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Last Updated Mar 17, 2021 by

Join the Club: Clear Admit’s First Clubhouse Event!

The MBA Admissions Club, created by Clear Admit, is holding its first event in the Clubhouse app on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 12pm ET. Hosts Graham Richmond and Alex Brown will share Round 2 decision updates, offer admissions tips, and facilitate an open and collaborative conversation about the business... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 16, 2021 by

Georgetown University Ranks Second in Graduating Women Entering Venture Capital

Georgetown University has placed second among universities graduating women entering venture capital, according to a study conducted by Different Funds. Different Funds, an investment firm specializing in venture capital, organized a comprehensive report on the dynamic of women from venture capital firms. The report analyzed the careers, geography, and education... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 14, 2021 by

New Business & Society Institute at Emory Goizueta Tackles Inequality, Climate Change

In early March, Emory Goizueta launched The Roberto C. Goizueta Business & Society Institute, renaming Social Enterprise at Goizueta. The new name represents an elevated commitment to social and environmental impact from the business school and The Goizueta Foundation. Furthermore, the Institute creates interdisciplinary study that explores the connections between... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 11, 2021 by

Johnson Cornell Tech MBA Alumni Startups Tackle COVID-19 Challenges

Whether in the hospital or at home, the COVID-19 pandemic has introduced challenges that can only be resolved with innovation and determination. In this special feature, four Johnson Cornell Tech MBA alumni discuss how the companies they have launched introduce solutions to obstacles during the pandemic. Enroute Facilitates Patient Care... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 10, 2021 by

Fellowship Honors Black Excellence at Michigan Ross

Michigan Ross announced the first recipient of the Black Business Student Association (BBSA) Fellowship: TJ Banks, Ross MBA ’21. The Full-Time MBA team and Michigan Ross faculty selected Banks for the inaugural $10,000 fellowship. The BBSA Fellowship was created to honor Black excellence at Michigan Ross. Graduating members of BBSA... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 9, 2021 by

Celebrating International Women’s Day with INSEAD Alumnae

In 1967, the March 8th celebration of International Women’s Day was adopted by the feminist movement. The same year, INSEAD welcomed women into its prestigious MBA program, and they have been pushing limits ever since. To mark International Women’s Day 2021, INSEAD’s Limitless Campaign celebrates women entrepreneurs and role models... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 7, 2021 by

HEC Paris’ Efforts for Zero-Waste Campus

Though already considered France’s most environmentally-friendly business school, HEC Paris continues to raise the bar with ongoing recycling & waste reduction initiatives. The business school, just 17km from the center of Paris, kick started plans to have a zero-waste campus in mid-2020. One goal is to reduce the amount of... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 4, 2021 by

Healthcare at Kellogg Bolstered by Gift for Biopharma

Northwestern Kellogg alumnus, Kent Hawryluk ’07, gifted $3 million to the business school, establishing the Hawryluk Biopharmaceutical Scholars Endowed Fund. The fund builds upon the existing Program on Healthcare at Kellogg (HCAK). The scholars will be Full-Time MBA students with a demonstrated interest in healthcare. They will receive scholarships and... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 2, 2021 by

Emory Goizueta Unveils New Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Five years in the making, Emory University’s Goizueta Business School recently unveiled their new Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation. The center offers more than 20 courses focused on innovation and entrepreneurship and various entrepreneurial programs. Amelia Schaffner, Center Director “Through this Center, we have the opportunity to expand our scope... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 15, 2021 by

Toronto Rotman Takes Steps to Combat Systemic Racism with New Course, Conference

The University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management launched two initiatives this month to proactively fight anti-Black systemic racism in Canadian business. New MBA Course The Rotman School’s MBA curriculum introduced the first Black entrepreneurship and leadership course in Canada. The school developed the course in partnership with the Canadian... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 9, 2021 by

The Financial Times 2021 MBA Ranking Reveals a Year in Disruption

The COVID-19 pandemic uniquely impacted The Financial Times 2021 Global MBA Ranking, released this week. Many of the top 10 U.S. schools opted out of the ranking this year to focus on the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite this, more than half the rankings are U.S. programs. Data... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 8, 2021 by

Kellogg MBAs Choose Cheetos for Best 2021 Super Bowl Ad

Each year, MBA students along with marketing professors, Tim Calkins and Derek Rucker, at Northwestern Kellogg evaluate the commercials during the NFL Super Bowl—easily the most expensive air time of the year. Out of all of the ads during Super Bowl LV, the Cheetos commercial, which featured Shaggy, Mila Kunis... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 8, 2021 by

Record Alumna Gift to Kellogg Amps up Support of Women in Business

Ann M. Drake, Kellogg EMBA ’84, donated the largest gift ever from a female graduate of Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. Drake’s record-setting gift establishes the Drake Scholar Network, a formal, global network of women students, faculty and alumnae through the school. Ann M. Drake, Kellogg EMBA ’84, Former... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 4, 2021 by

Carnegie Mellon Tepper MBA Launches Deferred Enrollment

The Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University announced a deferred enrollment program, called Tepper Future Business Leaders. This opens up MBA admissions to college seniors who plan to graduate from a U.S. college or university in the current academic year who do not yet have full-time work experience.... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 2, 2021 by

LBS Employment Report: MBA Class of 2020 Shows International Strength

The London Business School’s 2020 MBA Employment Report has been released, opening a larger window on the international MBA community’s optimistic prospects and potential success. Ninety-one percent of LBS graduates received an offer within four months, and 90 percent accepted offers. Out of a class of 476, 29 are starting... Read more »

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