Archives: March 2011

Is College Job Market Starting to Thaw?

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on March 31

More good news on the undergraduate job front: the latest polling results indicate that employers plan to make big increases in the number of college students they hire this year,...

ForumWatch: How Young is Too Young for an MBA?

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on March 29

Every few weeks or so, people come onto the Bloomberg Businessweek Business Schools Forum to ask questions about how their age influences their chances of getting into a top program....

NYU Opening New Campus in Shanghai

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on March 28

New York University announced yesterday that it's planning to open a new campus in Shanghai in 2013, NYU's second international campus and the first in China with independent legal status....

Universities Call off Japan Study Abroad Programs

Posted by: Alison Damast on March 22

In the last week or two, U.S. universities have been frantically working to get students studying in Japan back safely to the U.S. Now, those with ties to Japan are...

Dammon Named Dean at Tepper

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on March 15

Robert M. Dammon will be the next dean of Carnegie Mellon's Tepper School of Business, effective May 1, the school announced this morning. Dammon is currently associate dean of education...

Future Bodes Well for MBA Hiring

Posted by: Alison Damast on March 10

MBAs should be heartened by the findings of a new report, which predicts that hiring in the finance and consulting sector should return to pre-recession levels beginning in 2012. The...

German Central Bank President To Join Booth Faculty

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on March 09

Axel Weber, the outgoing president of the German central bank, Deutsche Bundesbank, will soon be teaching MBA classes at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business (Booth Full-Time MBA...

For MBA Applicants, Economy Doesn't Matter

Posted by: Alison Damast on March 08

The vast majority of prospective business school students said they plan to attend business school, regardless of economic conditions, according to a new survey from the Graduate Management Admission Council...

Qaddafi's Son Expelled from IE Business School

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on March 04

The son of the Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi has been expelled from his MBA program. Bloomberg News is reporting that one of Qaddafi's sons, Khamis Qaddafi, has been expelled from...

B-School Videos: Why My College Business Program is No. 1

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on March 03

Later on today we'll be publishing our sixth annual ranking of the nation's top undergraduate business programs. It's the result of a lot of surveys and data collection and number-crunching,...

College Dorms: The Good, the Bad, and the Hot

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on March 03

It had to happen eventually. About 20 years ago, the media began ranking colleges, a tradition we continue today with our ranking of the nation's top undergraduate business programs. In...

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