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B-School Twitter Roundup


This week’s Twitter roundup of happenings in the business school world includes advice from a dean on how to write the perfect exit letter, a visit to students from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, and tips from an admissions officer on why it’s not too late to apply to B-school for next year.

Tina Borja, a faculty assistant at Rice University’s Jones Graduate School of Business, struggles with terminal cancer while looking for a home for her dog (@RiceMBA. 3/13)

Wheelz, a campus car-sharing company started by Jeff Miller, a 2007  Stanford Graduate School of Business alum, takes off on college campuses (@StanfordBiz, 3/14)

Rich Lyons, dean of the University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, visits New York to host the “Future of Finance” event at Citigroup (@richlyons, 3/14)

The University of Connecticut’s School of Business taps John Elliott, dean of Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business, to serve as the school’s new dean (@UConnBusiness , 3/15)

Professor Peter Cappelli of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School talks to prospective applicants about the value of an MBA and how they should approach career planning (@wharton, 3/15)

The admissions team at the University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business targets young “superstar senior” applicants with its MBA Direct Admit Program (@smithschool, 3/16)

Dana Eagle, of the admissions team at University of Rochester’s Simon Graduate School of Business, explains why it is not too late to apply to business school. (@SimonSchool, 3/17

Professor Steven Balsam from Temple University’s Fox School of Business and Management and his students offer tax help to low-income families (@foxschool, 3/17)

Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke gives lectures this week to students at George Washington University’s School of Business on the Fed and its role (@gwbusiness, 3/19)

Dean Robert Bruner of the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business examines language in hostile exit letters in light of Greg Smith’s New York Times op-ed on Goldman Sachs (@bob_bruner, 3/19)


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