Archives: June 2009

Space: The Next MBA Frontier

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on June 29

MBA programs are constantly looking for ways to stand out in the crowded B-school market. For many, this has meant launching specialized degrees in niche areas like sports business, real...

Summer 2009 Books: MBA Reading List

Posted by: Francesca Di Meglio on June 29

By Francesca Di Meglio BusinessWeek recently asked professors and students what books they would recommend for summer reading. The lists were used to generate a summer reading list featuring 10...

MIT Sloan Raises Money From Alums For Internships

Posted by: Alison Damast on June 26

Career services directors at business schools have really had to rack their heads this summer to help students find internships. For many, creativity has been the name of the game....

Harvard Business School Cuts Jobs

Posted by: Francesca Di Meglio on June 25

By Francesca Di Meglio As Harvard University announced it was going to eliminate 275 jobs earlier in the week, Harvard Business School (HBS School Profile) braced itself – as did...

New Class of PhD Graduates Flood the Market

Posted by: Alison Damast on June 23

I wrote an article a few years back about an innovative program that sought to convert teachers from other academic disciplines into business professors. The program – known as the...

Recession Driving Applicants to Business School?

Posted by: Francesca Di Meglio on June 23

By Francesca Di Meglio Things aren’t always as they seem, according to a recent survey of prospective business school applicants. Fewer people seem to be heading back to business school...

Freelance Projects in the Disabilities Space

Posted by: Francesca Di Meglio on June 22

With the economy in turmoil, many MBA graduates are finding the job search tough going. To give readers some insight into the strategies they're pursuing and the difficulties they...

Calling All Entrepreneurs

Posted by: Francesca Di Meglio on June 18

With the economy in turmoil, many MBA graduates are finding the job search tough going. To give readers some insight into the strategies they're pursuing and the difficulties they...

MBA Hunter Finds a Job

Posted by: Francesca Di Meglio on June 15

With the economy in turmoil, many MBA graduates are finding the job search tough going. To give readers some insight into the strategies they're pursuing and the difficulties they...

Kellogg Considers Move to Former Lindheimer Observatory Site

Posted by: Alison Damast on June 11

In just a few short years, the Kellogg School of Management could have a snazzy new address and jaw-dropping classroom views. The Chicago Tribune reported today that the business school...

How to Prepare for a Job Interview

Posted by: Francesca Di Meglio on June 11

With the economy in turmoil, many MBA graduates are finding the job search tough going. To give readers some insight into the strategies they're pursuing and the difficulties they...

Kellogg Incident Ignites Debate on Race

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on June 10

By Mandy Oaklander We all like to think that we've evolved beyond the point where things like race matter. But matter they do. Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management is in...

The Temptation to Lie on Your Resume

Posted by: Francesca Di Meglio on June 08

With the economy in turmoil, many MBA graduates are finding the job search tough going. To give readers some insight into the strategies they're pursuing and the difficulties they...

A Positive Comes Out of Duke Cheating Scandal

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on June 08

Remember the Duke cheating scandal from a few years back? If not, here’s a brief recap: In April 2007, school officials at Fuqua took disciplinary action against 34 of the...

Separating the Personal from the Professional Online

Posted by: Francesca Di Meglio on June 02

With the economy in turmoil, many MBA graduates are finding the job search tough going. To give readers some insight into the strategies they're pursuing and the difficulties they...

MBAs: First, Do No Harm

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on June 01

Will wonders never cease? Just the other day, Babson (Babson Full-Time MBA Profile) announced that it was adopting the Principals for Responsible Management Education, a framework for advancing the cause...

Kellogg Dean Steps Down

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on June 01

Dipak Jain, the dean of Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management (Kellogg Full-Time MBA Profile), is calling it quits after eight years as dean. According to Kellogg, Jain will step...

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