Posts Tagged ‘UVA Darden’

2010 AIGAC Conference in Boston

By - Jul 2, 09:54 AM   Comments [0]

I will run out of superlatives if I attempt to describe the 2010 AIGAC Conference in Boston. Suffice it say that it was extraordinarily illuminating.  MIT Sloan and Harvard Business School graciously and generously hosted the event, which was kicked off by MIT Sloan’s Dean...

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Overcoming economic challenges: How four exceptional leaders work to improve top business schools

By - Jun 10, 04:04 AM   Comments [0]

First up, Dean Rich Lyons from UC Berkeley Haas has set a lofty fundraising goal: He'd like to raise $120 million by 2014. The money will be used to build a new non-degree executive education center, new research centers, and more faculty fellowships. Next, Dean Blair...

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2010 Beautiful B-School Photo Contest Winners

By - May 25, 11:45 AM   Comments [0]

The winners of this year's Beautiful B-School photo contest are… The First Prize ($200 Amazon gift certificate) goes to BizWiz for his shot of Stanford GSB's Oval Park: Second Prize ($100 gift certificate) goes to Matt Thieleman for his picture of Tappan Street and Michigan Ross amidst...

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U.S. News Reports Rise in GRE Popularity among Top B-School Adcoms

By - May 23, 10:26 AM   Comments [0]

U.S. News and World Report has had a lot of coverage recently on the boom in GRE popularity among top U.S. business schools. The option to take the GRE instead of the GMAT exam is a somewhat recent development. What began as a trend (started by...

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College and MBA Admissions Round Up

By - May 23, 10:03 AM   Comments [0]

As top universities strive to become more affordable, many have agreed to maintain their no-loan pledges again this year. (52 schools made no-loan pledges last year; 50 have committed to renew that pledge again this year.) This decision saves low-income (and some middle- and upper-class...

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UVA Darden’s New i.Lab Program Encourages “Design-Thinking”

By - Mar 23, 17:18 PM   Comments [0]

Last Friday, UVA's Darden School of Business together with UVA's Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation unveiled a special program that supports and encourages the teaching and studying of Darden's new curriculum initiative, "design-thinking." This new program, reports an article in UVA Today, will take place...

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B-School Students See Light at the End of the Job Market Tunnel

By - Mar 22, 17:38 PM   Comments [0]

Current MBA students and graduates are experiencing a totally different job market than they did last year, reports the New York Times in an article entitled "Job Market Stabilizes for Business Students." While last year students and graduates scrambled for internships and full time positions,...

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Stanford Wins First Place for Forbes’ “The Most Satisfied MBAs”

By - Jan 20, 13:41 PM   Comments [0]

Forbes took its survey findings from “The Best Business Schools” and compiled a second rankings report: “The Most Satisfied MBAs.” Stanford won top slot for both rankings. It is #1 for providing the best return on investment for its graduates, as well as for churning out...

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The New “Liberal Arts MBA” Curriculum

By - Jan 13, 12:54 PM   Comments [0]

Learning how to think creatively and critically, according to Roger Martin, dean of University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, should be just as important to MBA students as learning finance or accounting. These skills are crucial to approaching problems head-on and to creating innovative...

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MBA Admissions Chats: Cornell, Tuck, Consortium, LBS

By - Dec 11, 01:26 AM   Comments [0]

We have two great chats coming up next week. If you are applying to Tuck and Cornell, don't miss these interactive events. Monday, December 14, 2009 at 10:00 AM PT/1:00 PM ET/6:00 PM GMT Randall Sawyer, Director of Admissions at Cornell's Johnson School of Business, along...

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