Archives: July 2009

NYU Stern names Stanford Professor as New Dean

Posted by: Alison Damast on July 28

Today the New York University’s Stern School of Business named Peter Blair Henry, a renowned international economist and Stanford Graduate School of Business professor – as its new dean. His...

MBAs to the Rescue: Business School Disaster Simulation at Texas A&M

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on July 24

By Rachel Z. Arndt If you happen to be in College Station, Texas, on Aug. 5, don't be surprised if you come across some MBAs from Texas A&M's Mays Business...

Business School Blimp Runs on Solar Power

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on July 22

By Rachel Z. Arndt The 40th anniversary of the moon landing has come and gone, and people are starting to fall into post-celebration hangovers. But a blimp is coming to...

Salaries Down for 2009 College Graduates, Survey Shows

Posted by: Alison Damast on July 15

The average starting salary for 2009 college graduates has barely budged over the last year, according to a National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) report released July 15. In...

Georgetown Builds New Business School

Posted by: Francesca Di Meglio on July 13

Just a couple weeks after Saad Hariri was named the new prime minister of Lebanon, Georgetown University announced that he made a $20 million donation to name the new building...

Tuition Hike at Private Colleges is the Lowest in Years

Posted by: Alison Damast on July 08

With an eye towards the pinched finances of many families, private colleges and universities are trying to make the cost of college as affordable as possible this year. Tuition will...

How to Decide Between Two Job Offers

Posted by: Francesca Di Meglio on July 07

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...

Undergrad Courses to Gain Work Experience

Posted by: Francesca Di Meglio on July 02

By Francesca Di Meglio When BusinessWeek recently asked undergraduate business programs what kinds of unique courses they were offering students who want to stand out with recruiters and get an...


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