Archives: March 2010

Are Business School Students Under Too Much Pressure?

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on March 31

Bloomberg is reporting today that the young man who leaped to his death from the Empire State Building yesterday was a Yale junior, Cameron Dabaghi. His death follows six suicides...

Kellogg Selects NYU's Blount as New Dean

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on March 30

This morning, Northwestern University Provost Daniel I. Linzer announced that Sally Blount, currently dean of the undergraduate college and vice dean of the Stern School of Business (Stern Undergraduate Business...

Darden Opens a New Innovation and Design Lab

Posted by: Alison Damast on March 19

Hammers, glue guns and cordless drills are not items you’d normally expect to find in a business school classroom. The University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business is hoping to...

CVS and B-Schools Study Consumer Behavior

Posted by: Francesca Di Meglio on March 18

Ever wonder why some people follow the doctor’s orders and others never do? It’s actually an important question. Failing to follow a doctor-prescribed medical regimen is a major public health...

A New Fee Waiver Program for GMAT Test-Takers

Posted by: Alison Damast on March 16

The cost of taking the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) exam can be prohibitively expensive for some B-school candidates, especially those unable to scrounge up the hefty $250 registration fee....

Comics in the Classroom: Business Schools Get Graphic

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on March 12

You knew it had to come to this eventually. Just when you thought the b-school curriculum at some programs couldn't possibly get any more knowledge-lite (you can get an MBA...

Engineering Majors Top List of Highest-Paid College Graduates

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on March 11

If you're the type to take advice from country and western songs, then you no doubt already know that it's a big mistake to let your kids grow up to...

An Encore Role for New Thunderbird Dean

Posted by: Alison Damast on March 09

The Thunderbird School of Global Management has tapped David Bowen to serve as the school’s new dean and chief academic officer, effective yesterday. It is a reprise of an old...

Catalyst: Women MBAs Lag Behind Men in Jobs, Pay, Promotions

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on March 03

There's a really interesting, albeit not all that surprising, report from Catalyst, the group working to expand opportunities for women in business. In 2007 and 2008, Catalyst surveyed 9,927 alumni...

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