Karen Mills Brings Women Leaders To Harvard Business School (Harbus Online)

Harvard_Business_School_Pin_copy_1024x1024In 1977, when Karen Mills graduated from the Harvard Business School, only 11 percent of the students were women. Today, women make up 41 percent of the HBS enrollment. But even with this move toward gender equity, it has been rare for female students to have contact with women in leadership positions. That is, until now.

Thanks to Mills, who serves as a senior fellow at HBS, all sorts of high-powered women are showing up in Cambridge as part of a “fireside chat” series aimed at giving students access to role models in business, government, medicine, and a host of other fields.

Geoffrey Canada ’74 and Stanley Druckenmiller ’75 to Share Bowdoin’s Highest Honor

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Stanley F. Druckenmiller ’75 and Geoffrey Canada ’74

Geoffrey Canada of the Bowdoin Class of 1974 and Stanley F. Druckenmiller of the Class of 1975 will be awarded The Bowdoin Prize—the highest honor the College bestows upon its members—during a special ceremony on Tuesday, January 20, at the 1794 Society Reception for leadership donors to Bowdoin’s Annual Giving Program in the Grand Promenade of Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center in New York City.

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Pirate Nation: America’s Love-Hate Relationship with Copyright (Newsweek)

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In an age of increasingly globalized internet access, debates over digital piracy and copyright infringement have incensed independent artists and authors as well as multi-billion dollar industries. Peter Baldwin reveals that copyright infringement has a much longer and more complex history in the U.S. than we might expect. Read the article.

Take the Quiz: What Do You Know About America (And Other Countries)?

HiResIs the murder rate rising in your country? Think you know what proportion of the population are immigrants or how many people voted in the last election? Test your knowledge and accuracy against countries across the world in the Ipsos MORI Perils of Perception Quiz.