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UNC Kenan-Flagler Defines Successful MBA Student

By - Mar 1, 05:13 AM   Comments [0]

While all top-tier MBA programs are filled with smart students that have a strong quantitative background, the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School throws an ampersand into the mix when it comes to listing the qualities of a successful MBA student. With the introduction of the -&- as...

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UC Berkeley Haas School Collaborates on Innovation Program

By - Feb 25, 18:18 PM   Comments [0]

On Friday, UC Berkeley Haas School of Business announced a new collaboration to foster innovation with Stanford University and UC San Francisco, made possible thanks to a a three-year, $3.75 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Aimed at commercializing university research and fostering innovation...

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Duke Fuqua Makes Boulding Deanship Permanent

By - Feb 11, 15:16 PM   Comments [0]

Duke University's Fuqua School of Business last week announced that William Boulding has been selected to serve a full, five-year term as dean. After evaluating more than 100 candidates from around the world, a search committee made up of faculty, students, and administrators recommended Boulding's full...

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Collaborative Learning at UC Berkeley Haas

By - Feb 11, 15:09 PM   Comments [0]

The ability to work well with others is a critical skill, though not one that everyone excels at. Students at UC Berkeley Haas School of Business are learning that group work doesn't have to be a drag through a new program called Teams@Haas. As a new...

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Kellogg’s Super Bowl Ad Review Wrap Up

By - Feb 11, 15:03 PM   Comments [0]

While the rest of America was riveted by Beyoncé's half-time performance and the power outage at the New Orlean's Super Dome last Sunday, a group of almost 60 MBA students from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management Marketing Club studied the event from another perspective...

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$5M Founding Gift for Social Enterprise Initiative at Chicago Booth

By - Feb 11, 14:57 PM   Comments [0]

The Chicago Booth School of Business has received a founding gift of $5 million for the school’s Social Enterprise Initiative, which supports student, faculty and alumni interest in the social sector, Chicago Booth announced recently. Given by John Edwardson, retired chairman and chief executive of CDW,...

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What to Consider When Choosing an MBA Program

By - Feb 11, 14:53 PM   Comments [0]

A healthy dose of self-reflection, and knowing the answer when asked why you want to get an MBA, are two key components to deciding which business school programs make the most sense for you. I recently spoke with the Financial Times's Charlotte Clarke to offer...

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New Blog from IU Kelley’s Online MBA Program

By - Jan 29, 14:59 PM   Comments [0]

Indiana University's Kelley School of Business launched a new blog last week from Kelley Direct---the first online MBA program established by a top-ranked business school in 1999. Led by Phil Powell, Kelley Direct Faculty Chair and a professor of Business Economics and Public Policy, the MBA...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Jan 28, 14:55 PM   Comments [0]

Welcome back to this edition of Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our periodic check-in with some of the MBA blogosphere’s regular contributors. This week, Buzz bloggers discuss school culture, share 30 tips for "killing" the MBA application, and play the waiting game---not the waitlisted kind, but...

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Georgetown MBA Program Appoints New Assoc. Dean of Admissions

By - Jan 28, 14:54 PM   Comments [0]

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business recently announced the appointment of Shari Hubert as associate dean of MBA admissions, where she is responsible for recruiting highly qualified and diverse students to both the full-time and evening MBA programs. This new role at Georgetown McDonough will mark...

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