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Archive for May 2020

Wharton Neuroscience Initiative Gets $10 Million Boost

Another week, and another multimillion dollar donation for the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School to expand its programs.  Last week brought a $5 million donation to launch AI for Business under the school’s Wharton Analytics initiative. Now, with an anonymous $10 million gift, the school will grow its Wharton Neuroscience Initiative, also abbreviated as WiN. …

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Financial Times Releases 2020 Executive Education Rankings

Besides degree programs like MBAs and EMBAs, top business schools frequently offer executive education courses in specific topics, either tailored to corporate clients or open to anyone who wants to participate. For both types of categories, Financial Times draws up global rankings every year. This week, FT released its 2020 executive education rankings.  According to…

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Wharton Launches AI for Business With $5 Million Gift

A year after creating the Wharton Analytics initiative, the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School is further extending its commitment to analytics and data with a new program called AI for Business. The new program is being launched thanks to a $5 million gift from Wharton alumni Tao Zhang and Selina Chin. With AI for Business,…

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HBS Gives All MBA Students Deferral Option

With the world changing in fast and unpredictable ways this year, top business schools have rolled out a range of adjustments to their typical admissions processes, from extended deadlines to GMAT waivers.  The latest such adjustment comes from Harvard Business School, which has decided to give all admitted MBA students the option to defer enrollment…

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Haas Creates Internship “Stimulus Fund” for Its MBA Students

The University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business has announced that it is creating its own stimulus package of sorts, directed at MBA students seeking summer internships.  Haas’s newly unveiled “MBA Summer Internship Stimulus Fund” will provide eligible students with stipends of up to $5,000 to close the gap for businesses that can no…

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