Social Network' deserves to go viralupdated: Mon Oct 04 2010 11:27:00

Here's a poke to users and nonusers of Facebook: "The Social Network" isn't some yawny visual aid on how the website grew from a few hundred users at Harvard in 2004 to a 2010 global reach of half a billion.

Fortune: What Harvard thinks of The Social Networkupdated: Fri Oct 01 2010 11:10:00

Even though it's just six years old, Facebook has already generated a half a billion users, a lofty valuation, and a lifetime of controversy. Columbia Pictures caught the wave of Facebook's relevance perfectly with today's opening of The Social Network, the vaguely fictional story of its founding during Mark Zuckerberg's undergraduate years at Harvard.

Fortune: How to get into HBS: play the piccolo, not the violinupdated: Mon Sep 27 2010 13:08:00

When Janet Stark finally gets around to building her own website, the admissions consultant will run it with the headline, "I've been accepted to Harvard Business School over 50 times!" Her students are a bit less open.

Why is Harvard honoring bigotry?updated: Thu Sep 23 2010 13:08:00

At a time when our nation's top university is more diverse than ever before, Harvard's recent decision to honor its former professor Marty Peretz on Friday for setting up an undergraduate research fund in his name comes as a big, disappointing surprise.

Fortune: The rebel of the MBA admissions bizupdated: Thu Sep 23 2010 10:27:00

"Do you want to know who gets into Harvard Business School and how it works?"

Gordon Brown to serve as Harvard fellow this fallupdated: Tue Sep 14 2010 12:03:00

Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown will serve as a visiting fellow at Harvard University's Institute of Politics this fall, the institute announced Tuesday.

Kagan: Military recruiting controversy dogged her as dean at Harvardupdated: Sun Jun 27 2010 10:55:00

Shortly after Elena Kagan left the White House in 1999 to teach at her alma mater, Harvard Law School, the nationwide controversy over military recruiting on campus had just begun to heat up.

Police: Student lied to get into Harvardupdated: Tue May 18 2010 16:01:00

Police have indicted a 23-year-old man accused of using fake degrees and test scores to get into Harvard. WCVB reports.

Prosecutor: Ex-Harvard student pleads not guilty to faking credentialsupdated: Tue May 18 2010 16:01:00

A former Harvard University student, who compiled world-class academic credentials by allegedly fabricating his own history and plagiarizing others' work, pleaded not guilty to all the charges against him Tuesday, according to a Massachusetts prosecutor.

'Shoes are the devil'updated: Tue Feb 16 2010 18:07:00

CNN's Ashley Fantz catches up with author and barefoot ultrarunner Christopher McDougall as he describes his shoeless inspiration.

CNNMoney: CEOs: It's not just about the moneyupdated: Tue Nov 24 2009 12:14:00

How important is pay to the average multi-millionaire investment bank executive?

Landing a job like getting into Harvardupdated: Fri Nov 06 2009 09:45:00

The 650,000 jobs created or saved by the stimulus package so far make up only a small step toward correcting the gap between the tens of millions of unemployed people and the few openings that those people are fighting over. Emma Watson Stalked While Visiting Harvardupdated: Thu Oct 01 2009 15:27:00

The actress was the target of pranksters when she visited the campus of a rival college

Fortune: Ivy League upset - Endowment leader shiftsupdated: Fri Sep 25 2009 13:16:00

When it comes to college investing, Harvard and Yale's endowments are powerhouses. Yale has posted a 12% annualized return over the last 10 years, and Harvard has returned 9% (versus 1.4% for an indexed stock-and-bond fund).

45,000 American deaths associated with lack of insuranceupdated: Mon Sep 21 2009 11:20:00

A freelance cameraman's appendix ruptured and by the time he was admitted to surgery, it was too late. A self-employed mother of two is found dead in bed from undiagnosed heart disease. A 26-year-old aspiring fashion designer collapsed in her bathroom after feeling unusually fatigued for days.

Some fats help, some harm your heartupdated: Mon Aug 10 2009 14:36:00

Many people with heart disease try to banish fats, but they're missing out on lots of foods that can protect the heart.

Commentary: What parents can do for their kidsupdated: Mon Jul 20 2009 18:19:00

Raising the quality of teaching and learning in American schools is a priority. It receives a great deal of attention in our national discourse and should receive more.

From homeless to Harvard?updated: Thu Jun 25 2009 14:31:00

Kenneth Chancey is homeless in L.A., but he's determined to get to the Ivy League. Thelma Gutierrez reports.

Harvard duo gets punchedupdated: Wed May 13 2009 08:10:00

Rising music duo Chester French talk to CNN's Shanon Cook about their 'punchy' music video, and what they've learned at Harvard.

Fortune: Raising Bill Gatesupdated: Fri May 01 2009 13:47:00

In the early days of Microsoft's success, when my son's name was starting to become known to the world at large, everybody from reporters at Fortune to the checkout person at the local grocery store would ask me, "How do you raise a kid like that? What's the secret?" At those moments I was generally thinking to myself, "Oh, it's a secret all right ... because I don't get it either!"

Fortune: The mystery of college costsupdated: Fri Apr 10 2009 07:25:00

My Rolls-Royce is a lot more expensive than your Buick. A pint of Ben & Jerry's costs double the A&P generic brand. That makes sense. But when it comes to college tuition, the difference between the Harvards and the Podunks is not nearly so great. Kevin Armstrong: Harvard RB comes to understand mother's strugglesupdated: Mon Nov 24 2008 09:16:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- At 12, Harvard tailback Cheng Ho remembers coming home from school on Wednesday afternoons, sitting in his living room to watch television and hearing shrieks come from behind his mother's bedroom door. "It was my mother's voice, but it wasn't really her," Ho said. "It was her illness." Ben Reiter: Let me count the ways that Yale is better than Harvardupdated: Fri Nov 21 2008 15:49:00

Making the argument that Yale has the upper hand in its football rivalry with Harvard is not exactly a Sisyphean task. All you have to do is give the boulder the lightest of taps, and off it goes, up the hill and down the other side. First proven long ago, and confirmed so frequently over the years that it has entered the realm of fact, here's my list of ways in which Yale is superior to Harvard, as the universities prepare for the 125th playing of The Game.

Fortune: Private equity's basic math problemupdated: Mon Nov 17 2008 09:15:00

Not since fourth grade have so many sophisticated investors been so troubled by a basic math equation. An asset-allocation problem called the "denominator effect" is forcing the selloff of billions in private equity and alternative investments.

Opening the book on MBAsupdated: Tue Sep 09 2008 16:18:00

In a virtuous circle that has doubtless brought a wry smile to many MBA professors' faces, the very process of getting into a top business school has, itself, now become a deeply lucrative activity. The New Battle over Financial Aidupdated: Thu Sep 04 2008 14:00:00

Harvard and other Élite colleges are increasing aid to poor students. But can less wealthy schools compete?

Commentary: Tax-free hypocrisy from higher educationupdated: Fri May 16 2008 15:36:00

There is an industry in this country that is making billions in profit while average Americans are struggling to fill up their gas tanks.

Commentary: An 'average' American will never be presidentupdated: Tue Apr 15 2008 21:06:00

Can we all just stop the silly nonsense over who is an elitist and whether an "average American" will occupy the White House? Charlize Theron Gets Feisty – and Tipsy! – at Harvardupdated: Fri Feb 08 2008 13:43:00

She may have dropped out of high school, but Charlize Theron still went to Harvard – for the day, at least.

CNNMoney: Harvard aid plan offers tuition discountsupdated: Thu Dec 27 2007 16:22:00

Middle-income families with students in many of the nation's top universities are getting some relief.

Fortune: Captain's Blog, stardate: 9/14/07updated: Fri Sep 14 2007 06:58:00

MARKETS: So is a semblance of normalcy returning? Maybe. But really Market Shock 2007 will be with us for a while. Smoldering on. Worse in some businesses like credit derivatives, subprime mortgages. I forget who it was...maybe my former boss and wise man Norm Pearlstine (great to see you the other day Norm!)....who said this whole deal is going to be somewhat like the S&L crisis of the 1980s in terms of size and scope. In other words, bad for a lot of folks, not a killer though. The one difference is that I wouldn't look for any sort of bailout - though Bill Gross of PIMCO (for more on that institution, see below) thinks the government should bail out homeowners. To that I say....maybe. Certainly the Feds should not ride in to save the hedge funds, or even Countrywide (a question which our old friend Deep Blue was pondering the other day.).....So it's quiet today in NYC on Friday, the second day of Rosh Hashanah.....The big action of course will be on Tuesday when we find out if the

CNNMoney: Harvard's endowment hits record $34.9Bupdated: Tue Aug 21 2007 07:20:00

Harvard University, already America's richest university, said Tuesday its endowment grew to a new high of $34.9 billion, boosted by bets on emerging markets, real estate and private equity.

CNNMoney: Harvard said to lose $350M in hedge fundupdated: Wed Aug 01 2007 04:30:00

Harvard has lost about $350 million in the last month through an investment in a hedge fund founded by one the university's former money managers, according to a report published Wednesday. Bill Gates Goes Back to School updated: Tue Jun 12 2007 12:05:00

Harvard's most famous dropout returns for his diploma, 30 years late. His final exam: Can he save the world?

CNNMoney: Top colleges get more affordableupdated: Thu Mar 22 2007 11:20:00

A college education may be getting less expensive at some of the most prestigious schools.

Fortune: The poverty/terror mythupdated: Tue Mar 13 2007 10:59:00

The idea that poverty breeds terror appears obvious; how could it be otherwise? And people as different as the Archbishop of Canterbury, George Bush, Jacques Chirac and Pakistan's leader, Pervez Musharraf, have also noted a link between poverty and terrorism.

Fortune: Universities don't ace the green testupdated: Wed Jan 24 2007 12:40:00

Pick up a newspaper or turn on the TV, and you can probably find a college professor opining on something - global warming, food security, poverty, you name it. But it isn't so easy to find anyone willing to opine on a college or university's practices in those same areas.

CNNMoney: Harvard leads billion-dollar endowment clubupdated: Mon Jan 22 2007 11:33:00

Harvard has a bigger endowment fund than any other school and Tufts' fund posted the biggest increase in 2006, according to a survey released Monday.

Money Magazine: Harvard or Bust. Or Both.updated: Tue Nov 21 2006 14:16:00

Plenty of parents fantasize about their child going to Harvard. But Paula and Gary Goldberg of Boca Raton, Fla. aspire instead to get their daughter Rachael, a high school junior, interested in sch...

Money Magazine: $15k to get into Harvard - 5 ways to stop the madnessupdated: Sat Nov 18 2006 14:04:00

Plenty of parents fantasize about their child going to Harvard. But Paula and Gary Goldberg of Boca Raton, Fla. aspire instead to get their daughter Rachael, a high school junior, interested in schools other than Harvard.

Rich and red, tomatoes may help cut your cancer riskupdated: Fri Oct 06 2006 19:52:00

Fashion designer Bill Blass once said, "Red is the ultimate cure for sadness." Scientists haven't proven that, but they are finding evidence that the red-pigmented antioxidant lycopene, found in many fruits and vegetables -- especially tomatoes -- may play an important role in reducing risks of many diseases, including cancer.

Who needs Harvard?updated: Sun Aug 13 2006 08:21:00

It's the summer before your senior year, and you're sweating.

CNNMoney: Housing boom 2.0updated: Tue Jun 13 2006 11:49:00

The housing market is entering a down cycle, according to a report from Harvard's Joint Center for Housing Studies, but is unlikely to undergo a severe reversal.

CNNMoney: Hedge funds post best 1st quarter in 3 yearsupdated: Thu Apr 20 2006 11:47:00

Hedge funds racked up their best first quarter in three years at the start of 2006 and pulled in $24 billion in new assets as wealthy investors sought alternatives to the stock and bond markets, new research shows.

Fortune: Hanging onto Harvard's $25.9 billion stashupdated: Thu Apr 20 2006 09:48:00

There's nothing ordinary about Harvard University's endowment. At $25.9 billion, it's the biggest such fund in the world, with an outstanding performance record, at the most prestigious of universities.

Money Magazine: If Your Kid Wants to Find Himself, Just Say Yesupdated: Thu Dec 01 2005 00:01:00

Faced with a high school senior who'd like to take a year off before college to go find himself, most parents would either roll their eyes, put their foot down or grab their heart with a shortness ...

Schools look to expand resourcesupdated: Tue Nov 01 2005 19:20:00

Top-flight U.S. and European business schools face a constant battle to attract and retain quality teachers, but in developing economies the problem is even more acute.

Fortune: THE MONEY GAMEupdated: Mon Oct 03 2005 00:01:00

ON A HAZY AFTERNOON IN LATE August, two of the most successful moneymen of our age made their way among the steep bunkers and double-blind holes of the venerable Yale Golf Club. Their showdown wasn't much of a contest: Host David F. Swensen, who runs Yale University's $15 billion endowment, shot "somewhere in the 90s," he says. His longtime friend and rival Jack R. Meyer, manager of Harvard's $22 billion endowment, shot a 76. "Jack's a spectacular golfer," Swensen admits. "He crushed me." When it comes to running money, though, Swensen and Meyer are much more closely matched. Swensen, 51, has managed Yale's endowment for two decades and built one of the most spectacular investment records on the planet--up 16.1% a year (while the S&P 500 index gained 12.3%). "Yale has the best returns of any endowment anywhere," he is quick to tell you. Meyer, 60, can't argue with that. Since he got the job at Harvard in 1990--thanks in part to a glowing recommendation from Swensen--he has trailed his Connecticut riva

Fortune: FROM MARX TO MARKETupdated: Mon May 16 2005 00:01:00

As students in his competitiveness class settle into their seats, the professor lets fly an opening query: "Who can tell me why Estonia was so successful in making the transition to a market econom...

CNNMoney: Your first investment: Educationupdated: Thu Apr 07 2005 15:24:00

Even if you're more realist than optimist, the first stop on the path to wealth absolutely has to be college. People with a bachelors degree make 70 percent more than those with only a high school diploma, an advantage that adds an additional million bucks in earnings over their working lives.

Crimson Harvardupdated: Fri Feb 18 2005 17:07:00

One Harvard insider says Lawrence Summers will "challenge you on anything." Now, the tables are turned on the university's contentious president.

CNNMoney: Saving for Harvardupdated: Thu Oct 07 2004 10:25:00

Ten-year-old Moriah Sells is in the Gifted and Talented Program at her elementary school and has announced that she wants to go to Harvard, followed by Harvard Law.

Business 2.0: MBA Insider's Guideupdated: Wed Sep 01 2004 00:01:00

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Business 2.0: How To Think About Nanotech CHARLES LIEBER Professor of chemistry, Harvard University; scientific co-founder, Nanosysupdated: Mon Dec 01 2003 00:01:00

One of the least important things about nanotechnology is that it is small.

Fortune: Do MBAs Make Better CEOs? Sorry, Dubya, It Ain't Necessarily Soupdated: Mon Feb 19 2001 00:01:00

George W. Bush, America's first President with an MBA (Harvard, '75), is settling into the White House. The nation itself thus joins the ranks of some 40% of its 100 largest companies, which are al...

Fortune: Is Harvard Worth It? Conventional wisdom says yes. But with the price of a degree from America's most famous university and otheupdated: Mon May 01 2000 00:01:00

For America's high school seniors, April is the cruelest month. That's when colleges flood the postal system with news of who has won a place in next fall's freshman class. For more than a few fami...

Fortune: The New B-School: Cheap Advice, Great Networking startup universityupdated: Mon Apr 17 2000 00:01:00

Charlie Tillett remembers the year he entered MIT's business plan competition. It was 1991, and the second-year business student counted himself among the 50 or so active members of the school's Ne...

Fortune: The Intellectual Capitalist Business school professor Mohanbir Sawhney trades his intellect for a piece of new-economy action. Yupdated: Mon Apr 17 2000 00:01:00

There's nothing new in the notion of business school professors straddling the divide between the ivory tower and the marketplace. They've always taken consulting gigs and seats on corporate boards...

Fortune: Vouchers: Schools Need Competitionupdated: Mon Jun 07 1999 00:01:00

Long the pet of free-market theorists, the idea of using vouchers to make schools compete has gone mainstream. In New York City, Mayor Rudolph Giuliani is advocating the use of public funds for vou...

Fortune: How Harvard Built Its Brand: It's Radicalupdated: Mon Apr 26 1999 00:01:00

Why Madonna and not the Spice Girls?

Fortune: What In The World Happened To Economics? Economists are all finally speaking the same language, but they still can't answer the updated: Mon Mar 15 1999 00:01:00

Economists rule the world. This is not a new phenomenon. "The ideas of economists and political philosophers, both when they are right and when they are wrong, are more powerful than is commonly un...

Money Magazine: DON'T FALL FOR THESE SIX COLLEGE MYTHSupdated: Sun Sep 01 1996 00:01:00

Only well-known schools are excellent values, right? Not necessarily--as our rankings on page 108 demonstrate. To dispel more such myths, we consulted more than two dozen education experts, college...


CONGRATULATIONS!" "WAY TO GO!" NICE COMPLIMENTS--and heartfelt too--all directed at my wife and me from friends, family, even comparative strangers. The happy occasion was our son Jamie's graduatio...


Mutual funds are wonderful things, offering broad diversification and professional management to folks who haven't the time to pick their own stocks and bonds. But the great proliferation of funds-...

Money Magazine: COMING UP One-stop shopping for federal student loans updated: Fri Jul 01 1994 00:01:00

Starting July 1, students at 104 colleges and trade schools, including Harvard, Rutgers and Memphis State, will apply for federal loans directly through their school's financial aid office rather t...

Fortune: REENGINEERING THE MBA In search of the ideal MBA, business schools are changing their courses -- and the kinds of students they updated: Mon Jan 24 1994 00:01:00

IT'S A BIT like watching a scientist develop a drug to cure a serious illness. But the patient is American business, the hoped-for cure is a new, improved MBA, and the scientist at the moment is Jo...

Fortune: ECONOMIC INTELLIGENCE WHAT THINGS COST updated: Mon Oct 04 1993 00:01:00

Since 1973 the real cost of a Harvard degree has risen at a 2.6% annual rate. But the cost of eggs has actually declined 5.1%. And stop barking about the high cost of movie tickets -- down 0.6% ann...

Money Magazine: College costupdated: Wed Sep 15 1993 00:01:00

How a degree pays off -- The cost of a year at Harvard has climbed faster than these other prices over the past 15 years:


(10) Painful farewells to complimentary Harvard manservant. (9) Nude break-dancing duels discouraged at most Wall Street firms. (8) Diplomas now made of paper, not animal skin parchment, which I co...

Fortune: WOULD YOU HIRE THESE JOKERS? AT $1,000 A WEEK? updated: Mon Jul 12 1993 00:01:00

At Harvard in the spring, all seniors' watches are set to the same time: the eve of greatness. Even in coffee shops, one hears wonders of a world to come. Three seniors, eating eggs the morning aft...

Fortune: B-SCHOOLS QUIZ JAPANESE STUDENTSupdated: Mon Nov 04 1991 00:01:00

Getting young managers into U.S. business schools is big business in Japan, where a stateside MBA offers not only prestige but also a peek at the inner workings of America's largest corporations vi...

Fortune: THE HARVARD OF CORPORATE AMERICA updated: Mon Aug 12 1991 00:01:00

It looks like a small, elite college: an ivy-covered classroom building, a wooded, rolling campus. But don't be fooled -- this place is 100% business. It's Crotonville, home of General Electric's M...

Fortune: THE TROUBLE WITH MBAs Business schools aren't giving them the skills employers need -- leading, creating, communicating -- so coupdated: Mon Jul 29 1991 00:01:00

ROGER KATZ, Wharton MBA class of '91, personifies the idealistic, articulate, creative, technologically hip, and withal modest souls that business schools are striving so desperately to turn out. T...

Money Magazine: Should You Turn Down Harvard? No. For prestige and powerful friends, an Ivy League diploma is worth the price.updated: Mon Sep 10 1990 00:01:00

Harvard's just sent one of those thick, juicy envelopes -- meaning that you're in -- and now you're asking yourself: Do I accept? (Yes!) Or do I spend the next four years at some fine state school ...

Fortune: THE AMERICAN OUT TO SAVE POLAND Harvard's young Jeffrey Sachs is pushing Solidarity to take the pain now for a big gain later. Tupdated: Mon Jan 29 1990 00:01:00

IT'S A BLEAK winter evening in a drab Warsaw suburb. Some four dozen Polish workers in leather jackets have crowded into the parish house of a Catholic church. They used to meet there secretly afte...

Fortune: HARVARD LAW'S PRO BONO STUDENTSupdated: Mon Dec 18 1989 00:01:00

It is time to rethink the notion that fast-track law school students are motivated by greed alone. The National Association of Students Against Homelessness (Nasah) has raised some $38,000 for the ...

Fortune: Labor's march to single digits, slashing away at Harvard, Lotus looks at liberals, and other matters. TWO FOR THE SEESAWupdated: Mon Sep 11 1989 00:01:00

In which Kindly Dr. Keeping Up deconstructs a sacred text: the latest fund- raising letter to alums of Harvard and Radcliffe, or is it Radcliffe and Harvard? Dear Kindly: What's all this then about...

Fortune: JUNK BONDS FACE THE BIG UNKNOWN The high-yield debt market coped well with its recent jitters. But with fear of recession mountiupdated: Mon May 22 1989 00:01:00

THE JUNK-BOND JITTERS struck again in mid-April. Unlike previous lapses of confidence in the market, which followed events like the indictment of Ivan Boesky, no single cause was to blame this time...

Fortune: THE BUYING BINGE IN BUSINESS BOOKS . Now it can be told! Readers have discovered that the corporate world is about Money! Power!updated: Mon Feb 13 1989 00:01:00

STAND ASIDE, Rhett Butler, for a new literary hero, who at 64 is even older than Gone With the Wind and really does give a damn. With over 2.6 million copies in print, Iacocca: An Autobiography has...

Fortune: SIGNALS updated: Mon Jul 04 1988 00:01:00

Prodded by FORTUNE (November 9, 1987), among others, for graduating too many investment bankers and not enough manufacturing experts, Harvard business school is taking action. In the fall the schoo...

Fortune: A New Hat at Harvard, The Emerging Case Against Coffee, Private Baloney, and Other Matters. A Flowering in New Englandupdated: Mon Jun 20 1988 00:01:00

What means the news from Harvard? We allude of course to the titanic struggle over union representation for the university's mostly female technical and clerical workers. Prexy Derek Bok was widely...

Fortune: EUROPE'S BEST BUSINESS SCHOOLS They aren't pale imitations of Harvard anymore. Students come from all over the world to master iupdated: Mon May 23 1988 00:01:00

JAYNE BUXTON, 26, was bumping along as a $25,000-a-year media buyer in her hometown of Montreal. Then she went to business school and turned into a hot property. Her best offer among six came from ...

Fortune: The price of immortalityupdated: Mon Feb 29 1988 00:01:00

^ As never before, immortality is for sale. What kind? The kind that comes when a donor cements his name to an institution: Stanford University, Carnegie Hall, Rhodes Scholarships, the Pulitzer Pri...

Fortune: Womanhood on Wall Street, Fame at the Top, Tennis for Economists, and Other Matters. Tennis at Harvardupdated: Mon Nov 23 1987 00:01:00

You are playing tennis. Your opponent frequently challenges you by coming to the net. Assuming that you try to win every point, you basically have two choices when he does that: lob over his head o...

Fortune: COVER STORY NEW DEBATE ABOUT HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL The West Point of capitalism used to pride itself on turning out future CEOupdated: Mon Nov 09 1987 00:01:00

Nobody has ever accused the Harvard Business School of being an ivory tower, a refuge for woolly-minded scholars out of touch with real life. No, this is a worldly institution and a great worldly s...

Fortune: HOW THE RICHEST COLLEGES HANDLE THEIR BILLIONS Some of the brightest investment pros in the U.S. work with them. ( Here's a lookupdated: Mon Oct 26 1987 00:01:00

ONCE UPON A TIME, late in the dizzy bull-market party of the Roaring Twenties, the chairman of Princeton University's investment committee, a banker named Dean Mathey, decided that the level of sto...

Fortune: THE WAGES OF THIN AT HARVARD updated: Mon Aug 18 1986 00:01:00

The main conclusion of a recent report in The New England Journal of Medicine wasn't startling. The study, which tracked the health, weight, and habits of some 17,000 Harvard alumni age 35 to 74 ov...

Fortune: Ted Turner Loves Trees, Treachery in the Dairy Queen, Liver at Harvard, and Other Matters. Compassion and Liver on Graduation Daupdated: Mon Jul 08 1985 00:01:00

We have been meaning to write about the college commencement scene for several Junes now and to register this funny feeling that some will doubtless diagnose as neoconservative paranoia but that ha...

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