How Harvard’s Most Popular Class Became a ‘Lifestyle’

Oleksandr Babii   Traditionalists may look aghast at CS50, Harvard’s introductory computer science course, which last year became the school’s most popular course of any kind. It’s taught by a young professor in jeans and a black T-shirt, David Malan, whose lectures are highly polished, fast-paced performances filled with props, demonstrations, and student involvement. Students…

CEOs Say They Want to Look Beyond Shareholders—But the Law May Get In the Way

Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase & Co., listens during a Business Roundtable CEO Innovation Summit.Andrew Harrer—Bloomberg via Getty Images When the CEOs of America’s biggest companies recently declared the end of shareholder primacy, they were sure to infuriate one group: shareholders. Less predictably, the corporate stakeholders whose status the CEOs elevated may…