Archives: January 2009

Loan Situation Looks Rosier for Duke's International Applicants

Posted by: Alison Damast on January 30

I wrote a story last week about the crisis facing international applicants looking for no cosigner loans for B-School. At the time, the situation was looking grim for international students...

College Endowments Hit the Skids

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on January 26

By Brian Burnsed The Commonfund Benchmarks Study, which examines the state of school endowments on an annual basis, was released today. While the study’s findings are likely a shock to...

A New Building for the Ross School of Business

Posted by: Alison Damast on January 22

Students and faculty at the University of Michigan's Stephen M. Ross School of Business have spent the last few weeks settling into a gleaming new $145 million state-of-the-art building on...

Good New for Students Who Use Pell Grants

Posted by: Alison Damast on January 15

The economic stimulus bill unveiled today by House Democrats includes some encouraging news for students seeking more financial aid for college. There will be $15.6 billion allotted towards increasing the...

Five Schools That Will Help You Get to the White House

Posted by: Alison Damast on January 14

Here’s a quick trivia question for politically-minded students: Which school has produced the most alumni who have made it into the Cabinet? If you’re dying to know the answer to...

The Early Bird Gets the amMBA

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on January 09

Attention early risers looking to get an MBA: Adelphi University, the Garden City, NY-based school, has just launched what they’re calling the amMBA, a part-time master’s business program where classes...

MBA students feel the chill

Posted by: Alison Damast on January 08

A group of Notre Dame business school students on a class trip to Bosnia-Herzegovina got more than they bargained for when just a few days into their journey, the city’s...

Ohio State Picks Johnson & Johnson Exec as next Business School Dean

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on January 08

In the past few years, a handful of universities including Harvard, Missouri, and INSEAD, have turned to business executives to fill high level academic positions like university president or dean....

What's the Deal with Campus Dining???

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on January 06

In one of Jerry Seinfeld’s old stand-up routines he jokes about airports, specifically, how expensive things are: “Do the people that work in these little shops know how much things...

BU business students launch private networking site

Posted by: Alison Damast on January 06

Boston University School of Management students wary of conducting any professional student networking on Facebook have come up with their own solution. With the help of the school, they have...

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