Industry News Articles

  • Paying It Forward for LGBT MBAs

    Paying It Forward for LGBT MBAs

    by on October 14th, 2014

    Three years ago, Drew Cekada walked into the annual Reaching Out MBA (ROMBA) conference in Boston on a whim. Cekada happened to be transitioning his career toward higher education consulting and wanted a degree to help … Read More

  • Harvard MBAs Create a Youthful OpEd Site

    Harvard MBAs Create a Youthful OpEd Site

    by on October 13th, 2014

    Four globally focused Harvard Business School students including a former White House national security director have launched an international news and opinion website aimed at young professionals. The group say they … Read More

  • IESE’s New Course in Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    IESE’s New Course in Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    by on October 7th, 2014

    Spain’s IESE Business School has introduced a new MBA course in “Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship” that explores the connection between social and financial objectives. A total of 72 MBA … Read More

  • A $50 Million Naming Gift for Tennessee’s B-School

    A $50 Million Naming Gift for Tennessee’s B-School

    by on October 6th, 2014

    For the first time in its history, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has named a college in recognition of an alumnus and donor. The Haslam family, of Knoxville, announced today a landmark gift of $50 million to … Read More

  • UNC Kenan-Flagler’s History of Sustainable Enterprise

    UNC Kenan-Flagler’s History of Sustainable Enterprise

    by on October 3rd, 2014

    The University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School is celebrating its 15th anniversary as a global leader in sustainable enterprise. The school began its focus on the triple-bottom-line approach—measuring … Read More

  • A Strategy of Inspired Growth at Kellogg

    A Strategy of Inspired Growth at Kellogg

    by on October 2nd, 2014

    Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management recently announced it has reached several key milestones in its Envision Kellogg plan for transformation, including a new brand strategy focused on … Read More

  • Cornell Launches Dual Degree with CEIBS

    Cornell Launches Dual Degree with CEIBS

    by on October 1st, 2014

    Cornell University and the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) have partnered to create a dual MBA and Master of Management in Hospitality (MMH) program launching in fall 2015. The dual degree will offer a … Read More

  • Enrollment Flags for Women Pursuing the MBA

    Enrollment Flags for Women Pursuing the MBA

    by on September 30th, 2014

    As more and more business schools publish their MBA class profiles for the incoming class, it has become clear that despite all the discussion of women and MBAs of 2013, female enrollment numbers overall have stagnated. … Read More

  • 2014 Best Business Schools for Hispanics

    2014 Best Business Schools for Hispanics

    by on September 26th, 2014

    HispanicBusiness recently announced the 2014 ranking of the best business schools for diversity practices. The rankings look at Hispanic graduate enrollment, full-time Hispanic faculty in the MBA programs, and the … Read More

  • HBS Admissions Director Talks GMAT/GRE Scores

    HBS Admissions Director Talks GMAT/GRE Scores

    by on September 24th, 2014

    Although most of the elite MBA programs now accept either the GMAT or GRE as part of the admissions process, many applicants wonder if business schools really consider the exams equally. In an attempt to clarify the … Read More

  • Tuck School Creates New Global Insight Requirement

    Tuck School Creates New Global Insight Requirement

    by on September 23rd, 2014

    Beginning in fall 2015, students at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth will be required to complete an immersive global experience as part of their MBA education, the school announced recently. The new Tuck Global … Read More

  • Recruiters Seek Specialist MBAs with Soft Skills

    Recruiters Seek Specialist MBAs with Soft Skills

    by on September 22nd, 2014

    At the Association of MBAs (AMBA) annual Employers Forum in August, two topics dominated the event: the need for MBAs with well-developed ‘soft’ skills, and the increased demand for graduate hires with … Read More

  • B-Schools Respond to Market Demands

    B-Schools Respond to Market Demands

    by on September 20th, 2014

    Technology and entrepreneurship are changing the face of management education, a story in the Chicago Tribune reports. Economic and social challenges require creative solutions, and business schools have found themselves … Read More

  • HBS Lays Out Next Steps for R1 Applicants

    HBS Lays Out Next Steps for R1 Applicants

    by on September 18th, 2014

    In her recent blog update, Harvard Business School‘s director of admissions and financial aid Dee Leopold explained exactly what MBA hopefuls who submitted their applications last week for Round 1 can expect over … Read More