Business schools

Voting With Their Mice

Two business school students turn a class project into an Internet startup that lets students poll their own campuses.

Attacking the GMAT Monopoly

Exam that for decades has been required for MBA programs is getting some competition at Stanford and MIT -- raising questions about standardized testing and admissions.

Anti-Muslim Bias Case Gets Hearing

In lawsuit against La Salle University, judge finds that a one-time dean admitted to making remarks related to ousted chair's status as Iranian.

New Conflict of Interest Allegations

Some top business school admissions officials get free trips to Japan -- and in some cases more -- to help a company there get applicants into MBA programs.

Admissions Official and Consultant -- at the Same Time

Associate admissions director at Wharton ran consulting business on the side to help students get into college.

Measuring 'Impact' of B-School Research

Ask anyone with an M.B.A.: Business school provides an ideal environment to network, learn management principles and gain access to jobs. Professors there use a mix of scholarly expertise and business experience to teach theory and practice, while students prepare for the life of industry: A simple formula that serves the school, the students and the corporations that recruit them.

Buying a Spot on the Syllabus

Some Marshall U. professors object to gift that requires course with Atlas Shrugged, saying link violates academic freedom. Professor who will teach class says critics just don't like Ayn Rand.

Private Counselors Who Won't Double Dip


Should a private admissions counselor also be able to work for a school or college?

Rescuing a College in Cleveland

Investor's bid to bail out a financially ailing business institution in the Ohio city offers hope but also carries risks -- arguably for all involved.

Conference (W)rap: Ethics 101 for CFOs, Keys to Great HR

At business officers' meeting, philosophical and practical assessments on relations between colleges and companies, and tips on strengthening human resource departments.


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