09 March, 2021

Harvard Diary

Harvard was founded in 1636, while Galileo was still alive, and academia believed the sun revolved around the earth.

Harvard Diary
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The Harvard Snob

It’s said that there is no snob like the Harvard snob. But most snobbish of all, arguably, is the Harvard Business School snob. An HBS friend of mine who went on to teach at Stanford says that one day somebody on the Stanford campus asked him where the business school was. So, with great relish, he turned around, pointed in the opposite direction and said, “Go that way to the airport, take the next flight to Boston, and it’s the big brown building beside the Charles River.”


From Cambridge to Cambridge

It’s interesting to think that Harvard was founded in 1636. Which, to put it into historical perspective, was while Galileo was still alive, and academia believed the sun revolved around the earth. In fact, Harvard was founded just 16 years...

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