Archive for October, 2009

B-Schools Need to Strike a Balance

2009 Oct 20
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I work with and study a lot of business schools and no doubt this article on M.B.A.’s and social change identifies a real trend toward students wanting to explore issues of sustainability, corporate social responsibility, “green” enterprises and other social entrepreneurship concepts. These are, not surprisingly, subjects with tremendous natural appeal in today’s environment. One [...]

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A WILD CARD IN THE SELECTIVE ADMISSIONS GAME: NO-LOAN AID

2009 Oct 12
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When Princeton University announced in 2001 that it would replace all student loans with grants, a chain reaction was set in action, slowly but surely. Students weren’t so much being enticed to choose Princeton—an attractive enough option on its own—as they were being lured away from Princeton’s nearest competitors. It wasn’t just that Princeton had [...]

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Quantity vs. Quality in India’s B-Schools?

2009 Oct 7
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Upon reading Premchand Palety’s article on India’s B-schools in the Wall Street Journal, I could not help but agree that growth of the management education industry in India has no doubt outpaced the growth in quality. Clearly, more regulation of the sector is in order. However, let’s be sure to give great credit to the [...]

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University of Texas at Arlington Drawing Attention on a Big Stage

2009 Oct 6
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The University of Texas at Arlington had the opportunity for great visibility in the new palace of American sports – Cowboys Stadium, just down the road from UTA’s campus.  The challenge was to develop creative across different formats that reinforced the University’s core messages, generated excitement and awareness among stadium attendees, and provided iconic imagery [...]

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Muhlenberg Celebrates Connectivity with New Site

2009 Oct 2
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Muhlenberg College launched its new institutional site this week to great praise. Focusing on the amazing opportunities to connect to the people, ideas, and experiences that the College provides, the site reflects Muhlenberg’s warmth, vibrancy, and exceptional teaching. Revamped architecture and navigation make the site easier to use, and a new admissions site welcomes prospective [...]

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University of Miami School of Law Ranks High

2009 Oct 2
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University of Miami School of Law has been ranked among the top five law schools for Hispanic students by Hispanic Magazine. The school jumped three slots in this year’s ranking. Earlier this year, the school jumped 11 slots in the U.S. News and World Report’s annual listing. Lipman Hearne has worked with the University of [...]

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