Archives: January 2010

Fuqua Builds New Campus in China

Posted by: Alison Damast on January 29

Duke’s Fuqua School of Business continues to move forward with its ambitious plans for a global MBA campus network, most recently breaking ground on a new campus location in China....

Deutsche Bank and ITT Team Up for New Loan Program

Posted by: Alison Damast on January 25

Deutsche Bank is making significant inroads in the private student loan market, continuing to fill a void that was left by the hasty departure of many private lenders in the...

MBA Oath: The Debate Continues

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on January 21

If you haven't seen it already, the Debate Room has an interesting debate about the MBA Oath. To readers of the b-school channel, which has covered the oath phenomenon and...

Chicago's Snyder Named Dean at Yale School of Management

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on January 20

It seems like only yesterday we heard that Ted Snyder was stepping down as the dean of the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business--in fact it was: the announcement...

Turnitin Begins Crackdown on Plagiarism in Admissions Essays

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on January 20

For a long time, b-school applicants have had it good. Submit an MBA application to Harvard, and who's going to know if you send the same one to Wharton? And...

Study: CEOs With MBAs Outperform Those Without the Degree

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on January 14

For anyone who's missed it, there's a really terrific story in Harvard Business Review this month. Three professors from INSEAD (Morten T. Hansen, Hermina Ibarra, and Urs Peyer) examined the...

Harvard Business School Launches January Term

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on January 13

Well, it's official. Way back in May of 2008 we reported that the nine graduate schools at Harvard, including Harvard Business School (Harvard Full-Time MBA Profile), were considering a pretty...

Yale Donation Sparks Backlash in China

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on January 12

No good deed ever goes unpunished. On Jan. 4, the Yale School of Management announced a pledge of $8,888,888 it received from a Chinese investor (and Yale alumnus) Lei Zhang...

Job Market Turnaround For New College Graduates?

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on January 06

This really has nothing to do with business school or MBA programs, but good news being in such short supply these days I couldn't resist. The National Association of Colleges...

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