You Can Skip Black Friday (Money)

Black Friday 2014

You don’t have to spend this Black Friday in stores, or in lines for stores. From parades to museums, Money magazine suggests fun ways to skip Black Friday. 

Pumpkin Spice, Minus the Pumpkin (NPR)

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Pumpkin spice is the flavor of the season—especially in pumpkin spice lattes. But what actually goes into that latte? Not a drop of pumpkin juice.

Instead, the ingredients belong in that catch-all category of “Natural and Artificial Flavors.” Read the article here.

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

Stanley F. Druckenmiller '75 and Geoffrey Canada '74

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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