Archives: July 2008

AACSB pushes for higher standards in Asia

Posted by: Alison Damast on July 31

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) is expanding its global footprint with a new office in Asia, the organization announced on July 31. It will be headed...

New Dean Named to University of Oregon Business School

Posted by: Francesca Di Meglio on July 30

The University of Oregon Lundquist College of Business recently announced that its new dean is Dennis Howard, who previously headed the school's marketing department. What's really interesting about this appointment...

And if studying is more your thing...

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on July 28

The Princeton Review also released the list of 'stone-cold sober' schools today. If I'm a parent, this is the list I'm putting in front of my teenager. Topping the list:...

Ain't no party like a University of Florida party.

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on July 28

The Princeton Review released their annual list of top party schools today. At the top is the University of Florida in Gainesville. The list is based off of responses from...

A new dean for Daniels

Posted by: Alison Damast on July 24

Christine Riordan, a nationally recognized expert in leadership development and diversity, will be the new dean of the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver. Riordan took over...

Coming Soon to a GMAT Near You: More Security

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on July 22

Would-be MBA students getting ready to take the GMAT might be in for a little surprise when they show up at the testing center. In addition to all the usual...

New application deadline for Ross

Posted by: Alison Damast on July 21

Students applying to University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business during the first application cycle this fall will have to get their applications together sooner than expected. The school announced...

New B-School Dean at UC-Berkeley

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on July 18

This morning, Richard K. Lyons, the former chief learning officer of Goldman Sachs, was named dean of UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. He replaced Tom Campbell, a former Stanford...

Studying "On the Go"

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on July 18

In this day and age there is nothing you can’t accomplish while “on the go.” You can eat whole meals, text message and now study for the GRE and GMAT....

University of Chicago's provocative essay questions

Posted by: Alison Damast on July 18

I wrote a few weeks ago about the University of Chicago’s Graduate School of Business and their decision to retain its PowerPoint slide essay requirement in this year’s application. The...

Kellogg: More Than You Wanted To Know

Posted by: Phil Mintz on July 17

If you really want to know everything there is to know about Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management, we've got the just the book for you. To mark Kellogg's 100th anniversary,...

GMAT Cheating Scandal....GMAC to Answer Questions

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on July 17

As everybody knows by now, the publisher of the GMAT, the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), has shut down the Scoretop.com test prep Web site and is trying to determine...

New Online Resource for Business School Applicants

Posted by: Francesca Di Meglio on July 16

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), an accrediting body, recently launched BestBizSchools.com, a new online resource for applicants to business school. Featuring information on undergraduate, masters, and...

US Management Research Supremacy Over?

Posted by: Phil Mintz on July 14

The dominance of U.S. business schools in management research is drawing to a close. That's the premise of an article by Cass business school prof Charles Baden-Fuller published by the...

New dean for McCombs

Posted by: Alison Damast on July 09

The University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business has tapped Thomas W. Gilligan as the new dean. Gilligan will replace George W. Gan, who has been at the...

Wharton Posts Essay Questions

Posted by: Phil Mintz on July 09

While some MBA programs are being creative with their essay questions, Wharton has posted its essays for class of 2011 applicants on its admissions blog and, for first-time applicants, they...

Harvard Opens China Office

Posted by: Phil Mintz on July 09

Harvard's business school has opened its first China office, in Shanghai, the Harvard Crimson reports. The office will help arrange for internships, aid in research for b-school faculty, and possibly...

Chicago Ends Loan Program

Posted by: Phil Mintz on July 03

If you're borrowing money to pay for Chicago GSB, heads up. The Chicago Tribune reports that the school is dropping out of the school-as-lender program, whereby colleges and universities make...

Weak Dollar Draws More Foreign MBA Applicants

Posted by: Francesca Di Meglio on July 02

The weak U.S. dollar might be a good thing for business schools, especially those who are seeking more international students. The MBA Tour, a group that organizes top business programs...

3 Bucks for Brendan

Posted by: Alison Damast on July 02

Those looking for a creative way to finance their B-School education need look no further than Brendan Baker’s Web site, 3 Bucks For Brendan. The 28-year-old has come up with...

GMAT Scandal Claims First Casualty

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on July 01

This morning, I managed to contact David Wilson, the president and CEO of GMAC, and I thought I'd share with everyone some of his thoughts. First, the explosive news: GMAC...

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