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Fewer MBAs Heading to Wall Street

By - Nov 25, 05:08 AM   Comments [0]

According to initial employment statistics from Harvard Business School's Class of 2013 MBAs, a record low of 27% headed to the financial services sector after graduation. A recent CNBC article notes that for Ivy League Grads, Wall Sreet is so Last Season, and a...

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Top B-Schools Participate in LGBT Awareness Competition

By - Nov 24, 05:07 AM   Comments [0]

We came across this blog entry on LGBT issues at b-schools, published recently on the Huffington Post, and it definitely caught our interest. Friendfactor, the LGBT rights organization for straight friends founded in 2009, is conducting its second MBA Ally Challenge, a friendly competition among...

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UC Berkeley Haas Creates New Institute for Business and Social Impact

By - Nov 23, 05:07 AM   Comments [0]

The UC Berkeley Haas School of Business will significantly boost its efforts to inspire creative and effective business solutions to address some of the world’s most pressing problems now that it has launched its new Institute for Business and Social Impact. The institute will be...

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Northwestern Kellogg Breaks Ground on New Construction

By - Nov 22, 05:07 AM   Comments [0]

Kellogg School of Management broke ground on the future home of the full-time MBA program--- a state-of-the-art facility that promises to inspire new forms of learning and community building by combining the physical and virtual in never before seen ways. Dean Sally Blount presided over...

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Carnegie Mellon Receives $67M Gift from David Tepper

By - Nov 21, 05:06 AM   Comments [0]

Carnegie Mellon University alumnus David Tepper, namesake of the university's business school, has donated $67 million to create a major new academic hub that will further strengthen collaboration among CMU’s schools and colleges, the school announced late last week. The new David A. Tepper Quadrangle is the...

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Columbia Business School Launches New Branding Campaign

By - Nov 19, 18:24 PM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School has launched a new, comprehensive brand positioning campaign to better define and communicate the core elements that make it one of the best business schools in the world. To celebrate the new tagline—At the Very Center of Business—and better tell Columbia Business School’s...

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Darden’s Dean On the Value of International MBA Students

By - Oct 29, 05:37 AM   Comments [0]

Against a backdrop of public debate on immigration, and assertions that international students are taking away places on college campuses that should go to American-born students, Dean Robert Bruner of the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business explains in a recent blog post why...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Oct 28, 10:28 AM   Comments [0]

Hello, and welcome to the latest edition of Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our periodic check-in with some of the MBA blogosphere’s applicant and student contributors. In this edition, Buzz bloggers share news of interview invites and dings, reactions from campus visits, and tips for making...

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Global Business Leadership at Wharton’s Lauder Institute

By - Oct 24, 13:38 PM   Comments [0]

International business is booming, and there is no better place to prepare for a future in global business leadership than at the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania. Listen to the full recording of our podcast interview for answers and insights into the Lauder Institute. 00:01:20...

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UC Berkeley Haas Debuts Innovation Lab

By - Oct 8, 06:05 AM   Comments [0]

MBA students at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business can now take advantage of adaptable work spaces that better facilitate collaborative learning in the newly opened Innovation Lab. Made possible by a gift from alumnus Michael Gallagher, former Haas Board chairman and retired CEO of Playtex...

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