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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

    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...

  22. 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...

  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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