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    1. January 30, 2012

      A healthy balance

      At the turn of the 20th century, Abraham Flexner, a research scholar at the Carnegie Foundation, visited the 155 medical...

    2. December 7, 2011

      Entrepreneurial sisters are doing it for themselves

      Julie Mahloch, the founder and chief executive of Bloom, the online social beauty store based in Omaha, Nebraska, that...

    1. September 5, 2011

      Business diary: Ron Shaich, Panera

      A veteran of the bakery and café sector, Ron Shaich founded Panera – Latin for “time of bread” – in 1993. Today the...

    2. June 20, 2011

      Brandeis Business School: International focus readies students for ‘real’ world

      When Pia Yasuko Rask, who grew up in Randers, Denmark, decided to go back to school to get her masters of science in finance...

    3. March 14, 2011

      Kenan-Flagler: Maximum flexibility for unconventional MBA students

      Several years ago administrators at the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School noticed a gaping hole...

    4. November 21, 2010

      Profile: Boston College Law School – lofty ambitions on the world stage

      Spread across a 40-acre campus in a leafy Boston suburb just a few miles from the city centre, Boston College Law School is...

    5. July 18, 2010

      The job: Test pilot

      Ever since I was a kid, I have been interested in aeroplanes. I majored in philosophy in college, but just before...

    6. May 17, 2010

      The job: Agent for Cuban baseball players

      After I graduated from law school in the early 1980s, I played in a softball league and I got introduced to some lawyers who...

    7. January 25, 2010

      Double acts

      It takes two: Mia and Kyle Reini at the University of Notre Dame. Mia works as a full-time attorney for the general counsel...

    8. January 25, 2010

      Meet the Dean

      It was on December 1, 1969 that Jay Light joined the faculty of Harvard Business School. And it was on December 2, 2009,...

    9. January 4, 2010

      S&P takes finance lessons from Stern

      While the global economy was in chaos, Standard & Poor'swas cast as one of the villains in the story. Now the US ratings...

    10. December 13, 2009

      Sustainability on the agenda

      Until recently, the only reason managers launched environmental campaigns was to promote their company’s reputation. But...

    11. December 4, 2009

      Handling the arts

      New direction: more MBA graduates than ever are opting to work in the arts, media or broadcasting What are the biggest human...

    12. November 23, 2009

      Profile: Boston University’s offering is small but well-informed

      By Boston University standards, the school’s LLM (master of laws) degree programme is tiny. But what it lacks in numbers, it...

    13. October 25, 2009

      Schools arm against H1N1

      Schools clean up their act in an effort to prevent the spread of swine flu Flu season is an inevitable fact of the academic...

    14. October 20, 2009

      Healthy network

      Health Blog (Rebecca Knight): My daughter woke up three days ago with a runny nose, a fever of 101, and a wheezy, puffing...

    15. October 19, 2009

      School profile: Boston University School of Management

      When Kevin McGuire decided to go to business school to get an Executive MBA, he was immediately sold on Boston University...

    16. October 19, 2009

      Corporate view: ‘The company becomes a living laboratory’

      For companies mulling over whether to send up-and-coming managers on an Executive MBA programme, the question is simple: is...

    17. October 19, 2009

      EMBA basics: Where to start if you want to apply

      The EMBA was created about 30 years ago to enhance the management skills of executives and is intended for those with...

    18. October 15, 2009

      Family fortunes

      Sean O’Neill worked three jobs this summer: pouring drinks at two bars and being a lifeguard at a town pool. Last summer,...

    19. August 18, 2009

      Four ways to lengthen your life

      Health blog (Rebecca Knight): What does it mean to lead a healthy life? Sure, we all have our peccadilloes - some of us...

    20. July 24, 2009

      Sick with stress

      Health blog (Rebecca Knight): It was a Friday from hell. I had two big stories due in the morning, my daughter's 18-month...

    21. March 13, 2009

      University of Maryland: School for sergeants embraces the web

      Over the course of its 60-year-history, University of Maryland University College has evolved from a small regional school...

    22. March 13, 2009

      School profile: University of Maryland

      Over the course of its 60-year-history, University of Maryland University College has evolved from a small regional school...

    23. March 13, 2009

      ‘The opportunity for interaction is there, it’s all up to you’

      When Martha Reider decided a few years ago to go back to school to earn an MBA, she had a number of criteria for a...

    24. January 26, 2009

      Dean profile: Robert Joss of Stanford Business School

      When Bob Joss arrived at Stanford Business School for the first time as a young PhD student in 1965, business was not...

    25. January 26, 2009

      Big interview: Out to see the world and take a new approach

      Though she would never say so, Linda Mason is a modern wonder woman. A mother of three, Ms Mason has had a varied career as...

    26. January 26, 2009

      Funding: Questions of cash start to loom larger

      While the credit crunch has created many teachable moments and illustrative lessons at business schools around the world,...

    27. January 14, 2009

      Pfizer to axe 800 researchers

      Pfizer said yesterday that it would sack as many as 800 researchers as the world's biggest pharmaceutical company...

    28. January 14, 2009

      Pfizer to axe 800 researchers

      Pfizer said yesterday that it would sack as many as 800 researchers as the world's biggest pharmaceutical company...

    29. November 12, 2008

      Wealthy Harvard considers cuts

      Harvard, the world's wealthiest university, is considering spending cuts in the face of possible "unprecedented" losses to...

    30. November 7, 2008

      Fidelity to cut 3% of staff

      Fidelity Investments, the world's largest mutual fund manager, said yesterday it would cut nearly 3 per cent of its...

    31. October 27, 2008

      Simon Johnson: A tireless analyst of economic firestorms

      Simon Johnson, professor of entrepreneurship at the MIT Sloan School of Management , is a bit like a fireman in the world of...

    32. October 2, 2008

      Life assurance shares fall sharply

      Shares of US life assurers fell sharply yesterday as investor concern mounted over their exposure to the troubled debt and...

    33. September 10, 2008

      Boston is buoyant

      The US housing market is far from monolithic and some regions have been faring a lot better than others, writes Rebecca...

    34. July 24, 2008

      Pfizer earnings boosted by sales

      Pfizer yesterday reported that its second-quarter earnings had more than doubled on higher sales of its prescription drugs...

    35. December 15, 2007

      Frontiers - Rebecca Knight

      A new study has found that people with more education lose their memory faster than their less well-educated peers in the...

    36. December 1, 2007

      Doing good the hardnosed way

      W hen Gilbert Maurer was chief operating officer of the Hearst Corporation, he encountered many bright college graduates....

    37. October 13, 2007

      Aim lower, stay healthier

      When at first you don’t succeed, think twice about try, trying again. New research suggests it may be better for your health...

    38. October 11, 2007

      Struggle to attract accountants

      The world's employers are feeling the effects of a tight hiring environment for accounting and finance professionals,...

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