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The applicant pool for the Master of Accountancy program at Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management grew by 71 percent this year

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The applicant pool for the Master of Accountancy program at Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management grew by 71 percent this year

(Corrects spelling of Shane Moore in third paragraph.)

This week’s Twitter roundup of happenings in the business school world includes a business school professor’s memories of his days at Harvard Business School with Mitt Romney, a new interim dean for the Kelley School of Business, and advice from an admissions officer on how to make the most of this fall’s MBA fairs.

MBA students at the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University rode around the university last week on pedicabs provided by Reckitt Benckiser (RBGPY), a global consumer goods company that is a corporate partner of the school (@JohnsonSchool, 9/5).

Shane Moore, the manager of admission and recruitment at the University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business, explains in a virtual video panel how aspiring MBA applicants can prepare for MBA fairs they plan to attend this year (@UBCMBA, 9/5).

Waverly Deutsch, a professor of clinical entrepreneurship at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, has been named one of nine business professors moonlighting as entrepreneurs by Entrepreneur magazine (@BoothThinking, 9/6).

Robert Sullivan, dean of the University of California, San Diego’s Rady School of Management, writes about how the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business’s Doctoral Education Task Force is working to address the delivery and financing of business doctoral education (@AACSB, 9/7).

The applicant pool for the Master of Accountancy program at Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management grew by 71 percent this year (@caseweatherhead, 9/7).

Arizona State University has introduced a new undergraduate four-year degree program that allows students to simultaneously get a degree from the Carey School of Business and the Fulton Schools of Engineering (@WPCareySchool, 9/7).

Ryan Allis, a first-year MBA student at Harvard Business School, blogs about his early impression of the school in his first week as an MBA student (@HarvardHBS, 9/6).

David Kass, a finance professor at the University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business, recounts his days as a Harvard Business School MBA student alongside classmate Mitt Romney, now the Republican presidential candidate (@SmithSchool, 9/7).

Idalene Kesner, an associate dean of faculty and research and a professor of management at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, has been named interim dean of the business school (@KelleySchool, 9/8).

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Damast is a staff writer for Bloomberg Businessweek.

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