Business schools

Pushback on a B-School's Bold Plan

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The blog of the Faculty Association of the University of California at Los Angeles features a video, labeled "a little self-sufficient music" -- the Supremes singing "Stop in the Name of Love." The clip starts not with the famous title line of the song, but with the refrain: "Think it o-o-ver."

Wharton, Rebooted

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Penn’s business school revamps its MBA program with an offer of a free “sabbatical” course to graduates every seven years.

Unconventional Wisdom

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Researchers look at common ideas to improve degree completion, and find that popular strategies like cutting class size may not be cost-effective.

Souring on Business?

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Though still one of the most popular majors among undergrads, business has begun to draw cooler interest among first-year students.

Mastering Business, Quickly

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One-year master's programs in fields like accounting and finance are growing for non-business students who want an alternative to the M.B.A.

Business in Context

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Through network, b-schools in the developed world provide ideas that can be applied by those in developing nations.

Other Departments' Business

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Universities will develop better business professionals if they do a better job of integrating components of a liberal arts education into business school curriculums, argues a new report by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Dissent on the Home Front

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Duke business school faculty rejects plans for university's new China campus, a decision that could jeopardize launch in fall 2012.

MBA in Job-Hunting?

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Wake Forest business school raises placement rate by hiring a slew of career coaches and creating a course in career planning.

It's Education School's Business

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PHILADELPHIA -- Anyone hearing that San Francisco-based entrepreneur Alexandre Scialom won $50,000 in a business plan competition at the University of Pennsylvania on Thursday would probably suspect that the money came from the university’s Wharton School.

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