Archives: February 2011

Obama to Nominate Haas Professor to Council of Economic Advisers

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on February 24

The Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley got another feather in its cap today when President Obama announced plans to nominate a professor to his...

Coach K and the Blue Devils Set to Pay Duke MBAs a Visit in China

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on February 22

Duke's Cross Continent MBA Class of 2012 is in for a treat in China in August, according to a recent article in The Chronicle, the university's student-run newspaper. The Duke...

Michigan's Ross School Names First Female Dean

Posted by: Alison Damast on February 15

Alison Davis-Blake made history back in 2006 when she was named the first female dean of the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management. Today, she made history again, with...

MBA Pay is Up! Maybe

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on February 11

The Graduate Management Admission Council, the owners of the GMAT, released a survey of MBA and other graduate b-school alumni yesterday that showed overall pay now tops $94,500, well above...

Salaries, Job Offers Up for Business Undergrads

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on February 10

Undergraduates in general, and undergraduate business students in particular, have reason to rejoice. New surveys by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) show that employers are planning to...

Taking the GRE? Now May Be Better Than Later

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on February 04

The new and improved Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is on its way, and for those who are taking the test either in addition to or as an alternative to the...

MBAs: Don't Worry, Be Happy

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on February 01

Don't be such a sourpuss. That, in not so many words, is the upshot of new research that suggests that MBAs with an optimistic attitude are more likely to receive...


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