Archives: October 2010

Wharton Receives $15 million Gift for Retailing Center

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 29

On Thursday, the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School announced a $15 million gift from Patty and Jay Baker to permanently endow the Jay H. Baker Retailing Center at the B-school....

College Sustainability Ranking Reports Progress on Green Initiatives

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on October 28

For four years now, the nonprofit Sustainable Endowments Institute has been ranking colleges and universities on their efforts in the area of sustainability--their "green cred," if you will. The group...

Washington's Foster School Dedicates New Building

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on October 22

The University of Washington Foster School of Business (Foster Full-Time MBA Profile) is expanding its Seattle campus, and the first step got underway recently with the dedication of PACCAR Hall....

Helicopter Parents on the Rise at B-Schools

Posted by: Alison Damast on October 14

The parents of the millennial generation making their way through business school just can't seem to stay away...from the admissions office. A new study from Veritas Prep, a Graduate Management...

GMAC Hosts Virtual MBA Fair This Fall

Posted by: Alison Damast on October 12

The online college fair trend has taken off in the last few years, with hundreds of schools sending their admissions officers to virtual career fairs. Now, business schools are joining...

Wake Forest Business School Lands $10M Gift

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on October 08

Wake Forest University today announced that it has received a $10 million pledge to help finance construction of a new building for the Schools of Business (Wake Forest Full-Time MBA...

Accounting and Business Majors Score Jobs

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 07

The days when your major had nothing to do with the job you got after graduation might be over. In fact, according to the 2010 Student Survey recently released by...

HispanicBusiness Ranks The Top MBA Programs For Diversity

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 05

The most recent issue of HispanicBusiness magazine features its annual ranking the Best Business Schools for Diversity. Each school was ranked in terms of Hispanic diversity according to the following...

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